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Team Leader - Child Protection - Alice Springs

NT Government
  • Professional 3, Remuneration Package Range $122,749 - $137,283 (including salary $106,568 - $119,351) Plus an additional $14,657 in allowances.
  • Southern Region Child Protection, Alice Springs
  • Several ongoing and fixed vacancies are available
  • Lead and supervise a team of professional child protection practitioners
  • Deliver statutory and non-statutory welfare services
  • Make an impact on the lives of children and families of Central Australia

Are you an experienced Child Protection Practitioner looking for an opportunity to step up into a team leader’s role? If so we would love to hear from you.

Territory Families, Housing and Communities works with families, individuals and stakeholders to create stronger communities where children experience safe, healthy and happy childhoods, women and men from all cultural and linguistic backgrounds have equal opportunities, and senior Territorians are appreciated and respected.

As a Team Leader, you will lead and supervise a team of professional staff in the delivery of statutory and non-statutory welfare services to vulnerable children, families and groups residing in Central Australia. This involves undertaking statutory responsibilities and exercising delegations under the Care and Protection of Children Act, and ensuring the accurate and timely recording of information on the client information and case management systems.

To be successful, you require an Australian tertiary qualification, eligibility for membership of a relevant professional body; sound understanding of the principles and functions of supervising staff in the delivery of statutory and non-statutory welfare services, and extensive experience in conducting strength bases assessments, developing and delivering effective interventions and applying best practice principles. A strong understanding of Aboriginal culture, family and community structures and the ability to work in a culturally safe manner.

Travel to remote communities for up to two weeks at a time may be required, whether by road or light aircraft.

In return, you will be offered support to grow and develop your career, excellent progression opportunities, competitive salary, a generous market allowance and the opportunity to make a positive difference to the lives of children and their families.

For a confidential discussion please contact Dorrelle Anderson on 08 8955 6001 or email dorrelle.anderson@nt.gov.au, using the subject line: Team Leader - Child Protection enquiry via EthicalJobs. Quote vacancy number: 31763.

Applications should address the Selection Criteria. For a copy of the Job Description and to apply online please visit www.jobs.nt.gov.au.

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