- Job posted on: 17th Jun 2021
- Applications close:
Do you have leadership experience in child protection and interested in working in a unique remote setting of the Northern Territory?
Territory Families 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 Remote Services Team Leader, you will lead and supervise a team of professional and safety support staff in the delivery of integrated statutory and non-statutory welfare and safety services to vulnerable children, families and groups residing in remote communities. 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 highly developed professional skills in conducting strength bases assessments, developing and delivering effective interventions and applying best practice principles.
In addition, you will have demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, family and community structures, an ability to communicate and work in a culturally safe manner.
In return, you will be offered an attractive salary package including competitive housing and market allowances, support to grow and develop your career, excellent progression opportunities and the opportunity to make a positive difference to children and their families in remote communities. You will also experience the ancient Aboriginal culture and picturesque landscapes of East Arnhem Land, with regular plane services to and from Darwin and Nhulunbuy.
For a confidential discussion please contact:
Bianca Harris on 08 8973 8600 or TFHC.NorthernRecruitmentNR@nt.gov.au, using the subject line: Remote Services Team Leader - Groote Eylandt - Angurugu enquiry via EthicalJobs.
Quote vacancy number: 41220
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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