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Remote Services Team Leader

Job Description

Professional 3 - Remuneration Package Range $123,289 - $137,889
(including salary $106,568 - $119,351)
Top End Remote Services
Wadeye, Wurrumiyanga, Jabiru, Northern Territory
Several fixed vacancies to 30/06/2024

  • Leadership in remote Help investigate allegations of child abuse
  • Statutory and non-statutory welfare services.
  • Make an impact on the lives of children and their families.

Are you an experienced Safety Support Practitioner looking to take on a leadership role in a remote community setting?  If so we would love to work with 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 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 support to grow and develop your career, excellent progression opportunities, competitive salary, market allowance and the opportunity to make a positive difference to children and their families.

For a confidential discussion please contact: Anne-Maree Burke on 08 8922 7268 or

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Quote vacancy number: 32132
Closing date:19/05/2022

Applications should address the Selection Criteria. For a copy of the Job Description and to apply online please visit 

Note: All NTPS employees are required to provide evidence of having completed two COVID-19 vaccinations or in certain circumstances a medical exemption.

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