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Team Leader-Big Rivers

Job Description

Professional 3 - Remuneration Package Range $123,289 - $137,889 (including salary $106,568 - $119,351)
Families - Big River
Ongoing vacancy

  • Lead and supervise a team of professional and support staff.
  • Deliver statutory and non-statutory welfare and safety services.
  • Make an impact on the lives of children and families in urban and remote communities.

Are you an experienced Child Protection Practitioner looking to take on a leadership role in a rural 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 Team Leader, you will lead and supervise a team of professionals and support staff in the delivery of integrated statutory and non-statutory welfare and safety services to vulnerable children and families. 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. If successful you may be eligible for relocation assistance.

For a confidential discussion please contact:  Recruitment Officer on
08 8922 7268 or

Quote vacancy number: 2876
Closing date: 25/05/2022

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

Note: NTPS employees subject to CHO Directions No. 41 of 2022 requires workers in high risk places to have received their third dose (booster) by 11 March 2022 and CHO Directions 52/2022 now requires remaining employees to have received their third dose (booster) by 22 April 2022 (except where a medical exemption is granted).

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