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Supervisor - Child Protection

Job Description

Develop services that are relevant, appropriate and accessible to a range of clients

  • Full-time term vacancy until 08 January 2025
  • AHP3 ($102,641 - $110,094 p.a.) / PO3 ($99,788 - $105,495 p.a.) + 11% Super
  • Salary packaging packaging + EAP support for you and your family

Role Status: Full-Time Term Vacancy until 08 January 2025

Remuneration: AHP3 ($102,641 - $110,094 p.a. + 11% Super) / PO3 ($99,788 - $105,495 p.a. +11% Super)

Role Details
The Department for Child Protection is seeking a Supervisor to join the Mount Barker office on a full-time term basis.

The role is responsible for:

  • Providing leadership, development and performance of a designated work team and management of social work/case management practice and standards
  • Promoting professional social work practice by enabling culturally inclusive and holistic intervention methodologies that achieve successful practice outcomes
  • Ensuring that assessment frameworks and evidence based research is used to develop and implement relevant, inclusive and accessible services to client groups
  • Contributing to strategic leadership, business planning and review policies associated to work practices. 

About You
We are looking for a motivated leader who will actively promote professional social work practice in their team and will develop and lead staff to achieve quality results. 

A demonstrated ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing will allow you to develop and maintain productive working relationships with key stakeholders.

You will have proven experience in supervising a team, managing and prioritising workloads, conflict resolution and have the ability to lead culturally competent and diverse practice. 

If you are looking for the opportunity to drive service reform and directly contribute to better outcomes, then apply now.

About the Business 
The Department for Child Protection (DCP) plays a key role in the protection of children, young people and their families within South Australia. The department provides support to vulnerable children and young people to be safe, strong and connected.

AHP: A degree level qualification in Social Work which gives eligibility for full membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers.

PO: Appropriate degree qualification in Community Services, Social Sciences, Human Services, Health or related field.

Persons of Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, who have the appropriate background and skills but do not have the essential qualification, may apply for and be engaged/assigned to the role of Social Worker and will be entitled to apply for any Allied Health Professional roles requiring a qualification in Social Work within the Department for Child Protection (DCP).

To find out more about this role, including the key selection criteria and special conditions, please click on the 'apply' button.

Enquiries: Anna Clark, Manager on 0448 874 701 or email: 

The department values an inclusive workplace that embraces diversity and strongly encourages applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, people with disability, and people from the LGBTQI+ community.

To apply for this role, please click here to be re-directed to the DCP Career Portal.

Applications Close: 26 February 2024 at 11:00PM

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