Professional 1 - Remuneration Package $75,438 - $97,207 (including salary $64,904 - $83,700)
Professional 2 - Remuneration Package $100,067 - $119,681 (including salary $86,204 - $103,377)
Greater Darwin Region, Child Protection
Ongoing in Darwin
Apply your professional expertise in social welfare and strength based assessments, and enjoy the benefits of living in the Northern Territory.
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.
The Greater Darwin Region team provides support services to vulnerable children and their families across Darwin and Palmerston.
Child Protection Practitioner (P1): Undertake statutory responsibilities and exercise in accordance with the Care and Protection of Children Act and apply your professional expertise in social welfare to the assessment of individual, family and community issues. Key duties include the development and implementation of family support programs and frameworks such as Signs of Safety.
Senior Child Protection Practitioners (P2) in addition Senior Practitioners are required to have significant experience working within a legislative framework, extensive skills and experience in strengths based assessments, case planning processes working within a legislative framework.
To be successful, you require an Australian tertiary qualification which gives eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers, Australian Community Workers Association, or the Australian Psychological Society. Demonstrated experience in conducting strengths based assessments and the ability to develop, implement and monitor case planning processes is essential.
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal culture, family and community structures, and the ability to communicate and work in a culturally safe manner is essential. Remote travel for up to two weeks at a time may be required, whether by road or light aircraft.
Successful Child Protection Practitioners (P1/P2) receive a competitive salary and market allowance, excellent professional development and career progression opportunities, and a chance to make a real impact in the community you serve.
Quote vacancy number: 32318
Closing date: 11/8/2021
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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