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Child Protection Practitioner

Department of Territory Families, Housing and Comm... - Alice Springs, NT

Government, Defence & Emergency
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job description

Agency Department of Territory Families, Housing Work unit Southern Region Child Protection

and Communities

Job title Child Protection Practitioner Designation Professional 1

Job type Full Time Duration Ongoing

Salary $64,904 - $83,700 Location Alice Springs, Tennant Creek

Position number 32111 RTF 206209 Closing 21/02/2021

Contact Dorrelle Anderson on 08 8955 6001 or dorrelle.anderson@nt.gov.au

About the agency https://territoryfamilies.nt.gov.au/

Apply online https://jobs.nt.gov.au/Home/JobDetails?rtfId=206209

Information for applicants

Applications must be limited to a one-page summary sheet and detailed resume.

The NTPS values diversity and aims for a workforce that represents the community. The NTPS encourages people from all diversity

groups to apply for vacancies. For more information about applying for this position and the merit process, go to the OCPE website

Under the agency’s Special Measures Recruitment Plan eligible Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Aboriginal) applicants will be

granted priority consideration for this vacancy. For more information on Special Measures, go to the OCPE website.

Primary objective:
Provide statutory and non-statutory welfare services to individuals, groups and communities under Department of Territory Families,

Housing and Communities Programs.

Key duties and responsibilities:

  • Undertake statutory responsibilities and exercise in accordance with the Care and Protection of Children Act and departmental
Policies and Procedures.

  • Apply professional expertise in social welfare to the assessment of individual, family and community issues and in the application of
appropriate methods of intervention with departmental clients.

  • Ensure the availability of reliable data through the accurate and timely recording of information on the Department’s client
information and case management systems.

  • Participate in the development and implementation of community welfare programs.
  • Participate in the After Hours Service.
Selection criteria:
Essential:
1. A degree of an Australian tertiary institution, which gives eligibility for membership of the Australian Community Workers

Association, the Australian Association of Social Workers, or the Australian Psychological Society, or equivalent OR Diploma of

Child, Youth and Family Intervention AND Vocational Graduate Certificate in Community Services Practice (Statutory Child

Protection) or Graduate Certificate in Safe Communities (Child Protection).

2. Demonstrated skills in the assessment of family, interpersonal and community dynamics, the application of appropriate welfare and

counselling interventions, including a high level of ability to conceptualise and analyse information.

3. Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team environment, including managing multiple tasks and being able

to meet deadlines.

4. Ability to apply the provisions of relevant legislation in working with children, families and individuals in a statutory relationship.

5. Demonstrated ability to communicate and work constructively within culturally diverse settings, including a demonstrated

knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal culture, family and community structures and an ability to interact effectively with

people from diverse cultures.

6. Demonstrated willingness to take part in agency programs including but not limited to performance management, professional

supervision and stress management.

7. A high level of written and oral communication skills.

8. Demonstrated skills in the use of computers and an ability and willingness to undertake training in the program’s computer based

data entry system.

9. Preparedness to travel in 4WD vehicles and light planes as required and ability to undertake travel including overnight stays as

necessary.

Desirable:
1. Current Northern Territory driver’s licence or the ability to obtain.

Further information:
The recommended applicant will be required to hold a current Working with Children Clearance notice and undergo a criminal history

check (a criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position unless it is a relevant criminal history). Applicants should include

a certified copy of their qualifications with their application. Travel for up to two weeks at a time may be required, whether by road or

light aircraft.

Approved: February 2020 Dorrelle Anderson, Executive Director

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Job description

Agency Department of Territory Families, Housing Work unit Southern Region Child Protection

and Communities

Job title Senior Child Protection Practitioner Designation Professional 2

Job type Full Time Duration Ongoing

Salary $86,204 - $103,377 Location Alice Springs, Tennant Creek

Position number 32111 RTF 206209 Closing 21/02/2021

Contact Dorrelle Anderson on 08 8955 6001 or dorrelle.anderson@nt.gov.au

About the agency https://territoryfamilies.nt.gov.au/

Apply online https://jobs.nt.gov.au/Home/JobDetails?rtfId=206209

Information for applicants

Applications must be limited to a one-page summary sheet and detailed resume.

The NTPS values diversity and aims for a workforce that represents the community. The NTPS encourages people from all diversity

groups to apply for vacancies. For more information about applying for this position and the merit process, go to the OCPE website.

Under the agency’s Special Measures Recruitment Plan eligible Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Aboriginal) applicants will be

granted priority consideration for this vacancy. For more information on Special Measures, go to the OCPE website.

Primary objective:
Provide statutory and non-statutory welfare services to individuals, groups and communities under Department of Territory Families,

Housing and Communities Programs.

Key duties and responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the delivery of case work and case management services to clients, including the management of more complex
cases requiring liaison with other Agency and non-Government Organisations.

  • Maintain a high level of services to clients through the provision of professional expertise and demonstrated best practice in the
delivery of statutory welfare services.

  • Undertake statutory responsibilities and exercise delegations under the Care and Protection of Children Act in accordance with
departmental policies and procedures.

  • Provide support, training and education to staff on program and practice issues to enhance their skills, knowledge and understanding
of programs.

  • Ensure the availability of reliable data through the accurate and timely recording of information on the Department of Territory
Families, Housing and Communities client information and case management systems.

  • Participate in the After Hours Service.
Selection criteria:
Essential:
1. A degree of an Australian tertiary institution, which gives eligibility for membership of the Australian Community Workers

Association, the Australian Association of Social Workers, or the Australian Psychological Society, or equivalent OR Diploma of

Child, Youth and Family Intervention AND Vocational Graduate Certificate in Community Service Practice (Statutory Child

Protection) OR Graduate Certificate in Safe Communities (Child Protection).

2. Extensive experience commensurate with the duties of the position, including highly developed professional skills in conducting

strength based assessments, developing and delivering effective interventions, and a demonstrated capacity to apply best practice

principles.

3. Significant experience working within a legislative framework and a demonstrated ability to interpret and apply complex legislation.

4. Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team setting.

5. Highly developed oral and written communication skills, including developing and delivering formal and informal training for staff

and the preparation of court reports.

6. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal culture, family and community structures.

7. High level organisational skills including the ability to work independently manage time effectively and contribute to the professional

development and learning needs of colleagues.

8. Demonstrated skills in the use of computers and an ability and willingness to undertake training in the program’s computer based

data entry system.

Desirable:
1. In the order of five years relevant experience and that this will include at least six months experience of child protection work and

at least six months experience of working with children in care.

2. Current Northern Territory driver’s licence or the ability to obtain.

Further information:
The recommended applicant will be required to hold a current Working with Children Clearance notice and undergo a criminal history

check (a criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position unless it is a relevant criminal history). Applicants should include

a certified copy of their qualifications with their application. Travel for up to two weeks at a time may be required, whether by road or

light aircraft.

Alice Springs, NT

Government, Defence & Emergency




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