• Temporary
  • Ceduna

Department for Child Protection

The Department for Child Protection currently have multiple exciting opportunities to join the Ceduna Team as a Lands Based Worker!

Role Details

We currently have multiple exciting opportunities to join the Ceduna Team as a Lands Based Worker on a full time, term basis for up to 12 months.

The Lands Based Worker is responsible for leading community-based child safety initiatives, within the large geographical remote Aboriginal land areas across Far North Far West Region.

To achieve this you will work as part of a team and engage with Community by developing collaborative relationships with families, community councils and support agencies to support strategies and activities which promote the safety of children and young people and to support families to further develop their strengths, supports and protective factors.

About You

To be successful in this role, you will have the proven ability to build and maintain positive, collaborative and respectful working relationships with all government, non-government and private service providers to support child safety in remote Aboriginal communities. Your experience in actively participating in and reporting on agency partnership meetings, local community meetings and events that focus on child safety together with the ability to deliver effective family outcomes is desirable.

If you have the ability to provide leadership and expertise to other staff in relation to the complex needs of families living in remote Aboriginal communities, then this is the role for you.

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.

The Region

As an employee working at Ceduna in the Far North Far West region you can:

  • experience cultural diversity, outback locations, and regional city conveniences
  • broaden your experience by working in a community setting
  • experience working in connected way with local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and Communities
  • Take advantage of the pristine Coast and undeveloped bushland areas. Enjoy camping, fishing, surfing and day trips in the spectacular South Australian Outback. You can find out more about the benefits of working with DCP in Ceduna here.

People of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent and/or those who have a disability are strongly encouraged to apply.

Service delivery roles within the Department for Child Protection (DCP) may be governed by one (or more) of the Emergency Management Directions, issued under the South Australian Public Health Act 2011. To be employed in such a role that is considered to be in scope, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with a TGA approved vaccine and provide proof of vaccination status. Please discuss this with the enquiries person on the vacancy should you have any queries in regards to this matter.

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

Applications close: 01/08/2022   11:00 PM

To apply for this job please visit www.seek.com.au.