• Part Time
  • Whyalla

Department for Child Protection

The Department for Child Protection currently has an exciting opportunity to join the Whyalla Office as a Business Support Officer!

Role Details

The DCP Whyalla office currently has an exciting opportunity to join their team as a Business Support Officer.

In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing administrative, finance, human resources and information and facilities support to the team.

About You

If you are organised and have the ability to prioritise work to meet deadlines, then this may be the role for you.  You will also have experience in providing administrative support and be a good communicator that demonstrates attention to detail.

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 

Whyalla is located 395kms North West from Adelaide on Eyre Peninsula’s Spencer Gulf. The town’s population of 22,000 makes it the third most populous city in the state of South Australia behind Adelaide and Mt Gambier.

The Whyalla office has a fulltime equivalent of 35 employees and is one of 6 offices in the region. As a member of this team you will work with other professionals to deliver services to young people and families in the Whyalla Region.

Benefits of working with DCP in the Region:

  • an opportunity to collaborate with local government, non-government and community to achieve collective outcomes
  • an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of vulnerable children and young people
  • a strong community culture and multidisciplinary team
  • the opportunity to work across a wide variety of work settings in regional, rural and remote areas
  • access to professional development and support networks that will foster skills and develop leadership
  • flexible work practices

This is a unique opportunity to work alongside the local community and support good outcomes for that community. You can find out more about the benefits of working with DCP in Whyalla 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.

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