Practice Supervisor - Child and Family Support (Identified Role)

Downunder People

Escape to Qld tropical North. Prominent child safe org provides kids with happy childhoods, free from abuse & neglect. Come alone or bring the family.

  • Excellent professional development options
  • Excellent flexible work environment
  • Paid Parental Leave & Study Assistance
Senior Practitioner / Team Leader Child & Family Support (Identified Role)

Location: Cairns – gateway to the Great Barrier Reef                      
Domestic Violence - Child Safety.
Full-time, Fixed-term roles until 30/09/2021

An exciting opportunity for dedicated and experienced Practice Supervisors to be part of something rewarding.  Enrich the lives of children to provide abuse and neglect free childhood.

About this employer
A prominent provider of free prevention, professional therapy and support services for children who have suffered abuse and support for families at risk. With over 25 centres nationally, they have supported thousands of children and their families for more than 30 years.


What you have to offer:
  • As a qualified Social Worker, Psychologist or Human Services Professional, you will have a tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline.
  • Professional registration (if required).
  • Several years experience providing case management and therapeutic services within Child Protection Framework
  • Experience leading and supervising a team
  • An understanding of current child protection legislation and policy reforms.
  • Cultural awareness and an understanding of how to communicate and work effectively work families from different socio-economic and cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
  • Current Blue Card (Working With Children) 
  • Valid Drivers License
  • Eligible to obtain National Criminal History Check
Your Package Can Include:
  • Competitive Salary base salary 
  • Excellent salary packaging options offering the opportunity to significantly increase a team members take home pay.
  • Excellent professional development options (including additional annual professional development fund opportunities)
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Paid Study Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program including Health and Well-being Portal
  • Excellent flexible work environment.
To undertake this position, the successful candidate is required to be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander heritage. 

What are your career, travel goals for 2019 ?  Come and be part of something that is exciting and enriching. There is so much to do and see in Far North Qld.  The gateway to Queensland's tropical north, Cairns is a laid-back city best enjoyed outdoors. Visit the world renowned Great Barrier Reef and Wet Tropics Rainforests, but don't miss the great things to do in and around town. You'll find brilliant cafés, bustling markets and plenty of beaches nearby.

Dare to be different – MAKE IT HAPPEN!

To apply send your resume in MS Word by going to the Apply Now button at the bottom of this ad, alternatively janis@dupeople.com.au