Supervisor - Fifo [ITY-338]

Supervisor - Fifo [ITY-338]

18 Dec
Government of South Australia
Alice Springs

18 Dec

Government of South Australia

Alice Springs

Department for Child Protection

Job reference: 414399


Job status: Ongoing

Eligibility: Open to Everyone

Eligibility: External Vacancy - Open to Everyone

Status: Ongoing Full time Vacancy Available

Remuneration: AHP3/ PO3 ($95,429 - $105,285 per annum)

About the Department

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.

About the Opportunity

We are currently seeking a Supervisor who will be accountable to the Office Manager for leadership, development and performance of a designated work team and management of professional social work/case management practice and standards. The role is responsible for the development of services that are relevant, appropriate and accessible to a range of clients.

About you

To be successful for this role, you will have:

The ability to lead and develop staff to achieve quality results by providing appropriate orientation, access to all relevant legislation, supervision, staff development and appraisal.

Proven ability to lead culturally competent practice including the provision of training and mentorship.

The ability to identify current and/or potential team conflicts and implement strategies to guide and support team members.

Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with key stakeholders.

Proven experience in supervising a team, managing and prioritising workloads, and conflict resolution in order to meet agreed deadlines to achieve required outcomes.

Experience in developing and maintaining productive working relationships with all levels of Government, non-government agencies, and community.

Demonstrated knowledge and commitment to promoting and creating a safe and inclusive work environment.

Remote Far North locations:

Required to undertake 4wd training and be confident to travel on dirt roads/long distances in terrain that is very remote.

Required to fly on rotational roster, 8 days on and 6 days off, to APY Lands - Umuwa Base. (FIFO employees only).

Supervisor and team required to live in shared accommodation. (FIFO employees only)

Intrastate travel in a small aircraft on a regular basis will be required.


Attractive remuneration package, 32% allowance.

Meal allowance inclusive.

Flights supplied from Adelaide return.

Fortnightly roster - Fly out Tuesday and return following Tuesday, eight days on and six days off.

Essential Qualifications:

A degree level qualification in Social Work which gives eligibility for full membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers

A current remote first aid certificate.

Persons of Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, who have the appropriate background and skills but do not have the essential qualification, may apply for and be engaged/assigned to the role of Social Worker and will be entitled to apply for any Allied Health Professional roles requiring a qualification in Social Work within the Department for Child Protection (DCP).

Special Conditions: There are special conditions attached to this role, please refer to the Role Description to find out more.

Enquiries: Anthony Ricciardi, Business Manager on (phone hidden) or email: [email protected]

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

Application Instructions: You will be required to attach a 1-2 page cover letter addressing the key selection criteria of the role and a current résumé/curriculum vitae prior to clicking 'Submit Application'. It is recommended to allow enough time to complete the whole application as the system times out after one hour of inactivity.

For assistance with any technical issues please contact the help desk on 1300 733 056 or [email protected]

Applications close: 05/12/2020 11:00 PM

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