Department for Child Protection Support Worker Full Time in Riverland SA

Department for Child Protection

Branch Riverland SA AU

Support Worker
Riverland SA

Worker to provide an efficient client service. Care and Protection Directorate may be required to spend short. The Support Worker is a role within….

The Support Worker is a role within DCP and is accountable to the Supervisor for:

  • Maintaining and enhancing positive relationships between children and their birth families.
  • Assisting the Social Worker to provide an efficient client service.

Special Conditions:

  • The successful applicant is required to gain a Department for Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI) Child-Related Employment Screening prior to being employed which is required to be renewed every three years before expiry.
  • Some out of hours and weekend work may be required.
  • Some intra/interstate travel (including in a small aircraft) including overnight stay may be required.
  • A current Australian driver’s licence and willingness to drive is essential.
  • Will be required to undertake physical aspects of child management including lifting and carrying babies or small children.
  • Those employees within Country Care and Protection Directorate may be required to spend short periods of time working in country offices.
  • May be required to perform duties in other locations/divisions/units dependent upon Departmental requirements.

Enquiries: Megan Puckridge, Ph: (08) 8595 2400

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

Application Instructions: You will be required to answer the mandatory behavioural questions (please refer to ‘ How do I answer Behavioural Questions ‘ in the ‘Help’ menu for more information), and attach your cover letter and current résumé/curriculum vitae prior to clicking ‘Submit Application’. It is recommended to allow enough time to complete the whole application. Please note the system times out after one hour of inactivity.

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


Note: You are not required to address the Role Description criteria, instead, you must complete the questions in the Online Application Form. For further information and how to apply for this role please visit our Help page. Please also fill out the attached Employment Form and attach it to your application.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Riverland, SA, AU
Posted on: 2017-04-24
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