Children and Youth Services

Be part of something good. Complex work, one single focus.

Children and Youth Services

Real opportunities to make a difference

Career and lifestyle

Children and Youth Services comprises of integrated programs that support all children and young people and their families in Tasmania.

Our services encompass - child protection, youth justice, family violence counselling and support, child health and parenting support, adoption services and Out-of-Home Care, as well as strategy, program development and evaluation and quality improvement.

Working with us provides a real opportunity to make a difference to individuals and communities, the work can be tough and demanding but can come with great rewards. Your work will be diverse and not one day will be the same. You will work in a multi-disciplinary team and will need resilience, emotional intelligence, a strong ethical decision making framework, the ability to critically reflect and the capacity to deal with complex caseloads.

Current opportunities

If you are a graduate or more experienced practitioner or are perhaps seeking a Team leader role we have opportunities to meet your career and lifestyle needs in the South, North and North-West. Find out what Child Protection Worker opportunities are currently available at job.tas.gov.au. You can set up a search on this site to ensure vacancies are emailed to you.

More information on child protection careers

Working in Child Protection in Tasmania 

Choose a career in Child Protection

More information on working with us

The benefits of working with us

Useful links

National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect