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Employment opportunities in the North West

Children and Youth Services provide a broad range of services in the North West Region. We employ people across a range of areas in a variety of disciplines. Contact us now to find out about current employment opportunities with us.

Child Safety

Our Child Safety Officers provide services in child safety, children in care and family support. We respond to concerns regarding safety and wellbeing of children and help families to provide care and safety for children. Our child-centred, family focused-services include Intake, Response, Case Management or Out of Home Care.

We work together in multi-discipline teams. We are seeking new or experienced Graduates for our Child Safety Officer roles. You will be:

  • Passionate and motivated, enjoy working with children and families and understand family dynamics
  • Able to engage with people from diverse backgrounds and to establish networks with service providers
  • Happy working in regional settings and close knit communities
  • Capable of identifying potential risks to children or development delays
  • Resilient, flexible, rigorous and able to persevere in difficult situations
  • Strong communicators and team players, and will
  • have to satisfy pre-employment checks

Our roles are busy and demanding as you would expect but are important and valued by our local community. Our team share a common goal and work together to achieve positive results for children in the region.  You may be faced with complex issues such as drug and alcohol misuse, mental health issues and domestic violence so it is very important that you have a good understanding of how to assess risk and how to put interventions in place to ensure a child is safe.

Our children need you and your support will strengthen the capacity of local families to provide care and safety to their children in ways which will build resilience, stronger family units and ultimately increase social well being.

We recognise it's not for everyone, just people who want a fantastic lifestyle and a chance to make a difference.

Living in Tasmania's scenic and adventurous North West

With the freshest air in the world, the North West coast provides an enviable lifestyle complemented by stunning scenery, outstanding forests, mountains and beaches on your doorstep. With affordable real estate, a range of lifestyle options, exciting recreation pursuits, vibrant social activities and access to quality education - the region is a unique and special place to live. Experience worklife balance at it's best.

The North West Coast

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Find out more about living in north west Tasmania and how we can support your move to Tasmania. We do consider reimbursement of most relocation costs to Tasmania.

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