Department of Child Protection DCP Coordinator

  • Government of South Australia, SA Health
  • Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
  • May 26, 2017
Permanent Part Time Registered Nurse

Job Description

  • Southern Adelaide Local Health Network, Drug & Alcohol Services, Stepney
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: RN/M3 - $118,312 to $125,291 (pro rata); AHP3 - $104,583 to $111,305 (pro rata) - Perm P/T 


RN/M3 - $118,312 to $125,291 (pro rata); AHP3 - $104,583 to $111,305 (pro rata)




Passionate about working with at risk clients and communities that experience complex health and mental health issues, on offer is a highly rewarding yet challenging role within the Department of Child Protection. As a DCP Coordinator, you will provide the coordination and delivery of mandatory clinical assessment and reporting for requests received from the Department for Child Protection (DCP) across South Australia. You will integrate contemporary information and research evidence with personal experience to support the decision making, innovative thinking and objective analysis and clinical service delivery and management procedures development and systems. This role will also encompass preparing statistical information to report on Key Performance Indicators and service development initiatives.

For appointment at the RN/M3 level, you will be registered as a Nurse by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, holding a current practising certificate. You will have notable post registration experience, working with clients with alcohol and other drug health problems in an acute hospital and/or community setting. Recent experience counselling clients at risk and working with clients and communities experiencing diverse and complex problems including homelessness and family violence will also hold you in good stead for this role.

For appointment at the AHP3 level, you will hold a Degree level qualification in the social work discipline and registered as a Social Worker with the AASW.

You will have demonstrated competence in psycho-social assessment and community health, leadership, case management, assessment, counselling, procedure and program development and evaluation and clinical consultancy.

Excellent professional development opportunities are available for the right candidate.

 Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.  Job Ref: 622804

 Applications close: 9 June 2017

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Closing Date for Applications

9 June 2017