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Multi-agency Community Child Safety Teams Project Officer

Department of Health - Darwin, NT

Government, Defence & Emergency
Source: uWorkin


Job description

Agency Department of Health Work unit Primary Health Care

Job title Multi-Agency Community Child Safety Designation Senior Professional 1

Teams Project Officer

Job type Full Time Duration Fixed for 12 months

Salary $123,559 - $138,034 Location Darwin

Position number 72210160 RTF 205700 Closing 03/03/2021

Contact Christine Connors on 08 8985 8001 or Christine.Connors@nt.gov.au

About the agency http://www.health.nt.gov.au/

Apply online https://jobs.nt.gov.au/Home/JobDetails?rtfId=205700

Information for applicants

Applications must be limited to a one-page summary sheet and detailed resume-.

The NTPS values diversity and aims for a workforce that represents the community. The NTPS encourages people from all diversity

groups to apply for vacancies. For more information about applying for this position and the merit process, go to the OCPE website.

Under the agency’s Special Measures Recruitment Plan eligible Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Aboriginal) applicants will be granted

priority consideration for this vacancy. For more information on Special Measures, go to the OCPE website.

Primary objective

Provide leadership, management and support to implement Multi-Agency Community Child Safety Teams in the Top End.

Context statement

Northern Territory Government agencies have committed to cooperate to provide the best outcomes for children, their families, carers

and communities through collaboration in Multi-Agency Community Child Safety Teams (MACCST). MACCSTs deliver timely,

coordinated integrated services and responses to ensure Northern Territory children, young people and families are cared for, protected,

safe and able to reach their full potential.

Key duties and responsibilities

1. Provide leadership and support to TEHS staff to support the successful implementation of MACCST.

2. Develop and maintain effective, collaborative partnerships and strategic alliances with internal and external stakeholders at local and

Territory levels to achieve the desired outcomes including monitoring and reporting on key performance outcomes.

3. Apply continuous quality improvement methods and techniques that support adoption of the changes required throughout the

implementation of MACCST.

4. Prepare and provide plans that support the identification, analysis and risk mitigation tactics including identifying and managing

anticipated stakeholder resistance by focusing on clinical sponsorship, coaching, and resistance management.

5. Follow defined service quality standards, work health and safety policies and procedures relating to the work being undertaken in

order to ensure high quality, safe services and workplaces.

6. Foster a positive workplace culture through exemplary leadership practices and role modelling behaviour.

Selection criteria


1. Relevant tertiary qualification in project management or related in health field.

2. Expert level knowledge of contemporary project management methodologies and change management principles.

3. Excellent written and verbal skills with high level ability to articulate and present complex concepts clearly and concisely, identify,

analyse and conceptualise problems to formulate/execute appropriate solutions and present high level reports.

4. Strong planning and organisation skills with a proven ability to maintain a clear focus on delivering project activities against project

schedules to achieve business outcomes.

5. Knowledge of Government agencies and associated information systems.

6. Proven ability to manage complex stakeholder relationships across a disparate environment where competing agendas and priorities


7. Well-developed knowledge of contemporary issues and initiatives relevant to children and families in remote communities.

8. An ability to interact effectively with people from diverse cultures.

Further information

Department of Health has a Smoke Free Policy. Staff are not permitted to smoke anywhere on Departmental premises, facilities or

vehicles, nor whilst working off-site. Positions may be subject to pre-employment checks such as immunisation requirements, working

with children clearance notice and criminal history checks. A criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position unless it is a

relevant criminal history. More information on pre-employment checks specific to this role can be sourced through the vacancy contact.