Be a part of a team that makes a difference

Territory Families job opportunities for graduates

Territory Families currently has a range of job opportunities for new graduates to join our team as Child Protection Practitioners.

We are seeking expressions of interest from Charles Darwin University graduates who have completed a Bachelor of Social Work or a Bachelor of Psychology.

As a Territory Families Child Protection Practitioner you will work across the Northern Territory to provide a caring and empathetic approach to supporting and improving the lives of children and families.

You will apply your professional expertise to ensure that assessment of families and community dynamics are performed using a holistic and respectful approach, ensuring family and community relationships are nurtured and maintained.

A range of job opportunities will be available in early 2019. To register your interest please email or phone (08) 8944 8712.

We value a diverse, adaptive and skilled workforce who are equipped to work in a complex and dynamic environment.

In return we offer a range of growth and development opportunities including:

  • career progression opportunities with Territory Families
  • six weeks paid annual leave plus three weeks paid personal leave per year
  • competitive salaries, shift penalties and an employer superannuation contribution rate of 9.5%
  • relocation costs for certain roles
  • Remote locality financial incentives
  • Generous child protection incentives in addition to salary packages for certain roles and locations

Make it happen

If you’re a Charles Darwin University graduate ready to make a difference, please register your interest to become a full-time Child Protection Practitioner at Territory Families by emailing or phone (08) 8944 8712.

Territory Families - the difference we make

Territory Families works with families, individuals and stakeholders to empower families and communities for a safe and better future, where children experience safe, healthy and happy childhoods.

Our Vision

Our Vision is to support and strengthen families and communities through our mission to work in partnership to deliver integrated, culturally competent, family-centred services to improve the lives of Territorians.

We provide services that support children to experience safe, healthy and happy childhoods, where they are connected to culture and have the opportunity to thrive.

We do this through our six individual values:

  • Compassion – we show empathy through our actions and demonstrate sincerity and fairness in our work
  • Collaborative – we work in partnership for better outcomes
  • Accountable – we are open and transparent and accept responsibility for our actions
  • Professional – we are committed to service and operate with courtesy, competency, efficiency and objectivity
  • Respectful – we value the perspective, contributions, knowledge and diversity of others
  • Ethical – we demonstrate honesty, fairness and integrity.

Last updated: 18 October 2018