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Careers in child protection

You must hold a degree qualification and provide a copy of your academic transcript or degree certificate as specified in the advertisements to apply for these positions.

These positions can be applied for via the Families SA job board

Metropolitan Adelaide

These are the metropolitan positions available in Families SA, available in the north, south, or central locations:

  • social worker (AHP1)
  • high risk infant worker (AHP2)
  • senior social worker (AHP2)
  • senior practitioner (AHP2)
  • supervisor (AHP3).

Regional locations

These are the regional positions available:

  • social worker/case manager (AHP1/PO1)
  • senior social worker/senior case manager (AHP2/PO2)
  • senior practitioner (AHP2/PO2)
  • supervisor (AHP3).

The regional positions are available in a number of locations including:

  • Berri
  • Ceduna
  • Kadina
  • Mount Gambier
  • Murray Bridge
  • Port Augusta
  • Port Lincoln
  • Port Pirie
  • Whyalla.

The South Australian tourism commission has more information on regional locations.

The full list of Families SA vacancies contains other positions not listed here.


Families SA recruitment

Phone: 8226 2959
Email: DECDFamiliesSARecruitment [at] sa.gov.au