Ceduna is 780km west of Adelaide, South Australia and 480km east from the Western Australia boarder. Ceduna is a vibrant multicultural town and is the major centre to a large and diverse business and industry sector on the Far West Coast of the Eyre Peninsula.
The region is renowned for being the ‘Oyster Capital of Australia’ and is home to arguably the best beach in Australia, Cactus Beach. The fishing is great no matter the time of year and there is no better place than to do this from than one of the fabulous jetties located in the Far West area. The cosy population of 3480 are accustomed to viewing some of the most incredible sunrises and sunsets. Scuba diving, snorkelling, sailing, surfing and skiing are just a few outdoor activities that the coastline provides for. Sport enthusiasts will enjoy the Nullarbor Links Golf Course, which spans a total of 1365km making it the world’s longest.
The Ceduna Council’s vision is, ‘To deliver economic, social and environmental prosperity for the community through consultation, leadership and the provision of high quality services’.
You can access Ceduna via Air (a 1.5 hour trip) through Rex direct from Adelaide.
Working for the Department for Child Protection in Ceduna
The Ceduna office employs approximately 20 people and is one of 5 offices in the region. As a member of this team you will work with other professionals to deliver services to the local community including Aboriginal communities and homelands. This is a great opportunity to work within local Aboriginal communities where you will gain an understanding of community life and how to work more effectively with Aboriginal people
The team works collaboratively by supporting each other on a professional level. As a member of this team, you will also work with and develop strong partnerships with other internal and external partners, many of which will be located within the community.
With a laid back lifestyle on offer, you will contribute and be part of improving outcomes for the community on a daily basis. If you are seeking to gain experience in a remote or a rural setting or just broaden your experiences working in child protection, then Ceduna is a great place to live and work.
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