Good News Story: DCP Commit to Recruiting Additional 160.5 FTE

10 May 2017

The PSA received a letter from the Department for Child Protection on 5 May 2017 stating an additional 160.5 FTE are to be recruited as per recommendations of the Nyland Royal Commission. The Department has indicated that 38 FTE are to be recruited in the 2016/2017 financial year and 122.5FTE in the 2017/2018 financial year.

The PSA has committed to meeting with Ms Kathryn Jordan, Executive Director, Child Protection Reform to discuss the distribution of these positions.

The 50 temporary staff that were implemented across the Metropolitan and Country Directorates will have their contracts extended until the 30 September 2017. The Department has indicated a desire to see many of these temporary staff successful through the recruitment processes.

DCP’s letter is available here.