Advanced Child Protection Practitioner (CPP4) Streetwork Outreach Service/ Central After Hours Assessment and Bail Placement Service

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Job Details

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: CPP4
Work Location: Melbourne - Eastern Metro
Reference: VG/531826
Closing Date: 31-May-2018
Salary Range: $81,354 - $92,304
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Advanced Child Protection Practitioner - Position Description.doc (Word, 127KB)
Job Specification

Advanced Child Protection Practitioner - Position Description.pdf (PDF, 350KB)
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Contact: Abigail Wise
03 9843 5444

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: 03

Office Location(s):
 Box Hill
 
Position Summary:

Are you

  • Committed to working with children, young people and families?
  • Able to effectively engage to provide families with the optimum capacity for change?
  • Continually improving your skills and knowledge to further develop your professional practice?

At Streetwork, you will engage in assertive street based outreach in St Kilda and Melbourne CBD, whilst demonstrating your experienced understanding of vulnerable young people.  It is engaging and inspiring work.

In the Central After Hours Assessment & Bail Placement Service you will undertake assessments of young people at risk of being remanded. You will assess their bail placement suitability and undertake facilitation of a bail placement. The program offers an integrated service response to vulnerable young people. In this role, you will be welcomed into a vibrant environment with professionals who share a common goal, and contribute to this fundamental and extraordinary work.

This position involves compulsory shift work across all days and shift cycles and includes shift penalties and additional leave entitlements.

How to Apply:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note:

For this role, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document. Applicants are strongly encouraged to review our Careers Page. This page provides information on the department's recruitment and safety screening processes.

Click 'Apply Now' below to submit your interest in this role.
 
For further information please visit the Department of Health and Human Services website: https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/


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