Child Protection Practitioners

The Department of Health and Human Services develops and delivers policies, programs and services that support and enhance the wellbeing of all Victorians. Our services are in line with the government's vision for making Victoria a stronger, more caring and innovative state.

Our vision is to achieve the best health, wellbeing and safety of all Victorians so that they can live a life they value.

We are building an inclusive workplace that embraces diversity of backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services aimed at enhancing the lives of vulnerable Victorians.

The department is committed to the safety of its clients. The department takes a zero tolerance approach to abuse, including child abuse and abuse of people with disability.

Departmental employees are required to comply with all legal requirements including the Child Safe Standards to keep children safe from harm and abuse.

All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTI and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

If you want a career within a department striving to make Victoria the best place to be and helping shape communities we all want to be part of, then we encourage you to apply.

If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicant, or if you have a disability, and require advice and support with the recruitment process, contact our Diversity Unit on DiversityInclusion@dhhs.vic.gov.au.

Job Details
Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: CPP3
Work Location: VIC - various
Reference: VG/CCD/CPP3
Closing Date: 31-Aug-2017
Salary Range: $64,583 - $78,418
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: CPP 3 Child Protection Practitioner.pdf (PDF, 349KB)


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Contact: McArthur Recruitment
(03) 9828 6565 or dhs@mcarthur.com.au

Position Details

Child Protection Practitioners

Various locations across Victoria

Imagine changing a child's life for the better. It is possible.

As an entry level child protection practitioner you will work with children who are at risk of abuse or neglect.  Small changes can have a real impact.

In this role, your social work or welfare qualifications will be welcomed into a supportive and hard-working team who share a common goal. You will manage cases and work with other professionals in the community to assess reports of child abuse and neglect, and at times present matters to the Children's Court of Victoria.

You will acquire an excellent grounding across the child and family services system, managing a variety of complex matters, while changing the immediate future of at risk children and their families.

 Vacancies are available in various locations across Victoria.

 Salary range for entry level child protection practitioners is $64,583 - $78,418.

For more information on these positions please contact McArthur Recruitment on (03) 9828 6565 or via email on dhs@mcarthur.com.au.

To apply, click on 'Apply Now'. You will be directed to our child protection jobs site where you can access the job description and additional information about a career in child protection . You will need to provide your resume and academic transcripts when completing the application form.


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