Child Protection Practitioners

Being a child protection practitioner for the Victorian Government means more than having a role in improving the future of children and their families. It’s about working with people who share a common goal and, who together, achieve positive results through all aspects of their work, every single day.

The Department of Health & Human Services is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people employed with the department. In particular, our focus is on increasing the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island child protection practitioners. 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

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: 30-Jun-2017
Salary Range: $63,629 - $77,259
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: CPP 3 Child Protection Practitioner.pdf (PDF, 349KB)

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Contact: McArthur Recruitment
(03) 9828 6565 or

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 $63,629-$77,259.

For more information on these positions please contact McArthur Recruitment on (03) 9828 6565 or via email on

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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