Advanced 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: CPP4
Work Location: VIC - various
Reference: VG/CCD/CPP4
Closing Date: 30-Sep-2017
Salary Range: $79,955 - $90,716
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: CPP 4 Advanced Child Protection Practitioner.pdf (PDF, 351KB)


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Contact: Child Protection Recruitment Team
childprotectionjobs@dhhs.vic.gov.au

Position Details

Child Protection Practitioners

Various locations across Victoria

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

As a Child Protection Practitioner with DHHS you will help children who are at potential risk of neglect or abuse. We believe that establishing a safe and stable family environment for a child is fundamental to their health and happiness, and that small changes can have a real impact.

In this role, your welfare or social work qualifications will be welcomed into a supportive and hard-working team who share a common goal: making a difference. You will have the opportunity to drive your own cases and work with others, as you share your expertise and your meticulous reporting skills across the team portfolio.

This is your opportunity to not only get an excellent grounding across the entire child welfare process, dealing with a variety of complex matters from beginning to end, you will also be changing the immediate future of at risk children and their families. For the better.

Vacancies are available in various locations across Victoria.

Salary range for advanced child protection practitioners is $79,955 - $90,716.

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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