Senior Placement Coordinator

The Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) works hard to create equal opportunities for all Victorians to live a safe, respected and valued life.

Our areas of focus are child protection, housing, disability, the prevention of family violence, multicultural affairs, LGBTQI+ equality, veterans, women and youth. The work we do benefits thousands of Victorians, particularly those who are disadvantaged and vulnerable.

We work in a variety of community-based settings, including people's homes, residential facilities and secure settings across metropolitan, rural and regional Victoria.

We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated. All jobs can be worked flexibly, and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from diverse backgrounds and abilities. .

If you’re having any trouble viewing this ad and would like it or any attachments in an accessible format (such as large print), please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on the ad.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit Department of Families, Fairness and Housing Victoria | Jobs (

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Department: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: CYF4
Work Location: Geelong
Reference: VG/DFFH/COPL/00378996
Closing Date: 26-Feb-2024
Salary Range: $101,499 - $111,995
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 00378996 - CYF 4 Senior Placement Coordinator.pdf (PDF, 219KB)
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00378996 - CYF 4 Senior Placement Coordinator.docx (Word, 135KB)
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Contact: Marianne Turley
0428 594 341

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The creation of the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing will allow for a dedicated focus on the community wellbeing and the social recovery of Victoria. The newly formed department will enable us to continue the extraordinary work of supporting Victorian's, sharpening our focus on better services for 2021. It will also provide opportunities to deliver important work started before the pandemic and to lead bold and innovative reform. The department includes Child Protection, Prevention of Family Violence, Housing and Disability and Ageing and Carers. The department is also responsible for the key portfolios of Multicultural Affairs, LGBTQI+ Equality, Veterans and of offices of Women and Youth, enhancing the alignment with policy areas and portfolios focusing on the recovery and growth of our diverse communities. The department also supports Family Safety Victoria, Homes Victoria and Respect Victoria.



The department strongly recommends (but does not mandate) that employees maintain their COVID-19 vaccination status in accordance with current ATAGI (Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation) advice, given their individual circumstances. As of June 2023, DFFH does not require evidence of COVID-19 vaccination status.


All VPS employees (and ex-VPS employees with extended access to the Jobs and Skills Exchange website) MUST apply via the Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) <> portal.

Applicants are encouraged to apply online. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.
Applicants are required to submit a CV and Cover Letter (max 2 pages) outlining their suitability to the role in line with the Key Selection Criteria. 
Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process. 
Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit Department of Families, Fairness and Housing Victoria | Jobs (

Please apply to submit your interest in this position.

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