Advanced Child Protection Practitioner Casual CPP4

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. .

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Job Details

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Department: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing
Work Type: Ongoing - flexible
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: CPP4
Work Location: Frankston - Bayside Peninsula
Reference: VG/DFFH/COPL/00693198
Closing Date: 01-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 693198 CPP4 Advanced Child Protection Practitioner Casual PD.docx (Word, 127KB)


693198 CPP4 Advanced Child Protection Practitioner Casual PD.pdf (PDF, 275KB)


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Contact: Adam Clair
Adam.Clair@dffh.vic.gov.au

Position Details

THE ROLE

The Advanced Child Protection Practitioner receives and assesses reports of alleged abuse and neglect of children and young people. They undertake investigations and develop plans to bring about the changes necessary to ensure the safety, stability and development of children and young people and to promote the achievement of case plan objectives within specified timeframes. This may include taking matters to court.

 Bayside Peninsula Area (BPA) is seeking a Casual Advanced Child Protection Practitioner (ACPP4) to be part of an agile area-based team supporting enhanced service delivery to children and families during a period of increased workload. 

 The role will focus on activities including outreach visits, case reviews to identify and progress case planning and support decision making, case follow-up and the completion of case closures, courts reports, transfer summaries and other duties as required.

 As we return to our workplaces, we're shifting the way we work to include greater flexibility. This is an exciting and unique opportunity to experience various aspects of the Child Protection program with flexibility around how we work.

 This is a chance to join a rapidly growing team that is innovative and committed to make a positive difference in the lives of vulnerable children.

ACCOUNTABILITIES INCLUDE

1.1       Risk assessment and analysis - gathers information through a variety of sources and technologies in order to identify, articulate, and plan for the risks relating to each situation. Applies a strong forensic lens, and professional judgement, to analyse the available evidence.

 1.2       Case planning review and case management - draws insights from assessment and analysis to formulate a meaningful and effective case plan, and reviews case progress and outcomes. Co-ordinates and leads the planning, review, and management of casework within DFFH and across other agencies and services.

 1.3       Critical enquiry - uses evidence based frameworks to investigate issues, and is able to understand the root cause of each issue as well as the potential implications.

Please open the position description to read more.

VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS POLICY

The department may require its employees to be fully vaccinated against preventable diseases such as the current coronavirus (COVID-19). The department's COVID-19 Vaccination requirements policy(Word) outlines the requirements for existing employees, other workplace participants and prospective employees. Please read in full prior to applying.

HOW TO APPLY

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) <https://jse.vic.gov.au/user/login?destination=/new-home-page> 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 (www.dffh.vic.gov.au/jobs)

Please apply to submit your interest in this position.


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