Advanced Package Planner, Flexible Packages Team

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 - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: CYF4
Work Location: Melbourne - Southern Metro
Reference: VG/DFFH/COPL/512236
Closing Date: 04-Jun-2023
Salary Range: $100,494- $110,886
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: CYF-4 Advanced Package Planner, DFFH.COPL.512236 PD, May 2023.docx (Word, 128KB)

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Contact: Natasha Abeysekera, Team Leader
Ph: 0447 415 537

Position Details


Advanced Package Planner

The Advanced Package Planner sits within the Directorate of South Division and contributes to the implementation, coordination and monitoring activities associated with individualized and flexible funding packages to improve outcomes for children. This role will be responsible for planning, coordination and stakeholder engagement to co-design, assess, implement and monitor individualized and targeted supports to meet the needs of individual children, their families and carers, providing flexible and innovative placement prevention and out of home care solutions for children.

Are You

  • Skilled in planning, assessment and negotiating?
  • Interested in ensuring positive outcomes for children entering or at risk of entering out of home care?
  • Capable of adjusting to changing work demands?

Please see the PD for further information


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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 (

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