Administration Officer (Workforce Services - Child Protection Surge 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 people and people from diverse backgrounds and abilities. .

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Department: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: VPSG2
Work Location: VIC - various
Reference: VG/DFFH/CSOD/668994
Closing Date: 23-Jan-2022
Salary Range: $54,755 - $70,315
Job Duration: Until 30/06/2022
Attachments: 668994 668995 Admin PD.docx (Word, 124KB)
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Contact: Peta Thompson
0447 845 105 or

Position Details


The Administration Officer will work with the Workforce Services team, providing support to recruitment within the Child protection program, other tasks will include, generalist human resources (HR) advice, safety screening processes, maintaining accurate and comprehensive employee records. In this role you will coordinate and scribe on interview panels, write up selection reports and on-board new starters.

Pivotal to your success in this challenging yet fulfilling role, the successful candidate will possess demonstrable skills in the following key areas.

  • Exceptionally strong organizational skills coupled with a strong problem-solving skills and ability to take the initiative
  • Self-motivated underpinned by a can-do attitude.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to forge relationships at all levels of the Organization
  • A remarkably strong team focus with responsiveness and attentiveness a strong indicator of future success

For more information on the accountabilities and key selection criteria and qualification requirements for the role please refer to the Position Description attached.


The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its workers and clients. The department may require its employees to be fully vaccinated against preventable diseases such as the current coronavirus (COVID-19) based on Victorian Chief Health Officer's Directions as issued and updated from time to time. Vaccination requirements may differ from role to role based on their risk category and the duties performed. The department's COVID-19 mandatory vaccination policy (Word) outlines the risk categories and requirements for employees working for the department. Where relevant, proof of immunisation status may be required.


Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.
Please note, for this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.
Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.
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.  
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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