Graduate (various positions)

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

The department has a zero tolerance towards violence within the workplace and recognises the rights of all staff to be free from violence and gender-related discrimination.

Job Details

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Classification: VPSG2
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DHHS/CS/567272
Closing Date: 15-Dec-2019
Salary Range: $52,493 - $67,410
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 2019-12-03 567272 PD Graduate.doc (Word, 1.18MB)
Job Specification

2019-12-03 567272 PD Graduate.pdf (PDF, 207KB)
Job Specification

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Contact: Scott Fogarty
(03) 9096 8378 or 0406 190 792

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: Multiple
Position Summary:

Aboriginal Graduate

  • Are you interested in a diverse career?
  • Do you want to be involved in shaping government programs and help to deliver better outcomes for the community?

Are you a final year undergraduate or post graduate university student studying :

-       Social and youth work, health, psychology, community services and related disciplines

-       Public policy, arts or indigenous studies

-       Business, economics, accounting, communications or law

To qualify for the Aboriginal Graduate Program you must:

  • Identify as an Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander
  • Have completed or be in your final year of your undergraduate degree or postgraduate degree
  • Be prepared to undertake a Police and Records Check
  • Not received a voluntary package from the Victorian Public Service in the last three years.



We want to hear from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander graduates who want to help shape the future of Victoria's public sector.



How to Apply:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note:

For this role, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document. Applicants are strongly encouraged to review our Careers Page. This page provides information on the department's recruitment and safety screening processes.

Click 'Apply Now' below to submit your interest in this role.
For further information please visit the Department of Health and Human Services website:

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.

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