Senior Workforce Services Adviser, Child Protection Portfolio

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.

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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.

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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.

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Human Resources (HR)
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - Northern Metro
Reference: VG/DHHS/ND/377739
Closing Date: 24-Sep-2017
Salary Range: $92,253 - $111,619
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: VPS-5 Senior Workforce Services Adviser 377739 September 2017.doc (Word, 974KB)

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Contact: Jackie Epstein
0477 736 138

Position Details


  • Talent Acquisition with a difference
  • 360 Recruitment Function
  • Convenient Fitzroy or Preston Location

Due to unprecedented growth and demand, an exciting opportunity has arisen to join the DHHS People & Culture Team, North Division in the capacity of Senior Adviser, Child Protection Portfolio - VPS 5 classification.

Reporting to the Team Manager – Attraction, Recruitment and Strategy this role assumes a pivotal role in the implementation of contemporary attraction and recruitment strategies as well as  overall enhancement of the candidate experience.

Liaising with a multitude of internal/external stakeholders, the Senior Workforce Services Adviser will assist in supporting the Child Protection Program in an advisory capacity.

This outstanding opportunity provides an opportunity to gain exposure to this challenging yet highly rewarding area of work whilst doing what you love – identifying and placing high performing talent.

To be successful in this role;

  • You possess proven recruitment experience in either a Corporate or Government setting
  • You are an innovator with a contemporary approach to candidate attraction and talent acquisition
  • Passionate about exceeding client expectations


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 view the Information for Applicants document to obtain guidance on what to include in your cover letter and resume. This document also provides information on the department's recruitment and employment safety screening processes.

Click 'Apply Now' below to submit your interest in this role, or click here to obtain step-by-step guidance on how to register and apply online.
For further information please visit the Department of Health and Human Services website:

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