Senior Child Protection Practitioner (Supervisory & Non Supervisory), Bendigo

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Job Details

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Other
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: CPP 5.1
Work Location: North West - Bendigo
Reference: VG/DHHS/ND/378363A
Closing Date: 26-Aug-2018
Salary Range: $95,275 - $105,275
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: CPP-5.1 Senior Child Protection Practitioner (Supervisory) 378363 Bendigo August 2018.doc (Word, 973KB)

CPP-5.1 Senior Child Protection Practitioner (Non Supervisory) 378363 Bendigo August 2018.doc (Word, 973KB)

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Contact: Kim Grindlay
03 5434 5799

Position Details

  • Innovative Child Protection Program
  • Senior Practitioner Opportunities
  • Excellent Rural Location - Bendigo

Outstanding opportunities currently exist for highly motivated individuals to join the Bendigo team in the capacity of Senior Child Protection Practitioner (Supervisory, Non-Supervisory) - CPP5 Classification.

The North Division Child Protection Branch prides itself on its commitment to making children safe, supporting stronger families, and protecting future generations.

The dynamic and professional practitioners located at our Bendigo Child Protection Branches service a diverse client base within central Victoria. 

Senior Child Protection Practitioners are responsible for supporting and developing Child Protection Practitioners in the integration of theory and practice whilst demonstrating their expertise through case practice and the mentoring of child protection practitioners.

Pivotal to your success in this challenging and fulfilling role, ideal candidates will possess superior practice and risk assessment capability and leadership acumen coupled with experience assuming a mentoring role.

In return you will receive;

  • Supervision by Leaders in the field
  • Exposure to innovative Social Work Practices
  • Ongoing Professional Development
  • Relocation Assistance Package

Make the decision to pursue a fulfilling professional career and help Victorian families.


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.

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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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