Advanced Child Protection Practitioner, Multidisciplinary Centre (MDC), Bendigo

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Job Details
Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: CPP4
Work Location: North West - Bendigo
Reference: VG/DHHS/ND/430104
Closing Date: 27-Jan-2019
Salary Range: $84,019 - $95,329
Job Duration: 12 months
Attachments: No File Attached
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Contact: Faye Partridge
03 5434 5799

Position Details

 
Office Location(s):
 74-78 Queen Street Bendigo

 
Position Summary:

  • Join the Multidisciplinary Centre (MDC) – Bendigo location
  • Enhance the lives of child victim/survivors of sexual abuse
  • Dynamic Child Protection Program - North Division

The Child Protection Program within the North Division assumes statutory responsibility under the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005 to provide child protection services to vulnerable children and their families.

The Multidisciplinary Centre (MDC) enables a specialist response to sexual offences and child sexual abuse from a single location.

Child Protection Practitioners located in the MDC work collaboratively with specialist professionals in an integrated, multidisciplinary context providing safety, support and access to justice for child victims/survivors of sexual abuse.

A unique opportunity currently exists to join this dynamic team, located in the MDC in Bendigo, in the capacity of Advanced Child Protection Practitioner (CPP4).

Practitioners will work in conjunction with specialist professionals to develop interventions in the best interest of the child, support non-offending parents to understand the child´s experience of abuse and ultimately work with families to enable long-term and sustainable change.

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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: https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/

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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