Team Manager, Supervised Contact and Transport

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.

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Job Details

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - Northern Metro
Reference: VG/DHHS/ND/514500
Closing Date: 22-Oct-2017
Salary Range: $92,253 - $111,619
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: VPSG5 Team Manager 514500 October 2017.doc (Word, 1.08MB)

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Contact: Jenny Papageorgiou
03 9479 0460

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: Multiple positions available

Office Location(s):
 679-685 High Street, Preston 

Position Summary:

  • Innovative new initiative – Supervised Contact and Transport Pilot
  • Newly created VPS-5 position
  • Outstanding Leadership Opportunity
  • Team Management with a difference
  • Convenient Preston location

The Department of Health and Human Services, Child Protection Program is an incredibly diverse and vibrant service aimed at enhancing the lives of children at risk.

The dynamic and professional practitioners located at our Preston Child Protection Branch service a diverse client base within one of Melbourne's key growth corridors.

An outstanding opportunity currently exists for highly motivated Managers to join the North Division,  Child Protection team in the capacity of Team Manager - Case Practice Support (VPS-5).

Based in the Preston office, the Team Manager Case Practice Support is responsible for effective service delivery of supervised contact and transport services for Child Protection clients in the North East and Hume Moreland Areas. Leading a team of Case Practice Support workers, the Team Manager will contribute to the effective delivery and implementation  of the North's Division supervised Contact and Transport Pilot.

Pivotal to your success in this challenging yet fulfilling role, the ideal candidates will possess demonstrable skills in the following key areas;

  • An enthusiastic team player who will take an innovative approach to leading improvement in a rapidly changing service area
  • Leadership capability emulated through high level mentoring, coaching and supervision at an expert level.
  • Highly developed people management skills with the ability to forge relationships at all levels of the organisation.

For a confidential discussion please phone Amelia Condi on (03) 9479 0588, Jackie Epstein on (03) 9412 5401 or Jenny Papageorgiou on (03) 9479 0460.

For more information, or to apply, please go to

Make the decision to pursue a fulfilling professional career in this value driven organisation.

It is a great time to join the Preston team.


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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