Child Protection Team Manager (Community Based), Mildura

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: CPP 5.2
Work Location: North West - Mildura
Reference: VG/DHHS/ND/521147
Closing Date: 20-Feb-2018
Salary Range: $103,721 - $113,572
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Child Protection Team Manager Community Based 521147 February 2018.docx (Word, 72KB)


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Contact: Hilary Makepeace
03 5022 3123

Position Details

 
Office Location(s):
Support and Safety Hub Mildura

 
Position Summary:

  • Contemporary Child Protection Program
  • Outstanding Community Based Leadership Opportunity
  • Excellent Rural location  - Mildura

An outstanding opportunity currently exists for a highly motivated individual to join the Mildura based leadership team in the capacity of Team Manager (Community Based).

The Child Protection Team Manager (Community Based) is an out-posted child protection position. The Team Manager (Community Based) will lead a team of Senior Child Protection Practitioners (Community Based) in the local area to ensure an effective, multi-disciplinary service response for families that promotes engagement within the community and reduces the need for child protection intervention.

This position will be based at the Support and Safety Hub, but will be required to attend the local child protection office for child protection related activities and meetings.

 

 

Are you

 

  • Committed to working with children, young people and families?
  • Able to effectively engage to provide families with the optimum capacity for change?
  • Continually improving your skills and knowledge to further develop your professional practice?

 

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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 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.
 
For further information please visit the Department of Health and Human Services website: https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/


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