Child Protection Information Sessions, Preston

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.

If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicant, or if you have a disability, and require advice and support with the recruitment process, contact our Diversity Unit on

The department has a zero tolerance towards violence within the workplace and recognises the rights of all staff to be free from violence and gender-related discrimination. We are proudly working with White Ribbon to create a safer workplace.

Job Details

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Other
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: See Advertisement
Work Location: Melbourne - Northern Metro
Closing Date: 06-Dec-2018
Salary Range: See Advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 2018 Preston Child Protection Career Information Series.pdf (PDF, 50KB)

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Contact: Jackie Epstein
0477 736 138

Position Details

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

Child Protection Information Sessions - Find out about our amazing career opportunities and relocation package! 

Position Summary:

Being a child protection practitioner for the Victorian Government means more than having a role in improving the future of hundreds of children and their families. It's about working with people who share a common goal and together achieve positive results through all aspects of their work, every single day.

What will I hear?

You will hear from leading child protection practitioners and learn about current innovations and initiatives within the program. You will be provided with the opportunity to talk to these leading practitioners about their roles and career progression. Finally you will be provided an opportunity to explore current Full time & Part time opportunities within the Preston area.

Who should attend?

  • Experienced professionals with relevant qualifications seeking a career change.
  • Students and graduates from Social Work, Psychology and similar welfare related degree courses.

You will also be able to find out more about our attractive Relocation Package available for successful candidates.

Information sessions will run in Preston on the 4th & 6th of December 2018.

To find out more and register your interest for this FREE event please visit: and complete the online registration form.

For a confidential discussion about these opportunities please phone Fiona Horan on 03 5434 5520.

For further information please visit the Department of Health and Human Services website:

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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