Advanced Child Protection Practitioner, Investigation & Response - South Division

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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.

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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
Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: CPP4
Work Location: Melbourne - Southern Metro
Reference: VG/DHHS/SSD/00382718
Closing Date: 21-Dec-2017
Salary Range: $79,955 - $90,716
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 382718, Advanced CPP, CPP4, I&R Frankston - Position Description.docx (Word, 868KB)
Job Specification

382718, Advanced CPP, CPP4, I&R Frankston - Position Description.pdf (PDF, 353KB)
Job Specification

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Contact: Nerrida Vose, Area Manager
(03) 9784 3100

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: 1

Office Location: Frankston 3199

Position Summary:The Advanced Child Protection Practitioner receives and assesses reports of alleged abuse and neglect of children and young people. They undertake investigations and develop plans to ensure the safety and wellbeing of children and young people is achieved. This may include taking matters to court.


Applications need to be submitted through the Child Protection Microsite, please follow this link -


Please ensure you list Investigation & Reponse as your preference and also list your preferred office location as Frankston. Please also include in the title of  your cover letter or resume that you are applying for the part time postition.



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