Team Managers & Senior Practitioners Child Protection , Gippsland

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Departmental employees are required to comply with all legal requirements including the Child Safe Standards to keep children safe from harm and abuse.

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Job Details
Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: CPP5
Work Location: Gippsland - Various
Reference: VG/DHHS/SSD/00468946
Closing Date: 31-Dec-2017
Salary Range: $92,253 - $111,619
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: CPP-5 Senior Practitioner Non-Supervisory Gippsland Position Description.docx (Word, 869KB)
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CPP-5 Senior Practitioner Non-Supervisory Gippsland Position Description.pdf (PDF, 353KB)
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CPP-5 Senior Practitioner Supervisory Gippsland Position Description.docx (Word, 868KB)
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CPP-5 Senior Practitioner Supervisory Gippsland Position Description.docx.pdf (PDF, 353KB)
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CPP-5 Team Manager Gippsland Position Description.docx (Word, 868KB)
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CPP-5 Team Manager Gippsland Position Description.pdf (PDF, 352KB)
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Contact: Sharyn Duffell, Linda Penny IG, Kathy Dickinson OG
Sharyn & Linda Ph 5136 2400, Kathy Ph 5150 4500

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: Various

Office Location(s):
 Morwell, Warragul, Leongatha - Inner Gippsland

Sale, Bairnsdale - Outer Gippsland

Position Summary:


Team Managers are responsible for effective service delivery, managing resources and budgets, cases awaiting allocation and small teams of pracitioners.


Senior Child Protection Practitioners are responsible for receiving and assessing reports of alleged abuse and neglect of children and young people.  There are both Supervisory and Non-Supervisory Practitioner positions available.

All these positions are senior team members who work collaboratively to provide effectice service delivery and support to other Practitioners.


How to Apply:

In your application please include which specific position(s) you are applying for and whether you prefer Inner or Outer Gippsland work location

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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