Child Protection Team Manager - Intake

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: CPP5
Work Location: Melbourne - Southern Metro
Reference: VG/DHHS/SSD/382528
Closing Date: 20-Sep-2018
Salary Range: $95,275 - $115,276
Job Duration: 12 Months
Attachments: CPP5.2 Child Protection Team Manager - Intake.docx (Word, 95KB)
Job Specification

CPP5.2 Child Protection Team Manager - Intake.pdf (PDF, 353KB)
Job Specification

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Contact: Britt Pencharz
03 8765 5444

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: 


1 x Fixed Term - Full Time for  6 months (76 hours per fortnight)

1 x Fixed Term - Full Time for 12 Months (76 hours per fortnight)

Office Location(s): Dandenong

Position Summary:



The child protection Intake Team Manager is responsible for effective service delivery, managing resources and budget, cases awaiting allocation and small teams of practitioners. The Team Manager has the formal delegation to endorse and review case plans to bring about the changes necessary to ensure the safety, stability and development of children and young people and to promote the achievement of case plan objectives within specified timeframes. The position will work collaboratively with the Senior Child Protection Practitioners to strengthen case practice, provide effective service delivery and to support other practitioners.


How to Apply:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

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

Please ensure you list the position number DHHS/SSD/382528 as your preference.

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