Health & Education Assessment Coordinator, Client Support Services

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.

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Job Details

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: CYF5
Work Location: Melbourne - Western Metro
Reference: VG/DHHS/WWD/0378998
Closing Date: 22-Feb-2018
Salary Range: $98,679 - $113,572
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: WD378998 HealthandEducationAssessmentCoordinatorCYF5.doc (Word, 977KB)
Job Specification

WD378998 HealthandEducationAssessmentCoordinatorCYF5.pdf (PDF, 289KB)
Job Specification

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Contact: Kara Parnis
03 9275 7052

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: 1

Office Location(s):
 Level 2, 71 Moreland Street, Footscray
 
Position Summary:

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This position will focus on the development and implementation of health and education initiatives for children and young people in out-of-home care so that their diverse needs are better identified and responded to.

You will have responsibility for developing and supporting cross agency processes that ensure timely health and education assessments, and for coordinating children and young people's treatment and support packages as determined through the assessment process.

You will work in close consultation and partnership with Department of Health and Human Services Divisional and central staff, the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, Community Service Organisations, local schools and education providers, and community health providers.

Are You:

  • Interested in improving outcomes for children and young people who have been removed from the family home and placed in out-of-home care?
  • Capable of working with multiple stakeholders and managing competing demands in a dynamic work environment?
  • Skilled in planning and organising, gathering and analysing information, and report writing?

 

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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