CPP4 Child Protection Practitioners

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 DiversityInclusion@dhhs.vic.gov.au.

Job Details
Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: CPP4
Work Location: Melbourne - Western Metro
Reference: VG/DHHS/WWD/CPP4/A
Closing Date: 27-Aug-2017
Salary Range: $79,955 - $90,716
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: WDVarious Advanced Child Protection Practitioner CPP4 - August 2017.pdf (PDF, 76KB)
Job Specification

WDVarious Advanced Child Protection Practitioner CPP4 - August 2017.doc (Word, 970KB)
Job Specification

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Contact: Kate Lavelle

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: Various

Office Location:

Position Summary:

As an Advanced Child Protection Practitioner working at DHHS you will be a part of an incredibly vibrant and diverse workplace with the work impacting on all Victorians, especially people who are disadvantaged and vulnerable.

At the Advanced CPP4 level you will receive and assesses reports of alleged abuse and neglect of children and young people, undertake investigations, develop plans, provide quality case management, and make recommendations to the Children's Court of Victoria and other relevant courts to ensure the safety and wellbeing of children and young people is achieved.

This role may at times be required to operate outside normal office hours (at night and on weekends and public holidays) with relevant overtime or time in lieu provisions applying. 

If you are a qualified professional who likes work to be interesting, challenging, busy and fulfilling and want to put your therapeutic and analytical skills to work every day, apply now to become a Advanced Child Protection Practitioner. 

Rewrite tomorrow, one child at a time.


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, or click here to obtain step-by-step guidance on how to register and apply online.

The Department of Health and Human Services has undergone a merger. Please note, as an interim measure, for further information please review both websites: www.dhs.vic.gov and www.health.vic.gov.au

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