Senior Child Protection Practitioner (Non Supervisory) - Contracting

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.

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 - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: CPP 5.1
Work Location: Geelong
Reference: VG/DHHS/WWD/TBC/BA4
Closing Date: 25-Oct-2017
Salary Range: $92,253 - $101,935
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: CPP-5.1 Senior Child Protection Practitioner Contracting Barwon PDc.pdf (PDF, 359KB)
Job Specification

CPP-5.1 Senior Child Protection Practitioner Contracting Barwon PDc.docx (Word, 869KB)
Job Specification

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Contact: Sue Scerri
03 5226 4589

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: 2

Office Location(s):
 
Barwon Regional Office, Cnr Fenwick & Little Malop Streets, GEELONG

VIC 3220


Position Summary:

In the context of a whole of community approach, Senior Child Protection Practitioners have a specific statutory role in protecting child and young people from harm and promoting their rights and healthy development.

An initial focus will be to support the transition of Aboroginal clients to the case management of an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation (s).

Are you

  • Committed to working with children, young people and families?
  • Able to effectively engage to provide families with the optimum capacity for change?
  • Continually improving your skills and knowledge to further develop your professional practice?

 

We strongly encourage Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander candidates to apply. 

 

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.
 
For further information please visit the Department of Health and Human Services website: https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/


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