Administration Officer, Child Protection (VPSG2)

Job posted: 13/05/2024
Applications close: 27/05/2024 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

Salary: $56,834 - $72,985

Occupation: Community Services

Reference: VG/DFFH/ND/378576A

Reference: VG/DFFH/ND/378576A

Occupation: Community Services

Salary Range: $56,834 - $72,985

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

The Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) works hard to create equal opportunities for all Victorians to live a safe, respected and valued life.

Our areas of focus are child protection, housing, disability, the prevention of family violence, multicultural affairs, LGBTQI+ equality, veterans, women and youth. The work we do benefits thousands of Victorians, particularly those who are disadvantaged and vulnerable.

We work in a variety of community-based settings, including people's homes, residential facilities and secure settings across metropolitan, rural and regional Victoria.

We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated. All jobs can be worked flexibly, and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from diverse backgrounds and abilities. .

If you’re having any trouble viewing this ad and would like it or any attachments in an accessible format (such as large print), please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on the ad.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit Department of Families, Fairness and Housing Victoria | Jobs (www.dffh.vic.gov.au/jobs)


The Administration Officer provides assistance to the Child Protection program and will be responsible for a range of key tasks from preparation of high-level correspondence, complaint management, diary management, meeting preparation, minute taking, coordination and management of a range of secretariat and administrative support functions.


  • Under general direction, provide assistance with office processes and corporate information systems such as records management, financial information, fleet management, client payments and ministerial correspondence.
  • Answer queries, provide timely advice and undertake general follow up action as required, including correctly redirecting incoming mail and queries.
  • Provide support and assistance in the presentation of meetings and conferences, including coordinating papers, organising venues, catering, agendas, taking minutes and follow-up actions and making travel and accommodation arrangements.
  • Keep accurate and complete records of your work activities in accordance with legislative requirements and the department's records, information security and privacy policies and requirements. Suggest system and process improvements and work in collaboration to implement the agreed solutions.

 Please open the position description to read more.


The department strongly recommends (but does not mandate) that employees maintain their COVID-19 vaccination status in accordance with current ATAGI (Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation) advice, given their individual circumstances. As of June 2023, DFFH does not require evidence of COVID-19 vaccination status.


All VPS employees (and ex-VPS employees with extended access to the Jobs and Skills Exchange website) MUST apply via the Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) <https://jse.vic.gov.au/user/login?destination=/new-home-page> portal.

Applicants are encouraged to apply online. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.
Applicants are required to submit a CV and Cover Letter (max 2 pages) outlining their suitability to the role in line with the Key Selection Criteria. 
Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process. 
Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit Department of Families, Fairness and Housing Victoria | Jobs (www.dffh.vic.gov.au/jobs)

Please apply to submit your interest in this position.

Administration Officer, Child Protection (VPSG2)

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Pina Molea | pina.molea@dffh.vic.gov.au

Administration Officer, Child Protection (VPSG2)