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Advanced Child Protection Practitioner, Case Contracting (CPP4)

Job posted: 02/05/2022
Applications close: 22/05/2022 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

Salary: $88,955 - $100,930

Occupation: Community Services

Reference: VG/DFFH/ND/378553A

Reference: VG/DFFH/ND/378553A

Occupation: Community Services

Salary Range: $88,955 - $100,930

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)

POSITION SUMMARY

Are you

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


An exciting opportunity exists for an Advanced Child Protection Practitioner on an ongoing - full time basis to join our dedicated child protection team in Preston.

The Advanced Child Protection Practitioner receives and assesses reports of alleged abuse and neglect of children and young people. They undertake investigations and develop 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. This may include taking matters to court.

MANDATORY VACCINATION POLICY 

The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its workers and clients. The department may require its employees to be fully vaccinated against preventable diseases such as the current coronavirus (COVID-19) based on Victorian Chief Health Officer's Directions as issued and updated from time to time. Vaccination requirements may differ from role to role based on their risk category and the duties performed. The department's policy available via this link outlines the risk categories and requirements for employees working for the department. Where relevant, proof of immunisation status may be required.

For this role, you are required to submit proof of vaccination prior to commencement.

The department's vaccination policy can found via this link: https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/community-services-sector-vaccination-requirements-policy-doc

HOW TO APPLY:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.
Please note, for this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.
Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.
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.  
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)
Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this position.

Advanced Child Protection Practitioner, Case Contracting (CPP4)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

CPP4

Contact:

Raelene Matejka | Raelene.Matejka@dffh.vic.gov.au or ph: 9479 0328

Advanced Child Protection Practitioner, Case Contracting (CPP4)