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Case Practice Support Worker - 2 Positions Available (CPP2)

Job posted: 01/08/2022
Applications close: 15/08/2022 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Fixed Term 31/12/2023 and Ongoing

Organisation: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

Salary: $57,690 - $71,194

Occupation: Community Services

Reference: VG/DFFH/WWD/520696

Reference: VG/DFFH/WWD/520696

Occupation: Community Services

Salary Range: $57,690 - $71,194

Work location: Melbourne | Western 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)

 

Role Purpose 

We are seeking two Case Practice Support Workers within a team to provide a range of case support tasks for clients within the Child Protection program. The tasks include, but are not limited to, supervising contact visits between children and their families where there are safety or risk issues present, transporting children to services and providing support to child protection case managers.

  • Undertake the supervision of access visits between children/young people and their families and carers, as allocated by the supervisor.
  • Operate within a statutory framework and adhere to statutory procedures at all times.
  • Establish and maintain working relationships with service providers and case managers.
  • Ensure that the supervision and support of family contact sessions are consistent with Best Interest Principles.

Vaccination Requirement Policy 

The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment that 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).  The department's COVID-19 Vaccination requirements policy (Word) outlines the requirements for existing employees, other workplace participants and prospective employees.  Subject to exceptions, only employees or other workplace participants with up-to-date vaccination status (see definitions section of the policy) against COVID-19 and who provide evidence of their Vaccination Status are permitted to work for the department outside their ordinary place of residence.  For this role, you are required to submit proof of vaccination prior to commencement.  Please refer to the above link for more information. 

How to Apply

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.

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.

Case Practice Support Worker - 2 Positions Available (CPP2)

Job type:

Fixed Term 31/12/2023 and Ongoing

Job classification:

CPP2

Contact:

Robert Begley | Robert.Begley@dffh.vic.gov.au

Case Practice Support Worker - 2 Positions Available (CPP2)