Child Protection Practice Leader, Case Planning, CPP5.2, Mildura (CPP 5.2)

Job posted: 15/07/2021
Applications close: 28/07/2021 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North West Region | Mildura

Job type: Full time / Until 31/12/2021

Organisation: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

Salary: $111,736 - $122,348

Occupation: Community Services

Reference: VG/DFFH/CSO/00521126

Reference: VG/DFFH/CSO/00521126

Occupation: Community Services

Salary Range: $111,736 - $122,348

Work location: North West Region | Mildura

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 people and people from diverse backgrounds and abilities.


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

The Practice Leader (Case Planning) has the formal delegation to endorse case plans under the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005 including using family-led decision making approaches where appropriate, and is responsible for providing expert case advice and leadership; supporting and developing child protection practitioners in the integration of theory and practice while demonstrating expertise through case management. The role may also undertake case practice quality audits and provide regular practice forums and reflective practice sessions.

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?



Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

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 further information please visit the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing <https://www.vic.gov.au/department-families-fairness-and-housing>

Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this position.

Child Protection Practice Leader, Case Planning, CPP5.2, Mildura (CPP 5.2)

Job type:

Full time / Until 31/12/2021

Job classification:

CPP 5.2


Nadia Robertson | 03 5022 3111

Child Protection Practice Leader, Case Planning, CPP5.2, Mildura (CPP 5.2)