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Child Protection Practice Leader (CPP5.2) After Hours Services - Part Time (CPP 5.2)

Job posted: 14/07/2021
Applications close: 28/07/2021 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

Salary: $111,736 - $122,348

Occupation: Community Services

Reference: VG/DFFH/SSG/00381187

Reference: VG/DFFH/SSG/00381187

Occupation: Community Services

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

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern 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 people and people from diverse backgrounds and abilities.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Child Protection Practice Leader (After Hours Service - AHS) is responsible for providing expert case practice advice and leadership; supporting and developing Child Protection Practitioners in the integration of theory and practice while demonstrating expertise through case management. The role involves compulsory shift work across all days and shift cycles and includes shift penalties and additional leave entitlements. Overtime is also a requirement of this position.

This role is required to operate outside normal office hours (evening, at night and on weekends and public holidays) with relevant overtime or time in lieu provisions applying.

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?

The child protection Practice Leader 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 Practice Leader supports practice to 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. The Practice Leader also undertakes case practice quality audits and provides regular practice forums and reflective practice sessions

HOW TO APPLY:

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 (CPP5.2) After Hours Services - Part Time (CPP 5.2)

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

CPP 5.2

Contact:

Erin Siede | 0427 729 120

Child Protection Practice Leader (CPP5.2) After Hours Services - Part Time (CPP 5.2)