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CPP5.1 Senior Child Protection Practitioner - Supervisory & Non Supervisory (Family Violence) (CPP 5.1)

Job posted: 13/09/2021
Applications close: 26/09/2021 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland | Bairnsdale

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

Salary: $102,637 - $113,410

Occupation: Community Services

Reference: VG/DFFH/CSO/00382892

Reference: VG/DFFH/CSO/00382892

Occupation: Community Services

Salary Range: $102,637 - $113,410

Work location: Gippsland | Bairnsdale

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:

3 positions available:

1 X Fixed Term Senior Child Protection Practitioner (Supervisory) until June 2022

1 x Ongoing Senior Child Protection Practitioner (Supervisory)

1 x Ongoing Senior Child Protection Practitioner (Family Violence)

The Senior Child Protection Practitioner (supervisory) is responsible for supporting and developing Child Protection Practitioners in the integration of theory and practice whilst demonstrating their expertise through case practice and the supervision of child protection practitioners. The Senior Child Protection Practitioner (supervisory) will work collaboratively with the Team Manager to strengthen case practice, provide effective service delivery and to support other practitioners in the development of 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 position will have supervisory responsibility, commensurate with their other duties.

The Senior Child Protection Practitioner – Family Violence is responsible for supporting and developing Child Protection Practitioners in the integration of theory and practice whilst demonstrating their expertise through case practice and the supervision of child protection practitioners. The Senior Child Protection Practitioner – Family Violence will work collaboratively with the Team Manager to strengthen case practice, to provide effective service delivery and to support other practitioners 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 position will also support child protection practitioners in the implementation of contemporary methods, systems and approaches to enhance the capacity of child protection teams to better respond to risk for children exposed to family violence. The Senior Child Protection Practitioner – Family Violence may have a portfolio lead with key family violence services and stakeholders to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

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>

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