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CPP5 Child Protection Senior Leadership Career Opportunities (CPP5)

Job posted: 10/11/2022
Applications close: 27/11/2022 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Other

Organisation: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

Salary: $103,920 - $125,735

Occupation: Community Services

Reference: VG/DFFH/ND/HMNEMACPP5

Reference: VG/DFFH/ND/HMNEMACPP5

Occupation: Community Services

Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735

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:

We can offer you -

  • Exposure to Innovative Social Work Practices
  • Attractive Relocation Assistance Package
  • Ongoing Professional Development
  • Generous leave entitlements
  • Work in a dynamic team environment

The North Division Child Protection Branch prides itself on its commitment to making children safe, supporting stronger families, and protecting future generations.  The dynamic and professional practitioners located within our Preston office service a diverse client base.

With new investment and additional funding in Child Protection within Victoria, we are looking for Senior Child Protection Practitioners and Team Managers (CPP5) to join our child protection teams in Preston.

Team Managers and Senior Practitioners require expertise in operations and practice and play a critical role in the operational management of child protection, innovative practice, safety of children, supervision and support of child protection practitioners.

Please quote the position number located on the position description for the specific role you are applying for.

VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS POLICY

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. Please read in full prior to applying.

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. 
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. 
Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

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)

Please apply to submit your interest in this position.