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CPP6 Child Protection Principal Practitioner - Investigation and Assessment (CPP6)

Job posted: 21/07/2021
Applications close: 03/08/2021 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time / 12 months

Organisation: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

Salary: $124,033 - $165,985

Occupation: Community Services

Reference: VG/DFFH/CSO/00611518

Reference: VG/DFFH/CSO/00611518

Occupation: Community Services

Salary Range: $124,033 - $165,985

Work location: Melbourne | Southern 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 Principal Practitioner has a primary aim to strengthen the skills and knowledge of child protection practitioners and build a child focussed family centred practice culture that integrates evidence from research and critical reflection. The Child Protection Principal Practitioner will undertake specialist assessments and interventions, case reviews, appeals and maintain case records, visit children, their parents, families and carers, and other professionals involved with clients of Child Protection. The Child Protection Principal Practitioner will provide high level expertise and offer secondary consultation and live supervision; facilitate staff mentoring and practice development; and provide leadership in the implementation of continuous improvement strategies based on clinical best practice.

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.

CPP6 Child Protection Principal Practitioner - Investigation and Assessment (CPP6)

Job type:

Full time / 12 months

Job classification:

CPP6

Contact:

Taanya Gounas, Direction Child Protection | taanya.gounas@dffh.vic.gov.au

CPP6 Child Protection Principal Practitioner - Investigation and Assessment (CPP6)