Pathway to Good Health Coordinator (CYF4)

Job posted: 05/08/2022
Applications close: 22/08/2022 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

Salary: $99,009 - $109,247

Occupation: Community Services

Reference: VG/DFFH/WD/683490

Reference: VG/DFFH/WD/683490

Occupation: Community Services

Salary Range: $99,009 - $109,247

Work location: Melbourne | Western 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)



Are you:

  • Child-centred, with a commitment to securing positive outcomes and enhancing opportunities for children and young people accessing out of home care?
  • Able to navigate both health and out of home care sectors effectively?
  • A strong communicator who can build effective relationships.
  • Highly organised and outcome driven?

Role purpose

The Pathway to Good Health coordinator role sits within the Placement and Support Planning unit and will report to the Health, Education and Assessment Coordinator in West Metro. The coordinator will drive referrals for timely and appropriate comprehensive health assessments for eligible children in out of home care to support access to the Pathway to Good Health clinics.

The coordinator will closely with all stakeholders including child protection practitioners, agency staff, the Health and Education Coordinator and the Royal Children's Hospital Clinic Coordinator to provide information, advice and support with the referral process and problem solve barriers to attendance.

The position will assist with referrals from children and young people across North and West metropolitan areas.



The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment that is safe and without risk to the health of its workers and clients.  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.  Subject to exceptions, only employees or other workplace participants with up-to-date vaccination status (see definitions section of the policy) against COVID-19 and who provide evidence of their Vaccination Status are permitted to work for the department outside their ordinary place of residence.  For this role, you are required to submit proof of vaccination prior to commencement.  Please refer to the above link for more information. 

For more information on the accountabilities and key selection criteria, qualifications and/or requirements for the role please refer to the attached Position Description.



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. 

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 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)

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

Pathway to Good Health Coordinator (CYF4)

Job type:

Part time

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Angela Cavallaro | 0439 020 543

Pathway to Good Health Coordinator (CYF4)