Permanent Care Worker (CYF3)

Job posted: 07/06/2021
Applications close: 21/06/2021 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Negotiable

Job type: Full time / Until 17/10/2021

Organisation: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

Salary: $84,630 - $95,197

Occupation: Community Services

Reference: VG/DFFH/CSO/381394

Reference: VG/DFFH/CSO/381394

Occupation: Community Services

Salary Range: $84,630 - $95,197

Work location: Negotiable

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.


This is a great opportunity for someone interested in delivering advanced casework that supports infants and children being placed with a permanent care family. This position includes assessment and training of families for permanent care, assessing and preparing children for placement, placement of children, and supporting families both before and after legalisation of their placements.

The role supports permanent care parents to provide children with a family experience that promotes emotional wellbeing and enhances children's capacity to form meaningful relationships as adults. This position offers the successful applicant the opportunity to substantially develop and extend their already highly developed skills and knowledge in a very complex area of work that is not only interesting and diverse but also hugely rewarding.


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.

Permanent Care Worker (CYF3)

Job type:

Full time / Until 17/10/2021

Job classification:



Angelique Phillips | (0447 339 247)

Permanent Care Worker (CYF3)