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Practice Leader Child Protection - 2 Positions Available (CPP 5.2)

Job posted: 04/08/2022
Applications close: 17/08/2022 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Ballarat

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

Salary: $114,830 - $125,735

Occupation: Community Services

Reference: VG/DFFH/WWD/666112

Reference: VG/DFFH/WWD/666112

Occupation: Community Services

Salary Range: $114,830 - $125,735

Work location: Western Region | Ballarat

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 

The child protection Practice Leader is responsible for providing expert case advice and leadership; supporting and developing child protection practitioners in the integration of theory and practice while demonstrating expertise through case management. The Practice Leader supports practice 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 Practice Leader also undertakes case practice quality audits and provides regular practice forums and reflective practice sessions.

  1. Adaptable: Is flexible and adaptable to change, and accepts and integrates new information as a matter of course.
  2. Decisive: Makes rational and sound decisions based on consideration of the facts and alternatives.
  3. Emotionally regulated: Regulates emotions in the face of distressing and alarming circumstances, to ensure the best outcomes are achieved for clients.

Mandatory Vaccination Requirements 

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. 

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.

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.

 

Practice Leader Child Protection - 2 Positions Available  (CPP 5.2)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

CPP 5.2

Contact:

Nerrida Vose | Nerrida.Vose@dffh.vic.gov.au or 03-5333-6530

Practice Leader Child Protection - 2 Positions Available  (CPP 5.2)