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Senior Child Protection Practitioner (Non-Supervisory) - CPP5 (CPP 5.1)

Job posted: 19/07/2021
Applications close: 30/07/2021 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Ballarat

Job type: Full time / Until 01/10/2021

Organisation: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

Salary: $101,120 - $111,734

Occupation: Community Services

Reference: VG/DFFH/WWD/380225B

Reference: VG/DFFH/WWD/380225B

Occupation: Community Services

Salary Range: $101,120 - $111,734

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 people and people from diverse backgrounds and abilities.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Senior Child Protection Practitioner (non-supervisory) is responsible for supporting and developing Child
Protection Practitioners in the integration of theory and practice whilst demonstrating their expertise through
case practice, working collaboratively with the Team Manager to strength case practice, provide effective
service delivery and support other practitioners. The Senior Child Protection Practitioner (non-supervisory)
may be responsible for receiving and assessing reports of alleged abuse and neglect of children and young
people, undertaking investigations and developing 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 This may include taking matters to court. The Senior Child Protection
Practitioner (non-supervisory) maintains a full case load, is a senior member of the team and works
collaboratively with the Team Manager to provide effective service delivery and support to other practitioners.

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.

Senior Child Protection Practitioner (Non-Supervisory) - CPP5 (CPP 5.1)

Job type:

Full time / Until 01/10/2021

Job classification:

CPP 5.1

Contact:

Bridie Baker | 03 5333 6203

Senior Child Protection Practitioner (Non-Supervisory) - CPP5 (CPP 5.1)