Solicitor, Child Protection Jurisdictional Partnerships - Gippsland (Sol3)

Job posted: 14/09/2021
Applications close: 28/09/2021 (Midnight)
10 days remaining

10 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland | Sale

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

Salary: $88,955 - $100,930

Occupation: Legal

Reference: VG/DFFH/CSO/00564732

Reference: VG/DFFH/CSO/00564732

Occupation: Legal

Salary Range: $88,955 - $100,930

Work location: Gippsland | Sale

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.


The Solicitor is responsible for providing state-wide legal advice, support and representation for Child Protection Practitioners in child protection litigation matters in the Children's Courts and associated courts.

Are you

  • Interested in working in a dynamic and challenging work environment that makes a difference to children and families?
  • Committed to providing legal advice to assist some of Victoria's most vulnerable people?
  • Capable of providing excellent client services and committed to working as part of a professional team?



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.

Solicitor, Child Protection Jurisdictional Partnerships - Gippsland (Sol3)

Job type:

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Anna Sandt, Manager CP Jurisdictional Partnerships | 0437 145 200

Solicitor, Child Protection Jurisdictional Partnerships - Gippsland (Sol3)