Protecting our most vulnerable children from harm is one of the most important jobs you can do. YOU can help rewrite tomorrow, one child at a time.
Skills and Experience
We are looking for qualified social work, psychology or welfare graduates and experienced child protection and child and family welfare professionals to join us.
Working in your team as a child protection or advanced child protection practitioner, you will:
• manage your own cases
• conduct risk assessments, and
• undertake problem solving while managing complex cases and at times present matters to the Children’s Court of Victoria.
Are you experienced in mental health, education or considering a return to child protection practice? We would love to hear from you!
As a senior practitioner or team manager, you will support the development of child protection practitioners, whilst demonstrating expertise in case practice and supervision.
You will also engage in learning and development to support you in this challenging and rewarding role.
The Department of Health & Human Services is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people employed with the department. In particular, our focus is on increasing the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child protection practitioners.
• Child Protection Practitioner (CPP3) $62,535 to $75,930
• Advanced Child Protection Practitioner (CPP4) $77,418 to $87,838
• Team Manager and Senior Child Protection Practitioner (CPP5) $89,327 to $108,078
There are various positions available across Victoria’s metropolitan and rural areas. To view these, please go towww.dhs.vic.gov.au/childprotectionjobs
The department promotes diversity and equal opportunity in employment and is committed to a more diverse workforce.
If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicant, or if you have a disability, and require advice and support with the recruitment process, please contact our Diversity Unit on DiversityInclusion@dhhs.vic.gov.au