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Specialist Child Safety Investigator

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Organisation : Child and Family Services Ballarat

Location : VIC Regional (Ballarat)

Work type : Part-time

Sector : Children, Community Development, Community Support Services, Families, Law, Justice & Human Rights, Youth & Young People

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 15 Sep, 2019

About the role

  • Ongoing Part Time 0.6 EFT (22.8 hours per week)
  • Based in Ballarat
  • Attractive Salary Packaging options

About the role

The Specialist Child Safety Investigator is responsible for leading internal investigations and case reviews to ensure the highest level of child safety within Cafs. The position is responsible for exercising relevant managerial responsibility in line with Cafs organisational goals, legislative requirements and best practice principles for these investigations and case reviews. The role will lead the development of strategies to develop and expand quality investigation processes and case reviews. This position will work closely with the Child Safety Officer, Child Safety Committee and the Programs and Services Team.


Tertiary qualifications in Psychology, Social Work, Welfare or a commensurate degree is required. Formal training in conducting investigation and/or case reviews is preferred.

Significant experience in child protection or equivalent child safety.

If we could construct the optimal you:

You are passionate about preventing harm to children. You are an excellent judge of character and can use logical thinking and clear investigative skills. You are patient and resilient in the face of hard situations, as well as a skilled communicator. You are a team player and a leader who is able to develop and maintain positive relationships and culture in the workplace.

 Further information

For a confidential discussion please call Shirl Lamperd, Quality and Compliance Manager on (03) 5337 3333. 

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Child and Family Services Ballarat

Cafs is proud to be an inclusive and equal opportunity organisation. We embrace it, value it, celebrate it and support it for the benefit of our employees, our volunteers, our service users and our community. We welcome applications from a range of people including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, People with disabilities, LGBTIQ+ people and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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