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Advanced Child Protection Practitioner

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Organisation : Department of Health and Human Services

Location : VIC Regional (Horsham)

Work type : Contract/Temporary

Sector : Community Development

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 2 Feb, 2021

About the role

Number of vacancies available: 2 positions available 

Office Location(s): Horsham Office

Position Summary: In the context of a whole of community approach, Advanced Child Protection Practitioners have a specific statutory role in protecting children and young people from harm and promoting their rights and healthy development.

 

Are you

  • Committed to working with children, young people and families?
  • Able to effectively engage to provide families with the optimum capacity for change?
  • Continually improving your skills and knowledge to further develop your professional practice?

 

This role may at times be required to operate outside normal office hours (at night and on weekends and public holidays) with relevant overtime or time in lieu provisions applying. Rural employees may be required to participate in an on-call roster.

Relocation expenses and accommodation support may be negotiated.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services develops and delivers policies, programs and services that support and enhance the wellbeing of all Victorians. Our services are in line with the government's vision for making Victoria a stronger, more caring and innovative state.

Our vision is to achieve the best health, wellbeing and safety of all Victorians so that they can live a life they value.

We are building an inclusive workplace that embraces diversity of backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services aimed at enhancing the lives of vulnerable Victorians.

The department is committed to the safety of its clients. The department takes a zero tolerance approach to abuse, including child abuse and abuse of people with disability.

Departmental employees are required to comply with all legal requirements including the Child Safe Standards to keep children safe from harm and abuse.

All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTI and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

If you want a career within a department striving to make Victoria the best place to be and helping shape communities we all want to be part of, then we encourage you to apply.

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, contact our Diversity Unit on DiversityInclusion@dhhs.vic.gov.au.

The department has a zero tolerance towards violence within the workplace and recognises the rights of all staff to be free from violence and gender-related discrimination.

How to apply

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


Please quote in application: Advanced Child Protection Practitioner via Pro Bono Australia.


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