Metro & Regional Available (State Wide)
A strong commitment to develop and support Child Protection Practitioners
Work collaboratively with your team to strengthen case practice and to provide effective service delivery
Highly rewarding career opportunities
Being a Child Protection Practitioner means making real change to the lives of our communities most vulnerable children and families. A career in child protection will provide a range of professional pathways that support your personal growth and development. We offer a supportive team approach, quality supervision with great training and development.
Advanced Child Protection Practitioner (CPP4) $90,067 to $102,192
We are looking for entry level (CPP3) and experienced child protection/child and family welfare professionals (CPP4 & CPP5) to join our child protection teams. Advanced Child Protection Practitioners work with more complex cases and situations. You need a minimum of two years case work experience in child and family social work.
Assessing children and young people who are in need of protection
Conducting risk assessments and investigations
Working collaboratively with families, community services organisations and other professionals to develop and implement effective plans for children
Managing complex cases, problem solving and presenting matters to the Children's Court of Victoria as required
Supporting and developing Child Protection Practitioners in the integration of theory and practice while demonstrating your expertise through case practice
Working collaboratively with the Team Manager to strengthen case practice
Provide effective service delivery and support other practitioners
To be a child protection practitioner you need a current and valid driver's licence, a Working With Children Check and a recognised Social Work, Psychology or Community Work qualification.
Make the decision to pursue a fulfilling professional career and make a difference in vulnerable children's lives.