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 community’s 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.
Skills and Experience
We are looking for experienced child protection/child and family welfare professionals to join our child protection teams.
Key responsibilities include
Assessing children and young people to bring about the changes necessary to ensure their safety, stability and development
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
Be responsible for 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 and a recognised Social Work degree or a similar welfare or behavioural related degree.
Make the decision to pursue a fulfilling professional career and make a difference in vulnerable children's lives.
Child Protection Practitioner (CPP3) $68,884 to $83,640
Advanced Child Protection Practitioner (CPP4) $85,279 to $96,759
Team Manager and Senior Child Protection Practitioner (CPP5) $98,396 to $119,052
For more information about the role descriptions of Child Protection Practitioners at different levels, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https://childprotectionjobs.dhhs.vic.gov.au/roles/role-descriptions.