Child Protection Deputy Area Operations Manager, Mallee Area

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Child Protection Deputy Area Operations Manager, Mallee Area

Job Description

Number of vacancies available: 1

Office Location(s): Mildura

Status: Full time, Fixed term until 3/12/2020

Position Summary:

  • Contemporary Child Protection Program
  • Drive sustainable change – Senior Leadership Opportunity
  • Outstanding Mildura location

 The Child Protection Program operating within the North Division is an innovative service aimed at enhancing the lives of children at risk.  The Program assumes Statutory responsibility under the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005 to provide child protection services to vulnerable children and their families.

 Located in the Mildura Office, an outstanding fixed term opportunity currently exists for a highly motivated Deputy Area Operations Manager to join the vibrant Child Protection Team. This outstanding management opportunity is pivotal to the effective leadership and functioning of the Program.

As a valued member of the Senior Leadership team, the successful individual will possess demonstrable expertise in operations and practice and play a critical role in the supervision and support of child protection practitioners.

Your social work, psychology or welfare qualifications will be welcomed into a supportive and hardworking team who share a common goal.  You understand that small changes can have a real impact. 

  We offer;

  • Supervision by leaders in the field

  • Ongoing professional development
  • Exposure to contemporary Social Work Practice
  • The CP Rural Incentive Program

This is a genuine opportunity to contribute to long term and sustainable change for those children most at risk.

Relocation assistance available for successful candidates.

For a confidential discussion please contact Teresa Cavallo Ph: 0429 394 676

To learn more about what Mildura has on offer, please click on the following link.

How to Apply:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note:

For this role, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document. Applicants are strongly encouraged to review our Careers Page. This page provides information on the department's recruitment and pre-employment screening processes.  Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

Click 'Apply Now' below to submit your interest in this role.
For further information please visit the Department of Health and Human Services website:

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.

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