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Ballarat - Advanced Child Protection Practitioner

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Ballarat - Advanced Child Protection Practitioner

Central Highlands Area, Ballarat office

Ongoing – Full Time & Part Time

$88,955 - $100,930 (plus superannuation) 

Are you

·         Committed to working with children, young people, and families to make a difference in their lives?

·         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?

We are seeking child protection practitioners, senior leaders and child and family welfare professionals to join our child protection team in Ballarat.

Role Purpose:

The Advanced Child Protection Practitioner receives and assesses reports of alleged abuse and neglect of children and young people. They undertake investigations and develop plans to bring about the changes necessary to ensure the safety, stability and development of children and young people and to promote the achievement of case plan objectives within specified timeframes. This may include taking matters to court.

Come join our outstanding child protection practitioners thriving in Ballarat. Steeped in history, Ballarat is Victoria’s largest inland city, founded on the wealth of the famous Victorian gold rush, a legacy that continues today in Ballarat’s grand architecture and streetscapes. Ballarat is a thriving hub of contemporary arts, events, food, brews, and wine with a fascinating heritage backdrop. Ballarat provides a cosmopolitan lifestyle and café culture, close to Melbourne with strong community connections through sport and culture. Ballarat provides an affordable lifestyle and has everything that you need. It is renowned for its excellent primary, secondary and tertiary educational options that rank in the top performers in the country. 

We can offer you:

·         Flexible work arrangements

·         Access to study leave

·         Extensive professional development

·         Generous leave entitlements

·         Competitive salaries

·         Negotiable relocation package

·         Attractive career advancement opportunities

·         A friendly and supportive workplace culture

Make the decision to pursue professional career and make a difference in vulnerable children’s lives.

Contact for further information: Kim McKinnis via 03 5333 6047 or

Reference number: DFFH/WWD/CPP4

Applications close: Midnight, Sunday 13/02/2022

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