Senior Child Protection Practitioner (Supervisory), Case Management
Number of vacancies available: x1 (Full-time, Fixed term: Immediate start to 01/06/2020) Office Location(s): Shepparton Position Summary: The Senior Child Protection Practitioner (Supervisory) has a commitment to develop and support Child Protection Practitioners in the integration of theory and practice whilst demonstrating their expertise through case practice and the supervision of child protection practitioners. The Senior Child Protection Practitioner will work collaboratively with the Team Manager to strengthen case practice, to provide effective service delivery and to support other practitioners. Qualification Mandatory A recognised Social Work degree or a similar welfare or behavioural related degree which includes: (a) a primary focus on child development, human behaviour, family dynamics and/or impacts of trauma; and preferably (b) a practical component such as counselling or case work practice or A recognised Diploma of Community Services Work, or similar qualification which is studied over a minimum of two academic years of full-time study (or part time equivalent) and includes: (a) a primary focus on child development, human behaviour, family dynamics and/or impacts of trauma (b) supervised fieldwork placements (ideally completed within the child and family welfare sector) and at least one unit of study in case management, case work practice or counselling and A valid driver's licence.
A current Working with Children Check (WWCC) card. 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.
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For further information please visit the Department of Health and Human Services website: https://www.dhhs.vic.
gov.au/ 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.