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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection PractitionerDepartment of Health and Human Services
Opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Child Protection Protecting our most vulnerable children from harm is one of the most important jobs you can do. YOU can help rewrite tomorrow, one child at a time. • Ongoing learning and development • Challenging and rewarding role • Make a difference in vulnerable children's lives Skills and Experience Are you passionate about social work or child welfare? We would love to hear from you We are looking for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander social work, psychology or welfare graduates as well as experienced child protection/child and family welfare professionals to join our teams.
You must have a valid driver's licence to be considered for this role. Key responsibilities include: • 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 • As a senior practitioner or team manager, you will also be accountable for supporting and developing child protection How to Apply: For more information on these positions please contact Mikala Purton 03 9096 7933. To apply, click on 'Apply Now'.
You will be directed to our child protection jobs site where you can access the job description and additional information about a career in child protection . You will need to provide your resume and academic transcripts when completing the application form. ONLY ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER PEOPLE ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY AS THIS POSITION IS EXEMPT UNDER THE SPECIAL MEASURES PROVISION OF S12(1) OF THE EQUAL OPPORTUNITY ACT (VIC).