CPP-5.1 Senior Child Protection Practitioner (Supervisory)
Number of vacancies available: 1 Office Location(s): Horsham (can be flexibe with work location) Position Summary: The West Division Child Protection Program prides itself on its commitment to making children safe, supporting stronger families, and protecting future generations. The dynamic and professional practitioners located within our Child Protection Program service a diverse client base within one of Victoria's outstanding regional centres. An outstanding opportunity currently exists for a highly motivated individual to either join the Horsham based team or provide leadership in this role in a remote capacity.
Success in this role in a remote capacity will require a demonstrated ability to quickly establish strong relationships with sector partners and Area based child protection practitioners and senior managers. Your leadership will be evidenced by your ability to operate independently and will be highly regarded. In the context of a whole of community approach, Senior Child Protection Practitioners have a specific statutory role in protecting children and young people from harm and promoting their rights and healthy development.
This role may at times be required to operate outside normal office hours (at night and on weekends and public holidays) with relevant overtime or time in lieu provisions applying. Rural employees may be required to participate in an on-call roster. Pivotal to your success in this challenging yet fulfilling role, ideal candidates will possess; A commitment to working with children, young people and families An ability to effectively engage to provide families with the optimum capacity for chan An approach which continually improve your skills and knowledge to further develop your professional practice In return you will receive; Support and assistance to relocate or operate remotely Supervision by Leaders in the field Exposure to innovative Social Work Practices Ongoing Professional Development Make the decision to pursue a fulfilling professional career and help Victorian families.
It's a great time to join the team. 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: 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..