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Advanced Child Protection Practitioner - multiple locations across Victoria

Advanced Child Protection Practitioner - multiple locations across Victoria

Job Title: Advanced Child Protection Practitioner - multiple locations across Victoria
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Industry: Social Work
Reference: CPP290321
Contact Name: Sonia de Burgh
Contact Email:
Job Published: 06 April 2021
Job Description
If you are an experienced Child Protection Social Worker looking for your next career move, we have a fantastic opportunity for you. Our Government client is looking for someone to make a difference in the lives of vulnerable children and their families in multiple metro and rural locations across Victoria.


THE ROLE:
  • Receive and Assess reports of Alleged abuse and neglect of children and young people
  • Develop necessary plans to ensure safety, stability and development of children and young people - including taking matter to court
  • Co-ordinate and lead case planning review and case management
  • Provide advice and consultation to people who report concerns about children and young people
  • Assess children and families where it is believed a child is at risk of significant harm
  • Understand and apply culturally informed practise that is focused on the child in the context of their family
  • Leads children, families, and stakeholders through child protection assessment and decision making in an open, informed, proactive, and assertive manner
  • Effectively use business technology, systems, procedures, and financial & political nous to achieve best outcome(s) for clients

THE REQUIREMENT:

  • Recognised Social Work degree or similar welfare or behavioural related degree or recognised Diploma of Community Services Work
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • 2 years + experience in child protection, development, human behaviour, family dynamics and/or impacts of trauma
  • Able to work confidently with families impacted by drug and alcohol abuse, family violence, Aboriginal children and families, etc.
  • Understanding of the Child, Youth and Families Act (2005) practise, including core responsibilities and principles of the Act

WHY TAYLORCARE:


We are passionate about giving back and support three charities through our business: RUOK, A21 Campaign & Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia. So as we place you into a job, we in turn donate to the charities we support.


WHAT TO DO NEXT:

If this sounds like the next career move for you, contact Kate or Sonia on 02 9810 4498  or email your CV to sonia@taylorcare.com.au