Child Protection Practice Leader- Cheltenham - VIC

Child Protection Practice Leader- Cheltenham - VIC

Job Title: Child Protection Practice Leader- Cheltenham - VIC
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Reference: 3134813
Contact Name: Sonia de Burgh
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 16, 2021 12:01

Job Description

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Role Purpose
The child protection Practice Leader is responsible for providing expert case advice and leadership; supporting and developing child protection practitioners in the integration of theory and practice while demonstrating expertise through case management.

The Practice Leader supports practice to 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.

The Practice Leader also undertakes case practice quality audits and provides regular practice forums and reflective practice sessions.

To be eligible to apply you will need the following
• 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

• 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

• A valid driver’s licence.
• A current Working with Children Check (WWCC) card.

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