Child Protection Team Manager Cpp5.2

Child Protection Team Manager Cpp5.2

Of | victoria, VIC, AU

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Description

The Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) works hard to create equal opportunities for all Victorians to live asafe, respected and valued life.

Our areas of focus are child protection, housing, disability, the prevention of family violence, multicultural affairs, LGBTQI+equality, veterans, women and youth. The work we do benefits thousands of Victorians, particularly those who aredisadvantaged and vulnerable.

We work in a variety of community-based settings, including people's homes, residential facilities and secure settings acrossmetropolitan, rural and regional Victoria.

We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated. All jobs can beworked flexibly, and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from diversebackgrounds and abilities. .

If you’re having any trouble viewing this ad and would like it or any attachments in an accessible format (such as largeprint), please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listedon the ad.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit Department of Families, Fairness andHousing Victoria | Jobs (www.dffh.vic.gov.au/jobs)

Department: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing
Contact: Kristie Wheat
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THE ROLE

The child protection Team Manager is responsible for effective service delivery, managing resources and budget, cases awaiting allocation and small teams of practitioners. The Team Manager has the formal delegation to endorse and review case 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 position will work collaboratively with the Senior Child Protection Practitioners to strengthen case practice, provide effective service delivery and to support other practitioners.
ACCOUNTABILITIES INCLUDE
1.Risk assessment and analysis - gathers information through a variety of sources and technologies in order to identify, articulate, and plan for the risks relating to each situation. Applies a strong forensic lens, and professional judgement, to analyse the available evidence.
2.Case planning review and case management - draws insights from assessment and analysis to formulate a meaningful and effective case plan, and reviews case progress and outcomes. Co-ordinates and leads the planning, review, and management of casework within DHHS and across other agencies and services.
3.Critical enquiry - uses evidence based frameworks to investigate issues, and is able to understand the root cause of each issue as well as the potential implications.
Please open the position description to read more.
VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS POLICY
The department may require its employees to be fully vaccinated against preventable diseases such as the current coronavirus (COVID-19). The department'sCOVID-19 Vaccination requirements policy(Word) outlines the requirements for existing employees, other workplace participants and prospective employees. Please read in full prior to applying.
HOW TO APPLY
All VPS employees (and ex-VPS employees with extended access to the Jobs and Skills Exchange website) MUST apply via theJobs and Skills Exchange(JSE)portal.
Applicants are encouraged to apply online. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.
Applicants are required to submit a CV and Cover Letter (max 2 pages) outlining their suitability to the role in line with the Key Selection Criteria.
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.
Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.
For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit Department of Families, Fairness and Housing Victoria | Jobs (www.dffh.vic.gov.au/jobs)
Please apply to submit your interest in this position.