- $91,418 - $103,725 per annum pro rate + Superannuation
- Job posted on: 28th Nov 2023
- Applications close:
The Advanced Child Protection Practitioner (RAHS) receives and assesses reports of alleged abuse and neglect of children and young people. They undertake investigations and develop plans to ensure the safety and wellbeing of children and young people is achieved.
Urgent rural area visits are conducted by the Rural After Hours Service (RAHS) team. This includes responding to cases where existing and new Child Protection clients are at significant risk and require an urgent out of hours response and consulting with AHS throughout the outreach about key decisions. RAHS operates an on-call, re-call model and practitioners participate on a roster and conduct emergency outreach visits as required at night, on weekends and public holidays. In addition to conducting outreach visits, RAHS practitioners will work a core number of days in the Child Protection office and undertake a variety of tasks that support Child Protection operations in the Area/Division.
External applicants relocating to an area in regional Victoria could be eligible for up to $16,000 worth of new starter financial incentives and relocation supplements as part of the Regional Recuitment and Incentive Program for Child Protection, in addition to existing financial incentives available under the VPS Agreement 2020 (such as Salary Packaging and annual Mobility payment) as well as a range of non-financial incentives.
If you live and work in an area classified as ‘remote' by the Australian Tax Office, you may also be eligible for additional salary packaging arrangements, such as mortgage interest, rental costs, and residential utilities.
For further information on this role please download a copy of the position description available on our website or contact Donna McKay at [email protected] using the subject line: Advanced Child Protection Practitioner, Rural After Hours - Warrnambool enquiry via EthicalJobs or call 03-5226-4418.
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