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Child Protection Practitioner Opportuities

  • Innovative Child Protection Program
  • Senior Leadership Opportunities 
  • Outstanding Mildura location – Relocate Today

The Child Protection Program operating within the North Division is an innovative initiative aimed at enhancing the lives of children at risk.  The Program assumes Statutory responsibility under the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005 to provide child protection services to vulnerable children and their families.

Located in the Mildura Office, outstanding opportunities currently exist for highly motivated senior practitioners to join the vibrant Child Protection Team in the capacity of Team Manager & Senior Child Protection Practitioner. 

Your social work, psychology or welfare qualifications will be welcomed into a vibrant environment with a supportive and hard working team who share a common goal. You understand that small changes can have a real impact!

We offer;

  • Supervision by leaders in the field
  • The CP Rural Incentive Program
  • Ongoing training and professional development
  • Exposure to contemporary Social Work Practice

Make the decision to pursue a fulfilling professional career and help our families. This is an exciting time to join the Mildura team.  

Relocation assistance is available for successful candidates.

To find out more about living in Mildura and surrounding attractions please visit 

To apply please visit and select Mildura as your location of choice.  

For a confidential discussion please contact Teresa Cavallo on 03 5022 3111.  

Please quote Job Reference number: DHHS/ND/378482

Applications close: Wednesday, 3 May 2017

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Police Checks form part of the Department of Health & Human Services recruitment process.

The department promotes diversity and equal opportunity in employment and is committed to a more diverse workforce.

If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicant, or if you have a disability, and require advice and support with the recruitment process, please contact our Diversity Unit on [email protected]