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Apply for a job

To apply for a job in Child Protection, visit the webpage.

You can find out about the levels of practitioners and view their position descriptions at What roles are available?.

Before you apply, make sure that you have an up-to-date resume and academic transcripts ready to upload. Applications can take 20-30 minutes.


International recruitment and relocation

Applications from international candidates requiring sponsorship and relocation support are now open.

Please visit the International Recruitment and Relocation webpage for more information.

Please note, if you are an international candidate with your own visa and are heading to Australia (or here already), we would welcome your application for a job in Child Protection, via


Child Protection Employment Program (CPEP)

This program provides final year students and recent graduates with learning experiences relevant to the Victorian Child Protection Program.

More information can be found at the Child Protection Employment Program webpage.


After you have applied

After you apply, you may need to wait for up to four weeks before the next stage. This can be due to limited vacancies or other activities occurring in the area or office of your choice. We’ll contact you via email if there are delays.

If you have any questions, you can contact us via


Safety Screening Paperwork

As part of the Child Protection recruitment process you will be required to complete the following form:

If you have any questions, please email