Apply for a job
To apply for a job in Child Protection, visit jobs.careers.vic.gov.au.
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 jobs.careers.vic.gov.au
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.
View the Recruitment process text version (Word).
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 email@example.com.
Safety Screening Paperwork
As part of the Child Protection recruitment process you will be required to complete the following form:
- DFFH pre-employment screening checks form (word)
- DFFH pre-employment screening checks form (pdf)
- DFFH Accessible – for sight readers – pre-employment screening checks form (word)
- DFFH NSS system national police check application form.docx
If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.