If you already have experience in an associated area, such as social work, psychology or welfare, then you can take your career to the next level as a Child Protection Practitioner. DFFH will support you with access to a broad range of professional development, training and education programs to help you develop your career. Our People strategy 2020 outlines our approach to building a vibrant and successful health and human services workforce across Victoria.
In 2020-21, the Victorian Government has invested $106.7m over the next four years to employ 239 new Child Protection Practitioners. This latest investment brings the total investment in our Child Protection workforce in Victoria to more than 900 new practitioners positions over the past five years and will help ensure our teams are well supported as we work with communities towards safer families together.