Employment Current Positions About the Centre The Centre is the peak body for child and family services in Victoria with over 150 organisations, students and individuals as members. We provide public policy and program advice, deliver sector training, facilitate and publish research, advocate for positive reform and work with our member agencies to make sure children and families have access to the services and support they need. We also provide consultancy services for the child and family services sector, which include developing frameworks, writing research-informed practice manuals, developing tools and resources, designing and delivering targeted training, working closely with community service organisations, local government and state government departments to build workforce capability. We run regular forums across a range of policy and practice areas to capture the views of child and family services organisations and their clients and manage various projects designed to improve practice in the sector. We are committed to achieving a diverse workforce and we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The following positions are currently available: Practice Lead – Evidence-Based Programs Implementation The Department has funded seven service providers in Victoria to test eight Evidence-Based Programs (EBPs) to improve outcomes for children, young people and their families. If you are passionate about Evidence-Based Programs (EBP) implementation, this position will play a critical role in researching, coordinating and delivering support in relation to the implementation of EBPs. Click here to learn more. Practice Lead – Common Elements Approach The Department, the Centre for Evidence and Implementation (CEI) and the Centre are partnering to trial the implementation of the Common Elements Approach across a number of child and family service delivery settings (e.g. family, care and leaving care services) during 2019. This role will support organisations participating in the Common Elements Approach trial to effectively implement the relevant elements, to build the capability of sector participants, and to enhance the skills and knowledge of the Centre to deliver effective implementation support. Click here to learn more. Practice Lead – Knowledge Building This position will play a key role in building knowledge across the entire sector, with a focus on what evidence-informed practices are being implemented across Victoria. The successful applicant will play a key role in strengthening workforce knowledge, skills and delivery of evidence-informed practices. Click here to learn more. To hear more upcoming opportunities within the Centre and the child and family services sector, subscribe to our email newsletter.