Work at the Centre

The Centre is a diverse and inclusive workplace, committed to the health, wellbeing and cultural safety of our staff. We encourage applicants of any background, culture, gender, and experience to apply for roles as they become vacant.

 The Centre and its staff must comply with a range of statutory requirements including equal opportunity, occupational health and safety and privacy. The Centre requires staff to comply with its policies and procedures and related statutory requirements.

Benefits and perks

  • Up to three days additional leave over Christmas/New Year period
  • Attractive not-for-profit salary packaging
  • Flexible working hours
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) available
  • Leave loading of 17.5%

Positions vacant

Senior Project Manager, Residential Care Sector OHS Capability Program

The Senior Project Manager will lead the 2-Year Residential Care Sector OHS Capability Program which started in 2021 in the development and implementation of initiatives and projects, including the development of supporting procedure and policy

Applications close: 15 August 2021

Director, Strategic Innovation

The Strategic Innovation Portfolio provides strategic leadership, advice and planning to ensure the effective development and delivery of key Centre and whole of child and family services sector organisations priorities and projects. The portfolio leads critical areas of work (such as sector sustainability, equity for children, families and young people experiencing vulnerability and voice of client projects). In addition to providing a leadership and strategy advice to the Chief Executive Officer and the Board including, as Secretary to the Board, the Strategic Innovation portfolio includes high profile Centre projects.

Applications close: This job has closed.

Media & Communications Adviser

The Media & Communications Adviser role will lead and craft proactive and responsive media coverage for the Centre, its CEO Deb Tsorbaris, as well as its campaigns and projects. You will be responsible for planning, pitching and managing media opportunities across print, radio, television and digital news. The Media & Communications Adviser will be integral to creating and leading the Centre’s media strategy for both internal and external media and communications. At the heart of this role is generating media leads that impact and involve children, young people and families.

Applications close: 5:00 PM AEST, 2nd Aug 2021
Contact: Nevena Spirovska:

Project Officer (Early Years)

This new role, sits within the Centre’s Social Policy and Research team and funded by DET, is designed to optimise the health, learning and cultural opportunities for children in Out of Home Care.

Applications close: 5:00 PM AEST, 30 July 2021

Coordinator - Learning & Business Development

The Coordinator – Learning and Business Development (LBD), is responsible for planning and implementing learning and development (L&D) activity for Centre members and non-members; community service organisations delivering child, youth and family services, and allied workforces

Applications close: 5:00 PM AEST, 6 August 2021

Foster Carer Connection Specialist – Fostering Connections

Are you experienced in the out of home care sector and keen to bring your expertise to a new challenge? Fostering Connections, the Victorian attraction and recruitment service for foster carers, is seeking a Foster Carer Connection Specialist

Applications close: 5:00 PM AEST, 8 August 2021

Casual Trainer

The LBD team are seeking enthusiastic and motivated trainers and assessors, who can enhance our students’ learning experience, knowledge and skills with their expertise.

Applications close: There is no formal close date on this advert.
Contact: Helen Evans or 9614 1577

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We appreciate and celebrate diversity in all its forms. We believe diversity of all kinds makes our teams, services and organisation stronger and more effective.
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