Introducing ACWA Job Central

ACWA Job Central is the one stop shop for available jobs in the community services sector

Providing this central service for people searching for work in the community services sector will make the process of finding the right candidates for the right jobs so much easier. ACWA is the professional association for all community workers regardless of their occupational title and we want to ensure that well qualified and experienced community workers can find the specialised work they seek and that employers can be assured of high calibre candidates for positions they are advertising.

ACWA Job Central, powered by our ingenious partner uWorkin, gives you every job in the community services sector at your fingertips. You will find website easy to use and the one stop shop you have been searching for. You can refine your search and get alerts when a suitable job is advertised. If you’re a jobseeker, membership of the jobs and talent community is free.

Begin your employment search

Follow the link to ACWA Job Central or take a look at the featured ads below. And don't forget it you're a community worker you are eligible for quick and discounted police checks through our partnership with National Crime Check. Learn more here.

Advertise your job with ACWA

If you have a community services sector job opportunity and would like to reach practitioners dedicated to excellence we encourage you to make contact with us via info@acwa.org.au. ACWA offers an attractive advertising deal that includes promoting your ad on ACWA Job Central. 

Featured Jobs

Commit to a career in Child Protection

Child Protection Practitioner
Department of Health & Human Services (VIC)

Child Protection
Protecting our most vulnerable children from harm is one of the most important jobs you can do. As a Child Protection Practitioner, you’ll:
  • Make a difference in vulnerable children’s lives
  • Benefit from ongoing learning and development
  • Be challenged and rewarded every day
  • Be based in Victoria
Skills and experience
Are you passionate about social work or child welfare? We love to hear from you!

We are looking for social work, psychology or welfare graduates as well as experienced child protection/child and family welfare professionals to join our teams. You must have a valid driver’s licence to be considered for this role.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Assessing children and young people whom are in need of protection
  • Conducting risk assessments and investigations
  • Working collaboratively with families, community services organisations and other professionals to develop and implement effective plans for children
  • Managing complex cases, problem solving and presenting matters to the Children’s Court of Victoria as required
  • As a senior practitioner or team manager, you will also be accountable for supporting and developing child protection practitioners, whilst demonstrating expertise in case practice and supervision.
  • Child Protection Practitioner (CPP3) $66,699 to $80,987
  • Advanced Child Protection Practitioner (CPP4) $82,574 to 93,689
  • Team Manager and Senior Child Protection Practitioner (CPP5) $95,275 to $115,276
There are various positions available across Victoria’s metropolitan and rural areas. To apply, please go to http://www.childprotectionjobs.dhhs.vic.gov.au/.

DHHS is building an inclusive workplace that embraces diversity of backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services aimed at enhancing the lives of vulnerable Victorians. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTI and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

In particular, our focus is on increasing the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Practitioners. If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicant, or if you have a disability, and require advice and support with the recruitment process, contact our Diversity Unit DiversityInclusion@dhhs.vic.gov.au

DHHS takes a zero-tolerance approach to abuse, including child abuse and abuse of people with disability. Employees are required to comply with all legal requirements including the Child Safe Standards to keep children safe from harm and abuse. Police Checks form part of the Department of Health and Human Services recruitment process.

For more information about the Department of Health and Human Services visit dhhs.vic.gov.au