Member, Suitability Panel | Melbourne - CBD

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Posted on 10-Jan-2019
Application Close Date: 03-Feb-2019
Melbourne - CBD
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The Minister for Child Protection, Luke Donnellan MP, is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified people to appoint as members of the Suitability Panel in Victoria.

The Suitability Panel, established under the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005, conducts hearings and makes findings as to whether or not an out-of-home carer who is alleged to have sexually or physically abused a child should be disqualified from being a carer, or whether a carer who has been disqualified should have their disqualification removed.

There are eight Panel member positions to be appointed.  Members will be chosen from a variety of relevant disciplines including law, social work, psychology, the treatment of sex offenders and other relevant disciplines.

The Victorian Government is committed to ensuring the diversity of our boards represents the diversity of our communities. Women, Indigenous people, people with a disability, young people, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Applicants will be shortlisted on the basis of the selection criteria contained in the position statement.

How to Apply:

Applicants are required to register an account on the Get on Board website prior to applying online. Once you have registered an account with Get on Board, please click the apply online button below. 

You will have the opportunity to address the key selection criteria and outline relevant qualifications and experience at this point. The key selection criteria is outlined in the position statement.

Applicants should upload a current curriculum vitae with their application.

Applicants should view the position statement, applications form and resume template and appointment and remuneration guidelines attached to the advertisement prior to applying.

For all enquiries regarding the appointment process, please contact Julie Paxton, (03) 9032 3255 or at

Applications close midnight, 3 February 2019.