Registration and Assessment Officer (VPSG3)

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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / to 30/06/2023

Organisation: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

Salary: $72,751 – $88,336

Occupation: Regulatory Governance and Compliance

Reference: VG/DFFH/VDWC/568171A

The Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) works hard to create equal opportunities for all Victorians to live a safe, respected and valued life.

Our areas of focus are child protection, housing, disability, the prevention of family violence, multicultural affairs, LGBTQI+ equality, veterans, women and youth. The work we do benefits thousands of Victorians, particularly those who are disadvantaged and vulnerable.

We work in a variety of community-based settings, including people’s homes, residential facilities and secure settings across metropolitan, rural and regional Victoria.

We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated. All jobs can be worked flexibly, and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from diverse backgrounds and abilities. .

If you’re having any trouble viewing this ad and would like it or any attachments in an accessible format (such as large print), please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on the ad.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit Department of Families, Fairness and Housing Victoria | Jobs (


The Registration Operations and Development team is responsible for the registration of disability workers and students in accordance with the Disability Service Safeguards Act 2018 (the Act). The team also provides support to the Disability Worker Registration Board of Victoria to fulfil its regulatory functions.

Registration demonstrates that disability workers have been independently assessed as safe, skilled and professional and supports a safer, stronger disability sector.


  • Undertake accurate and timely initial assessment of applications for disability worker registration in accordance with the Act, registration standards, and the Commission’s policies and procedures.
  • Enter accurate and timely data using the Commission’s case management system to ensure the quality and integrity of registration and accreditation information related to disability workers and disability students.
  • Prepare correspondence and relevant documentation and reports about registration and accreditation matters.

Please open the position description to read more.


The department may require its employees to be fully vaccinated against preventable diseases such as the current coronavirus (COVID-19). The department’s COVID-19 Vaccination requirements policy(Word) outlines the requirements for existing employees, other workplace participants and prospective employees. Please read in full prior to applying.


The Equal Opportunity Act 2010, provides for lawful ‘Special Measure’ provisions, therefore the following has been applied to this role.
This is a Prioritised role – If you have a disability, please apply. You will be given priority consideration.


All VPS employees (and ex-VPS employees with extended access to the Jobs and Skills Exchange website) MUST apply via the
Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) <> portal.

Applicants are encouraged to apply online. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.
Applicants are required to submit a CV and Cover Letter (max 2 pages) outlining their suitability to the role in line with the Key Selection Criteria.
Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.
Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit Department of Families, Fairness and Housing Victoria | Jobs (

Please apply to submit your interest in this position.

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