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The Department of Families, Fairness and Housing offers a number of career opportunities, located both in metropolitan Melbourne and rural Victoria. We have roles available from entry level to executive officer.

Whether you are starting your career or have extensive experience, if you are interested in making Victoria a fairer and safer place, we have a role for you.

We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, LGBTQI+ people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.  Find out more about Aboriginal employment at the department.

Explore further information about careers within the department:

Child Protection

Child protection practitioners work for the Victorian government to investigate the safety and wellbeing of children at risk. The work is rewarding and challenging with various opportunities from entry level to senior management.

Find out more about roles in Child Protection.

Housing Services

Housing services officers operate across the state, and work to provide affordable and secure housing assistance to low-income people.

Find out more about roles in Housing Services.

Forensic Disability Services

Forensic Disability Services support people with cognitive disability and who are involved in the criminal justice system. Entry level roles are available as well as opportunities for those with qualifications in disability, psychology and clinical areas.

Find out more about roles in Forensic Disability Services.

Family Safety Victoria

Family Safety Victoria (FSV) drives key elements of Victoria’s family violence strategy and coordinates support for families to help them care for children and young people.

find out more about Family Safety Victoria.

 The Orange Door

The Orange Door is a free service for adults, children and young people who are experiencing or have experienced family violence and families who need extra support with the care, wellbeing and development of children.

Find out more about careers at The Orange Door.

Homes Victoria

Homes Victoria supports all Victorians to have access to safe, secure and affordable housing.

Find out more about careers at Homes Victoria

Other careers in the department

The department has career opportunities in policy development and project management, contract management and corporate services, such as information technology, accounting, law, human resources, communications, financial analysis and administration. These roles support the day-to-day running of the department and in furthering the departments' goal of Victoria becoming fairer and safer for all.

COVID-19 vaccination

The department strongly recommends (but does not mandate) that employees maintain their COVID-19 vaccination status in accordance with current ATAGI (Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation) advise given their individual circumstances. As of June 2023, DFFH does not require evidence of COVID-19 vaccination status.