Department of Health & Human Services VIC

Department of Health & Human Services VIC

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3.2857 out of 5

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1 out of 51.0
7 months ago

Scrum Master

May 2021

Scrum Master

Victoria, Australia
3 to 4 years in the role,

Too much Politics

The good things

Nothing good sorry. Too much politics. Being government sector, no work at all. Just words and processes
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The challenges

Too much politics. Being government sector, no work at all. Just words and processes
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3 persons found this helpful
4 out of 54.0
8 months ago

Administration and Support Officer

Apr 2021

Administration and Support Officer

Victoria, Australia
1 to 2 years in the role, former employee

Loved learning new skills

The good things

Great opportunities for development
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The challenges

Work culture not great unfortunately
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2 out of 52.0
8 months ago

Child Protection Practitioner

Mar 2021

Child Protection Practitioner

Victoria, Australia
1 to 2 years in the role,

A highly challenging role that can be very rewarding but the case loads are completely unmanageable.

The good things

Great people, interesting work.
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The challenges

Unrealistic case loads. No work life balance.
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2 persons found this helpful
4 out of 54.0
last year

Disability Support Worker

Nov 2020

Disability Support Worker

Victoria, Australia
3 to 4 years in the role, former employee

No two days are the same

The good things

Working with residents
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The challenges

Behaviours trying to help them to be calmer
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1 person found this helpful
2 out of 52.0
2 years ago

Administration Officer

Mar 2020

Administration Officer

Melbourne VIC, Australia

A waste of time.

The good things

Being about the put a government job on your resume
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The challenges

Government is still full of boombers who don’t want to change how they do things but want different results only to shut down every idea.
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12 persons found this helpful
3 out of 53.0
2 years ago

Advanced Disability Support Worker

Jan 2020

Advanced Disability Support Worker

East Melbourne VIC, Australia
3 to 4 years in the role, former employee

Roller-coaster turned into a runaway train!

The good things

Free training, annual increment and flexible shift work.
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The challenges

Next to no support from senior management especially since privatisation. Also, there had been some micro-managers around as well; there are also a lot of people taking advantage of the system and not doing the right thing. Most of the professional support services had dwindled.
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4 persons found this helpful
2 out of 52.0
2 years ago

Child Protection Practitioner

Jan 2020

Child Protection Practitioner

Wangaratta VIC, Australia
Less than 1 year in the role,

great opportunity to develop skills that can be transferred, this is the place to get them

The good things

The opportunity to develop conflict management, perseverance and case management skills is readily available
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The challenges

high turnover rate and burnout managers pose a challenge in the work place. Managers are not overly supportive of base line workers which leaves you with feelings of being unsupported and isolated in an already challenging field
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5 persons found this helpful
3 out of 53.0
2 years ago

Advanced Child Protection Practitioner

Dec 2019

Advanced Child Protection Practitioner

Warrnambool VIC, Australia
5 to 6 years in the role, former employee

Work colleagues were cordial and team work

The good things

Reasonable benefits and career advancement
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The challenges

Work culture and the pressure
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3 persons found this helpful
4 out of 54.0
2 years ago

Adviser

Nov 2019

Adviser

Footscray VIC, Australia
Less than 1 year in the role, former employee

Accepting and supportive culture

The good things

Fantastic culture of diversity and inclusion. Everybody is welcomed and the range of positions is great. I worked with two really supportive teams on contract and enjoyed it immensely.
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The challenges

Could not get permanent position.
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5 out of 55.0
2 years ago

Disability Support Worker

Sep 2019

Disability Support Worker

Ballarat VIC, Australia
1 to 2 years in the role, current employee

Great place to work, majority of workers great to work with, very rewarding work!

The good things

Great workers, awesome Supervisor
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The challenges

Shift work over 24 hrs sometimes hard with early starts and late finishes
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