September 2019

VIT Registered Teachers and the Working With Children Check in Victoria

Mitchell Salmon  |  20/09/2019 9:27:55 AM

In September 2019 the Victorian Government and the VIT introduced a new requirement whereby people holding VIT registration must also link their VIT registration number to organisations outside of their employment where they work with children, eg. churches and youth groups. If a teacher’s registration is suspended or cancelled, WWCCV will notify the organisations where the teacher does child-related work (other than their teaching) that the teacher is no longer exempt from holding a WWCC.

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Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse by People in Religious Ministry

Mitchell Salmon  |  20/09/2019 9:22:05 AM

Under the Children, Youth and Families Act, people in religious ministries are now mandatory reporters of child abuse to Child Protection Services. Mandatory reporting refers to the legal requirement for nominated groups to report a reasonable belief of physical or sexual child abuse to authorities.

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Accreditation Policy for Ministers in Specific Ministry

Mitchell Salmon  |  10/09/2019 11:04:46 AM

A addendum has been added to the CCVT Accreditation and Endorsement Policy to articulate requriements and processes for people in Specific Ministry.

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CCVT Communications Officer Position Available

Mitchell Salmon  |  2/09/2019 8:59:39 AM

CCVT is seeking a communications officer for a 2 to 3 day per week role based in the Fairfield office.

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