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Foster Carer Support Worker

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Organisation : Mallee Family Care

Location : Victoria Region (Mildura)

Work Type : Full-time

Sector : Children, Community Support Services, Families, Youth & Young People

Salary Type : Annual Package

Salary : $54,363 - $68,101

Application Closing Date : 18 Nov, 2018

About the Role

The key objectives of this role is to work as part of a team in recruitment activities to increase the pool of quality Foster Carers and provide trauma informed, strengths based training, assessment, and support to prospective and existing carers.

The role requires a partnership approach in monitoring, evaluating and supporting quality of care by carers including:

  • Supporting carers’ ongoing development of family skills and knowledge
  • Ensuring carer families have access to resources needed to meet the needs of children in their care
  • Be collaborative member of the Care Team around the child
  • Ensure the care environment is safe for children and young people in accordance with best practice and the relevant legislative and quality standards of NSW and/or Victorian Governments.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • A person employed as a Foster Carer Support Worker will be required to hold an accredited qualification relevant to the position at Diploma Level or above, in a relevant Social Work, Social Sciences, Community Services or related behavioural/human services field.
  • For candidates holding a Diploma qualification, a commitment to further study to reach a Bachelor level qualification (in one of the above mentioned field) is also required.
  • Previous relevant experience equivalent in this or similar fields is desirable.
  • A current driver’s licence.

Desirable:

  • Trained in “Shared Stories, Shared Lives” and “Step-by-Step” Assessment
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Mallee Family Care

Apply for this Job

For details concerning this role, please contact

Maree Fullgrabe

Phone : 03 5023 5966

Email : mfullgrabe@malleefamilycare.com.au

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


Please quote in application: Foster Carer Support Worker via Pro Bono Australia.


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