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Foster Care Recruiter & Trainer

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Organisation : OzChild

Location : QLD Regional (Toowoomba )

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Children, Community Development, Community Support Services, Education & Training, Families

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : 85,000 to 89,999

Application closing date : 18 Jul, 2022

About the organisation

Organisation Name : OzChild

About the role

Treatment Foster Care Oregon (TFCO) is an evidence-based program providing an alternative to residential care supporting reunification outcomes for children and young people aged 7-11. 

Our Foster Care Recruiter and Trainer holds a critical role as part of the TFCO team focused on growing the number of new foster carers engaged by OzChild to support Queensland’s most vulnerable children and young people.  

Working with key internal stakeholders, this role leads the entire end-to-end foster carer journey; from marketing, enquiry, face-to-face and/or online screenings and information sessions, to stewardship, training, and supports the assessing of potential foster carers. 

For more information see

What you will do:

·         Targeted carer recruitment and coordination of carer assessments. 

·         Develop a clear recruitment strategy including advertising channels, preparation and placing of recruitment ads. 

·         Present and deliver carer information sessions. 

·         Assess the foster carers by conducting assessments and identify potential placements for new carers. 

·         Take all enquiries from new carers and potential carers. 

·         Think strategically and work as part of a team to overcome the challenges associated with the recruitment of new carers. 

Who we are looking for:

·         Demonstrated experience in customer journeys and business development (sales) to meet high organisational targets 

·         Experience in recruitment, business development, account management 

·         Not-for-profit experience and previous out-of-home home care sector knowledge is highly desirable 

·         Highly developed interpersonal, communicating with influence, organisational, planning, and relationship management skills 

·         Demonstrated experience and success in local area marketing initiatives and events 

·         Qualification in social work, psychology, community services or related field is desirable, but not essential  

OzChild offers:

·         Full Time position   

·         SCHCADS level 5.1  plus super,  plus salary packaging $ 15,900

·         Ex gratia days Easter & Christmas 

·          A unique culture promoting diversity, cultural competence and shared values

·         A collaborative and cohesive working culture

For more details in regards to this position please see attached Position Description for your perusal . For a discussion in regards to the role, contact Elizabeth Abdilla on 0499 655 939   

OzChild is committed to the employment of Aboriginal people and providing a work environment in which Aboriginal peoples’ cultures, beliefs and values are acknowledged and respected, and in which the individual career goals and personal aims of Aboriginal staff are identified, promoted and achieved.

OzChild is an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals of diverse backgrounds to apply. This includes, but is not limited to, those from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and LGBTIQ communities

Successful candidates will be required to provide a Blue Card for QLD and undergo a police check and must provide evidence of Covid vaccination including booster  


You can apply for this position today by clicking APPLY NOW below. 

Please submit your resume with a cover letter that outlines your skills and experiences as well as why you think you would be the perfect fit for this role.

How to apply


Please quote in application: Foster Care Recruiter & Trainer via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Client_Services, #Community_Services, #Consulting_and_Strategy, #Education_and_Training, #Social_and_Support_Work
Sector: #Children, #Community_Development, #Community_Support_Services, #Education_and_Training, #Families


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