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Foster and Adoptive Carer Assessment & Training - Recruitment & Support Worker


Employer: abrs
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Family Services, Social Work
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 05 April, 2019.
Applications close: 19 April, 2019. (Expired)

The Organisation

An exciting opportunity has become available to work for Barnardos, one of Australia's leading children's charities. A full time, permanent Recruitment and Support Worker is required for our Recruitment and Support Program, Find-A-Family based in Penrith, NSW.

The Role  

Reporting to the Area Manager, the Recruitment and Support Worker will be responsible for recruiting carers for the Adoption and Permanent Family Care Program, along with supporting these teams with Intake foster carers (bridging) and Respite Care.  

Barnardos Adoption and Permanent Family Care Program is an innovative program established to meet the needs of pre-school and older children requiring secure and permanent family placements.

The Candidate 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A degree level qualification in Social Welfare or related area
  • Previous experience working with children and families, and an understanding of Child Protection and Out of Home Care (OOHC)
  • Demonstrated assessment, analytical and report writing skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and other agencies
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver training.  

It is also preferred that candidates have experience in OOHC and in conducting OOHC carer assessments.

Must have good computer skills, a valid driver's license and a willingness to travel to between centres in Sydney when required. 

Pay Range

$68,795 - $84,984 p.a (including FBT packaging) + Benefits + Super  Please note, Barnardos boasts generous benefits with access to salary packaging and the option to package a vehicle with your salary. 

Barnardos works closely with Aboriginal Partnership Agencies in the community, and would welcome application from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates.

How to apply for this job

This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.