- Job posted on: 15th Nov 2023
- Applications close:
The Australian Childhood Foundation stands at the forefront of transformative reforms in Western Australia's Out-of-Home Care (OOHC) sector. Aligned with the WA Government's initiatives, the Foundation emphasises stability in care, and cultural sensitivity, and aims for seamless transitions and strong cultural connections for young people. Awarded a contract to deliver foster care services in the Perth area, the Foundation collaborates closely with Karla Kuliny Aboriginal Corporation to provide trauma-transformative therapeutic services, making significant strides in improving care outcomes for children and young people.
As Carer Recruitment and Support Officer of the Out of Home Care Program, you play a crucial role in actively supporting the recruitment and support of foster carers. Your responsibilities will include overseeing recruitment processes and carer assessments, managing onboarding and administration, cultivating community connections, and facilitating information sessions.
Additionally, your role includes providing essential support for carers, ensuring they have the guidance and resources needed to offer loving and stable homes for children and young people in the program. This position is instrumental in nurturing a compassionate and skilled community of foster carers, dedicated to providing crucial support and a stable environment for children and young people in care.
To excel in this role, you should possess:
We offer a highly competitive salary that will be negotiated with the successful candidate based on your experience and qualifications.
Additionally, you will have access to:
To apply, please upload a copy of your Resume and Cover Letter addressing the About You/Key Selection Criteria listed in the advertisement above.
For more information, or to request a copy of the position description, please email Bree Roberts - HR Coordinator at [email protected] using the subject line: Carer Recruitment and Support Officer enquiry via EthicalJobs.
The Australian Childhood Foundation (ACF) is committed to safeguarding children and young people. We require all applicants to undergo an extensive screening process prior to appointment.
ACF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to diversity and inclusion, welcoming applicants from all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, individuals from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people with disabilities, and members of the LGBT+ community. All are strongly encouraged to apply.
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