- $120,000 - $159,999 per annum
- Job posted on: 9th Nov 2023
- Applications close:
Karla Kuliny Aboriginal Corporation, situated on Noongar country, is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation dedicated to promoting positive change in the support and service delivery for Aboriginal children, young people, families, and communities. Founded by Glenda Kickett, an Indigenous Social Worker with over 30 years of experience, Karla Kuliny brings a culturally strong, child-focused, and trauma-informed approach to addressing the multifaceted challenges faced by First Nations children, young people, and families, particularly in the realms of child protection, out-of-home care, and youth justice.
Karla Kuliny emphasises the importance of culture in well-being and is acutely aware of the systemic gaps in current responses to intergenerational trauma. Karla Kuliny's services extend to providing out-of-home care for foster children in Perth Metro and the Off and Racing Youth Service program, actively participating in transformative initiatives for family support and youth wellbeing.
As the Program Manager at Karla Kuliny, you play a crucial role in overseeing and managing the foster care program, ensuring the well-being and stability of children and young people in our care. You will lead program development, manage staff, ensure regulatory compliance, and deliver high-quality care, aligning with our commitment to fostering a compassionate community of foster carers. Additionally, the role involves managing an after-hours on-call component, reflecting the continuous, 24/7 nature of the care we provide. This after-hours component will be shared among senior staff on a rotating roster to ensure comprehensive coverage.
To excel in this role, you should possess:
Join us in our mission to make a real difference in the lives of First Nations children, collaborating with us to support transformative initiatives and youth well-being.
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: Program Manager - Foster Care Program enquiry via EthicalJobs.
Karla Kuliny is committed to safeguarding children and young people. We require all applicants to undergo an extensive screening process prior to appointment.