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Recruitment and Carer Support Officer - Foster Care Program

Karla Kuliny Aboriginal Corporation
  • First Nations Identified Position

About the Organisation:

Karla Kuliny Aboriginal Corporation is an organisation dedicated to supporting positive change in the lives of Aboriginal children, young people, and families. Founded by Glenda Kickett, an experienced Indigenous Social Worker, Karla Kuliny focuses on a culturally strong, child-centred approach to address challenges faced by First Nations children.

Situated on Noongar country, Karla Kuliny plays a pivotal role in transformative reforms within Western Australia's Out-of-Home Care (OOHC) sector. With a commitment to enhancing the well-being of Aboriginal children through emphasising stability in care, cultural connections, and better service delivery. Karla Kuliny has secured a significant contract to provide foster care services in the Perth metropolitan area, contributing to better outcomes for children and young people in care.

About the Role:

The Recruitment and Support Officer at Karla Kuliny plays a vital role within the Community Foster Care Program and reports to the CEO. Responsible for end-to-end recruitment processes, this role involves developing marketing materials for advertising roles, coordinating interviews, ensuring compliance, and overseeing onboarding for new foster carers.

In addition to recruitment, the Officer supports carers by organising sessions, assessments, and post-accreditation training. Engaging with the community, this role serves as a key contact for enquiries, coordinating promotional activities, and nurturing relationships within the broader community.

This pivotal role reflects Karla Kuliny’s commitment to cultivating a compassionate and capable community of foster carers, ensuring stable and supportive homes for children in care.

About You/Key Selection Criteria:

To excel in this role, you should possess:

  • An appropriate qualification and/or relevant experience such as Social Work or Psychology or previously working in a similar role.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories, cultures, and lived experiences.
  • Strong knowledge of end-to-end contemporary recruitment practices.
  • Experience in the out-of-home care, welfare, social, or community services sectors.
  • Ability to create customised media and marketing activities for Foster Care recruitment requirements.
  • Training and assessment skills, including presentation and facilitation.
  • A collaborative approach, building strong relationships with diverse stakeholders.
  • High professional and personal ethics, ensuring privacy and confidentiality rights.
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to work well under pressure.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional organisational and time management skills, fostering both independent and collaborative work within a team structure.
  • Current driver's licence and Working with Children Check or willingness to obtain.
  • Personal values consistent with the values of the organisation.

Remuneration and Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation based on your experience and qualifications.
  • Tailored salary packaging for financial flexibility.
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Program for personal well-being.
  • A comprehensive well-being program for physical and mental health.
  • Individual and group supervision for guidance and support.
  • Collaborative connections with our nationwide Therapeutic Teams.
  • Access to an extensive resources library to enhance your impact.

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.

Ready to Make a Difference? Apply Today!

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: Recruitment and Carer Support Officer - 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.

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