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2 x Full Time - Ongoing Subject to Funding

These positions are located in Mildura.

The key objectives of this role is to work as part of a team in recruitment activities to increase the pool of quality Foster Carers and provide trauma informed, strengths based training, assessment, and support to prospective and existing carers.
The role requires a partnership approach in monitoring , evaluating and supporting quality of care by carers including:

  • Supporting carers’ ongoing development of family skills and knowledge
  • Ensuring carer families have access to resources needed to meet the needs of children in their care
  • Be collaborative member of the Care Team around the child
  • Ensure the care environment is safe for children and young people in accordance with best practice and the relevant legislative and quality standards of NSW and/or Victorian Governments.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • A person employed as a Foster Carer Support Worker will be required to hold an accredited qualification relevant to the position at Diploma Level or above, in a relevant Social Work, Social Sciences, Community Services or related behavioural/human services field.
  • For candidates holding a Diploma qualification, a commitment to further study to reach a Bachelor level qualification (in one of the above mentioned field) is also required.
  • Previous relevant experience equivalent in this or similar fields is desirable.

Applicants addressing the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description should be sent to Maree Fullgrabe, PO Box 1870, Mildura 3502 or emailed to mfullgrabe@malleefamilycare.com.au

For a copy of the position description please click here.

For more information regarding the position description please contact Amy Duke on 5023 5966 or email on aduke@malleefamilycare.com.au   

Applications close at 5.00pm Sunday 7th October 2018.

Mallee Family Care offers a great range of employee benefits, including:
  • Generous salary packaging
  • Flexible work options
  • Genuine training and development opportunities   
Undertaking a Working with Children Check, Police Check, Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme (DWESS) and Disclosure of previous or current disciplinary action (employment history) is mandatory for all positions