Carer Support Worker

Employment Type:
PP - Part-time Permanent  
Carer Support Assmt & Intake VIC
Closing Date:
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We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate and motivated individual to join our team as a Carer Support Worker in Frankston.
The purpose of the position is to improve outcomes for children and young people in the Foster Care program through the support and development of Carers.

The role trains, assesses, develops and retains carers to enable them to provide safe, stable and nurturing homes to children who cannot reside with family, until a permanent solution is found. The carer support worker represents the carers voice and needs, promoting the ongoing development of carers as volunteers in the Out of Home Care Sector. The role also supports the intake of new clients, matching client needs, carer capability and will be required to hold a number of portfolios.

A degree qualification in social work or equivalent that is recognised in Australia is required for this position

For position responsibilities & skills required & a more detailed description of this position please find attached the position description for your perusal.

This is an immediate start role and you could be in a position as early as next week!


How to apply

You can apply for the role today by clicking APPLY NOW.

Please submit a resume with a cover letter that describes your passion, values and commitment to working with vulnerable young people and families.

Successful candidates will be required to complete all necessary safety screening including National / International Police Check and Working with Children Checks relevant to VICTORIA.

OzChild is committed to the employment of Aboriginal people and providing a work environment in which Aboriginal peoples' cultures, beliefs and values are acknowledged and respected, and in which the individual career goals and personal aims of Aboriginal staff are identified, promoted and achieved.

OzChild is a child-safe organisation committed to protecting children and young people from all forms of abuse, bullying, exploitation and neglect, and to creating environments in all our programs and services where children are safe and feel safe.

OzChild is an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals of diverse backgrounds to apply.

All shortlisted candidates will be required to provide evidence of their COVID vaccination status.