The Role

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Foster Carer - Recruitment Officer

Liverpool - Sydney


Reference: 4657844

The core mission of Anglicare (NSW South, West & ACT) is to break the cycle of intergenerational poverty for children, young people and families. We have a particular focus on serving vulnerable communities in the ACT and regional, rural NSW.

We are currently looking for a Foster Carer Recruitment Worker to join the Placement Support Team based in Liverpool. This newly created position will provide support to the foster care program through provision of foster care recruitment activities, organisation of carer training and events, and provide administrative support to the Senior Carer Practitioners in undertaking assessments of new carers.

Tertiary qualifications in community services, social work or welfare (minimum diploma level) and previous practical experience in the out of home sector are essential. If you are highly organised, flexible, able to work to required timeframes, have high-level written and verbal communication skills and a strong commitment to permanency planning principles in OOHC this position is for you!

The salary range for this position is $65,346 to $71,116 per annum, plus 9.5% employer superannuation guarantee. Generous salary packaging benefits are available under Anglicare's PBI status. Anglicare also offers other benefits including additional personal leave and paid parental leave.

Applicants will be required to undertake the psychometric profiling instrument - SafeSelectTM. Applicants must obtain a Working With Children clearance through the Office of the Children's Guardian (NSW) and undergo a National Criminal History Check prior to an offer of employment.

For all enquiries, please contact Celina McCarney on (02) 9612 3900.

Applications Close: 28 Apr 2019