Carer Recruitment & Support Worker

Location: Sydney
Area: Parramatta & Western Suburbs
Worktype: Full Time
Salary: $71,921 - $88,847 per annum

he Organisation
An exciting opportunity has become available to work for Barnardos, one of Australia’s leading children’s charities. A full time, permanent position for a Carer Recruitment and Support Worker is required for our Recruitment and Support Team, Find-A-Family based in Penrith, NSW.

The Role  
Reporting to the Program Manager, the Carer Recruitment and Support Worker will be responsible for recruiting carers for the Adoption and Permanent Family Care Program, along with supporting these teams with Intake foster carers (bridging) and Respite Care.  
Barnardos Adoption and Permanent Family Care Program is an innovative program established to meet the needs of pre-school and older children requiring secure and permanent family placements.
The Candidate 
The ideal candidate will have:-
  • A degree level qualification in Social Welfare or related area
  • Previous experience working with children and families, and an understanding of Child Protection and Out of Home Care (OOHC)
  • Demonstrated assessment, analytical and report writing skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and other agencies
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver training.
It is also preferred that candidates have experience in OOHC and in conducting OOHC carer assessments.
Additional information 
Must have good computer skills, a valid driver's license and a willingness to travel to between centres when required. 

Salary: (Base & Superannuation) 

$71,921 to $88,847 per annum base (including FBT packaging) + benefits + Super.

Additional information
To be considered for roles with Barnardos you will need to have (or be willing to have conducted) a National Police Clearance, current Working with Children check Clearance (or APP number) and for the ACT a Drivers History Check, Working with Vulnerable People Card and CYPS Check

Expressions of interest
To apply hit APPLY NOW as we will be shortlisting for this position soon.
For a confidential discussion OR to find out more about the role please call Gemma Haworth on 02 9218 2354.

Contact: 02 9218 2354
Date Posted: 30/07/2020 03:50 PM

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