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Act for Kids is a prominent provider of free prevention, professional therapy and support services for children who have suffered abuse and support for families at risk. With over 25 centres nationally, we have supported thousands of children and their families for more than 30 years. In 2019 - 2020 we provided services to 44,894 people, including over 29,000 children.
Our SafeKIDS Program provides care for children in the remote Aboriginal communities of Aurukun, Napranum, Kowanyama, Pormpuraaw Doomadgee. We also operate a Family Reunification House in Cairns to provide residential care to large sibling groups in the process of being reunified with their parents.
We are seeking a dedicated House Parent to deliver quality residential care to the kids and young people staying at the Safe House based in Kowanyama.
This exciting and unique opportunity is full-time, fixed term until 31 December 2023. Extension of employment contract beyond December 2023 is subject to the continued successful government funding of the program.
The working week for this role is Thursday through to Monday including weekends.
With over 70% of our SafeKIDS team members identifying as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, we encourage and welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
From 31 August 2020, you are required to have a current blue card to commence employment at Act for Kids in Queensland. Please visit Queensland Blue cards for more information.
Click on ‘Apply Now’ to submit an application or for more information about the role, contact Sandra Faraimo, Program Coordinator on 0429 277 818 or Sandra.firstname.lastname@example.org or; Rebecca Daley, Workforce Development Specialist on 0408 511 154 or email@example.com, using the subject line: House Parent (SafeKIDS) - Kowanyama enquiry via EthicalJobs.
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