- Job posted on: 2nd Jun 2021
- Applications close:
For over 140 years, Berry Street has adapted to a changing world, and we will continue to adapt to achieve our purpose. We believe children, young people and families should be safe, thriving and hopeful. Our Vision for 2022: Together we will courageously change lives and reimagine service systems. We look forward to working with children, young people, families, carers, staff and partners to achieve this vision. Together.
The Hume Home Based Care program provides Complex, Intensive and General Home Based Care for children and young people who are unable to live with their own families. With a solid focus on strengthening our program through recruitment, training, support and quality assurance mechanisms, the Assessment Practitioner will undertake the assessments of prospective foster carers and review of accredited carers.
The Foster Care Assessment Practitioner will primarily be responsible for:
To be considered for this role, you must have a tertiary qualification or higher in Psychology, Social Work or a related discipline.
Additionally you will need to have:
Applications including resume and cover letter addressing your suitability for the position to be submitted via the Apply Now button.
Queries to Sharelle Davidson, Senior Manager Child & Family Services on 03 5822 8100.
Please Note; the successful applicant will be subject to comprehensive reference and background checking prior to employment, including a Working with Children Check and National Police Check.
Berry Street is committed to being a child safe, child friendly and child empowering organisation. In everything we do we seek to protect children. We are committed to the cultural safety of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children; children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds; children with a disability; children who identify with a sexual and or gender minority identity. We aim to ensure every individual is treated with dignity and respect regardless of their cultural background, ability, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, spirituality or religion.
Aboriginal people; people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.