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Foster Care Recruiter and Trainer


Your role:

Treatment Foster Care Oregon (TFCO) is an evidence-based program providing an alternative to residential care supporting reunification outcomes for children and young people aged 7-11.

Our Foster Care Recruiter and Trainer holds a critical role as part of the TFCO team focussed on growing the number of new foster carers engaged by OzChild to support Queensland’s most vulnerable children and young people.

Working with key internal stakeholders, this role leads the entire end-to-end foster carer journey; from marketing, enquiry, face-to-face and/or online screenings and information sessions, to stewardship, training, and supports the assessing of potential foster carers.

For more information see https://www.tfcoregon.com/

What you will do:

  • Targeted carer recruitment and coordination of carer assessments.
  • Develop a clear recruitment strategy including advertising channels, preparation and placing of recruitment ads.
  • Present and deliver carer information sessions.
  • Assess the foster carers by conducting assessments and identify potential placements for new carers.
  • Take all enquiries from new carers and potential carers.
  • Think strategically and work as part of a team to overcome the challenges associated with the recruitment of new carers.

Who we are looking for:

  • Demonstrated experience in customer journeys and business development (sales) to meet high organisational targets
  • Experience in recruitment, business development, account management
  • Not-for-profit experience and previous out-of-home home care sector knowledge is highly desirable
  • Highly developed interpersonal, communicating with influence, organisational, planning, and relationship management skills
  • Demonstrated experience and success in local area marketing initiatives and events
  • Qualification in social work, psychology, community services or related field is desirable, but not essential

OzChild offers:

  • Part time, maximum term contract 12 months
  • 4 days per week, 30.4 hours
  • SCHCADS level 5 plus super plus salary packaging
  • Two offices, work from Toowoomba and Ipswich
  • A unique culture promoting diversity, cultural competence and shared values
  • A collaborative and cohesive working culture

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 an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals of diverse backgrounds to apply. This includes, but is not limited to, those from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and LGBTIQ communities.

Successful candidates will be required to provide a Blue Card for QLD and undergo a police check.

How to Apply

You can apply for this position today by clicking APPLY NOW below.

You can view the position description and then submit a resume with a cover letter that outlines your skills and experiences as well as your motivation for applying.

For more information, a confidential discussion about the role or simply to ask a question, contact Paul Ridley, HR Advisor Recruitment on 03 9695 2243 or email pridley@ozchild.org.au using the subject line: Foster Care Recruiter and Trainer enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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