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Foster Care Recruitment - Training and Support Worker - Horsham

Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited

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  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Part-time (45.6 hrs. per fortnight), Maximum term position (12 months)
  • Based in Horsham

About the opportunity

The Foster Care Recruitment, Training and Support Worker will work within the Foster Care Team to provide high quality Foster Care Services to children and their families throughout the Wimmera.

The primary focus of the role is to promote the Foster Care program and the recruitment, reviewing, training and support of volunteer care providers, including supervision, annual reviews and home environment checks. The Foster Care Recruitment, Training and Support Worker also provides project support to the Foster Care Team to contribute to the ongoing development of the program.

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About you

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Welfare Work or related field
  • Experience working with children and families in the child protection area.
  • Experience in working effectively in a care team situation and the ability to manage complex relationships and interactions.
  • Experience in supporting young people to grow and develop.
  • Experience in working with traumatised young people.

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, find out more or apply today by submitting the following as a part of your application:

  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)

Get in touch

For more information or questions regarding the role, please contact Con Vettos – 0428 348 293.

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

Visit us: www.unitingvictas.org.au

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

We work in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as Australia’s First Peoples and as the traditional owners and custodians of this land. We celebrate diversity and value the lived experience of people of every ethnicity, faith, age, disability, culture, language, gender identity, sex and sexual orientation. We welcome lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse and non-binary, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) people at our services. We pledge to provide inclusive and non-discriminatory services.

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