Casual Support Worker

Our Out of Home Care programme provides a holistic, multi-disciplinary and therapeutic care service for vulnerable children. Our aim, as a team of committed staff, is to bring healing and growth to children’s lives.

As a Casual Support Worker, you will work in partnership with the Respite Carer and Professional Therapeutic Carer in the direct care of children in our Family Group Homes.

You will:

  • Provide relief cover on a casual basis which may include weekend shifts, cover for support hours on weekdays and primary carers’ annual leave absences;

  • Work with and be part of a multi-disciplinary team;

  • Receive specialist training and support by programme staff so that you can be confident and effective in your role;

To be considered for this role, you must have previous direct care experience working alongside children with a trauma history and / or relevant Human Services qualifications. You must be able to genuinely demonstrate empathy, guidance, respect and patience at all times. It is imperative you are able to work with minimum supervision and be highly self-motivated in this demanding, yet rewarding, role.

Interested? Please visit https://parkerville.org.au/careers/casual-support-worker-geraldton-3/ to obtain the Job Description and an Application Form or call 08 9235 7061 for an Application Pack to be sent to you. Your application, consisting of:

  • completed employment application form

  • covering letter

  • CV or resume should then be sent to recruitment@parkerville.org.au

For further information please contact Beki Smith on 08 9964 8690 or 0418 407 310 during office hours.

Applications must be submitted by Sunday, 20 October 2019.

Parkerville Children and Youth Care Inc. has met the Safeguarding Children Standards set out by the Australian Childhood Foundation and received full Safeguarding Children accreditation in November 2016.

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share our commitment.

Our recruitment and selection processes reflect this commitment and will include criminal records and reference checks for successful applicants.

It is essential that all applicants meet the above criteria and are permitted to work and remain in Australia with no limitations.