Team Leader – Therapeutic Foster Care

Team Leader – Therapeutic Foster Care

Fixed Term Full Time Geraldton

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 Team Leader Therapeutic Foster Care you will be responsible for the case management of children who are placed within the therapeutic foster care placements including:

  • The provision of support and advocacy for Therapeutic Foster Carers

  • Recruitment, assessment and review of Therapeutic Foster Carers

  • Training and development needs of all Foster Carers within the Therapeutic Foster Care Programme

  • Participation in the after-hours/on-call service on a rostered basis

The successful applicant will have these essential requirements to meet the duties and responsibilities of Team Leader Therapeutic Foster Care:

  • Qualifications in Social Work, Psychology or relevant Human Services

  • Significant experience in case management of children affected by abuse and trauma

  • Significant experience in writing Foster Care Assessments

  • Experience of recruiting Therapeutic Foster Carers through advertisement and recruitment campaigns

  • Experience in case allocation/case management related to children in the care of The State and the capacity to work as a member of the Parkerville Children and Youth Care multi-disciplinary team

  • A high degree of initiative and ability to work autonomously

  • Understanding of the complexities of abuse and trauma for children and an understanding of the issues and challenges facing these children

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a diverse range of professional and non-professional staff

  • Experience with working in Assist and Objective database will be highly regarded

In return there is an attractive remuneration package including:

  • Competitive salary

  • A fully maintained car for business and personal use

  • A mobile phone and laptop for use in connection with your duties

  • Generous annual leave options

  • Access to salary packaging opportunities and discounted health insurance plans

Interested? Please visit 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

For further information and to express your interest in this position, please contact Beki Smith (Geraldton) on 08 9964 8690.

The closing date for your expression of interest is COB Thursday, 20 June 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 are permitted to work and remain in Australia with no limitations.

Payroll Team Leader

DIAB Engineering provides industrial maintenance and fabrication services to the mining industry and has a proven track record in safe, quality execution of major projects in remote and difficult terrains on time and on budget. Operating from facilities in Western Australia and Victoria, DIAB Engineering maintains permanent mining maintenance services operations at remote mining sites across Australia and internationally. DIAB business transactions are based on honesty, commitment, self-belief, integrity and loyalty. The loyalty that has kept mining maintenance customers for decades has also lead to long, rewarding careers for DIAB Engineering’s employees.

An opportunity exists for an experienced Payroll Team Leader to join our Finance team on a fixed term contract covering maternity leave.

The successful candidate will have a track record in payroll and financial roles.

Position Includes:

  • Payroll accuracy and weekly processing within a timely manner

  • Agreement and Award interpretation

  • Payroll reconciliations and reporting to senior management

  • Processing of new starters and termination payments

  • Calculation and processing of Payroll Tax, Superannuation and Long Service Leave


  • Minimum 3 years Payroll experience

  • Strong accuracy and attention to detail

  • Experience with end to end processing

  • Ability to work autonomously and meet deadlines

  • Experience with HR Activities, process enhancements and policy review

  • Demonstrated knowledge of legislation and awards

We are looking to start the successful candidate immediately, so to be considered for this position please submit a copy of your resume and cover letter to

Occupational Therapist

Our Allied Health service – HealthStrong

HealthStrong is one of the leading providers of Allied Healthcare services in residential aged care and community settings. Our physiotherapists, OTs, podiatrists and dietitians provide vital care to improve the quality of life of our patients.

We hear inspiring stories all the time about the difference our care is making to our patients’ lives, and every day we learn a little bit more about the world from their life experiences.

HealthStrong’s connection with Medibank means even more allied health career pathways are within reach. Whether it be in our community programs, delivering healthcare to the defence force, or co-ordinating care plans for patients with chronic illnesses, at Medibank there is choice and variety throughout your career.

The Opportunity

HealthStrong are looking for a Occupational Therapist to work in an aged care facility in Geraldton, WA as part of a broader healthcare team. Your role will be to reduce pain and to maximise the mobility and independence of your patients’ daily lives, by demonstrating exceptional customer care and best practice. You’ll be reporting to a Clinical Team Leader, but working independently. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Conducting comprehensive patient assessments

  • Developing innovative treatment plans

  • Providing rehabilitation and falls prevention initiatives to residents

  • Implementing & managing pain management clinics

About You

You are an enthusiastic Occupational Therapist with a real passion for improving the lives of the elderly. With the ability to work autonomously, you thrive in building relationships and love to contribute professionally to a multidisciplinary environment. You are adaptable, enjoy meeting new people and the challenge of problem solving. You will also have:

  • A degree in Occupational Therapy

  • Full registration with AHPRA

  • Excellent communication and time management skills

At HealthStrong we support flexibility, so if you are after part time or flexible hours please let us know in your application.

What We Offer

We’re for the health of all Australians, so we care deeply about the health and wellbeing of our employees too. Benefits include:

  • Generous private health insurance subsidy

  • Up to $1000 p/a professional development allowance

  • 14 week gender neutral parental leave benefits

  • Free salary continuance insurance

  • Relocation Assistance may also be applicable

  • Part time job share options

  • A range of other Medibank employee benefits

We actively value diversity and inclusion. Let us know if you have any support or access requirements and we’ll be happy to assist.

How to apply: Email