Professional Therapeutic Carer

Full Time Fixed Term

The Out of Home Care programme at Parkerville Children and Youth Care (Inc) 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 the lives of vulnerable children.

We are seeking an experienced a Professional Therapeutic Carer to provide therapeutic care to children who have experienced trauma from abuse. The position would ideally suit couples who do not have children who live at home, but appropriately qualified single people should also apply. Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people.

This is a live-in role in one of our group homes in Geraldton, working 11 days on and 3 days off roster. You will work in a residential setting and play a pivotal role in the day to day life of the children in your care by providing support and care to guarantee a positive, homely environment. This will involve everyday tasks such as preparing meals, arranging clothing/laundry, driving to/from school and out of school activities, watching the children play sport and ensuring their home is clean and tidy.

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

  • Competitive salary, dependent on skills, experience and location

  • Access to a fully maintained vehicle for work purposes

  • Salary packaging options and access to discounted health insurance plans

  • Work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team

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

Interested? Please visit http://parkerville.org.au/careers/professional-therapeutic-carer 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.

To discuss the role and your interest in it, please call Beki Smith on 08 9964 8690 or 0418 407 310 during office hours.

Applications must be submitted by Sunday, 13 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.

Shutdown Positions / Boilermakers / Fitters / Trades Assistants / Supervisors

KAEFER Maicon are currently seeking various shutdown positions - SEPTEMBER 2019

BOILERMAKERS / FITTERS / TRADES ASSISTANTS / SUPERVISORS

Geraldton and Mid-West region (DIDO) preferred Competitive Rates

KAEFER Maicon is a wholly owned company of KAEFER Integrated Services Pty Ltd with operations throughout Australia.

KAEFER Maicon specialise in the supply of Mechanical and Industrial Services to the Mining, Oil & Gas, Defence and Power Industries and pride ourselves on our effective delivery of quality products and our exceptional service to clientele. We are also committed to the continuous development and training of our personnel to maintain a safe and rewarding work environment.

KAEFER Maicon is currently seeking various positions with the following requirements:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience OHS Construction Induction Card

  • Valid Driver’s Licence - Minimum C Class

  • Current Passport - Rights to work in Australia

As the successful candidate, you are required to work effectively in a team environment to meet strict deadlines, you will possess a strong understanding of safety and PPE requirements in an industrial environment and will be required to pass a pre-employment medical, including drug and alcohol screen.

 

BOILERMAKERS

  • Australian Recognized Trade

  • Certificate Current Confined Space

  • Current High-Risk Work - Elevated work platform / Forklift

  • Current Confined Space

 

TRADE ASSISTANTS

  • Current High-Risk Work - Elevated work platform / Forklift

  • Current Working at Heights

  • Current Confined Space

 

FITTERS

  • Australian Recognized Trade

  • Certificate Current Confined Space

  • Current High-Risk Work - Elevated work platform / Forklift

  • Current Confined Space

 

SUPERVISORS

  • Trade based background in mechanical/fabrication maintenance or construction environment.

  • 5 years’ experience in Supervision of maintenance shutdown or construction teams ensuring safety and quality is paramount.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Australian Recognized Trade

  • Certificate Current Confined Space

  • Current High-Risk Work - Elevated work platform / Forklift

  • Current Confined Space

 

KAEFER Maicon is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply.

Please send all resumes and cover letters to; D.Tyack@kaefer.com.au