Quantum Support Services

Foster Care Placement Support Worker

Full-time, Sale

Quantum Support Services strives to positively improve lives within the Gippsland Community. Our aim is to improve lives by empowering people, particularly the vulnerable, to reach their full potential. At Quantum you’ll be joining a team of dedicated, likeminded people who want to prevent homelessness, ensure women and children are safe from violence and that children and youth have security and a place to call home. We are committed to building a workplace and community that encourages, supports, and values diversity.

Quantum Support Services has a strong values based culture and offers its employees many benefits including salary packaging, annual salary indexation, employee assistance program and training and development opportunities.


Exciting Opportunity! Foster Care Placement Support Worker, Full Time – Ongoing (38hrs Week) SCHADS Award Level 5

This position is to be based in Sale (with the flexibility to be based a couple of days a fortnight in Bairnsdale).

About the Out of Home Care Program

This position is part of our Children and Youth stream offering support and case management to children and young people who are not able to live at home. In addition; the role works closely with foster carers and the network of people surrounding the child and young person, including the family, educational providers and child protection.

About you

Do you have the enthusiasm and experience working with vulnerable children, young people and families and the networks that support them? Do you have an understanding of the out of home care system in Gippsland, experience in case management and the ability to communication with the children, young people, family, carers and service providers? Hold a diploma (or above) in Community Services? YES! Then apply now!

Applications close:
March 4, 2019 9:00 am

Contact (please send queries to):
Katrina Auld, Stream Manager Children, Youth & Family Services

Email: katrina.auld@quantum.org.au

Phone: 5120 2000

Eligibility: To submit your application for this position please email to employment@quantum.org.au by 9am Monday 4th March 2019

To apply, applicants must state the Position Title in a covering letter, address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description, include a current resume and list three professional referees. To be eligible for appointment to these positions you must undergo a satisfactory National Police Records Check and a Working with Children Check and hold a current drivers licence. If you have worked overseas for more than 12 months in a 10yr period, an international police check will be required.
Applications from Aboriginal people, people from a culturally diverse background, and people with a lived experience of disability are encouraged to apply. Quantum is committed to ensuring we are a child safe organisation. Quantum is exempt under section 28 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 to only employ women to specific roles in the Family Violence sector

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