Applications close:
July 6, 2020 9:00 am
Contact (please send queries to):

Kate Terranova, Acting Practice Leader – Out of Home Care

employment@quantum.org.au03 5120 2000
Foster Care Placement Support Worker
1EFT (Full time) - ongoing - SCHADS Award Level 5, located in Sale
Quantum Support Services:

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.

About the Out of Home Care Program:

This position is part of our Home Based Care placement service in Gippsland offering support and case management to children and young people who are not able to live at home. To support a network of caregivers and Home Based Care community placements.  To share the responsibility for the maintenance and support of designated clients in the Gippsland region through a variety of placement types and specialist support. To actively support, encourage and maintain the development of positive relationships and environments with care giving households.

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 communicate with children, young people, family, carers and service providers? You will need the appropriate tertiary qualifications (Diploma or above) and/or experience relevant to this position.

For further information in relation to this position please contact Kate Terranova, Acting Practice Leader – Out of Home Care on 5120 2000.

To submit your application please send an email to employment@quantum.org.au

To apply please ensure you include in your application a cover letter stating the position title,  your key selection criteria (as outlined in the position description), current resume and 3 referee’s.

To be eligible for appointment to this position you must undergo a satisfactory National Police Records Check and an international criminal history check if you have resided continuously in an overseas country for 12 months or more in the last 10 years; and a Working with Children Check and hold a current Victorian drivers licence.

Requirements:

Applicants applying 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 this position you must undergo a satisfactory National Police Records Check and an international criminal history check if you have resided continuously in an overseas country for 12 months or more in the last 10 years; and a Working with Children Check and hold a current Victorian drivers licence.

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.

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