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Wesley Mission
Sydney, NSW, Australia

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Carer Recruitment Officer



TUGGERAH, NSW, Australia 



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Full time




Wesley Out of Home Care
  • 1 x full-time position
  • based in Tuggerah
  • generous salary packaging
About us
Wesley Mission is a high profile, multi-faceted Christian organisation making a real difference in the community. We work with the most disadvantaged in our community by providing over 200 services ranging from aged care, homeless services, child and family care, counselling, employment, training and education, and health services.

Our Vision is “Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.”
About the role
This position offers a challenging and rewarding opportunity to recruit, assess and train new foster carers, for the Central Coast Region, as well as offering existing foster carers ongoing training opportunities.
Essential criteria
  • degree in Social Work, Social Welfare, Psychology or other related discipline
  • at least 2 years’ experience in the out-of-home care field
  • high-level of skill in assessment and analysis; along with the ability to write complex reports to a very high professional standard
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • ability and interest in presenting training
  • ability and willingness to develop professional partnerships, develop marketing strategies and facilitate awareness campaigns
  • ability to work efficiently and productively in a high-demand environment to tight deadlines
  • willingness to work flexible hours including some evening and weekend work
  • current unrestricted driver’s licence 
Desirable criteria
  • experience in foster care assessment, training and recruitment, preferably having used the Step by Step assessment tool and Shared Lives foster care training package
  • experience in child protection
Salary and conditions of employment are based on the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Award 2010 with generous salary packaging opportunities.
Wesley Mission provides regular supervision and support for all staff and opportunities for professional development.
Closing date
Friday 24 January 2020, by 5pm.
Apply now
To obtain additional information please contact Julie Harris via the Apply Now button or call 4320 1200
Written applications must address the selection criteria and be directed to Julie Harris - Manager Carer Recruitment Hunter/Central Coast, P.O. Box 218, Gosford 2250 or emailed to
Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values and Worker code of conduct. We are committed to providing an environment in which children can feel safe and valued.
The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission (including provision of a valid Working with Children Check clearance number). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

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