Employment & Volunteering

JOB ADVERTISMENT

Carer Information and Support Service (CISS) Worker

28 May 2020

 

An exciting opportunity has become available to join the Foster Care Association of Victoria (FCAV).

 

Position Summary

 

The CISS worker reports to the CISS Coordinator and will be based at the FCAV Office, located at Smith St Collingwood.

 

This permanent part-time position is 22.8 hrs per week, working Wednesday – Friday.
The start date is Wednesday 1 July 2020 (this date is negotiable).

 

The Hourly pay rate for this position is $35.94 or $77,764 FTE x 0.6 = $46,658 per annum (inclusive of compulsory Superannuation) (based on level 4, pay point 2 of the Social and Community Services Award).

 

The successful applicant’s knowledge and experience will include:

 

  • Working in the child and family welfare field; in Out-of-Home Care, Child Protection, Family Services, or other services working with vulnerable families and children
  • An understanding of child development and theoretical frameworks for trauma, grief, loss and attachment relating to children and young people placed in foster and permanent care
  • Knowledge of current legislation relevant to Out-of-Home Care
  • Knowledge of Reconciliation.

How to apply

 

To be considered for the role, applicants are required to provide a resume and cover letter, addressing the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description. 

 

Click here for a copy of the position description, email admin@fcav.org.au, or call the CISS Coordinator to discuss the role on 03 9416 4292.

 

Applications close 9:00am, Wednesday 17 June 2020. Email applications to: admin@fcav.org.au.

 

The successful applicant will be required to undergo satisfactory pre-employment checks, including two referees, a criminal records check and a working with children check.

 

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

 


 

JOB ADVERTISMENT

Program Manager  Carer KaFÉ (Kinship and Foster Care Education)

29 May 2020

 

An exciting opportunity has become available to lead the state-wide kinship and foster care education program.

 

About Carer KaFE

 

The Carer KaFE (Kinship and Foster Care Education) program provides a wide range of training to kinship and foster carers. The program coordinates training providers to deliver training that will support the ongoing needs of kinship and foster carers. The program aims to deliver innovative training through a variety of mediums, targeting all kinship and foster carers.

 

Carer KaFE considers self-determination and self-management principles in all facets of the training offered and aims to provide a culturally safe environment for employees, carers and the children and young people in their care.

 

Leading a small team, the purpose of this role is to manage the delivery of Carer KaFÉ training through innovation, enthusiasm and action.

 

Position Summary

 

The Program Manager reports to the Governing Reference Group on strategic direction and the CEO of the Foster Care Association of Victoria (FCAV). This position is based at the FCAV office, located at Smith St Collingwood.


The successful applicant’s required capabilities will include:

  • Specialist expertise in Program & Project Management
  • Consults, liaises and influences key stakeholders
  • Knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal self-determination and cultural awareness
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills
  • Analytical and conceptual skills to reason through problems
  • Has creative ideas and can project how these can link to innovations

 

This position is full time (38 hours per week) on a fixed term (contract) for 12 months.

The salary range for this position FT package $101,803 - $106,066.

 

To be considered for the role, applicants are required to provide a resume and cover letter, addressing the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description. 

 

How to apply

 

Click here for a copy of the position description, contact admin@fcav.org.au, or call the CEO of the Foster Care Association of Victoria to discuss the role on 9416 4292.

 

Applications close 9:00am, Monday 15 June 2020. Email applications to: admin@fcav.org.au.

 

The successful applicant will be required to undergo satisfactory pre-employment checks, including two referees, a criminal records check and a working with children check.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.