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Specialised Foster Carer

Advertiser: OzChildMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
22 Oct 2019
Location
Brisbane, Western Suburbs & Ipswich
Salary
$65,000 tax free reimbursement
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Community Services & Development, Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services

Foster care with a difference. 

We’re searching for people with a passion for improving the lives of children and young people. 

Be a part of this unique foster care program and make a difference today! 

 

OzChild is a national not-for-profit organisation dedicated to supporting vulnerable children, young people and families. The largest provider of evidence based and evidence informed programs in Australia – we believe in giving every child the chance to shine. 

 

We are currently seeking individuals or couples to become an OzChild carer in our internationally proven foster care program ‘Treatment Foster Care Oregon’ (TFCO). Carers will receive a generous tax-free reimbursement of up to $65,000 per annum.  

 

Find out more at: 

https://www.ozchild.org.au/tfco/

 

Overview: 

» Be part of a transformative short-term foster care program  

» Care for a child in your home aged between 7 and 11 years for 9 - 12 months 

» Generous $65,000 tax-free reimbursement per annum offered  

» Provide structured positive reinforcement for the child in a home environment 

» Receive comprehensive training and guidance for this highly structured treatment program 

» 24/7 support provided including compulsory weekly carer support meetings 

» On completion of the program, the child will be reunited with their families or long-term foster carers  

 

Definitely no one size fits all but we are looking for individuals/couples who: 

» Have experience in dealing with young people with complex behaviours 

» Have a suitable living space including a spare bedroom 

» Have a good support network 

» Are flexible to be available for the young person’s needs 

» Have the ability to champion positive change for a young person 

» Live within the South West region (Department of Child Safety)  

 

Start your TFCO foster care journey today by visiting: 

https://www.ozchild.org.au/tfco/

 

For further information on how the program works please contact us on: 

1800 870 070 

tfco-qld@ozchild.org.au 

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