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KWY Kinship Carer Support Worker

Advertiser: Kornar Winmil Yunti Aboriginal CorporationMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
29 Jul 2020
Location
Adelaide
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Community Services & Development, Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services

KWY Kinship Carer Support Worker Kornar Winmil Yunti Aboriginal Corporation (KWY) KWY is a not-for-profit Aboriginal organisation delivering a range of specialist services across South Australia. Our Mission is to improve the safety of women and children.

We are seeking a passionate and experienced Kinship Carer Support Worker to provide case management and support to Kinship Carers in the KWY Kinship Care Program.

You have the opportunity to be part of a unique and growing organisation in Australia that offers competitive remuneration and leave options.

The successful applicant will possess skills, experience, and knowledge in working with Aboriginal people in a case management or support setting. The role also includes provision of assistance, advocacy and information to Kinship Carers.

The KWY Kinship Carer Support Worker will also have strong communication skills to ensure the day to day liaison with Kinship Carers and relevant government and non-government stakeholders; pertinent to the delivery of the program. Intrastate and overnight travel may be required.

The successful candidate will be a reliable, proactive and experienced professional with demonstrated abilities in working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families, with experience in the child protection or out of home care settings.

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

To obtain a copy of the job description contact admin@kwy.org.au

Applications may be submitted via SEEK or emailed to admin@kwy.org.au

Applications must include a CV (with three professional referees) and cover letter clearly identifying how their qualifications, skills and experience meet the essential minimum requirements.

Applications close by 5pm on 14.08.2020. Only applicants who successfully meet the criteria will be considered for an interview.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a support worker?
  • Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?
  • Do you have a current Police Check (National Police Certificate) for employment?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?

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