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Placement Officer (Aboriginal Identified)

Advertiser: KARIMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
5 Oct 2020
Sydney, South West & M5 Corridor
$66,000 - $77,782
Work Type
Full Time
Community Services & Development, Indigenous & Multicultural Services


Placement Officer, Permanency Support Programs (Aboriginal Identified)

Salary package up to $77,782

(inclusive of $66,000 base salary, leave loading, superannuation and salary sacrifice opportunities)


KARI is one of the largest accredited Aboriginal Out of Home Care (OOHC) services in NSW. There is currently the opportunity to join our Placement Team located at Liverpool. The Placement Officer will be responsible for monitoring and coordinating the movement of children within the program; including intake, exits and respites. This position will also manage and collate data to meet key reporting requirements.

Would you like to work in a supportive team that enjoys many ongoing learning opportunities and works in an environment where every day is different?

Do you want a job that will give you the opportunity to make a real difference in the day to day lives of Aboriginal children of all ages who are in need support?

The person we are looking to employ should have the following attributes:

  • Aboriginality
  • High level administration skills and attention to detail
  • Strong systems thinker with an ability to use and interpret databases
  • Ability to work flexible hours as required
  • Possession of a current NSW Driver’s license – Minimum P2
  • Willingness to Undertake a National Police check
  • Current Working with Children’s Check

If you have experience working with Aboriginal children, young people, families or communities, we want to hear from you. We are looking for dedicated and motivated people to join our team and help us make a difference to the lives of children and families in their time of need.

For more information on the Placement Officer position, please contact Wendy Dargan on


Please Note: Roles which involve directly providing programs and services to Aboriginal people for the purposes of promoting their welfare are considered to be ‘Aboriginal identified roles’ and are as such restricted to Aboriginal people only. This is permitted under Section 14(d) of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act 1977. 

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?

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