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  • Are you passionate about improving the lives of vulnerable  children and young people? 
  • Are you an experienced practitioner in Out of Home Care or  Family and Community Services? 

You are exactly who we're looking for! Here is your chance to step into  a role where your actions create positive outcomes for young people.  An opportunity with a continuous focus on learning, developing, and  upskilling one another to achieve great results. 

The core mission of Anglicare (NSW South, West & ACT) is to break  the cycle of intergenerational poverty for children, young people, and  families. We have a particular focus on serving vulnerable communities  in the ACT and regional, rural NSW. 

We truly believe in creating space where collaboration is key to our  developement. We offer a great salary package with benefits, and we  are a team that supports one another and likes to have a laugh along  the way. 

Anglicare NSW is seeking a Carer Support Practitioner to join our team  in an ongoing capacity. You will be working to grow and develop our  pool of authorised carers through undertaking carer recruitment  activities, assessments, and organisation of Carer training programs to  ensure they can provide therapeutic parenting to children and young  people. 

You will work closely with Foster and Kinship Carers alongside the  Permanency Support Program (PSP) Foster and Kinship Care Team to  support high-quality care arrangements for children and young people. 

Main responsibilities: 

  • Develop and execute community engagement strategies and  partnerships for carer recruitment. 
  • Participate in foster and kinship carer assessment interviews  and activities. 
  • Contribute to carer reviews and assist in organizing carer  events, including training sessions. 
  • Assist in implementing Therapeutic Response Plans, especially  with carers. 
  • Collaborate on creating a carer-to-carer mentoring program and  overseeing its progress. 

If you bring: 

  • A Diploma in Community Services, human services, social  work, or welfare or equivalent. 
  • Experience in working with children, young people, their  families, and carers. 
  • Experience in cultural strengths-based practice with Aboriginal  people, families, and communities, then.. 

Here's where your journey begins. We are excitedly awaiting your  arrival! 

What can we provide you? 

  • Full-time and fixed-term contract 
  • A competitive salary range of $82,043 to $88,288 annually, plus  11% superannuation. 
  • Beneficial salary packaging under Anglicare's PBI status
  • Other benefits, including additional personal leave and paid parental leave. 

For further inquiries, contact Linlea Clark-Samrani at 02 9612 3900  (during business hours). 

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants are welcome to  contact Brian DeVries, Manager Cultural Safety, on 0428 534 725  (during business hours) for assistance in applying for this position. 

Applicants will be required to undertake the psychometric profiling  instrument and must obtain a Working With Children clearance through  the Office of the Children's Guardian (NSW) and undergo a National  Criminal History Check prior to an offer of employment.  


Reference No.6607895
Applications CloseJune 21, 2024
Job Board
Job CategoryCare & Support Work, Nursing & Allied Health
Job FieldFamily, Children and Youth, Health, Mental Health and Counselling
Employment BasisContract, Full Time
LocationSouth West Sydney

How to Apply

If you would like to join the Anglicare team, please send your  written application addressing the key requirements to: &  enter Job Ref: 6607895 

Applications close 21 June 2024

Anglicare (NSW South, West & ACT)

ContactLinlea Clark-Samrani
Phone number 02 9612 3900 (during business hours)