Foster Care Assessor and Trainer

Caring with Carers

Applications Closing: Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 17:30

We are looking for experienced foster care assessors who are looking for a change to work within a caring and compassionate agency that is driven to provide a high quality service. 

This role comes with great flexibility for you to be able to work from home during hours that suit your situation. 

You will be undertaking Foster Care, Kinship Care and Guardianship assessment with new carers who are entering the sector and reviewing current carers who are wishing to change the care they provide.

This role is incredibly rewarding as you are at the beginning of a journey that will make a difference to a child or young person by giving them a stable environment to reside within. 

This is a contractor position however hours are based on your availability

Category: Social Work
Field: Family, Children and Youth
Employment basis: Part-time, Casual, Contract
Job Location: Sydney CBD, Inner City Sydney, East Sydney, Eastern Suburbs, Inner West Sydney, Macarthur, North Sydney, North Shore, Northern Beaches, Northern Sydney, North West Sydney, South East Sydney, South Sydney, South West Sydney, Sutherland Shire, Western Sydney, Sydney Wide, Central Coast NSW, Greater Blue Mountains, Illawarra, Wollongong\Shoalhaven, Newcastle & Hunter, South Coast, Southern Highlands, Monaro, New England NSW, Northern Tablelands NSW, Riverina, Canberra/ACT
About us

Caring with Carers is a 100% Australian business based in Sydney, NSW. Operating in NSW and the ACT, we work with many organisations to undertake certified and professional assessments in the Out of Home Care sector.

We also deliver professional training programs supporting Out of Home Care agencies to educate people already caring, foster care applicants and the biological children of families that foster.

At Caring with Carers our key driver is to alleviate some of the burden on agencies by assessing potential carers. This allows agencies to spend more time supporting their children and young people and the carers who care for them.

Position details

Excellent face to face interviewing ability

Accurate report writing skills

Experience within the Social Work Sector

Experience utilising the Step by Step tool or recently approved

Essential Selection Criteria:

Ability to work within Australia 

Desirable Selection Criteria:

Authorised to provide Shared Lives Training

Approved to facilitate Family Group Conferencing 

Other Information:

Willingness to undertake a Criminal Record Check

Approved Working with Children Check

Contact details
Contact Name: Shannon Kendrick
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 0452282698
How to apply

Please address a cover letter with your interest to apply attached with you resume and send to

Date posted: 17 January 2019

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