Coordinator - Out of Home Care

Salary: $101,274 - $109,268 per annum (including salary packaging)

Contract: Permanent & fixed term full time (37.5 hours)

Job Type: Out of Home Care

Employer: Wanslea Family Services

Location: Cloverdale / Scarborough / Mandurah


Are you a natural leader that loves empowering people around you? Are you interested in a challenging and rewarding work environment? We have an exciting new opportunity for a skilled and passionate Coordinator to join our Out of Home Care team.


Who We Are

Wanslea was founded over 70 years ago and supports children and adults from a range of cultural backgrounds. 

Wanslea is an inclusive employer.

We are a values based organisation, living and breathing our values of respect, integrity and collaboration. If you share these values read on …


What’s in it for you?


  • Amazing people.  Rewarding team culture with flexible working conditions

  • Permanent full time (37.5 hours per week) role located in Cloverdale / Mandurah

  • The unique opportunity to work in an organisation passionate about diversity and inclusion

  • Comprehensive orientation and induction with ongoing supervision to reach your potential

  • Continue to learn and grow with training and ongoing professional development opportunities

  • Generous salary packaging options

  • Excellent additional employee benefits including discounted childcare rates at our amazing early learning and development centres, paid break between Christmas and New Year


    About you

    We are looking for a people person who has the natural ability to lead through example while empowering and motivating the people around you. You have personal drive and find satisfaction in contributing to staff excellence whilst generating a positive work environment. Open communication is a priority to you and through this you have the ability to quickly and easily build rapport through all forms of interaction be it face to face, phone and email.


    The Role


  • To provide support and leadership to our Out of Home Care teams throughout the Perth metropolitan and Great Southern areas of WA

  • To assure the delivery of quality casework to foster families

  • Participate in the development and training of staff and foster carers

  • Work occasionally outside of normal office hours, including being part of the after-hours on call roster



    You will bring with you all the essential criteria ….


  • Degree in Social Work or recognised equivalent

  • Eligibility for Membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers

  • Extensive experience in working with foster carers and children with child protection issues

  • High level of knowledge and understanding of family functioning, child development and parenting skills

  • Experience in the assessment of foster families

  • Experience in the supervision of staff and ability to work in a multidisciplinary team

  • Satisfactory current National Police Clearance

  • Everything else listed under the essential selection criteria in the job description


    If you love people and want to make a real difference in a child’s life…… Apply Now


    Send us your resume and a short cover letter addressing how you meet the requirements of the selection criteria


    Job Description


  • Application Information


    Closing Date: Friday 22 November 2019


  • However Wanslea reserves the right to close the advertisement prior to this date so we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible


    For this role you must apply online through Seek as emailed applications cannot be accepted.


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