Placement Support Worker, Culturally Appropriate Foster & Kinship Care Service (Identified)


'Keeping Our Generations Growing Strong'

Wuchopperen is a Community Controlled Aboriginal Health Organisation providing holistic health care services to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of Cairns.

Full Time Permanent

Based in Cairns

The Culturally Appropriate Foster and Kinship Care Service (CAFAKCS) recruits, trains and supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Foster and Kinship Carers to ensure that high quality placements are available for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in out of home care.   

The position would be suitable for applicants who have experience and knowledge of working with Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander children and their families in the area of child protection.

The above is an Identified position. It is a genuine occupational requirement that an Identified position be filled by an Aboriginal person or Torres Strait Islander person, as permitted by and arguable under section 25, 104 and 105 of the Queensland Anti-Discrimination Act (1991).

To be eligible for interview, applicants must respond to the selection criteria in the position description and provide an identified reference; applicants who do not provide this will not be considered.

Benefits of working with Wuchopperen:

  • Generous salary sacrifice benefits
  • 5 Weeks annual leave
  • Commitment to professional development
  • 12% Superannuation Contribution

Applicants for the above position will:

  • Demonstrate relevant experience and/or qualifications
  • Possess a current driver’s licence
  • Possess, or be eligible for, a Blue Card (for suitability to work with children and young people)
  • Consent to a broader criminal history check, where relevant

How to Apply:

Please download Position Description for more information.

Closing date for applications:  5pm on Monday, 6 July 2020

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.


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