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Carers WA values its dedicated and skilled employees and aims to create a flexible, supportive, family-friendly, and carer-friendly workplace.

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Carers WA actively supports diversity and inclusion and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, LGBTI+ people, carers and people with a disability to apply.  If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.

Current vacancies

Hospital Program Educator

The Hospital Program Educator works directly with clinical, allied health and other health care staff in WA metropolitan and some regional hospitals to promote the Prepare to Care Program. The program aims to empower carers who are supporting a family member or friend during inpatient care. Prepare to Care provides education regarding the carer role to health staff and the provision of the Prepare to Care book, which is a resource to support carers. The information provided assists carers throughout the various stages of supporting the person they care for through pre-admission, the impatient stay, leaving hospital and following discharge. Find out more. 

Young Carer Education and Engagement Officer

This new YC EEO position will join an existing YC EEO role to increase engagement opportunities within education facilities (schools, TAFE and universities), community service providers, associated network groups, and Local Government Associations. The purpose is to increase awareness and supports for young carers in the community. This role requires the skills and knowledge to collate and present information workshops to a variety of stakeholders including students attending various educational outlets. This also includes expansion of the already established Young Carer Peer Support Groups project throughout Perth Metro to start to include selected regional areas. The Perth metro component is in its third year of development. Find out more. 

Business Continuity Manager

The Business Continuity Manager is responsible for overseeing and evaluating the systems of the organisation. Reporting to the CFO/ CEO, this role will own a number of periodic and cyclical quality evaluations and audits throughout the organisation and will play a key role in driving and embedding quality practices and continuous improvement within our systems, processes, strategies and culture. Find out more.

Wellness and Social Support Officer

The Wellness and Social Support Officer is required to oversee and grow the Carers WA Social Support Program. The aim of the program is to reduce social isolation and increase social interaction for carers. Our social support events are designed to introduce carers to supportive peer and social networks within their own local area or community, thereby improving their emotional and physical health and empowering them to be pro-active in their caring role. This includes through the delivery of social support groups and wellness events. Find out more.

Aboriginal Engagement Officer

The Aboriginal Engagement Officer will be responsible for building partnerships with Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations to minimise barriers for Aboriginal carers to access the Carer Gateway. The position will also be responsible for promoting Carer Gateway more widely in the Aboriginal community as well as undertake Carer Support Planning processes with individual Aboriginal carers. Find out more.

Carer Gateway Support Officer

The Carer Gateway Support Officer will provide carer focused services and consult with carers to identify their goals and ensure that an appropriate support plan is prepared, implemented, and evaluated. This position will be also responsible for the coordination and administration of financial and business functions required to support the referral and the delivery of services to carers.

The Carer Gateway Support Officer is a multi-faceted team orientated role and undertakes a combination of duties including administration, budgeting, contractor engagement and some scheduling; so being adaptive to change, being flexible in how work is undertaken, and excellent communication skills are a prerequisite. Find out more.

Volunteers

Volunteers also form an integral part of our Carers WA staff. They are vital in assisting us in providing the best service and support to carers and their families throughout Western Australia. For more information on volunteering at Carers WA, please complete the enquiry form.

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