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Helpline and Flexible Fund Senior Advisor (.9 EFT)

Permanent Care and Adoptive Families is a not-for-profit early intervention support and training organisation, which assists families formed through permanent care and adoption

PCA Families provides support services to children, young people and their families and carers. The organisation offers a range of services such as information, advocacy and support, peer support, education and training as well as consultancy for professionals in the family support sector.

In this position you will provide day to day supervision and support to three staff operating a state wide telephone service, including the assessment of referrals for flexible funding, support for children and families, support for permanent carers, adoptive parents, kinship carers and foster carers transitioning to permanent care. 

The position entails providing a coordinated approach in working with families to ensure the needs of children and young people are met.   The Senior Advisor will liaise with relevant agencies and stakeholders to ensure families have access to services.  The successful candidate will also assist with peer support and input into policy, practice and program development.  The position is predominantly a phone/office based role and will involve, as needed, external meetings with clients and agencies.  Some regional Victoria travel will be required.

If you are interested in this exciting position please visit

http://www.pcafamilies.org.au/about-pca-families/working-for-pca-families

or phone 03  9020 1833 for a position description.  For further information about this position please contact our CEO, Brenda Carmen, on 0487 014 564.

All applications must address the Selection Criteria and provide three referees.  Applications can be emailed to [email protected] or mailed to the CEO, PCA Families, Level 5/50 Market Street, Melbourne, 3000.

Closing Date :   5pm, Sunday 6 May, 2018

Job contact

Name: Deborah Hunt

Phone: 03 9020 1833