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Residential Care Worker

Want to make a difference in the lives of children and young people throughout the southwest? We have the roles for you! Our Out of Home Care Division, which includes Foster Care, Kinship Care and Residential Care are on the hunt for staff to join the team!


Our Residential Care Workers are required to participate in the day-to-day operations of the houses, including responding to the child or young person’s emotional and functional needs, development of their personal skills, administrative requirements and household duties.

Working within the principles of the client care plans developed by the Foster Care Placement Teams, the primary objectives & responsibilities of the Residential Care Worker include:

  • Use all interactions as opportunities for therapeutic gain and positive engagement of the clients through goal-directed, planned and integrated therapeutic interventions.
  • Ensure an environment that provides a sense of safety, structure, acceptance and security at all times for children & young people through effective and supportive role modeling.
  • Ensure that at all times, the children & young people’s rights and interests are protected.

Are your Credentials

  • Hold or be enrolled and working towards a minimum of a Certificate IV in Child, Youth & Family Intervention or other similar/relevant tertiary qualification.
  • A current Drivers Licence. 

This role may include shiftwork across a 24/7 roster and may include sleepover shifts.

Please contact Kristie Kelly, Manager Residential Care Services on 5561 8888 or via



Job Type: Casual
Job Location: Warrnambool

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