Careers

You may be working face-to-face with people using our services, you may be working in roles behind the scenes. You may be full-time, part-time, casual, volunteer.  Whatever your role, the work you do will be important to achieving ac.care's mission:

We want all country people to have a safe home, enough money to live on and strong, positive relationships.

Click here for updates on the progress of recruitment processes

Exciting new opportunities to make a difference in your community

For many years, ac.care has provided programs to support rural families and children; in Mount Gambier, the Riverland, the Adelaide Hills and the Murraylands.  ac.care is looking to recruit people who are passionate about helping others and thrive in a team environment.  We welcome applications reflecting the diversity of the community.

 

Murray Bridge:  Placement Support Worker |   Foster Care

The Placement Support Worker (PSW) will work collaboratively as a team member within the organisation to deliver services to over 160 foster care households and 200 children in placements across the Adelaide Hills, Limestone Coast, Murraylands and Riverland.

The PSW supports Foster Carers through regular home visits, phone and email contact to engage Carers to support their role as providers of care that has a strong child focus lens.

The role will promote the positive development of children and young people ensuring their needs are met.The role will support the collaborative functioning of the care team around children and young people and ensure the foster care environment is safe.

Now receiving applications.

Downloads:  Position Description     How to apply

 

Berri:  Placement Support Worker |   Foster Care

The Placement Support Worker (PSW) will work collaboratively as a team member within the organisation to deliver services to over 160 foster care households and 200 children in placements across the Adelaide Hills, Limestone Coast, Murraylands and Riverland.

The PSW supports Foster Carers through regular home visits, phone and email contact to engage Carers to support their role as providers of care that has a strong child focus lens.

The role will promote the positive development of children and young people ensuring their needs are met.The role will support the collaborative functioning of the care team around children and young people and ensure the foster care environment is safe.

Now receiving applications.

Downloads:  Position Description     How to apply

Murray Bridge:  Early Childhood Educators & Leaders  |   Children's Services

(Casual Cert 3 Qualified and Casual Diploma Qualified positions)

These positions assist in providing secure, safe and stimulating care to children at Minya Porlar Creche, treating each child with respect and dignity and acknowledging the individual values of their families.

Downloads:  Cert 3 Qualified Position Description   Diploma Qualified Position Description   How to apply

Now receiving applications.

 

Mt Gambier & Murray Bridge:  Therapeutic Support Workers (Casual)   |   Residential Care

(Child and Youth Support Workers)

You will work as part of a team providing quality around-the-clock care in a home-based environment for children and young people who have been placed under the Guardianship of the Minister; building healthy, supportive relationships, and role-modeling appropriate behaviors.  You will work within a therapeutic model of care that incorporates Therapeutic Crisis Intervention and trauma-informed, intentional, client-centered practice.

If you have experience or training in child and youth work; health and social work; education; child care; early childhood development; and you are committed to the safety and protection of children, you may be interested in this position.

Now receiving applications.

Downloads:  Position Description     How to apply

Limestone Coast, Murraylands, Riverland:  Aboriginal Assessment Workers (Casual)   |   Foster Care Services

Aboriginal Assessment Workers assist with the assessment of non-Aboriginal Foster Carers who wish to have Aboriginal children.placed in their care.

Now receiving applications.

Downloads:  Position Description     How to apply   Expression of Interest Form

 

Limestone Coast, Murraylands, Riverland:  Volunteers

ac.care is embarking on some exciting new initiatives and we are seeking dedicated volunteers from all walks of life with diverse skill sets to join us in providing opportunities for life for rural people.

Now receiving applications.

Downloads:  How to apply   Expression of Interest Form

 

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UPDATES ON THE PROGRESS OF RECRUITMENT

Due to the large number of applications we are receiving it is no longer possible to provide individual responses to applicants who are not selected for interview.  Information on the progress of closed recruitment processes will be posted here and remain for 4 weeks after the closing date.  Thank you for your understanding in this matter - The Human Resources Team.

Mt Gambier :  Case Manager   |   Post Separation Cooperative Parenting

Applications now closed. Thank you to all applicants

Mount Gambier:  Administration and Facilities Officer, Head Office   |          1.0 FTE (2 positions available, short term contracts to 30th June and 6th September 2019)

Applications now closed. Thank you to all applicants

Murray Bridge:  Early Childhood Educator Educational Leader   |   Children's Services

Applications now closed. Thank you to all applicants

Mt Gambier:  Manager - Family Services   |   Family Services

Applications now closed. Thank you to all applicants

Mount Gambier:  Marketing and Communications Manager |   Strategy & Innovation

Applications now closed. Thank you to all applicants

all regions:  Marketing Coordinator |   Strategy & Innovation

Applications now closed. Thank you to all applicants

all regions: Manager - Foster Care Services (1.0 FTE) |   Foster Care

Applications now closed. Thank you to all applicants

Naracoorte:  Family Support Worker (0.5 FTE) |   Family Services

Applications now closed. Thank you to all applicants.

Berri:  Youth Worker (0.5 FTE)  |   Opening Doors

Applications now closed. Thank you to all applicants.