Careers

It’s the people who make it possible

Become part of Yorganop

At Yorganop we all come to work with the goal of giving children a safe and nurturing environment to grow.

As Western Australia’s only Aboriginal foster care agency, Yorganop plays an important role within the community. But we don’t do it alone. We work in partnership with government agencies and our community of carers across WA.

“Our goal isn’t simply about ensuring no Aboriginal child is left without a loving home. It’s also about helping every child fulfill their potential; to empower Aboriginal children and families to strengthen. In culture, community, and self.”

Joining Yorganop means walking alongside this goal and playing your part – the one that only you can.

 


We are currently recruiting

Education and Training Coordinator

About the role: 

As the Education and Training Officer, you will support the learning and development needs of staff and carers across all areas of Yorganop. You will ensure that Yorganop remains compliant with the internal and external requirements relating to staff and carers (foster, kinship and employee) and their training requirements and support needs to ensure best outcomes for Aboriginal children in out-of-home care (OOHC). Including supporting annual carer reviews and any identified learning requirements for carers.

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Education and Training Officer

About the role: 

As the Education and Training Officer, you will support the learning and development needs of staff and carers across all areas of Yorganop. You will ensure that Yorganop remains compliant with the internal and external requirements relating to staff and carers (foster, kinship and employee) and their training requirements and support needs to ensure best outcomes for Aboriginal children in out-of-home care (OOHC). Including supporting annual carer reviews and any identified learning requirements for carers.

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Office & HR Manager

About the role:

As the Office & HR Manager you will be responsible for overseeing management of the office (Building Management/Event Organisation/Information Technology) and Administrative functions, as well as providing advice on Human Resource Management and recruitment support.

As part of this role you will also work in partnership with the Management team to deliver on the People and Culture Strategy and all other people initiatives.

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Transition Coach – Home Stretch WA (50D)

About the role: 

As the Transition Coach you will guide, mentor and support young people aged 17-21 years to transition from out-of-home care to independent living and adulthood.
This will include:

  • Aboriginality is a requirement for this position as defined under Section
    50(d) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984.
  • Applying a cultural lens across client/case management practices.
  • Implementing cultural learning practices specific to the program, including mentoring and advising other coaches.
  • Providing access to supports and resources that will be made available through an extension of care arrangement.
  • Offering tailored support services using a culturally safe and strengths based approach to case management and case coordination.
  • Working collaboratively with relevant stakeholders including the Department of Communities’ Child Protection staff, foster families, carers,
    the young person’s kin, community, and people identified as significant in their lives.

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Transition Coach – Home Stretch WA

About the role: 

As the Transition Coach you will guide, mentor and support young people aged 17-21 years to transition from out-of-home care to independent living and adulthood.
This will include:

  • Providing access to supports and resources that will be made available through an extension of care arrangement.
  • Offering tailored support services using a culturally safe and strengths-based approach to case management and case coordination.
  • Working collaboratively with relevant stakeholders including the Department of Communities’ staff, foster families, carers, the young person’s kin, community, and people identified as significant in their lives.

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Assessment Officer – Foster Care (50D)

About the role: 

As an Assessment Officer you will be responsible for completing a range of assessments in relation to child protection. This includes but is not limited to
assessing potential foster carers and kinship carers from EOI through to registration and training. You will undertake annual carer reviews and assist the Senior Placement Officer with advice on potential placements.
The purpose of the Assessment Officer role is to facilitate and complete the assessment and review process of foster carer applicants and to ensure the process is undertaken in accordance with legislative requirements and the organisation’s standards and procedures.
In addition to carer and kinship assessments the Assessment Officer may be required to complete a range of assessments in relation to other child protection or family support activities and services delivered by Yorganop.
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Assessment Officer – Foster Care

About the role: 

As an Assessment Officer, you will be responsible for completing a range of assessments in relation to child protection. This includes but is not limited to
assessing potential foster carers and kinship carers from EOI through to registration and training. You will undertake annual carer reviews and assist the Senior Placement Officer with advice on potential placements.
The purpose of the Assessment Officer’s role is to facilitate and complete the assessment and review process of foster carer applicants and to ensure the process is undertaken in accordance with legislative requirements and the organisation’s standards and procedures.
In addition to carer and kinship assessments, the Assessment Officer may be required to complete a range of assessments in relation to other child protection or family support activities and services delivered by Yorganop.

Learn more / Apply

Nurturing our children to flourish