Why Work at Althea?
Althea Projects - your Employer Of Choice
Are you motivated and committed to:
- providing quality care and support
- your ongoing professional development
- having a rewarding career
- working within a dynamic and healthy team
Yes, then we may have the job for you.
Althea Projects strives to provide a workplace culture that is free from discrimination and embraces and enhances employee wellbeing.
We provide our employees with a comprehensive Employee Benefits Package which includes:
- Flexible Modes of Employment
- casual and
- job share opportunities
- Work-life balance
- Flexible working arrangements (where possible)
- Up to 6 free confidential counselling sessions for employees and their immediate family
- Cultural leave
- Competitive salary packages
- Salary Sacrifice arrangements (up to an additional $15,600 tax free)
- 5 Weeks Annual Leave
- Ongoing professional development and support
- Support and Supervision
- Access to training
- Access to Conferences and networking events
- Individual development planning
- Robust quality management system, providing guidance in practice and systems
- Clearly defined positions and key performance indicators
- Inductions and orientation programs
At Althea Projects, we believe that by creating a healthy and happy workplace we become an employer of choice, improve staff morale and increase staff performance.
Various Opportunities at Althea Projects
At Althea Projects we have a range of positions across the organisation that requires different and diverse skills, qualifications and level of experiences. These include Administration Officer, Executive Assistant, Finance and HR, Program Managers, Quality Manager, Family Case Workers, Senior Practitioner, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Advisor, Community Care Assistant, Community Care Worker, Direct Care Worker and Chief Executive Officer.
If there are no specific positions advertised on our website, you are welcome to register your resume with our office by pressing the buttons that appear below. You will be required to complete a short application form and have the opportunity to provide us with your details, including your resume. Click here to get in touch with us.
Information Collection & Privacy
When applying for a position at Althea Projects any information we collect from you as part of your application process is for the purpose of assessing your suitability for employment with us. In the event you are offered, and accept employment with us, this information will go on to form your staff file. In the event your application is not successful, unless you request your information not be retained, your information will be kept for 12 months with the purpose being for considering your suitability for alternative employment opportunities with us. After 12 months your information will be destroyed. Individuals are entitled under Australian privacy law to access, and seek correction, of personal information held about them. Click to read our full Privacy Statement
Foster & Kinship Case Worker
Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award – Level 4 – 76 hours per fortnight (12months Contract)
Althea Projects Foster & Kinship Program supports foster and kinship carers to provide out-of-home care in the community for children referred by the Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women. The Recruitment & Assessment Officer role is an integral position within the AFKP team.
If you were successful in obtaining this position you would be providing a range of supports, training and case management to foster & kinship carers, and completing re-approval assessments of foster and kinship carers.
If you have prior experience in Child Protection or out-of-home care and you are able to organise, plan, prioritise and work to minimal supervision we would love to hear from you. For a copy of the position description please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. Althea Projects is a child safe organisation. In conjunction with your application please ensure you read our Organisation Information document available on our website.
Please email your letter of application (no more than 2 pages) and resume to email@example.com ensuring you refer to how your experience relates to the following selection criteria detailed below:
SC1 (P) Demonstrated experience in the provision of quality training and professional development strategies that meet the diverse needs of foster carers.
SC2 (S) Proven aptitude in positively building and maintaining workplace relationships, the ability to engage positively with self and others. Positive thinker that can effectively problem solve.
SC3 (P) The ability to communicate effectively and network with government departments, other agencies, members of the community and Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples having productive and professional conversations that meet the needs of clients and organisation.
SC4 (A) Ability to work independently and coordinate own role when multiple tasks are in place, whilst effectively contributing to a collegially multi-disciplinary team.
SC5 (E) Ability to transfer learning, skills and knowledge from prior training and relevant qualifications to be professional in the role. Understands the importance of ongoing growth and development as a professional and demonstrates a connection to the organisation.
SC6 (P) Demonstrated experience in the provision of quality high care and support to foster and kinship carers. Demonstrated skills and advanced knowledge of current practices, trends and theories relevant to provision of out of home care services to children and young people. Formal qualifications or demonstrated experience in similar roles.
Applications Close 9am 3 May 2022.
Casual Direct Care Worker
Do you love working with children?
Have you completed a Certificate or Diploma in Early Childhood Education?
Are you looking for casual employment? This role is casual only.
A background in Disability Support doers not qualify for this role – MUST have a background working with children
Our Wee Care Residential Service provides 24 hour emergency accommodation, respite care and emergency day care for children from birth to 11 years of age, when parents/carers are unable to arrange alternative care in a crisis situation.
Operating from our premises in Railway Estate we are seeking additional Direct Care Workers on a casual basis. Preference is given to applicants who have completed a Certificate or Diploma in Early Childhood Education and have a minimum 12 months experience in a direct care role. Applicants MUST be fully vaccinated, hold current first aid, CPR, asthma & anaphylaxis Certification (or obtain within 4 weeks at own expense), current food handlers Certification, Queensland Drivers Licence, Queensland Blue Card (Working with Children Check) and willingness to undertake a medical assessment to determine ability to carry weights up to 15kg.
Please email your letter of application (no more than 2 pages) and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org addressing the selection criteria detailed below:
SC1 (P) Demonstrated high level skills and experience in working with children 0 – 11 years and an understanding of the different stages of child development.
SC2 (P) Demonstrated skills and experience working with children and families who present with a range of complex heath, social and wellbeing matters.
SC3 (P) Demonstrated skills and knowledge of current practices, relevant to provision of care and activities for children and young people.
SC4 (A) The ability to communicate effectively with all members of the community, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, to have productive and professional conversations that meet client and organisation need.
SC5 (S) Proven aptitude in positively building and maintaining workplace relationships, the ability to engage positively with self and others.
SC6 (E) Ability to transfer learning, skills and knowledge from prior training and relevant qualifications to be professional in the role. Understands the importance of ongoing growth and development as professional ad demonstrates a connection to the organisation.
Accepting applications for this role