Employment & Volunteering


15 November 2022


Carer KaFÉ Temporary Position until 31st March 2023


Carer KaFÉ Program


Carer KaFÉ (www.carerkafe.org.au) has been established to provide learning and development opportunities to Victorian Statutory kinship, Permanent and Accredited foster carers to support them in their valuable role.


The program is currently undergoing a 12-month work plan until 31 March 2023, overseen by Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) to re-establish Carer KaFÉ in line with the recommendations of a recent program review.


The Foster Care Association of Victoria (FCAV) currently hosts Carer KaFÉ.


Position Description


The role has been established to support the Carer KaFÉ program – a state-wide combined Kinship, Permanent and Foster carer training strategy, to undertake and assist with a range of administration and project tasks as directed by the Program Manager.


The position is contracted until 31st March 2023.


Click here for a copy of the position description; 

Carer KaFÉ Administrative Assistant



Carer KaFÉ Administrative Assistant


This position is 1.0 FTE, 5 days (38 hours per week).


The current hourly pay rate is $36.50. Annual Package = $79,697 per annum (inclusive of compulsory 10.5% Superannuation), based on Level 3 – pay point 4 of the Social and Community Services Award.


Hours of work can be negotiated with the Program Manager. Office hours are between 9am – 5 pm. Some after-hours evening / weekends may be required and will be compensated on a time-in-lieu basis in accordance with Award conditions.


How to apply 


To apply for the position, please email your resume and a brief cover letter (one page) demonstrating your suitability to the role to Paula White, Carer KaFÉ Program Manager;  ckmanager@fcav.org.au.


Applications close: 29th November 2022 or until filled. 


For more information or application queries please contact Paula White, Carer KaFÉ Program Manager 0477 989 828.


Location Abbotsford – scope for some flexible working.


The successful applicant will be required to undergo satisfactory pre-employment checks, including two referees, a criminal records check and a working with children check.


Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.