EOI VIC - Foster Carer Assessors

Location: Melbourne, Victoria

(EOI) Express your Interest here to be an Independent FOSTER CARER ASSESSOR with Key Assets The Children's Services Provider, Melbourne region and surroundings areas


Key Assets The Children’s Services Provider

  • An evolving service provider, Australia wide
  • Committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive workforce, AWEI Gold Employer for 2017
  • Provide therapeutic support to vulnerable children and young people in Foster Care
  • Excellent Rates and Allowances


Key Assets – The Children's Services Provider is a dynamic not-for-profit community service organisation providing high quality and innovative support to families by way of direct therapeutic support to children and young people, known to Child Protection, with varying needs and behaviours. Since 2007 our unique service has grown respect across 6 states within Australia and within the North and South Islands of New Zealand. 


FOSTER CARER ASSESSORS (Fee for Service, Independent Contractors) 

You will visit potential carers in their homes collecting information to compile a full and comprehensive foster carer assessment report using the Department of Communities Form 3A (Foster Carer Applicant and Assessment Recommendation Form – Initial Approval). You will also assist in presentation/present the completed Form 3A to the Key Assets Fostering Panel and then the Child Safety Services Fostering Panel.


You must have;

  • Proven prior experience of producing high quality assessment reports in relation to fostering,
  • Experience in adoption and/or children and families work,
  • Have an open clean drivers licence and access to a car and be willing to travel.
  • You will be a Step by Step Victoria certified assessor.
  • A Social Work or related qualification would be highly regarded.
  • And Statutory and Working with Children checks will be undertaken or validated.


For a further discussion/information on being an Assessor please call Andrea Tresize on (03) 9566 7800 during office hours



EOI's: This is an expression of interest application only. Expressions of Interest are monitored on a regular basis for talent pooling purposes. EOI information is stored in a secure repository for a given period of time. Should a vacancy become available that meets with your skills, experience and qualification then a member of our team will contact you for a further discussion?

CLOSURE DATE: The above EOI closing date is not applicable, this is an internal review date for office use only. EOI's will remain open.

CANDIDATE FEEDBACK:  Due to the large number of applications and EOI's received, Key Assets declines to provide individual candidate feedback at application stage.

ELIGIBILTY: To be eligible for consideration you must be an Australian resident or hold an appropriate Australian or New Zealand work visa.


Further information - About Key Assets, Our Key Assets Vision and Values


KEY ASSETS THE CHILDREN’S SERVICES PROVIDER is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and all applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and minority groups are encouraged to apply.

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