Young Carer Project Officer

Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centre, Metro North WA
Part Time – Contract Position

The Independent Living Centre WA (ILC) provides information and advice, assessment, funding and hire services that enable Western Australians of all ages and abilities to live more independent and fulfilling lives.

The Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centre Metro North (CRCC) provides assistance and support to carers who are seeking access to information, respite care and a range of other support appropriate to their individual needs and circumstances. A carer is person who provides significant care and support to a family member or friend with a chronic illness, disability, mental illness, alcohol or other substance dependence, or who is frail aged

The focus of this role is to identify and assist young carers aged up to and including 18 years, who require support with maintaining connection with their education due to the demands of their caring role

The successful applicant will be a passionate and highly motivated individual with excellent interpersonal and communication skills; and relevant qualification/s and experience working with young people, families and schools.

To Apply:

Register your interest today by submitting your resume, a cover letter, ILC Application form and a separate document addressing each selection criteria, in confidence to

For the full position description and selection criteria, please click on the “Young Carers Project Officer PD” link below. We encourage you to contact Andrea Morris, CRCC Service Coordinator on 08 9382 0271, to discuss the specifics of the position.

Please note applications that have not addressed the selection criteria will not be considered.

Applications close Tuesday 25th April 2017, 5pm

Employment Application

Young Carer Project Officer PD

Only those with the right to live & work in Australia need apply.

No agency applications at this time.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.