Carer Liaison Officer (CLO)

Respite Coordination and Support
Commonwealth Respite & Carelink Centre, Metro North
Full Time or Part Time Contract Position
Based in Westminster

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

We are currently recruiting a Carer Liaison Officer within our Commonwealth Respite & Carelink Centre programs (CRCC). Managed by ILC, the CRCC delivers information and assistance to carers seeking access to short term or emergency respite care that supports them to continue caring for their family member or friend with disability, mental illness, aged care needs, or terminal illness requiring palliative care.

The Role:

You will join a small team that provides information; assessment of carer needs; coordination of short term or emergency respite care using a brokerage model of service; and where required referral to other appropriate supports. This role is primarily phone based with some networking and community engagement opportunities.

The Candidate:

The successful applicant will be passionate, dynamic and innovative. Highly developed communication, problem solving, initiative and time management skills are essential to be successful in this role. Experience working with carers of a person with mental illness, disability and/or aged care needs will be highly regarded.

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

Before an offer can be made ILC requires a National Police Clearance, not older than 6 months, current driver’s license and a Working with Children Check, where relevant, to be submitted with your resume.

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

Employment Application

Carer Liaison Officer PD

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

No agency applications at this time.

Please note short listing will commence immediately. We reserve the right to close the position without notice. We thank all candidates for their interest, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.