Parkerville Children and Youth Care Inc. has met the Safeguarding Children Standards set out by the Australian Childhood Foundation and received full Safeguarding Children  accreditation in November 2016.

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share our commitment.

Our recruitment and selection processes reflect this commitment and will include criminal records and reference checks for successful applicants.

Our Out of Home Care programme provides a holistic, multi-disciplinary and therapeutic care service for vulnerable children. Our aim, as a team of committed staff, is to bring healing and growth to children’s lives.


Respite Carer (Fixed Term Contract) and Casual Support Workers

Geraldton and Carnarvon


In the role of Respite Carer or Casual Support Worker you will work in partnership with primary Professional Therapeutic Carers in the direct care of and support to children in our Family Group Homes.


As a Respite Carer you will:


  • Provide relief on a continuous roster (3 day weekend cover on a fortnightly basis and support hours on weekdays during afternoon and night time);
  • Provide coverage of the primary carers’ leave absences (6 weeks per year);
  • Receive a competitive salary with salary packaging options;
  • Benefit from generous annual leave.


As a Casual Support Worker you will:


  • Provide relief cover on a casual basis which may include weekend shifts, cover for support hours on weekdays and primary carers’ annual leave absences;


To be considered for these roles, you must have experience either in or directly relevant to this type of work and be able to genuinely demonstrate empathy, guidance, respect and patience at all times. It is imperative you are able to work with minimum supervision and be highly self-motivated in this demanding, yet rewarding, role.


For further information please contact Ojisi Charlie on 08 9964 8690.


To apply please visit our website to obtain further information on all our programmes, the Job Description and an Application Form or call 08 9235 7061 for an Application Pack to be sent to you.


Applications must be submitted by COB on Wednesday, 28 February 2018.


It is essential that all applicants meet the above criteria and are permitted to work and remain in Australia with no limitations.

Contact Us

Contact Details

Ojisi Charlie on 08 9964 8690.