Parkerville Children and Youth Care Inc. prioritises the safety of children.

The selection process for roles within the organisation reflects this priority and will involve the checking of references and Police and other records.

The information below is provided to assist you in preparing and submitting your job application.

Applications for Advertised Vacancies

The application

Your application should contain the following:

  • A completed Application for Employment form (See note below)
  • A covering letter which provides information about your interest in the position and your relevant skills, capabilities, experience and qualifications.  Unless specifically advised, a statement of claims against the selection criteria is not mandatory.  You should, however, be guided by the selection criteria when stating your claims for the position.
  • A current résumé


Note: If your application is for a position of Professional Therapeutic Carer and you intend to have your  spouse/partner live in the cottage with you or participate in the care of the children, please ensure your partner completes and submits a volunteer application (see our website) together with this application form.

Selection process

  • Our selection process will usually involve an initial shortlisting and the interview of shortlisted applicants.
  • You should be available for interview as soon as the vacancy closes. If you know that you will be unavailable, please note this on your application and, if possible, provide alternative contact details.
  • If you have individual requirements that need to be accommodated to allow you to participate in an interview, please indicate this in your application. 

Acknowledgement of applications

  • Your application is appreciated.  It is our policy not to send acknowledgement of applications.
  • You will, however, be advised of your success or otherwise at the conclusion of the selection process.

General Applications for Employment

If you submit a general application for employment, it will be passed to the most relevant operational area/s of the organisation for assessment.  Applications will not be acknowledged but may be held for 3-6 months and you may be contacted if a suitable vacancy occurs in that time.

Submission of Applications

Your application should be submitted (by the closing date where appropriate) to one of the addresses below.

By mail to:

Recruitment Officer
Parkerville Children and Youth Care (Inc.)
Cale House
11 / 52 The Crescent

By email to:

By fax to:
08 9235 7077

All job applications are treated as confidential documents. The information contained herein will be used only in connection with the assessment of the applicant’s suitability for employment.

Application for employment

1. Position Details

2. Personal Details

Only applicants for Professional Therapeutic Carer positions need to answer the next two questions:

Employment/Volunteering History

Applicants for advertised vacancies should provide a detailed work history as part of their resume/curriculum vitae.

Please provide information about any work experience relevant to your employment application.

Employment/Volunteering Position 1

Employment/Volunteering Position 2

Employment Referees

Please provide details of at least two referees. Referees must be able to provide comment your current or recent performance in a work or similar capacity.

Health Information

A disability or injury is not a barrier to consideration of an application for employment. Applicants with a health condition are invited to discuss its relevance or otherwise to the position applied for with the interview panel.

On appointment, all candidates will be required to complete a comprehensive Health Details Questionnaire.

Criminal Records

If you are employed by Parkerville CYC, you will be required to provide evidence of a National Police Records check and participate in Department for Child Protection and Family Support Record Check. Dependent upon the nature of your duties, you also may be required to provide a current Working With Children Card.

Previous Work With Children or Young People

Immigration Status

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