TFCO Foster Carer


Various Casey locations, VIC

Posted 2/26/2018

Treatment Foster Care Oregon (TFCO) is a new therapeutic foster care model run by OzChild for children aged 7-11 years old. We’re searching for experienced foster carers or people who are understanding of complex care and have a passion for improving the outcomes of vulnerable and at-risk children. TFCO follows a highly structured treatment program and we’ll give you comprehensive training. We guide you in caring for the child with 24/7 support and weekly carer support meetings, as well as a higher reimbursement due to the structure of the program and the flexibility required.

  • Be part of a transformative short term program (six to twelve months)
  • Demonstrated success in the USA, UK, and NZ
  • On completion of the program, children are reunited with their families or long-term foster carers who also receive ongoing support
  • $161 per night (tax free)
  • Respite (part time) carers are also needed
  • Carers must live in Southern or Eastern regions of Melbourne and have spare bedroom
  • Carers must have experience managing challenging behaviour
  • Carers need to be nurturing and caring, and able to put in firm boundaries
Time Required

Full time and part time carers needed

Background Checks Required

Working With Children Check, Police Check

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