EOI SA - Foster Carer Assessors

Employment Type:
CO - Contract  
VIC Recruitment & Placements Mgr


Foster Carer Assessor – Fee for service contractor - (Adelaide)


We are seeking fee-for-service contract positions for independent assessors to visit, evaluate and train potential foster carers.

Key Assets - The Children’s Services Provider

  • An evolving service provider, Australia wide
  • Committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive workforce, AWEI 10 year Achievement Award 2010 – 2020, Employer of Choice for 2015 & 2016, AWEI Gold Employer Award for 2017 and finalist for Australian HR Awards 2017
  • Key Assets is committed to working in partnership with Aboriginal communities to achieve good outcomes for children and families.

About the role

We require Independent Social Workers to undertake competence-based assessments on prospective foster carers using the Association of Child Welfare Agencies 'Step by Step' assessment tool.  Applicants must have prior experience of producing assessment reports in relation to fostering, adoption and/or children and families work, have own transport and willing to travel.  You must have a Social Work qualification which would meet the requirements of validation by the AASW, excellent report-writing skills for this role, as well as hold an accreditation in Step-by-Step 2016.

We offer a competitive fee per assessment and a mileage allowance.  We also provide practical assistance, induction and consultation time during the assessment process.


Skills required

  • Hold an accreditation in Step-by-Step 2016 or be working towards one
  • Qualification in Social work
  • Proven prior experience of producing high quality assessment reports
  • Have an open clean drivers licence and access to a car and be willing to travel.
  • Statutory and Working with Children checks will be undertaken or validated.

If you would like to speak to a team member regarding this opportunity please contact Emma Smith on 0439105475 or

KEY ASSETS THE CHILDREN’S SERVICES PROVIDER is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and all applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


EOI's: This is an expression of interest application only. Expressions of Interest are monitored on a regular basis for talent pooling purposes. EOI information is stored in a secure repository for a given period of time. Should a vacancy become available that meets with your skills, experience and qualification then a member of our team will contact you for a further discussion.

Please note – Due to the volume of applications, EOI's may not receive a reply if unsuccessful. Contact will be made by our team should your application meet with our criteria and should we have positions available.