Carer Program Officer - Rockhampton

Job Description

About the Role - do you want to....
  • Support unpaid family carers through targeted activities and events
  • Support Carers Queensland’s peak body function through consultation with carers


Are you:
  • Looking to showcase your ability to create and foster positive relationships with external organisations and networks
  • Highly skilled in communication both written & verbal and have the ability to build rapport and adapt skills according to the audience or target group involved?
  • Keen to demonstrate your group facilitation skills
  • Able to work across the Capricorn Region.
About you - do you have?
  • MANDATORY relevant tertiary qualification e.g. Cert III in Community Services or minimum of 2 years’ experience working in the community services sector
  • An understanding of client-centred practice with demonstrated ability and experience interacting and supporting diverse client groups in a positive, friendly, and welcoming manner.
What is on offer:

As an employee of Carers Queensland, you will work with people who are passionate about making a difference; are target focused; who are open to new ways of thinking; who value genuine, long-lasting relationships; and who are flexible, resilient, and believe in equity and opportunity for all.

You’ll be provided opportunities to learn and evolve as part of a growing and innovative organisation. You will be given the chance to do work that makes a genuine difference in your community.Benefits:
  • Opportunity to work for a peak industry body in Queensland!
  • Attractive Remuneration Package of CSW4.1 - $39.27 per hour, $77,857.47 p/a
  • Not-for-profit tax savings available
  • Accrued Days Off available.
  • Work from Home Days are available.
  • Flexible & supportive workplace environment where your contribution is valued.
  • Work vehicle available during office hours
How to Apply:

The position description and the full key selection criteria are available via the APPLY button.

In a cover letter, please address the Key Selection Criteria, highlighting to us why you are the best person for the role with your updated Resume.

NOTE: Incomplete applications will NOT be considered - only successfully shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. It is a Mandatory requirement for all successful Applicants to hold current & valid Blue/Yellow Cards prior to commencing with employment with Carers Queensland Ltd.

Applications close on 26th May 2023

Questions about the role can be directed to the HR team,


Carers Queensland is committed to maintaining a diverse workforce that reflects the diverse needs of the people we support. Carers Queensland is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from people with a disability, and from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, and the LGBTIQ community.

Carers Queensland encourages applicants to advise this information in their cover letter, so that we can meet the needs of each applicant. Carers Queensland actively seeks to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients.