Althea Projects - your Employer Of Choice

Are you motivated and committed to:

  • providing quality care and support
  • your ongoing professional development
  • having a rewarding career
  • working within a dynamic and healthy team

Yes, then we may have the job for you.

Althea Projects strives to provide a workplace culture that is free from discrimination and embraces and enhances employee wellbeing.

We provide our employees with a comprehensive Employee Benefits Package which includes:

  • Flexible Modes of Employment
    • full-time
    • part-time
    • casual and
    • job share opportunities
  • Work-life balance
    • Flexible working arrangements (where possible)
    • Up to 6 free confidential counselling sessions for employees and their immediate family
    • Cultural leave
  • Rewards
    • Competitive salary packages
    • Salary Sacrifice arrangements (up to an additional $15,600 tax free)
    • 5 Weeks Annual Leave
  • Ongoing professional development and support
    • Support and Supervision
    • Access to training
    • Access to Conferences and networking events
    • Individual development planning
    • Robust quality management system, providing guidance in practice and systems
    • Clearly defined positions and key performance indicators
    • Inductions and orientation programs

At Althea Projects, we believe that by creating a healthy and happy workplace we become an employer of choice, improve staff morale and increase staff performance.

Various Opportunities at Althea Projects

At Althea Projects we have a range of positions across the organisation that requires different and diverse skills, qualifications and level of experiences. These include Administration Officer, Executive Assistant, Finance and HR, Program Managers, Quality Manager, Family Case Workers, Senior Practitioner, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Advisor, Community Care Assistant, Community Care Worker, Direct Care Worker and Chief Executive Officer.

General Application

If there are no specific positions advertised on our website, you are welcome to register your resume with our office by pressing the buttons that appear below. You will be required to complete a short application form and have the opportunity to provide us with your details, including your resume. Click here to get in touch with us.

Privacy Statement

Althea Projects is committed to respecting the privacy and confidentiality of all individuals and acting in accordance with the law on matters of privacy and accessing information. In order to deliver a quality service, an individual who enquires or accesses our services will have their details recorded and stored in accordance with Australian privacy legislation. Click to read our full Privacy Statement

Current Vacancies

Recruitment & Assessment Worker

Althea Projects Shared Family Care (SFC) program supports foster and kinship carers to provide out-of-home care in the community for children referred by the Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women.   The Recruitment & Assessment Officer role is an integral position within the SFC team.

In this position you would be recruiting new foster carers, organising and preparing recruitment events, undertaking and completing initial, general, kinship and re-approval assessments of foster and kinship carers.  You would also be leading foster carer training.

If you have prior experience in Child Protection or out-of-home care and experience writing Foster Care assessments we would love to hear from you.  For a copy of the position description please email

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.   Althea Projects is a child safe organisation.  In conjunction with your application please ensure you read our Organisation Information document available on our website.

Please email your letter of application and resume to ensuring you specifically address all the selection criteria detailed below:

SC1 (P) Demonstrated advanced knowledge of current practices, trends and theories relevant to the provision of out of home care services to children and young people.
SC2 (P) Demonstrated skills and experience in the provision of quality training and professional development strategies that meet the diverse needs of foster carers.
SC3 (P) Demonstrated highly developed practice skills including assessment skills, interpersonal skills and conflict resolution skills.
SC4 (A) Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and network with government departments, other agencies, members of the community and Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples having productive and professional conversations that meet the needs of clients and organisation
SC5 (S) Proven aptitude in positively building and maintaining workplace relationships.
SC6 (E) Ability to mentor and coach, sharing learnings, skills and knowledge with others.

Applications Close 5pm Friday 24th January, 2020.