Could you provide a caring home for a young person?

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Goolum Goolum and Uniting Wimmera are urgently looking for a long term foster care home for a 10-year-old Indigenous boy.

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This young person is intelligent, engaging, cheerful and creative.

He can at times display challenging, complex behaviours and needs support to manage his emotional response to situations.

He requires a carer who will help him thrive with consistent routines, patience, support and care in a welcoming, safe home environment. He is best placed where he is the only young person in the home as he thrives on undivided attention.

You will be provided with ongoing training and support from Goolum Goolum and Uniting Wimmera to ensure the best possible outcomes for the child and your household, including:
• Cultural training and guidance
• Autism Spectrum Disorder Training
• Child Supported through NDIS plan
• Therapeutic training
• Establishment of a regular supportive care team
• Individually developed specific targeted care package to ensure carer and child are fully supported
• Regular planned breaks
• Reimbursement.

If you are interested, a matching process will begin and more details will be provided.

About Goolum Goolum

Goolum Goolum is recognised as the principal Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation in the Wimmera ensuring the provision of effective health, welfare and family services to Aboriginal people. Goolum Goolum strive to provide a holistic model that responds to the physical,social,emotional, cultural and spiritual need of our people.

About Uniting

Uniting work together to inspire people,enliven communities and confront injustice.Uniting provides support to children,young people and families in the Wimmera,to help them live in a safe and caring community.

Learn more
To learn more about this rewarding, life changing opportunity get in touch with Melanie, Uniting Wimmera foster care recruitment and support team on 53624000.

Or express your interest below and we will be in touch: