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Police Check Policy

Social Carers are required to have an updated Police Check in order to work with Like Family.

For New Social Carers

All new Social Carers must provide a valid Australian Police Check (issued within the past 3 years) before they begin working with Like Family. This must be uploaded to a Social Carer's profile during the application process.

All Social Carer applicants who have been in Australia for less than six months are also required to obtain a police check from their country of birth.

For Existing Social Carers

For existing Social Carers, Australian Police Checks are required to be renewed every three years. Existing Social Carers can send their updated Australian Police Checks to hello@likefamily.com.au

Pre-Approved Police Check Provider

If you need to apply for an Australian Police Check, our pre-approved provider is Cited, which provides a special rate of $41.50 to all Social Carers (compared to $53.00 directly with NSW Police). You can find a link to Cited here.