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Carers Register fact sheets and resources

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12 Mar 2019
Carers Register fact sheet 1: Probity and suitability checks (pdf 196.1KB)
Information about probity and suitability checks for carers and household members
12 Mar 2019
Carers Register fact sheet 2: Information for carers and household members (pdf 75.5KB)
What data is recorded on the Carers Register?
12 Mar 2019
Carers Register fact sheet 3: Information for designated agencies (pdf 141.5KB)
Information for designated agencies about what data is entered into the Carers Register.
12 Mar 2019
Carers Register fact sheet 4: Information exchange between designated agencies (pdf 137.7KB)
Information for designated agencies about required information exchange between designated agencies
7 May 2019
Carers Register fact sheet 5: Sharing information (pdf 184.7KB)
Sharing information when an authorised carer transfers from one designated agency to another designated agency
27 Feb 2019
Carers Register Guidance Notes (pdf 854.6KB)
These Guidance Notes are applicable to designated agencies accredited to provide statutory or supported out-of-home care in NSW. Designated agencies are required to participate in the accreditation and monitoring framework of the Office of the Children's Guardian.
1 Mar 2019
Carers Register information checklists for designated agencies (pdf 252.5KB)
Checklists of information that designated agencies must provide about the Carers Register to carers, carer applicants and their household members
14 May 2015
Carers Register template - Carer household summary sheet (docx 34.6KB)
This template has been developed to support the timely exchange of information between designated agencies. Use of this template and any adjustments to it is at the discretion of designed agencies.
20 May 2015
Sample: Request for information under an “other designated agency check” (docx 18.5KB)
Sample: Request for information under an “other designated agency check”. NSW Carers Register resource.
20 May 2015
Sample: Response to a request for information under an “other designated agency check” (docx 17.5KB)
Sample: Response to a request for information under an “other designated agency check”. NSW Carers Register resource.
11 Oct 2016
Suspension and cancellation of carer authorisations (pdf 72KB)
Designated agencies can suspend or cancel a carer’s authorisation in specific circumstances under the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Regulation 2012.
26 Nov 2019
Template - Provisional Authorisation Report and Checklist (docx 3.8MB)
Provisional Authorisation Report and Checklist template
26 Nov 2019
Working With Children Check and Carers Register Compliance Projects (pdf 348.5KB)
Two projects have been developed to help designated agencies achieve and maintain compliance with the Carers Register and Working With Children Check (for authorised carers and their adult household members). The AbSec conference provided an opportunity to present the Working With Children Check Self-Certification and Carers Register Self-assessment projects.