This topic contains information on the responsibilities of a registered carer (1.1.R.20) and covers:
An individual who engages as a registered carer must provide care to a child/ren according to any relevant law of:
A registered carer must provide receipts to an individual for care for which they have paid. A registered carer will be supplied with valid receipt books. They can use their own receipts if they contain the:
A carer must notify the DHS if their licence/working with children (WWC) check has expired, been revoked or cancelled. A carer must also notify if they have become approved to offer CCB for approved care or no longer provide registered care.
Events that may affect a carer's registration status:
If the carer's application for registration has been approved and none of the above events has occurred, the registration is considered to be 'active'.
If the carer's registration is cancelled, the carer must advise families attending their service that they no longer provide registered care. Receipts issued for care provided on or after the date of cancellation can no longer be used for the purpose of families claiming CCB.
If a registered carer fails to comply with a requirement for continued approval, the Secretary can:
Policy reference: FA Guide 126.96.36.199 Becoming a Registered Carer
Last reviewed: 11 November 2013