Pathfinders recruits and selects appropriately skilled and experienced staff through fair and consistent processes as embodied in NSW Government Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action policies. While relevant experience, skills and qualifications are highly desirable, Pathfinders encourages all people who are interested in working in one of our Pathfinders programs to apply.
Pathfinders Pathways Out-of-Home care program provides a safe and nurturing environment for young people ranging in ages from 12 – 18 years and in need of alternative accommodation due to being unable to live with their parents or foster carers. We are looking for casual direct care staff to assist in the residential care of these young people in our Armidale and Inverell premises. You will be required to work shift work including sleepovers.
Pathways is always looking for new workers who are suitably experienced and qualified candidates for the role. An ongoing recruitment process for Direct Care staff is undertaken by Pathfinders. This position can be applied for at all times, however, the interview process will be initiated when there are sufficient potential candidates and on an as needed basis. Once this threshold is reached, you will be contacted and asked for an interview and if successful, will move on to the training and Induction phase.
Mentors will provide a structured and trusting relationship that brings children and young people together with caring individuals who offer guidance, support and encouragement.
There’s always a need for more foster carers in our region to help the more than 40,000 youth in Out-of-Home Care. If you’re interested in respite, short-term or long-term foster caring, or simply want to learn more about how you can help, contact Kylie Giles on 1800 314 199 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
1. Prepare a typed application which includes –
2. Please submit your applications by either –
* All applications must be received by close of business on the relevant closing date as stated above (next to each position).
3. Complete a working with children check and a criminal/police check –
It is a legal requirement that all staff provide Pathfinders with a working with children check and a criminal/police check prior to commencing employment.