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Employment

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.


 

Foster Care (Inverell, Armidale, Tamworth, Glen Innes and surrounding areas)

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 Lisa Harvey on 0458 224 810 or lisah@pathfinders.ngo.

Check out our Pathways Foster Care page here


Specialist Homelessness Service – Support Worker (Inverell) 

The Support Worker position helps vulnerable people when in crisis and those at risk of homelessness, to remain in long-term safe accommodation and to break the cycle of homelessness in the Inverell areas. In this position, workers will be assisting women and children experiencing, or at risk of, family or domestic violence to be safe and help them find solutions both practical and personal that have arisen as a result of the family and domestic violence.  Applicants must be committed to working all shifts and to being on call.

Download the job package here


Pathways – Direct Care Permanent Part Time and Casual Staff  (Inverell, Armidale and Lismore)

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 permanent part time and casual direct care staff to assist in the residential care of these young people. You will be required to work shift work including sleepovers.

Download the job package here


Pathways -Team Leader  (Inverell)

This position manages a team of direct care staff within our Pathways program which provides a safe and nurturing environment for young people ranging in ages from 12 – 18 years and in need of alternative accommodation.

Closing date: 5pm Friday 21 September 2018

Download the job package here

 


All applicants must follow these steps to be considered for any position with Pathfinders:

1. Prepare a typed application which includes –

  • A statement against each of the essential and desirable selection criteria for the position, giving examples to demonstrate how you meet them.
  • A current resume detailing your relevant skills and experience.
  • A photocopy of your relevant academic qualifications.
  • The names and phone numbers of two referees (at least one referee should be a recent supervisor, if possible)

2. Please submit your applications by either –

  • A. Emailing applications to hr@pathfinders.ngo
    OR
  • B. Posting a printed copy in an enveloped marked ‘Confidential’ to –
    Human Resources Manager
    Pathfinders
    PO Box 1052
    ARMIDALE NSW 2350

* 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.