Aboriginal Early Years Program – Support Worker



Position Type:

Part Time

This is a designated Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander Position. Applicants for this position must be of Aboriginal descent through parentage, identification as being Aboriginal and being accepted in the community as such. Exemption is claimed under Section 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act. Proof of Aboriginality is required.

We are currently looking for a permanent part time AEYP Support Worker to be based in Armidale. The AEYP Support Worker will specifically support and work with Aboriginal Families and children aged between 2 and 6 through early intervention work, to give children a good start in life through improved early childhood development, care, education and school readiness.

The AEYP Support Worker will require knowledge and understanding of the issues that affect Aboriginal communities, societies and cultures in NSW and be willing to advocate on behalf of Aboriginal young people and their families in providing cultural support and services to Aboriginal children, young people and families.

The AEYP Support Worker will also be required to build strong relationships with all agencies to support and strengthen families and cultural connections Travel will be an expectation. This position is Level 3.1 under the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Modern Award (“the SCHDSI Award”). Salary is negotiable dependent on qualifications, skills and experience.

All applications must include the following components:

• Applications addressing the selection criteria as provided in the job package.

• An updated resume including details of at least two recent work-related referees.

• Current Working with Children Check

• Current Police History Check

• Current Driver’s Licence.

• Proof of Aboriginality.

Please download the job package to apply for this position.

Applications close at 5.00pm on Friday, 22 March 2024.

Applicants who do not provide all the above will not be considered for an interview.

Applications should be lodged by email to hr@pathfinders.ngo and should be addressed to the Manager Corporate Services.

Pathfinders is committed to being a safe environment for children and young people and is a mandatory reporting Organisation. Pathfinders is a non-smoking workplace and is committed to the principles and practices of Equal Opportunity and Cultural Diversity.

For further information, please contact Chantelle Paull AEYP Coordinator at chantellep@pathfinders.ngo

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