Family Connect and Support Aboriginal Program 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.

Family Connect and Support provides intervention, diversion and capacity building services with focus areas of housing, employment and health.

Within program guidelines, teams deliver both funded and fee-paying offerings to ensure access to the appropriate levels of service and support.  Support is underpinned by a practice framework using strengths-based trauma informed practices to support people in building their own capacity and resources for positive change. 

Our teams celebrate and acknowledge diversity working across sectors and collaborating with community including schools, employers, housing, health and social service providers to facilitate strengthened personal, social and cultural connection, and improved health and wellbeing.

The Program Worker – Family Connect and Support 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 provide services to Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal children, young people and families and will be required to build strong relationships with Aboriginal agencies to support and strengthen families and cultural connections

This position is Level 5.1 under the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Modern Award (“the SCHDSI Award”)

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.
  • Working with Children Check, Police History Check and current Driver’s Licence.

Please download the job package to apply for this position.

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

Applications close at 5:00pm,Friday, 5 May 2022.

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 Melissa Colman – Corporate Services Officer at or 0436 029 439.

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