Family Connect and Support Program Worker



Position Type:

Full Time

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

We are currently looking for a Full Time Program Worker to be based in Taree.

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 successful applicant will be required to ensure provision of high-quality services to achieve optimum levels of service delivery and client outcomes in line with the Practice Framework requirements while ensuring business performance outcomes, standards and compliance requirements are met.

The Program 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 provide services to Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal children, young people and families. The Program Worker will also 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 from our website to apply for this position.

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

Applications should be lodged by email to and should be addressed to the Human Resource Manager.

Applications close at 5pm Monday 6th May 2024

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 Chrissie Clark Corporate Services Officer on 0461 504 095

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