Fixed Term OoHC Area Manager 6 months

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply

Do you want to be a part of a Team to make a difference in the life of young people?

We are currently looking for a full time OoHC Area Manager to manage our Armidale area on a fixed term of 6 months.  The successful applicant will oversee the operations and lead a team of skilled staff to deliver an effective regional model for Out of Home Care (OOHC) services in residential, foster care and other settings to Children and Young People in care ensuring a safe, nurturing and home-like environment for Children and Young People. 

The successful application will be required to identify new funding opportunities and assist in preparing funding submissions which meet funding body contractual requirements and comply with legislation and regulatory agencies, plan and promotion growth opportunities for OoHC Programs as well as maintain accreditation, establish and deliver residential and foster care services in the Region.

It is also a requirement to have the 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.  It will also be a requirement to build strong relationships with Aboriginal agencies to support and strengthen families and cultural connections

This position is Level 8 under the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 (“the SCHDSI Award”)

EOIs 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.

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

EOIs should be lodged by email to and should be addressed to the Manager Corporate Services.

Position closes at 9.00am, Monday, 1 July 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 Melissa Colman on 0436 029 439.

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