IFYSS focuses on strengthening and supporting families and young people in need of support to make positive changes in their lives. The IFYSS Support Worker will provide a range of support, advocacy and referral services to families, youth and children throughout the Inverell District. The IFYSS Support Worker will be responsible for developing appropriate activities and programs and facilitating informal support groups aimed at enhancing the skills and confidence of families, youth and children to achieve positive outcomes. In addition to the Inverell township services are provided to Tingha, Ashford and surrounding areas.
It is a requirement to have the knowledge and understanding of the issues that affect Aboriginal communities, societies and cultures as the IFYSS Support Worker will be required to advocate on behalf of Aboriginal and cultural diverse families, youth and children while providing services in a culturally sensitive manner.
The IFYSS Support Worker will also be required to build strong relationships with Aboriginal agencies to support and strengthen families and cultural connections.
This position is Level 3.1 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.
- Current Working with Children Check
- Current Police History Check
- Current Driver’s Licence.
- Male applicants preferable
Please download the job package to apply for this position.
Applications close at 9.00am on Monday, 25 September 2023.
Applicants who do not provide all the above will not be considered for an interview.
Applications should be lodged by email to firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Melissa Colman – Corporate Services Officer on 0436 029 439