Non Placement Support Services Support Worker

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

Applicants seeking weekend work are encouraged to apply.

We are currently looking for casual NPSS Support Workers to work within our Non Placement Support Services and Casework Support Services to assist in the care of these young people.  Hours will be on an “as needed” basis.

This Program is a fee-for-service brokerage partnership with Community Services and other Non Government Organisations (NGO’s).  Community Services contract Pathfinders to provide a range of services to provide children and young people in Out of Home Care (OoHC) and their families through Individual Client Arrangements. 

The program provides supervised contact, supervision in temporary accommodation and mentoring for children and young people aged 0-17 years old.  Support is also provided to carers through transport to appointments, preschool, respite placements and changes of placements. The successful applicants will need to have a strong commitment to privacy and maintain strict confidentiality standards.  Report writing is also mandatory.

The NPSS Support Worker will require knowledge and understanding of the issues that affect Aboriginal communities, societies and cultures in NSW. 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 NPSS 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 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 should be lodged by email to and should be addressed to the Human Resource Manager.

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 CulturalDiversity

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are also strongly encouraged to apply.

For further information, please contact Melissa Colman – Corporate Services Officer on 0436 029 439

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