Non Placement Support Services – Supported Independent Living Mentor


Armidale, Inverell

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Pathfinders is a community based organisation providing supported accommodation and homelessness services, family and youth support services, Juvenile Justice and Out of Home Care services across the New England, Mid-North Coast and North West Tablelands of NSW.  Pathfinders’ vision is that all children, young people and their families will have a home where they feel they belong, are free from abuse and neglect, are able to achieve their full potential and are supported by appropriate and timely community services.

Our Non-Placement Support Services Mentor program will provide a structured and trusting relationship that brings Children and Young people together with caring individuals who offer guidance, support and encouragement to assist with life skills, education, health and recreational activities.

The NPSS Supported Independent Living is a Fee for Service brokerage partnership with the Department of Communities and Justice, who contract us to provide a range of services for children from 16 years of age who the Department is currently working with. 

The NPSS Supported Independent Living Mentor will be responsible for implementing appropriate supports and education in living skills and working with the young person to reach the outcomes as outlined by the Semi-Independent Plan. 

All staff have a strong commitment to privacy and are expected to maintain strict confidentiality standards.  Report writing is mandatory for staff.

This position is Grade 3 under the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 (“the SCHDSI Award”)

All applications must include the following components:

  • The selection criteria as provided in the position description.
  • An updated resume including details of at least two recent referees.

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 can be lodged by email to 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 0436 029 439.

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