NPSS Supported Independent Living Mentor (Male)



Position Type:

Casual Positions Available

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 (Male) 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.

The NPSS Supported Independent Living Mentor (Male) 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 as well as building strong relationships with Aboriginal agencies to support and strengthen families and cultural connections.

This position is Level 4.1 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.

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

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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