Service:Out of Home Care
Pathfinders’ Pathways Out of Home Care Program provides a safe and nurturing environment for young people ranging in ages from 12 – 18 years and in need of alternative accommodation due to being unable to live with their parents or foster carers. We are currently looking for part time/casual Direct Care Workers to assist in the care of these young people.
The successful applicants will work with team members to deliver Out of Home Care (OOHC) services in either a residential setting and/or supported independent living (SIL) setting to Children and Young People in care.
The Direct Care 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 Direct Care Worker will also be required to build strong relationships with Aboriginal agencies to support and strengthen families and cultural connections.
Applicants must be committed to working all shifts and to being on call.