Interim Care Model (ICM) Youth Worker


Armidale, Tamworth

Position Type:

Part Time


Out of Home Care

Pathfinders’ Pathways Out of Home Care Program provides a safe and nurturing environment for young people and who are 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 Youth Workers to assist in the residential care of these young people.

You will be required to work shift work including sleepovers and hours will be on an “as needed” basis.  This role will be required to work within all Residential/SIL/STEP/ICM and IPA properties located within the Company.

The successful applicants will work with team members in developing and providing a safe, nurturing and home-like environment for Children and Young People in residence utilising the programs Circle of Courage and Sanctuary model philosophy.

It is also a requirement to have the knowledge and understanding of the issues that affect Aboriginal communities, societies and cultures in NSW.  Pathfinders encourage applications from people who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent. 

The successful applicants need to be willing to advocate on behalf of Aboriginal young people and their families in providing cultural support.  The successful applicants will also provide services to Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal children, young people and families.  The successful applicants will be required to build 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 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 work related referees.
  • Current Working with Children Check, Police History Check, First Aid Certificate and Driver’s License.

Please download the job package to address the selection criteria.

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 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 strongly encouraged to apply.

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