Position Type:Full Time
We are currently looking for a Full Time Specialist Youth Homeless Support Worker to be based in Armidale. The successful applicant will be required to work as part of a team that help vulnerable people in crisis and those at risk of homelessness to remain in long-term safe accommodation and to break the cycle of homelessness in the Armidale areas.
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 applicant will need to be willing to advocate on behalf of Aboriginal young people and their families in providing cultural support. The successful applicant 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 under the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 (“the SCHDSI Award”). Salary is negotiable dependent on qualifications, skills and experience.
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.
• Current Working with Children Check
• Current Police History Check
• 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 email@example.com and should be addressed to the Human Resource Manager. Applications close at 9.00am, Tuesday, 2 May 2023.
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
on 0436 029 439