About the Opportunity
This is a full-time fixed term contract working 35 hours/ week until June 2023.
We are currently seeking a supportive and adaptable Support Worker to join our Newpin team in Ingleburn.
As a Support worker your role will be to provide day-to-day support to the Newpin coordinator and whole team. This role requires motivated, sensitive, and nurturing professionals who are passionate to work collaboratively within our team and to develop safe relationships that supports children and their parents. The families attending our program will have likely experienced trauma and the children often are living outside their family. Experience working with children and famalies that have experienced trauma is desirable but not essential.
Who are we?
The Newpin - New Parent and Infant Network program specialises in the development of emotional maturity and well-being of parents who have children placed in Out of Home Care due to child protection concerns. Newpin promotes the skills that parents need to manage practical as well as emotional challenges in the parenting of their child/ren; as well as increasing the elements of safety within the family.
What you need to succeed:
A minimum Diploma in a relevant field (welfare/ community services) and/or relevant work experiences with children and families. Or willingness to undertake Diploma studies.
If you want to become a part of our positive and respected team do not hesitate to apply now, or contact Alex Sullivan from Uniting’s Talent Acquisition Team
Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks, which include National Police Checks, Working with Children Checks and Reference Checks.
Closing date: 11:55pm Thursday 17th June, 2021
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