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Newpin Support Worker (Ingleburn)

  • 494443
  • Youth and Families - Practice, Quality and Support
  • Full time closed period contract

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.

  • Understanding of child protection issues and the ability to identify and address these issues with families when required.
  • Understanding of the impact of trauma
  • Understanding of culturally safe and sensitive service delivery.
  • Demonstrated ability to work co-operatively with colleagues (internal and external).
  • Medium level proficiency in MS Office (particularly Outlook, MS Word and Excel).
  • Current driver’s license and ability to transport families in organisational vehicles. 
  • Comply with NSW Working with Children Check and National Police History Check requirements. 
  • A demonstrated commitment to social change and contributing to an organisation that advocates for the most disadvantaged.
  • Understanding of EEO, OH&S and cultural issues.

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

on; 0466 801 937 / asullivan@uniting.org  for more information.

 

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

Closing date: Jun 17, 2021

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