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Employment

Pathfinders recruits and selects appropriately skilled and experienced staff through fair and consistent processes as embodied in NSW Government Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action policies. Whilst relevant experience, skills and qualifications are highly desirable, Pathfinders encourages all people who are interested in working in one of our Pathfinders programs to apply.

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Caseworker – Full-time (Inverell/Glen Innes)

Caseworkers are responsible for achieving the best possible outcomes for Children and Young People placed in the Pathways Program of Pathfinders, referred by and in partnership with the Department of Family & Community Services; developing, monitoring and reviewing case plans, auditing case notes and files and advising on the appropriate placement of children and young people referred to Pathways. Essentially, a caseworker is required to undertake a broad range of tasks in order to ensure the Office of the Children’s Guardian OoHC Standards are met.

Closing date: 5pm 31 May 2017

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Executive Assistant/Casework Support Worker – Full-time (Inverell)

This position would provide clerical duties to the Senior Manager and directly support the caseworkers by undertaking tasks that assist case planning and documentation, referrals and appointments, case visits and day-to-day priorities and contribute to keeping children, young people and families safe.

Closing date: 5pm 9 June 2017

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Pathways Out-of-Home Care Direct Care Staff – Casual (Armidale, Glen Innes, Inverell, Tamworth, Far North Coast and Mid North Coast)

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 looking for casual direct care staff to assist in the residential care of these young people in our Armidale and Inverell premises. You will be required to work shift work including sleepovers.

Pathways is always looking for new workers who are suitably experienced and qualified candidates for the role. An ongoing recruitment process for Direct Care staff is undertaken by Pathfinders. This position can be applied for at all times, however, the interview process will be initiated when there are sufficient potential candidates and on an as needed basis. Once this threshold is reached, you will be contacted and asked for an interview and if successful, will move on to the training and Induction phase.

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All applicants must follow these steps to be considered for any position with Pathfinders:

1. Prepare a typed application which includes –

  • A statement against each of the essential and desirable selection criteria for the position, giving examples to demonstrate how you meet them.
  • A current resume detailing your relevant skills and experience.
  • A photocopy of your relevant academic qualifications.
  • The names and phone numbers of two referees (at least one referee should be a recent supervisor, if possible)

2. Please submit your applications by either –

  • A. Emailing applications to hr@pathfinders.ngo
    OR
  • B. Posting a printed copy in an enveloped marked ‘Confidential’ to –
    Human Resources Manager
    Pathfinders
    PO Box 1052
    ARMIDALE NSW 2350

* All applications must be received by close of business on the relevant closing date as stated above (next to each position).

3. Complete a working with children check and a criminal/police check –

It is a legal requirement that all staff provide Pathfinders with a working with children check and a criminal/police check prior to commencing employment.