29 March, 2022

ANFPP Family Partnership Worker Trainee (Male)

This position is to provide support to fathers of first-time or first-time parenting mothers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children from the time of conception until the child is 2 years of age participating in the Australian Nurse Family Partnership Program (ANFPP).

The key objectives of the role include:

  • Providing cultural support and assistance to the Australian Nurse Family Partnership Program staff and partners of eligible clients.
  • Follow up referrals and enrolment of eligible clients and their partners.
  • Conducting client feedback surveys and check-ins with eligible clients and their partners to assist the family to achieve program milestones and ascertain feedback.
  • Working in collaboration with existing programs within Durri ACMS as well as external service providers and organisations.
  • Focus on supporting parents’ self-determination specifically in relation to education and employment opportunities. The emphasis on both parents is an important one as fathers too play an important role in the antenatal period.

Selection Criteria Essential

  1. Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent (This is an identified position under Section 14D of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act 1977).
  2. Demonstrated experience with development of community programs.
  3. Sound knowledge of community health, public health and Aboriginal Health.
  4. A thorough knowledge of and association with the local Aboriginal community.
  5. Experience working with health service agencies, non-government organisation, schools, community groups and medical professionals at all levels.
  6. Continuous developing professional competence and qualifications.
  7. High level of written and verbal communication skills.
  8. Demonstrated ability to work flexibly within tight time schedules and in accordance with variable workload demands.
  9. Ability to use Microsoft products and the ability to use or willingness to gain proficiency in the Communicare patient information management system and ANKA.
  10. Ability to hold all relevant security clearances including National Police Check and Working with Children clearance.
  11. Current valid driver’s license, minimum of Class “C” or equivalent.
  12. Current First Aid Certificate, or ability to obtain.
  13. Current immunisations status including COVID 19 vaccination including participation in staff immunisation program.


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