10 May, 2022

Children and Family Services Support Worker

Children and Family Services Support Worker 

  • Casual
  • SCHADS Award – Social & Community Services Employee Level 3 or 4 dependent on experience
  • Bega

Katungul Aboriginal Corporation Regional Health and Community Services is a not-for-profit organisation providing culturally attuned, integrated health and community services on the far south coast of NSW.

The Children and Family Support Worker works with vulnerable children/young people/families who are referred from the Department of Communities and Justice and who require additional support services such as supervised transport, supervised contact and when required, mentoring activities.


The Children and Family Support Worker provides children/young people and families with culturally appropriate support using strengths-based, trauma-informed and culturally safe approaches.

Selection Criteria

Essential Criteria:

  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander*
  • Qualification at a Certificate IV level or higher or equivalent knowledge and experience in the field of Community Services such as Youth work, Disability or related services.
  • At Least 1 year experience providing one-on-one support to clients experiencing complex issues
  • Experience and ability to work in situations of conflict and crisis.
  • Experience working with Aboriginal communities.
  • Excellent culturally appropriate verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to collect data and write reports and client notes.
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Current Driver Licence.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Previous work experience in an Aboriginal organisation.
  • Understanding of child protection requirements in relation to community organisations.
  • Knowledge and understanding of strengths-based, trauma informed and culturally safe approaches.
  • Demonstrated awareness of the issues that impact children/young people in Out-Of-Home Care.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the issues and barriers that impact upon the safety and wellbeing of Aboriginal People.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the importance of identity and family/community connectedness for Aboriginal children/young people.

*Katungul considers that being Aboriginal is a genuine occupational qualification for this position under s14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).

NOTE: Appointment to this role is dependent on the results of a Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check and a Working with Children Check

To apply for this position email:

 Closing date: Friday 20th May at 5pm

For further information or a copy of the position description, contact Lisa Barbour 0490 396 263