Family Partnership Worker (FWP)
We have a great opportunity for dedicated and experienced individual to join our Australian Nurse Family Partnership Program as a Family Partnership Worker. Take on an important role improve the health and wellbeing of Indigenous Australians by reaching out to the community and promoting better health choices. We will provide great learning opportunities, giving you the chance to grow your skills and progress your career.About UsEstablished in 1991, Danila Dilba Health Service is a community organisation providing comprehensive primary health care to Biluru communities in the Yilli Rreung Region of the Northern Territory. We aim to improve the physical, mental, spiritual, cultural and social wellbeing of our clients through innovative comprehensive programs based on principles of equity, access, empowerment, determination and collaboration.About the roleThe successful candidate will assist in the successful implementation of the Australian Nurse Family Partnership Program (ANFPP). You will be responsible for maintaining high level standards of community practice, foster acceptance of the ANFPP model in the community and observe the Primary Health Care Service’s policies and guidelines.• You’ll IMPACT the community, helping close the gap in Indigenous healthcare and wellbeing, onehelping hand at a time.• You’ll be PROUD, both of the work you do and who you work for.• You’ll work with a TEAM, alongside people who are down to earth and truly dedicated to what wedo.• You’ll EXPERIENCE and learn something new every day through the variety of your role.• You’ll embrace the OPPORTUNITY to progress your career – follow your path at Danila Dilba.Responsibilities include:• Participates in Reflective Practice to align practice to ANFPP model.• Maintains alignment with the client centered principles including modelling therapeuticrelationships, change theory, self-efficacy, client centered, strength based and solution focusedapproaches.• Contributes to team knowledge about referral resources that are appropriate to the goals ofwomen participating in the program.• Follows up referrals, provides ANFPP related information to potential clients and completesenrolments of eligible clients and their informed consent.• Provides additional assistance with communication and support to families as appropriate andassists the ANFPP team to develop and/or source culturally appropriate materials suitable for usein the Program.The successful candidate will have:• Demonstrated recent experience working in a clinical practice or community health educationprogram.• Communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with Aboriginal people fromdiverse backgrounds as well as with people from a wide range of cultural and social backgrounds.• Awareness of and sensitivity to Aboriginal culture and history;and an understanding of social,health and wellbeing issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families.• Ability to develop, coordinate and facilitate group and community-based activities in a timely andeffective manner;• Ability to acquire family and social information to assist with family support needs and anunderstanding of confidentiality.