Aboriginal Family Partnership Worker, ANFPP (Closes 22nd October at 10am)

  • Utilise your strengths in child and family health and strong connections within the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to make a difference
  • Working with Mums-to-be and family to promote maternal child and family well being

The Program

The Australian Nurse Family Partnership Program (ANFPP) involves nurses and/or midwives and Aboriginal Family Partnership Workers working in partnership with women who are pregnant with an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander baby and their families. It is a program of sustained and scheduled home visiting that begins during the antenatal period and continues until the child is 2 years old.

Nunkuwarrin Yunti have a unique opportunity for an Aboriginal Family Partnership Worker to join their ANFPP team based in Mile End, Adelaide, on a full-time basis.

The Opportunity

An Aboriginal Family Partnership Worker is integral to the success of the ANFPP.  You will play a large part in the cultural acceptance of the program within the community, achieving this through engaging Community leaders, advocates and sponsors in program activities and initiatives. In addition, you will support women and their continued engagement in the program, working in partnership with Nurse Home Visitors in program delivery.

About You

The successful candidate will bring:

  • Appropriate vocational and/or tertiary qualifications and a minimum of two years’ work experience in a relevant setting (e.g. community health, maternal and child health or early childhood).
  • A strong connection within the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in metropolitan Adelaide.
  • Understanding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander societies and culture and a demonstrated an awareness of issues which may impact on maternal child and family wellbeing.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills, with the ability to advocate on cultural matters, and support negotiation and conflict resolution processes.
  • Experience in case management is highly desirable but not essential; however you will possess the ability to use professional judgement to prioritise care and organise workload.

The Benefits

With a salary range between $61,430.62 – $69,255.98 FTE dependent on qualifications and experience, plus super, you also will have access to salary sacrificing options which allow you to significantly increase your take home pay.

In addition, you will have access to generous leave allowances, including additional paid leave over the Christmas period, on top of your annual leave benefits!

Our organisation has a strong focus on professional development so you will have access to both internal and external training and development opportunities to enhance your career and self-care.

Click here to download the Job Description including key requirements for the role

Please note: It is a requirement of the role that successful candidates have a current driver’s license and National Police Clearance prior to employment

To apply

Please forward your CV, cover letter and application form to hr@nunku.org.au

Click her to download the Application Form

Candidates who do not complete and submit the Application Form and Covering Letter and CV will not be considered further for this position.

We encourage and thank all applicants for their time, however only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Should you have any queries or for further information please contact HR via hr@nunku.org.au

Applications close Monday 22nd October at 10am Adelaide time.