Child, Youth and Family Worker, FMHSS Interrelate Limited


  • Work in a collaborative team environment
  • Permanent Part Time position, 22.5 hours per week
  • An organisation who prides themselves on valuing work/life balance
  • Above award rates, access to NFP Salary Packaging and a great rewards & benefits program
  • Based in Coffs Harbour NSW

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is experienced in providing case work, therapeutic group work and community support work, and who is passionate about making a difference in the lives of young people and their families to join our Connect team on the Coffs Coast.


Our Coffs Harbour Connect team are looking for dedicated and experienced Child, Youth and Family Workers for our Family Mental Health Support Service program (Connect). The Connect Program assists children and young people, with emerging mental health issues, and their families, to improve their mental health outcomes later in life.

This position will provide a range of high quality case work, therapeutic group work and community development services to children, young people and their families who are at risk of, and affected by, mental illness.

This position will be based out of our Coffs Harbour office and will work across multiple work sites within the region, including local primary and high schools. This position will also provide a home visiting service within the Coffs Harbour and Mid North Coast region. The use of your own personal vehicle will also be required if a pool car is not available. All kilometres will be reimbursed when using your own personal vehicle.

Permanent part time position, 22.5 hours per week, with the flexibility to negotiate your working days and hours, between Monday – Friday, 8am – 8pm. However, some weekend work may also be required to attend community events from time to time.

The classification of this position in reference to the SCHADS award, is Level 5. The hourly rate is $51.32ph, plus 11% superannuation and access to NFP Salary Packaging.

Here is link to our website to learn more about our Family Mental Health Support Service (Connect)


Interrelate is a not-for-profit provider of relationship and family support services. Our vision is to empower people to thrive in the most vital part of their lives – their relationships. We are committed to responding to the vulnerabilities of families and children in their communities and empowering them to build strong and respectful relationships.

We deliver services spread across 30+ physical locations (plus online) to more than 135,000 clients and we’re backed by qualified staff and 96 years of trusted expertise in sensitive relationship matters.

We are thrilled to be recognised as a winner of XREF Engage 2023 Best Workplace Awards for 2 surveys in a row. This prestigious award recognises the best workplaces that have excellent management practices and a highly engaged workforce. At Interrelate, we care about each other, focus on strengths, recognise achievements, celebrate significant events, encourage continuous learning and most importantly, enjoy our work despite the seriousness of what we do.


  1. Experience working with and understanding of mental illness; having an understanding of the impact that emerging mental illness can have on a person’s life, their families and children (particularly people with complex needs and high levels of disadvantage), and a demonstrated understanding of client centred work and recovery oriented practice in a mental health framework
  2. Experience working with children, young people and families in a community welfare/ development/ case work role, whilst maintaining a child/ young person focused approach
  3. Minimum Graduate Diploma or Bachelor in psychology/ behavioural or social science/ social work/ children’s services/ community services/ mental health or other related field; or, currently working towards a degree in psychology, social work or related field.
  4. Case management experience, with the ability to coordinate flexible service delivery working within an individualised case management or care coordination framework
  5. Experience delivering therapeutic and educational group work programs to children, young people, parents and their families
  6. Current NSW Drivers Licence and access to a reliable vehicle


We offer the following competitive employment conditions:

  • Salary Sacrificing and Packaging Options (superannuation, loans, credit cards, school fees)
  • Additional days of paid leave on top of standard leave entitlements
  • Training, Mentoring, Supervision, and access to Resources
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Opportunities for multi-skilling and up-skilling
  • High level of diversity in the role
  • Excellent working environment


If you think this role is for you, please submit an application electronically by clicking on the “Apply” button. You will be required to attach a copy of your resume/cv and address the selection criteria as part of your online application.

Closing Date: COB Friday, 5th January 2024.

If you have any questions regarding this position please email [email protected]

Please note: To be considered for this vacancy you must address the requirements of this role as part of your application.

Interrelate aspires to continue to be a leader in our community, an organisation known for working respectfully with clients from all different and diverse backgrounds. We encourage applications from people of diverse gender identity, race, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion, language, socio-economic circumstances, life circumstances, beliefs, or any forms of perceived disadvantage. If you will have special requirements or would like to talk to us before submitting an application, please do not hesitate to contact us at [email protected] and we will organize for you to chat with an appropriate staff member to explain how we can help you.

All Interrelate positions require satisfactory completion of relevant Police and Working with Children Checks. Interrelate services are funded by the Australian Government.