Family Development Worker Mid Richmond Neighbourhood Centre


Family Development Worker



Family Development Worker located at GRAFTON

38 hours a week – SCHADS Level 4.4

Mid Richmond Neighbourhood Centre (administrative body for the Brighter Futures Far North Coast CoNC program) is a strong community-based organisation and a leader in the provision of services and programs within the areas of the Richmond Valley and surrounding locations, including NDIS, youth, aged care, family support, flood recovery and more.

About the role

Brighter Futures (CoNC) is a preservation program that provides targeted support to vulnerable families with children aged unborn to 17 years of age. The aim of the program is to increase safety and reduce risks for children and their families, preventing them from entering the statutory child-protection system.

We are looking for a caseworker who is conscientious, reliable, and motivated about making a difference to children and their family’s lives. As a caseworker you will be working with a dynamic team of experienced professionals who practice within an evidenced-based framework.

This position is based in the Brighter Futures Grafton and will work across the local government area of The Clarence Valley. 

Brighter Futures (CoNC) provides staff with a supportive work environment with regular supervision, debriefing and high-quality training. Workers also have access to salary packaging options. 

Essential criteria

  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Social Science, Social Welfare, Psychology, Counselling, Youth Work or related fields
  • Demonstrated case management experience
  • Demonstrated minimum 2 years’ experience in working with children, families and/or people experiencing challenges in areas, such as domestic and family violence, drug and alcohol misuse, parenting, disability, developmental/behavioural challenges and/or mental health/trauma.
  • Demonstrated understanding of trauma informed, strengths based and child/family centered practices.
  • Demonstrated experience in assessment-based tools
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills that assist in developing and maintaining positive relationships with colleagues, clients and other stakeholders.  
  • Demonstrated experience working alongside CALD and/or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  • Current NSW or National driver’s licence.
  • Pass Working with Children Check and National Police check


To apply:

To ensure that your application progresses please include your current resume and a cover letter addressing the essential selection criteria above.

Please submit your application to [email protected] 

Applications close 4pm Friday 4th of August 2023.


NOTE: YOU MUST ADDRESS ESSENTIAL CRITERIA to be considered for the position. 



Mid Richmond Neighbourhood Centre

Job Salary

Full time