Family Visit Worker Samaritans Foundation


Family Visit Worker

Location: Mudgee and surrounds

Casual Opportunity 

This role is paid under the Social, Community, Home Care & Disability Services Award 2010- Level 3 $36.00/hour + Casual Loading

About the Opportunity

The Family Visit Support Worker works in partnership with the Case Manager to support parents and children to maintain and grow meaningful relationships in a safe supervised care environment and to facilitate the family visit goals of children and young people.

The role is involved in the planning, supervision and providing feedback, to ensure successful family time for children and young people, family members and carers.

The Family Visit Support Worker is responsible for all aspects of supporting children and young people, family members and carers during family visits and providing transportation to family visits.


Why work for us?

Our team are the heart of what we do here at Samaritans. As a part of the Samaritans team, you have access to the following great benefits:

  • 14 weeks paid maternity leave or 3 weeks paid parental pay + Super Contributions after 12 months
  • Salary Packaging on a range of everyday living expenses (Mortgage, Rent and Bills), up to $611/fortnight
  • Up to 40% off on school enrolment fees at any of our Newcastle Anglican schools
  • Meals & Entertainment Salary packaging up to $2,650 
  • Access to Fitness Passport (over 300+gyms)
  • Free access to our corporate Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible working options (including compressed week, RDO’s, 9-day fortnights). 
  • Career and development opportunities
  • The opportunity to work within an innovative, collaborative team environment


Essential Criteria 

  • Tertiary qualification in Community Services, Child Services or related field
  • Demonstrated experience in supervised contact, out of home care, children’s services, youth work or a related field
  • Demonstrated understanding of child and adolescent development and the impact of trauma
  • Ability to manage challenging behaviour and prevent and/or de-escalate crises
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships with and engage vulnerable children, young people and their families
  • Demonstrated experience mentoring children and young people
  • Demonstrated commitment and ability to maintain confidentiality and accountability; including records of children and young people and their families, team and organisational discussions
  • Knowledge and/or willingness to learn the relevant Government legislation applicable to the Permanency Program
  • Ability to work flexible hours including evening, weekends and public holidays

The successful applicant will possess or willingness to obtain the following: NSW Working with Children Check, NDIS Worker Screening Check, first aid & CPR certificate and undertake a pre-employment functional medical


Who we are?

Newcastle Anglican is at the core of some of the most well-known businesses within Newcastle, Hunter, Central Coast & Mid North Coast organisations. Our service agencies include Anglican Care and Samaritans as well as Newcastle Anglican Schools Corporation and 54 Anglican parishes.

For more information on who we are and the work we do, visit

For further information please email our Talent Team at [email protected]

To apply click Apply now! 

Please include your cover letter addressing the essential criteria, and your resume.

Applications Close: when we find you!

Samaritans promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children and young people.

You must have the right to live and work in Australia.

No agencies or third party applications please.

We will consider candidates as they apply and encourage early application. Interviews may commence prior to the closure date



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