Job Vacancy: Family Support Coordinator & Community Development Worker, Richmond Community Services Inc

Job Vacancy: Family Support Coordinator & Community Development Worker, Richmond Community Services Inc

Due to a staff member retirement, Richmond Community Services Inc has an exciting vacancy coming up 2022 for a Coordinator of their Hawkesbury Family Support Service (with a community development aspect) – 3 days per week - based in Richmond, NSW. This is an opportunity to become a member of a highly proactive and dedicated team - starting work in early March 2022. Please note: CV’s/ Resumes will not be accepted. Applicants must meet the selection criteria and fill in the application form.


  1. Demonstrable knowledge and minimum of 2 years recent experience of working with vulnerable families in Early Intervention Family Support arena with working knowledge of the NSW DoCJ Targeted Early Intervention (TEI) program
  2. Tertiary qualification(s) in Counselling, Psychology, Social Work, Social Sciences or Related fields
  3. Demonstrated experience and knowledge of casework practice including key functions of case management and counselling
  4. Working knowledge of issues in relation to domestic violence; parental mental health, child protection; parental drug and alcohol misuse; disabilities; child development/behaviour
  5. Demonstrable experience of IT literacy across MS Office including internet and email
  6. Ability to work autonomously with minimal direction
  7. Training and demonstrable experience of schedule-planning, development, and delivery of therapeutic groupwork
  8. Effective organisational and written and verbal communication skills
  9. Current NSW or National Driver’s Licence and a reliable comprehensively insured vehicle.


  1. Experience in using Data Exchange (DEX) online program reporting
  2. Working knowledge of the Hawkesbury Local Government area
  3. Cultural competence in working with Aboriginal and CALD families.
  4. Demonstrable experience and understanding of Community Development, social policy and commitment to social justice, working in partnerships, interagency and networks
  5. Demonstrable experience of working in the NGO sector in a multi-disciplinary team and with a NGO Management Committee
  6. ACA accreditation or eligible to apply
  7. SandPlay experience

Closing date: 12 noon Monday 7th February 2022.

This position is offered at SCHADS award Grade 5 with salary sacrifice options.

For an application pack please email: or call 02 4588 3501 Mon – Thurs. (NOTE: services will be closed for the Christmas/New Year period from 24/12/2021 – 7/1/2022 so any requests in this period for an application pack will not be seen until 10th January 2022). Interviews on 23/2/2022. Start date: early March 2022.

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