Student Support Worker - National School Chaplaincy Program , Macksville

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St Patrick’s Primary School MACKSVILLEMacksville
Date posted:
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

Student Support Worker

National School Chaplaincy Program (NSCP)

Part-time Temporary (5 hours one day per week) for the 2020 School Year

The role of the Student Support Worker is to support the emotional wellbeing of students. The NSCP supports schools to provide a school based role that is recognised as part of the whole school approach to pastoral care.

Selection Criteria:

  • Meet the NSCP’s minimum qualification requirements (a Certificate IV in Youth Work or Pastoral Care (or equivalent) which must include competencies (or equivalent) in ‘mental health’ and ‘making appropriate referrals’).
  • Experience in providing support to children and/or young people to address social and emotional needs.
  • Ability to support schools and teachers to identify and develop educational, social and emotional programs to support children and young people who are vulnerable or at risk.
  • Ability to liaise with community service organisations.
  • Experience in mentoring children and/or young people.
  • Well-developed organisational and time management skills with the capacity to work effectively both independently as well as part of a multidisciplinary pastoral care team.
  • Have a demonstrated commitment to personal faith practice

This position will be for the 2020 school year (with possibility of extending to three years).


Forward written applications as a single document addressing the selection criteria, including your qualifications, experience and suitability for the role of Student Support Worker, along with names and details of two referees.


Vin Butler – Principal

St Patrick’s Primary School

Macksville NSW 2447

Ph: (02) 65681397


Applications must be received by 9.00am Friday 13 December 2019

Child protection legislation requires preferred applicants to be subject to employment screening.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Information on how to Register for Employment in the Lismore Diocese is available on the Catholic Schools Office website

More about St Patrick’s Primary School MACKSVILLE
Address: 32 Macksville Heights Drive, Macksville, New South Wales, NSW 2447, Australia. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +61 2 6568 1397