Family Partnership Worker Educator

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Full time, Fixed Term appointment until 30 June 2025
Professional Level 6/7 Salary $80,063 to $94,829 pa
Plus 17% superannuation & 4/6 weeks annual leave 
Any CDU Campus 


Provide support and expertise to educate Family Partnership Workers to succeed in this critical program.


At CDU we actively celebrate our diversity. We innovate, embrace new ideas, and act with courage and kindness. We’re about what we can give to the world rather than what we take, and we believe in the transformative power of education. We work hard to make sure every member of our university community feels that they truly belong. Understanding that it is through our focus on our people and leveraging our differences that will make CDU the most connected university in Australia, we are striving to ensure that our culture and our community is inclusive of all our staff, students and visitors. We are committed to maintaining a culture where everyone feels respected, safe, encouraged to speak up and supported in achieving their professional goals. Applications from First Nations people, Women at all levels, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse People, People with Disability, Neurotypical and Neurodiverse People, LGBTIQ+ People, people with family and caring responsibilities and people at all stages of their careers are welcomed.

You make CDU. And we want you to be exactly who you are.  


The Australian Nurse-Family Partnership Program (ANFPP) is a home visiting program that supports women pregnant with an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander child to help them become the best mum possible.  ANFPP mums are offered support and guidance during early pregnancy and on into their baby’s infancy and toddlerhood. The ANFPP is an important early investment into the future of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in local communities. 


About the position 
As a Family Partnership Worker (FPW) Educator, you will work as a member of the ANFPP NSS Team to support FPWs to develop their roles and specific competency in program delivery. You will also ensure that the ANFP program materials reflect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ways of knowing, doing and belonging and that all ANFPP staff understand and respect the unique context of Indigenous society in Australia.


Under S25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991, there is a genuine occupational requirement for the incumbent to be an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person. A confirmation of identity that verifies Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander background must be provided by the successful appointee.


About you
To be successful you will possess:

  • Education / training / qualifications equivalent to achievement of a degree in a relevant field
  • Demonstrated experience in and understanding of the Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Sector
  • High level interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills including the ability to liaise on complex issues
  • Recognition as a leader in the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and execute tasks in a timely manner


To view the responsibilities of the role please click on the: Position Profile


All applications must be received online via the ‘apply’ button and should include a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role and a detailed resume. 


For a confidential discussion please contact Kym Cunningham on 0432 543 933 or email 


The Chief Health Officer Covid-19 Directions (No.52) 2021 (“the Directions”) made under the Public and Environmental Health Act 2011 applies to workers in the role you are applying for and you will be requested to evidence your current COVID-19 vaccination status.


Applications Close: Wednesday 25 May 2022

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