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Family Partnership Worker (FWP)

Job Category
Position Type
Full Time
Application Closing Date
$72,091 - $77,585
  • Malak location, Fulltime
  • Have a real impact on the health and wellbeing of our Indigenous communities
  • Work with a down to earth team, dedicated to what we do

We have a great opportunity for dedicated and experienced individual to join our Australian Nurse Family Partnership Program as a Family Partnership Worker. Take on an important role improve the health and wellbeing of Indigenous Australians by reaching out to the community and promoting better health choices. We will provide great learning opportunities, giving you the chance to grow your skills and progress your career.

About Us

Established in 1991, Danila Dilba Health Service is a community organisation providing comprehensive primary health care to Biluru communities in the Yilli Rreung Region of the Northern Territory. We aim to improve the physical, mental, spiritual, cultural and social wellbeing of our clients through innovative comprehensive programs based on principles of equity, access, empowerment, determination and collaboration.

About the role

The successful candidate will assist in the successful implementation of the Australian Nurse Family Partnership Program (ANFPP). You will be responsible for maintaining high level standards of community practice, foster acceptance of the ANFPP model in the community and observe the Primary Health Care Service’s policies and guidelines.

  • You’ll IMPACT the community, helping close the gap in Indigenous healthcare and wellbeing, one helping hand at a time.
  • You’ll be PROUD, both of the work you do and who you work for.
  • You’ll work with a TEAM, alongside people who are down to earth and truly dedicated to what we do.
  • You’ll EXPERIENCE and learn something new every day through the variety of your role.
  • You’ll embrace the OPPORTUNITY to progress your career - follow your path at Danila Dilba.
Responsibilities include:
  • Participates in Reflective Practice to align practice to ANFPP model.
  • Maintains alignment with the client centered principles including modelling therapeutic relationships, change theory, self-efficacy, client centered, strength based and solution focused approaches.
  • Contributes to team knowledge about referral resources that are appropriate to the goals of women participating in the program.
  • Follows up referrals, provides ANFPP related information to potential clients and completes enrolments of eligible clients and their informed consent.
  • Provides ongoing cultural information and participates in team-based discussion and decision making about care plans for women participating in the Program to support ANFPP team to build cultural understanding and capacity within the team.
  • Provides additional assistance with communication and support to families as appropriate and assists the ANFPP team to develop and/or source culturally appropriate materials suitable for use in the Program.
  • Conducts Client Feedback Surveys and checks-in with client at key milestones to seek feedback about the program from the client’s perspective
  • Maintains client confidentiality, privacy and dignity always and adopts relevant health data principles in program delivery.
Are you the right person?

The successful candidate will have:

  • Demonstrated recent experience working in a clinical practice or community health education program.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with Aboriginal people from diverse backgrounds as well as with people from a wide range of cultural and social backgrounds.
  • Awareness of and sensitivity to Aboriginal culture and history; and an understanding of social, health and wellbeing issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families.
  • Ability to work independently, and as part of a team, with an ability to plan, manage and prioritise tasks and resources to deliver outcomes within time and budget considerations.
  • Ability to develop, coordinate and facilitate group and community-based activities in a timely and effective manner;
  • Ability to acquire family and social information to assist with family support needs and an understanding of confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated written skills in the preparation of detailed reports, general correspondence, and documentations, as well as demonstrated computer skills with the ability to enter information into client history notes; and,
  • Preparedness to undertake and complete all ANFPP training and other workplace training as required with a willingness to travel interstate for training.

We want you to be proud of both the work you do and of who you work for! Follow your path at Danila Dilba - where every person matters!


For further information, please contact Florence Morcom on 08 8920 9550 or at recruit@ddhs.org.au

Position Description
Closing Date

Applications must be submitted by 24 June 2022 via the online portal.

To be considered all applications must include:

  • Cover Letter addressing the Selection Criteria, and
  • Current Resume (CV) 

If you experience any issues, please contact hr@ddhs.org.au

Please be aware that this position is an Identified position and only applications from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander persons will be considered.

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