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Community Development Program & NDIS Support Worker - Alice Springs

CatholicCare NT
  • SCHADS award Level 4.1 $75429 total package (Including salary of $68,049) per annum
  • Salary Packaging Option (up to an additional $15,895 p/a)
  • Full Time based in Alice Springs
  • Travelling to Santa Teresa, Titjikala and Finke

The Community Development Program (CDP) provides intensive case management support to address the needs of Aboriginal people who are unemployed to provide opportunities that lead to positive social and economic outcomes for families and their community. By creating employment opportunities in partnership with the local community, job seekers gain useful employability skills and meaningful qualification through attendance in activities which increase job opportunities.

Additionally, the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provides funds from the Commonwealth Government, to individuals with an eligible, permanent disability to purchase reasonable and necessary supports from providers and services. The aim of the NDIS is to provide individuals with a disability choice and control to build their skills and capability to participate in the community. The NDIS helps people with disability to: access mainstream services and supports; access community services and supports; maintain informal support arrangements; and receive reasonable and necessary funded supports required to live an ordinary life and achieve personal goals.

We are looking for a person with:

  • A minimum of 2 years demonstrated experience working in the community services sector, delivering services to Indigenous and non-indigenous participants. Working knowledge of the NDIS Access Process and a qualification and relevant skills in Community Services is desirable.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to relate to participants with a disability
  • Demonstrated cultural competency, particularly in working with Indigenous people.
  • Demonstrated organisational skills, coordination skills, and the ability to prioritise, manage workloads, and meet deadlines and targets.
  • Intermediate computer skills, data entry, data base experience and sound general administration skills.


At CatholicCare NT our employees have access to a range of benefits that help balance life at work and at home. These include accomodation optional, remote allowance, Bi-Monthly return fare travel to Alice Springs or Tennant Creek incl accomodation. Flexible working arrangements, professional development opportunities and health and wellbeing programs. To find out more about the benefits available to you when you join CatholicCare NT please visit our career website.

If you exemplify personal drive, integrity and like a challenge we would love to hear from you.

For a full role description including key selection criteria, please visit our careers website www.catholiccarentcareers.org.au.

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