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Development Officer - Aged & Disability

Anglicare NT

About Us

Anglicare NT is a respected provider of quality human services across urban, regional and remote areas. Anglicare NT offers a range of career opportunities in the community and social services sector in a diverse range of fields such as children and youth, family relationships and counselling, refugee and migrant, corporate services, financial counselling, mental health, disability and home care, social enterprises and specialist homelessness services.

Anglicare NT offers great benefits, including a commitment to further training and development options, flexible working conditions, five (5) weeks’ annual leave and a strengths-based environment. We also offer great salary packaging options that can significantly increase your take-home pay.

Our motto of Hope, Kindness, Respect, Fairness and Integrity articulates our values of cultural respect, social justice and partnership. By living our values, we work to achieve excellent outcomes and make a lasting difference in the lives of Territorians.

About the Position

Come Work with Us! We have an exciting opportunity to strengthen and resource our Aged Care and Disability services. Your extensive experience and specialist knowledge will provide values-based practice, policy and systems leadership. You will use collaborative approaches to support growth, workforce development and improvement initiatives.

Do you have a flair for identifying operational and administrative efficiencies? Do the words accreditation, continuous improvement and data integrity excite you? Do you have a heart for consumers, participants and carers and ensuring they are respected, heard and have choice?

You will resource organisation wide continuous improvement efforts, accreditation and registration processes and projects associated with our Aged and Disability program streams. Using collaborative approaches operational efficiencies, growth targets and improved systems integration will be achieved. Your practice leadership will embed contemporary approaches, build capacity, support workforce development and strengthen the voice of consumers / participants and carers.

Position Specific Requirements:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Community Services, Health Sciences, Psychology, Social Work or related field.
  • Extensive direct service delivery experience in the Aged Care and/or Disability sectors (preferably both).
  • Proven staff supervision and operational leadership skills with the ability to support & mentor individuals and teams.
  • Specialist knowledge base derived from extensive practice experience including the application of the Aged Care Quality Standards and NDIS Practice Standards and implementation of program reforms.
  • Advanced written communication skills, with demonstrated experience in developing, implementing and reviewing operational procedures, systems and processes.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability capacity to negotiate effectively with a range of stakeholders and an aptitude for facilitating collaborative solution focused approaches.

You will uphold the values of Anglicare NT and provide quality services within the scope of the position and associated delegations.

As part of the recruitment process, you will be required to address the key selection criteria on the online application on the Anglicare NT website.

New to Darwin?

The Northern Territory's unhurried capital, Darwin, is known for its balmy nights, colourful characters, and outdoor adventures. As well as markets, crocodiles, and cruises. Darwin is filled with strong Aboriginal culture, with vibrant Aboriginal art that fills the city's galleries, museums, and streetscapes. The city's proximity to Asia means you'll also find strong Asian influences, especially in the energetic food scene and buzzing night markets.

If you are interested in this position or would like to discuss further, please contact the Human Resources team on 08 8985 0000 and/or email hr@anglicare-nt.org.au using the subject line: Development Officer - Aged & Disability enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Please note: It is a requirement that prior to commencing in this role, you must possess a Working with Children Clearance (Ochre Card), a National Criminal History Check (within 3 months) and a current Northern Territory driver's licence.

Anglicare NT is currently undertaking a workplace consultation regarding the ongoing requirements for workers to be vaccinated. We anticipate an outcome by July. In the interim, Anglicare NT strongly encourages everyone, who is medically able, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Experience of working closely with and having a strong understanding of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander culture would be considered an advantage.

Anglicare NT is a Child Safe, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and strongly encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

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