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headspace Vocational Specialist

Anglicare NT

About Us

Anglicare NT is a respected provider of quality human services across urban, regional and remote area. 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 offer great benefits, including a commitment to further training and development options, flexible working conditions, five (5) week’s 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

You will provide assertive work and study support using the Individual Placement & Support (IPS) Framework to young people engaged with a clinical team at headspace Darwin. In collaboration with the young person, family/support and clinician, you will support young people between 15 and 25 years to improve their educational and employment outcomes to gain rapid, competitive and meaningful employment as well as career development.

You will assist young people who are not engaging in employment or education and may be at risk of longer-term unemployment or disengagement from school/work. The position will work closely with other public and non-government organisations to achieve the best outcomes for young people who are supported by headspace Darwin. The Vocational Specialist will be committed to the mission and embody the values of Anglicare NT and support core business by providing service, guidance and advice within the position’s specialty area.

To be Successful in this Role:

  • Demonstrated commitment to work respectfully and inclusively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and culturally and linguistically diverse people.
  • Demonstrated adherence to legislation, policies and procedures and a commitment to EEO, WHS, risk management and quality improvement practices.
  • Northern Territory Working with Children Clearance (Ochre Card).
  • National Police Criminal History Report (less than three months old) with acceptable outcome. Ability to meet 100-point ID and additional visa / overseas work compliance measures.
  • Northern Territory Driver’s Licence.
  • First Aid Certificate (or willingness to obtain within agreed timeframe).

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

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

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.

For further information on this exciting opportunity, please contact Suzy Rigby, on 08 8931 5999.

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 (included the booster) 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 encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

How to apply

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