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Program Manager - Moving On & ReConnect

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 offers 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 Opportunity

You will mentor and supervise case management staff working in the Moving On Service and ReConnect Programs to ensure the delivered services are culturally appropriate, trauma informed, and strength based. You will work to strengthen the allocated service and undertake service improvement projects using evidence-based interventions, innovation and good practice principles while ensuring compliance with policies, procedures, standards, contracts, and legislation. You will lead staff to provide culturally appropriate support and brokerage assistance to young people aged 16 – 25 years, who have left the care of Territory Families CEO.

You will lead ReConnect staff to work with young people aged 12 – 18 years (who have left the family home or who are at risk of early home leaving) and families based on agreed casework plans, undertake group work, project work and community capacity building activities. This position requires well developed collaboration and networking skills to ensure the service meets the young person’s needs, builds capacity of the target group and regional service system, and raises community awareness about the nature, extent and appropriate responses to young people transitioning from the OOHC to adulthood and at risk of entering the homelessness service system.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Bachelor's degree in youth, community, or human services and a minimum four (4) years management and direct experience working with high risk / vulnerable young people and families in community-based environments
  • Knowledge of the youth health, youth homelessness, child protection system and local youth, family service systems
  • Experience in assertive outreach strategies and ability to effectively engage with young people with challenging and/or trauma related behaviours through the delivery of support and group work.

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

For further information on this exciting opportunity, please contact Jemma Wood on 08 8946 4800.

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. Click "Apply Now".

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

It is mandatory for certain workers in certain settings in the Northern Territory to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in line with the NT’s Chief Health Officer direction. If you are interested in working with us, you will be required to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination status.

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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