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Senior Case Worker - Nhulunbuy

Anglicare NT

About Us

Anglicare NT supports people, strengthens communities and advocates for social justice across the Northern Territory. We deliver over 90 diverse services across urban regional and remote areas of the NT. If you want to make a sustainable difference in people’s lives through strengths-based approaches and capacity building initiatives; talk to us about meaningful career opportunities.

We offer great benefits, including:

  • Further training and development options.
  • Flexible working conditions; five (5) weeks annual leave.
  • A strengths-based environment.

We also offer great salary packaging options that can significantly increase your take-home pay.

About the Program

The Family Support Service provides support and assistance to families to keep their children safe, reunify children in care with their birth family and support pregnant mothers to grow up healthy and safe children. Families are supported to build relationships, strengthen parenting skills, maintain a safe home environment for their children and increase their participation within community.

About the Opportunity

Anglicare NT is seeking a dedicated Senior Case Worker to work within our Family Support Service. You will provide intensive support to high-risk families with children (aged 0 - to 18 years) primarily referred by Territory Families Housing and Community (TFHC.) Strengths-based, trauma-informed, and culturally affirming practical in-home support and child centered family focused casework will help create nurturing environments, build capacity and keep children safe and families together.

Your professional skills, advocacy efforts, cultural competence and service provider networks will assist families access services and connect with community, culture, and country. Positive outcomes will be achieved through respectful practices, creating participation pathways and collaborative approaches.

This position will commence in January 2024, with start date negotiable.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Minimum higher education qualifications in Social Sciences.
  • Direct practical experience (minimum 5 years) working with high risk/ vulnerable families in family support/ case work and demonstrated history of effective client engagement, culturally safe approaches and good outcomes. Knowledge of the range of services available to people with a disability and demonstrated experience in interpreting and implementing individual plans.
  • Previous experience in a Senior Caseworker role or a relevant transferable skill set.

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 Simone Pettiford 08 8939 3400 or visit our careers page here.

To request a full position description, please email our HR Team at [email protected], using the subject line: Senior Case Worker - Nhulunbuy enquiry via EthicalJobs.

A position description is also attached.

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 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.

Experience 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.

COVID-19 Vaccination Status

Receiving and maintaining vaccines can reduce health risks and is one control mechanism to maintain the health and wellbeing of all employees, contractors, volunteers, visitors and the people we work with. In line with Anglicare NT’s commitment to a full life and social justice for all, it is mandatory for all Anglicare NT employees (paid and volunteer) to ensure specific vaccine schedules are current and maintained. In relation to COVID-19, this includes a primary course (dose one and two) and booster dose within one month of becoming eligible for booster dose (subject to medical exceptions)

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