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Senior Youth Worker - Gove Peninsula

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 Position

You will provide culturally appropriate and responsive direct support and groupwork to young people on the Gove Peninsula, through two main programs - #U-Turn and ReConnect. Using a trauma informed, strengths-based framework, you will ensure the #U-Turn service is supporting young people to engage in restorative justice processes, community giving programs and developing life skills to pathway into education, training and/or employment through the provision of support plans, family support, information, advocacy and group work.

In ReConnect, you will ensure the service is providing individual and family case support, conduct thorough case planning, provide information, referrals, advocacy and developmental group work which meets young people's needs. Both programs aim to build capacity of the target group and regional service system and raise community awareness about the nature, extent and appropriate responses to young people.

As the Senior Youth Worker, you will also provide guidance and support to other Youth & Family Services staff where required, attend relevant forums/meetings with stakeholders as designated by the Manager and contribute to reporting, team planning and other aspects of the service provision.

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 Simone Pettiford, on 08 8939 3400.

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.

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