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Post Placement Support Officer - Arnhem Land

Arnhem Land Progress Aboriginal Corporation

About ALPA

We are the Arnhem Land Progress Aboriginal Corporation (ALPA) and our mission is to operate successful and responsible businesses emphasising local employment, training, career pathways, customer service, and safety.

Having been in operations for nearly 50 years, from humble beginnings, we have grown to be Australia's largest financially independent Indigenous corporation, employing over 1,000 employees across 27 remote locations throughout NT and QLD. We strive to improve the health, quality of life, and economic development of our members, giving primacy to their cultural heritage, dignity, and desire for opportunity and equality with their fellow Australians.

About the role

The Post Placement Support Officer provides specialised support to CDP participants who have engaged in employment to improve employment retention, build confidence, and initiate positive experiences at work for both the employee and the employer.

This role will work closely with both the CDP Participant and employer to identify any barriers that may impact employment and address them promptly. This role will seek to address barriers and skills gaps by working closely with the job seeker, employer, and CDP site staff to develop effective supports and interventions to ensure the job seekers retention in employment.

This role is based in a Remote community in Arnhem Land, Northern Territory. Relocation will be required.


  • Undertake post placement support with CDP participants involving mentoring and support.
  • Communicate with CDP participants, employers, and CDP team to ensure all duties and responsibilities are being met. Ensure appropriate contact is maintained and post placement schedule is up to date.
  • Follow up wage subsidy evidence and calculate for instalment payments. Monitor the claims and report to manager any concerns
  • Keep abreast of contractual changes and trends and apply this knowledge to daily duties and responsibilities.

Skills and Experience

  • Written and verbal communication skills with the ability to build rapport and sustain working relationships.
  • Ability to achieve targets and KPI’s.
  • Ability to complete Contractual compliance and other reporting requirements.
  • Time management with the ability to complete multiple tasks
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • MS Office Suite and other software-based reporting programs
  • Ability to obtain a NT Ochre Card
  • Ability to obtain a Full, Manual Drivers Licence


  • Salary Packaging options available
  • Accommodation and Utility expenses included
  • 7 weeks annual leave + 17.5% leave loading
  • Opportunity to make a positive impact on our remote Aboriginal communities
  • Ability to travel to remote Aboriginal communities across NT

All applications will be treated confidentially and only those with the rights to work full time in Australia will be considered.

ALPA is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply. We also encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background to apply.

Please contact the Recruitment team via recruitment@alpa.asn.au using the subject line: Post Placement Support Officer - Arnhem Land enquiry via EthicalJobs for any further information

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