- SCHADS Award Level 5 - $87,585 trp (including salary $79,015)
- Salary Packaging Option (up to an additional $15,895 p/a)
- Full-Time Position based in Tiwi Islands
Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions put in place by the Federal and NT government; Local & NT residents are highly encouraged to apply.
We are looking for a Case Manager to join our FWC team in TIWI ISLANDS, NT.
CCNT provides an integrated Financial Counselling, Capability and Resilience hubs throughout the NT. Our model is led by a team of FWC workers that comprise of Financial Counsellors, and FWC Case Managers, who contribute to improved outcomes for vulnerable people, families and communities by:
- Helping people address immediate needs in times of financial crisis
- Improving financial capability by helping people in personal financial difficulty to make informed choices to address their financial problems and by fostering the improved use and management of money
- Assisting individuals, families and communities to navigate life transitions and/or financial stress or crisis which may negatively impact on their wellbeing
- Improving financial resilience and pathways to mainstream financial services by providing access to savings and credit vehicles
- Identifying effective methods of recognising families at risk of homelessness and providing early assistance to prevent family homelessness occurring, and
- Implementing research and evaluation activities to contribute to programme and service improvement
The Case Manager is responsible for assisting individuals, families and communities who are struggling with financial literacy issues and concerns in order for the program to meet its objectives.
This position has a particular focus on working alongside client's to address the issues creating financial hardship, and work collaboratively with other key stakeholders to remove obstacles to financial wellbeing and capability. This includes financial literacy education, information, coaching, and maintaining a strong focus on supporting people to change their behaviour and "learn by doing".
- Minimum of a Certificate III in Community Service Work. In addition, the following financial literacy education units (or equivalent) must be completed
- CHCFLE301A - work with clients needing a financial literacy education;
- CHCFLE302A - educate clients in fundamental financial literacy skills, and
- CHCFLE303A - educate clients to understand debt and consumer credit.
- Workers, who have formal qualifications in a diploma or above relevant to the Community Services Sector, will need to complete the financial literacy education unit's details above
- Relevant experience in case management within vulnerable communities
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to engage with vulnerable people with complex challenges
- Demonstrated cultural competency, particularly in working with Indigenous people
- Previous experience with working and living in remote communities and demonstrated knowledge of community development principals and engagement techniques
- High level of written and computer skills including Word Documents, email and electronic database
At CatholicCare NT our employees have access to a range of benefits that help balance life at work and at home. These include professional development opportunities and health and wellbeing programs. To find out more about the benefits available to you when you join CatholicCare NT please visit our career website
For a full role description including key selection criteria, please visit our careers website www.catholiccarentcareers.org.au.
Closing Date 02 July 2020
Interviews Week of 13 July