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Case Manager Intensive Family & Parenting Support - Katherine

CatholicCare NT
  • SCHADS Award Level 5.1 - $91,759 trp (including salary $82,781)
  • Salary Packaging Option (up to an additional $15,895 p/a)
  • Remote Area Allowance
  • Relocation Assistance offered

We are looking for a Case Manager to join our IFPS team in Katherine.

Do you see yourself working closely with remote families in the Northern Territory, supporting and assisting to help achieve positive outcomes for their family unit?

This Case Manager IFPS role is responsible for providing intensive, targeted, goal-directed interventions and tailored support to families. This position has a particular focus on assisting families to address safety concerns and risks to allow children to remain safely at home, in a timely and measured manner.

The Intensive Family and Parenting Support (IFPS) provides intensive, targeted interventions and support to families identified as being at high risk of having their child removed from their care due to ongoing safety concerns. The program addresses identified safety concerns, improves the capability of the family to care and protect their child/children and ensure that the child/children remain at home safely.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Providing targeted outreach support to families referred from Territory Families
  • Applying child development knowledge to support parents in their day-to-day role with their children
  • Supporting families to engage in activities and events that improve wellbeing and engagement of families
  • Working with families and the communities who have a responsibility for caring for children, to improve their knowledge of and accessibility to supports such as health services, early childhood education and family support services

Benefits

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.

How to Apply

For a full role description including key selection criteria, please click on Apply Now to visit our careers website & enter ref code: 5333327.

Interviews Week of 25 January 2021.

Applications only progress if made directly through our CatholiCare NT website. Expressions of interest from third-party job boards are not considered as genuine applications.

About the location - Katherine

The Northern Territory is one of the most culturally diverse places in the world.

Katherine is a town situated on the Katherine River, 230km South East of Darwin. It is the fourth largest settlement in the Norther Territory. Katherine is also the closest major town to RAAF Base ‘Tindal'.

Katherine locals are blessed with nearby attractions such as Nitmiluk National Park and Katherine Gorge, adorned with many ancient rock paintings. Original tribes such as the Dogoman, Jawoyn and Wardaman people now live in community with people from Victoria River District, Walpiri and Tanami Desert.

In this role you will have the privilege of working closely with local and aboriginal families and the experience of immersing yourself in an amazing part of the world.

This is an extraordinary opportunity to learn about yourself, other cultures and grow professionally at the same time as making a positive difference in the lives of others.

Safeguarding Children & Young People

CatholicCare NT is committed to maintaining zero tolerance of child abuse and neglect, and the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people who access our activities, programs, services and facilities. Employment is subject to obtaining a satisfactory National police check and Working with Children (Ochre) Card.

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