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Case Worker Family & Community Wellbeing - Alice Springs

CatholicCare NT
  • SCHADS Award Level 4 - $82,587 trp (including salary $74,172)
  • Salary packaging option (up to an additional $15,895 p/a)
  • Full time position based in Alice Springs (till 30 June 2023)
  • Relocation assistance offered

Are you looking to join a diverse team making a positive difference?

At CatholicCare NT, we've empowered individuals, couples, families, and children at 20 locations across the Territory and the APY Lands for the last 25 years. Our not-for-profit organisation has grown to over 250 team members delivering important programs and services such as counselling, housing, mental health, and domestic violence support.

Our Children and Parenting program provides early intervention and preventative services and programs, specifically targeting at-risk populations, using a whole of family approach to resource, educate, support and skill parents to improve developmental and wellbeing outcomes for children and families.

The program provides a range of evidence-based programs and activities for parents (Kinship, guardians, carers), to increase capacity, develop knowledge, skills and support to raise healthy children and a range of developmental activities and experiences for children.

About the role

You will be responsible for providing office-based and outreach strengths-based case management, mentoring, advocacy, parent education and practical support in order for the program to meet its objectives.

This position has a particular focus on implementing and facilitating program activities and experiences within the Alice Springs programs to support families and in particular, the wellbeing of children.

What we are looking for

  • Relevant qualifications Social Welfare/Social Science or equivalent with substantial experience in a similar role.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills including report writing and case note writing.
  • Cultural competency, particularly in working with Indigenous people.
  • Experience in applying early intervention and prevention activities that support the wellbeing of children, young people and families.
  • Ability to network effectively with other agencies to support a community approach to wellbeing.

How to Apply

For a full role description including key selection criteria, please see the attached document below.

To apply, click Apply Now.

Interviews on: 7 February 2022

Applications only progress if made directly through our CatholicCare NT website. Expressions of interest from third-party job boards will not be considered.

This position is classified as a mandatory worker position for the purpose of COVID-19 vaccines and directions issued by the NT Chief Health Officer.

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.

If you have resided in an overseas country for 12 months or more in the past 10 years, this position requires you to complete an International Criminal History check (ICHC) prior to you employment commencement date. The outcome of the initial screening check must be satisfactory.

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