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Men's Behaviour Change Program Practitioner

CatholicCare NT
  • Six Weeks Annual Leave
  • Ongoing Opportunity in Darwin
  • Relocation assistance offered

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

About CatholicCare NT and the Program

CatholicCare NT is a not-for-profit organisation, providing counselling services and programs to individuals, couples, families, children, groups, and agencies across the Northern Territory. CCNT has a commitment to the reduction of domestic and family violence (DVF) through targeting men as a primary change agent.

The Men’s Behaviour Change Program (MBCP) is based in Darwin with outreach to the Darwin Correctional Centre, Wadeye, and the Tiwi Islands. The program works with men who use violent, abusive and/or controlling behaviours in their relationships, to develop new behaviours and improve the safety of women and children. CCNT’s MBCP is a 24-week groupwork program based in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), where participants are provided with education, support, individual case management and referrals to other services.

About the role

The MBCP Practitioner will work within the MBCP team to ensure that participants are assessed, managed, and referred appropriately. The MBCP Practitioner is responsible to deliver against contractual requirements and program objectives by facilitating groups, maintaining contact with perpetrators, developing exit strategies, and linking men into relevant support groups such as men’s healing programs that can help consolidate new skills.

What we are looking for

  • Relevant qualifications in Psychology, Social Work, Welfare Studies, or Men’s Family Violence with substantial experience in a similar role.
  • Experience facilitating Men’s Behaviour Change Programs
  • Demonstrated cultural competency, particularly in working with male aboriginals in both urban and remote communities
  • Understanding of the gendered nature of domestic and family violence
  • Experience in evidence-based interventions, including facilitating group work
  • Demonstrated application of knowledge, in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, to casework and group work to support participants
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills including report writing and case note writing

CatholicCare NT Employee Benefits

  • Six Weeks Annual Leave
  • Salary packaging option (up to an additional $15,900 p/a)
  • Staff rewards program with savings and discounts at over 450 well known retailers
  • Access to Wellbeing Centre providing support to a healthier and happier life
  • Relocation assistance offered

How to Apply

For a full role description including key selection criteria, please visit our careers website at

Interviews on: Tuesday 09 April 2024 from 9am to 12pm

Applications for this position may be closed earlier than anticipated or extended at the discretion of the hiring manager.

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


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

Darwin is a vibrant coastal town with an easy commute, lively and diverse culture and situated right next door to world heritage listed Kakadu National Park. Full of contrasting landscapes and diverse habitats, the rugged cliffs of Arnhem Land escarpment hide deep sandstone gorges and pockets of monsoon rainforests, with innumerate waterfalls cascading into pools lined with pandanus and gum trees.

In this role you will have the privilege of working closely with multicultural families and communities It will give you the opportunity to immerse 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.

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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