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Case Workers x2 - Housing Support - Tennant Creek

CatholicCare NT
  • SCHADS Award Level 4 - $82,587 trp (including salary $74,172)
  • Salary packaging option (up to an additional $15,895 p/a)
  • 2 X Full time position based in Tennant Creek (till 30 June 2023)
  • Remote area allowance
  • Local Tennant Creek residents encouraged to apply
  • Access to the NT Governments ‘Rent Choice' Affordable Housing Program, eligibility conditions apply.

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.

About the role

As a Caseworker at CatholicCare NT, you'll provide assertive case management, education and support to participants. To achieve your program objectives of positive, sustainable change, you'll work collaboratively with your team leader as well as with external stakeholders and services. You'll find joy in assisting vulnerable individuals, families and communities to develop strategies to overcome their challenges and maintain or regain social and emotional wellbeing. You'll create case management goals and complete evaluation data to monitor these outcomes.

This role is responsible to provide

  • Assisting vulnerable individuals, families, and communities to reduce the risk of homelessness
  • Delivering outreach case management support in Tennant Creek Region
  • Participating in networking and collaboration activities, which assist in developing a support plan to address all challenges

What we are looking for

  • Relevant qualifications Community Development or equivalent with substantial experience in a similar role.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, ability to engage with and manage complex situations, involving homelessness, poverty, mental health, family violence, alcohol, and other drug misuse.
  • Advocate clients and work effectively with stakeholders to meet the objectives of the Program
  • Demonstrated cultural competency, particularly in working with Indigenous people.

How to Apply

To apply for this job click Apply Now & enter ref code: 5944283.

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 may be eligible to receive a rent subsidy through the ‘Rent Choice' Affordable Housing Program. Eligibility conditions apply. Please refer to Venture Housing website https://venturehousing.org.au/rent-choice for more information.

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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