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CDP Employment Coordinator - Victoria Daly Regional Council - Kalkarindji

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  • Are you experienced professional in community development?
  • Two fantastic opportunities to utilise your experience with a passionate regional council!
  • Attractive base salary circa $65,346 plus super, subsidised housing & remote area allowance!

About the Organisation

The Victoria Daly Regional Council was formed as part of the Local Government reforms in the Northern Territory. Council Service Centres are located in Kalkaringi, Yarralin, Timber Creek, Pine Creek and Nauiyu.

With a vision to become a recognised leader within Australia's Local Government, Council's aim is to work towards developing a broad range of strategies that will help shape its vision for the region through excellent service delivery and community engagement; assisting to build one of the most sustainable, vibrant and diverse regions in Australia. The Council strives to form partnerships that ensure strategic goals are met.

About the Opportunities

Victoria Daly Regional Council is now looking for a full-time CDP Employment Coordinator to join their team in Kalkarindji, NT. This role is contracted until 30 June 2022, with possibility of extension pending funding.

As CDP Employment Coordinator, you will deliver the CDP contract in the community, support jobseekers to identify goals that lead to positive personal and professional development, and encourage community participation.

More specifically, some of your duties will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Manage the delivery of job seeker case management services in community in compliance with the Community Development Program contract;
  • Organise and support training activities including partnering with internal and external stakeholders; and
  • Place job seekers in appropriate activities and work placements.

About You

To be successful in the CDP Employment Coordinator role you will have experience in employment services and community development projects. No tertiary qualification is required as long as experience can be demonstrated.

Experience working in a remote setting is desired, enabling you to work effectively within indigenous communities, however is not a requirement.

An excellent communicator, you will have well developed interpersonal skills including the ability to build effective working relationships across all levels of stakeholders.

Please Note: A current Manual Driver's Licence, Working with Children clearance and a criminal history check will be required prior to commencing in this role.

About the Benefits

By taking on either of these pivotal roles, you will be joining an organisation that truly values its employees, and actively encourages training and further study.

You will be rewarded with a competitive salary package circa $65,346plus super, an additional remote area allowance and a vehicle for business use.

To support you in moving to this beautiful part of the country, council will provide subsidised accomodation in your own private home, with electricity being your only bill to pay.

Victoria Daly Regional Council offers a family friendly workplace, with fantastic working conditionsand benefits, plus you will enjoy fantastic job security within the Council sector.

If you are experienced in working in community services and looking to join a friendly and welcoming regional council - Apply Now!

About Kalkarindji

Where the outback meets the rainforest, Katherine is the Crossroads of Australia’s North. A region full of misty waterfalls, untouched gorges and some of the best fishing in the world, the Northern Territory’s third largest town, on the banks of the Katherine River, lies just south of the world-renowned Katherine Gorge (Nitmiluk National Park).

Katherine is a thriving modern regional centre and services the areas of Pine Creek, Mataranka, Borooloola, Daly River and Timber Creek. The town itself provides ample opportunity for locals and tourists alike to experience sports, leisure and entertainment, with the population swelling during the dry season. Experience events like the Walking with Spirits Festival and the prestigious Katherine Show, or unwind and take a dip in the Katherine Hot Springs. With plenty of facilities, including a modern shopping complex and boutique stores, a hospital and schools, several sportsgrounds, as well as numerous parks and gardens and excellent fishing spots, there's plenty here to provide a comfortable living experience for all.

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