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Adult Throughcare Co-ordinator - Alice Springs

North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency

Be a part of one of Australia’s most dynamic, diverse and challenging legal practices.

NAAJA provides legal aid for Indigenous people in the Northern Territory, with offices in Darwin, Palmerston, Katherine, Tennant Creek and Alice Springs.

We are considered to be a leading Australian legal service and have received both national and Northern Territory human rights awards for our work. We are committed to providing quality representation for our clients and bringing about long term change in the justice system. Our staff are motivated, dedicated and do work that matters.

NAAJA has an exciting Indigenous Throughcare Program which assists Aboriginal people leaving prison and youth detention through the provision of trauma informed and culturally aware pre and post release case management support.

An exciting opportunity exists for a Co-ordinator to join our Adult Throughcare team in Alice Springs. This is a fixed-term contract to 30 June 2023.

The position requires a person with a proven ability to lead high quality individual case management as well as a familiarity with the court system and social/systemic issues faced by Aboriginal people. You will have an ability to work effectively with a range of stakeholders and be able to develop professional and meaningful relationships with Aboriginal people and their families. Qualifications in social work or a related discipline will be an advantage, as is experience managing people and projects.

The right candidate will have:

  • Passion for and expertise in case management
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to lead a team
  • A commitment to social justice and innovation in program development 

The position offers attractive employment benefits including:

  • Salary of PSO5.4 $94,084 per annum plus superannuation
  • Salary packaging options
  • 6 weeks annual leave per year with leave loading
  • Annual airfare
  • Remote allowance

Applicants for this position must address the selection criteria in their written application.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.

A position description is attached.

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