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Assistant Manager - Child and Family Wellbeing Service - Alice Springs

NPY Women's Council

People of Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged to apply.

  • Full time – Fixed term for 12 months
  • Relocation assistance provided
  • Generous leave and benefits


Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (NPY) Women’s Council was founded by and is led, governed and directed by women from the NPY region. It was created to give a voice to women across 26 desert communities in the cross-border regions of Western Australia, South Australia and the Northern Territory. Today, we continue to provide progressive, innovative and evidence-based work in service delivery, advocacy and support.

NPY Women’s Council follows strong values and high principles that guide our work. We provide a comprehensive orientation program, best practice supervision, professional development that includes vicarious trauma training, 4WD training, first aid training and more, as well as free and confidential counselling services to support you.


The Child and Family Wellbeing Service is made up of three programs; Child Nutrition, Intensive Family Support and Child Advocacy.

The primary focus of the Child and Family Wellbeing Service (CFWS) is to deliver targeted, efficient and effective community services within the NPY region, seeking the best possible outcomes with regard to improving the quality of life for Anangu children and communities. This dynamic team works across the tri state region with a number of stakeholders.


The Assistant Manager works closely with the Manager in the overall development, co-ordination and implementation of the Child & Family Wellbeing Service. This role will be a combination of providing strategic input, people management/leadership and managing the day-to-day delivery of the Service.

This role will oversee the supervision and support of three Team Leaders who help deliver and lead on the ground Child & Family Wellbeing services across the tristate region.

The services are delivered by a variety of professionals that include Social Workers, Community Development Workers, Nutritionists and Anangu Workers


You will have experience in complex case management and in particular, oversight of case management services for children and their families and understanding of the issues that affect Aboriginal people, in particular children in remote communities.

We offer a range of benefits and you will join a diverse and inclusive organisation in an environment and landscape unique to Australia. We encourage support, ongoing development and connections in your work and give you the autonomy that creates a culture of trust. You will also receive a comprehensive orientation program, best practice supervision and flexible working arrangements.

Underpinning this will be a competitive, above-award salary, superannuation, salary packaging benefits, 5 weeks of annual leave, 3 weeks of personal leave (to care for you and your family), and generous additional leave benefits. We also provide access to an Employee Assistance Program for independent and confidential counselling.

A position description is attached.

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