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Housing Support Accommodation Initiative - Key Worker - Katherine

Anglicare NT
  • Katherine
  • Casual

About Us

Anglicare NT is a respected provider of quality human services across urban, regional and remote area. Anglicare NT offers a range of career opportunities in the community and social services sector in a diverse range of fields such as children and youth, family relationships and counselling, out of home care, refugee and migrant, corporate services, financial counselling, mental health, disability and home care, social enterprises and specialist homelessness services.

Anglicare NT offers great benefits, including a commitment to further training and development options, flexible working conditions, five (5) week’s annual leave and a strengths-based environment. We also offer great salary packaging options that can significantly increase your take-home pay.

Our motto of Hope, Kindness, Respect, Fairness and Integrity articulates our values of cultural respect, social justice and partnership. By living our values, we work to achieve excellent outcomes and make a lasting difference in the lives of Territorians.

About the Position

You will be responsible for working closely with each individual, their carer's, support personnel and other NT HASI Program partners to enable each person to reach the recovery goals identified in their Individual Recovery Plan.

The Key Worker will provide intensive ‘in-home’ and community non-clinical psychosocial support, assisting each person to best manage their mental illness and maintain their tenancy. Key Workers will also work with each person to identify and fulfil their personal goals and aspirations and provide support to engage in education, training and employment, as well as social and recreational activities within their community.

The Housing Support Accommodation Initiative (HASI) is a partnership program between Anglicare NT, Department of Territory Families, Housing and Communities (DTFHC) and Top End Mental Health Services (TEMHS), providing recovery-focused wraparound care to support people living in public housing in Darwin, Palmerston, Casuarina and Katherine to sustain their tenancies.

This position will be committed to the mission and embody the values of Anglicare NT and support core business by providing service, guidance and advice within the position’s speciality area.

To be successful in this role:

  • The minimum qualification required is Certificate IV in Mental Health or equivalent Community Services and 3 years’ experience in the Mental Health /Community Services sector
  • A high level of knowledge and experience in the delivery of community mental health rehabilitation services and/or community housing programs for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in implementing culturally appropriate case management practice within a recovery-focused framework.
  • An understanding of recovery and/or housing issues for people with a diagnosed mental illness (psychiatric disabilities) and the impact of mental health conditions on individuals, families and carers.

You will uphold the values of Anglicare NT and provide quality services within the scope of the position and associated delegations.

As part of the recruitment process, you will be required to address the key selection criteria on the online application on the Anglicare NT website.

For further information on this exciting opportunity, please contact Louise Mayclair on 08 8985 0000.

Please note: It is a requirement that prior to commencing in this role, you must possess a Working with Children Clearance (Ochre Card), a National Criminal History Check (within 3 months) and a current Northern Territory driver's licence.

Experience of working closely with and having a strong understanding of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander culture would be considered an advantage.

Anglicare NT is a Child Safe, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

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