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Team Leader - Wadeye

CatholicCare NT
  • SCHADS Award Level 6 - $103,222 trp (including salary $92,704)
  • Salary packaging option (up to an additional $15,895 p/a)
  • Full-time position based in Wadeye (3 Years Contract)
  • Relocation assistance offered
  • Remote area allowance
  • Five Weeks Annual Leave
  • Subsidised single person accommodation provided (No Pets)
  • Monthly weekend visits to Darwin (Additional Employee Benefit)

We are looking for an experienced Team Leader to join our team in Wadeye NT, providing leadership, support, coaching and mentoring to the team across the programs.

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.

Our Wadeye office offers AOD counselling and group work, parenting and mental health programs, family and domestic violence services and financial wellbeing and capability support.

Your role

As a Team Leader at CatholicCare NT Wadeye office, you'll be responsible for the implementation, leadership, and integration of multiple programs, which includes Children and Parenting, Community Mental Health, Alcohol and other drugs counselling and group work, Financial Wellbeing and Capability. You'll feel a sense of accomplishment leading and mentoring staff members in your program, providing them with motivation and development opportunities. You'll oversee and contribute to the delivery of direct services, building your own skills working with participants with complex needs. You'll enjoy collaborating with various stakeholders and constantly be evaluating your program's effectiveness.

What we are looking for

  • Qualifications in Psychology, Social Work, Welfare Studies or equivalent with substantial experience in the area of expertise.
  • Minimum five years' experience in relevant practice and team leadership.
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with managers, staff and stakeholders across a range of diverse cultural groups and settings.
  • Experience in providing supervision to multi-disciplinary staff.
  • Demonstrated cultural competency, particularly in working with Indigenous people.

How to Apply

For a full role description including key selection criteria, please download the attachment or visit our careers website. www.catholiccarentcareers.org.au.

Interviews on week starting: 31 January 2022

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 is classified as a mandatory worker position for the purpose of COVID-19 vaccines and directions issued by the NT Chief Health Officer.


The Northern Territory is one of the most culturally diverse places in the world. Wadeye is the largest indigenous community in the Northern Territory. Situated 230 km south west of Darwin in the West Daly Region. The inhabitants of this community encompass seven language groups and five traditional bands or kinship groups. In this role, you will have the privilege of working closely with aboriginal families and the experience of immersing yourself in an amazing part of the world.

This is an extraordinary opportunity to learn about yourself, other cultures and grow professionally at the same time as making a positive difference in the lives of others.

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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