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Case Worker - Family & Community Wellbeing - Tennant Creek

CatholicCare NT
  • SCHADS Award Level 4 - $82,587 trp (including salary $74,172)
  • Salary packaging option (up to an additional $15,895 p/a)
  • Remote area allowance
  • Local Tennant Creek residents encouraged to apply

About us

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 Children and Parenting program in Tennant Creek provides early intervention and preventative services and programs, specifically targeting at risk populations, using a whole of family approach to resource, educate, support and skill parents to improve developmental and wellbeing outcomes for children and families. The program provides a range of evidence based programs and activities for parents (Kinship, guardians, carers), to increase capacity, develop knowledge, skills and support to raise healthy children and a range of developmentally activities and experience for children.

About the role

You will be responsible for providing outreach strengths based case management, mentoring, advocacy, parent education and practical support in order for the program to meet its objectives. This position has a particular focus on implementing and facilitating program activities and experiences within the Tennant Creek programs to support families and in particular, the wellbeing of children.

What we are looking for:

  • Relevant qualifications Social Welfare/Social Science or equivalent with substantial experience in a similar role
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills including report writing and case note writing.
  • Cultural competency, particularly in working with Indigenous people
  • Experience in applying early intervention and prevention activities that support the wellbeing of children, young people and families.
  • Ability to network effectively with other agencies to support a community approach to wellbeing

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.

Why join us?

In this role, you will have the privilege of working closely with multicultural 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.

How to apply

To apply for this job click Apply Now & enter ref code: 5944298.

Expressions of interest from third party job boards will not be considered.

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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