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CatholicCare NT
  • SCHADS Award Level 5 - $94,481 trp (including salary $84,854)
  • Salary packaging option (up to an additional $15,895 p/a)
  • Full time position based in Darwin (till 30 June 2026)
  • Relocation assistance offered

You can be more than part of your community - be someone making a difference for people in your community.

What we stand for

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.

We need you

As the counsellor at CCNT, you will enjoy working within a cohesive and integrated team, providing high quality, responsive and culturally appropriate counselling services. Your role is to support and strengthen family relationships, prevent breakdown, enhance children and young people's wellbeing and mental health, assist couples and families to manage issues arising from relationships, including family violence, and support children after parental separation. You will use your skills and experience to provide a range of evidenced based therapeutic interventions including family therapy, individual and groups counselling, support and information and referral.

How do you know if you're the right fit?

As an organisation we are committed to engaging in genuine partnerships in line with our values and principles. We are looking for a team member who is passionate, motivated, and committed. You will enjoy working in a ways that ensure high quality service delivery, applying evidence based, therapeutic targeted interventions and trauma informed methodologies to work towards agreed upon goals and deliver wellbeing outcomes for clients

Before you apply, here is what we are looking for

  • Relevant qualification in Counselling, Psychology or Social Work
  • Demonstrated experience working with children, young people, adults, and families.
  • Membership of a governing body such as PACFA, AASW or ACA.
  • Demonstrated competence in using a broad range of evidence-based counselling and group work approaches to support client outcomes
  • Ability to
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills including case note writing
  • Demonstrated cultural competency, particularly in working with Indigenous people

How to Apply

For a full role description including key selection criteria, please visit our careers website.

Interviews week of: 4 July 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 may be eligible to receive a rent subsidy through the ‘Rent Choice' Affordable Housing Program. Eligibility conditions apply. Please refer to Venture Housing website here for more information.

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about the location

The Northern Territory is one of the most culturally diverse places in the world.

Darwin is a vibrant coastal town with an easy commute, lively and diverse culture and situated right next door to world heritage listed Kakadu National Park. Full of contrasting landscapes and diverse habitats, the rugged cliffs of Arnhem Land escarpment hide deep sandstone gorges and pockets of monsoon rainforests, with innumerate waterfalls cascading into pools lined with pandanus and gum trees.

In this role you will have the privilege of working closely with multicultural families and communities It will give you the opportunity to immerse 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.

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.

Ref code: 5992142.

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