- Regional NT > NPY Lands
- Job posted on: 3rd Dec 2021
- Applications close:
Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (NPY) Women’s Council was founded and is still 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.
At its core NPY Women’s Council is about family and community – walytja. Our purpose is to work with women, children and their families of the Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara region in central Australia. Our role is to work side by side and help increase their capacity to lead safe and healthy lives with improved life choices.
Based in the NPY lands, we are now recruiting for an Outreach Case Manager to become part of the CFWS team.
The primary function of the Outreach Case Manager is to support kinship carers in communities in the NPY lands. Providing holistic and intensive case management you will offer placement stability support to both carers and children placed in their care.
Additionally, you will work alongside Anangu families to identify and locate potential carers and support them through Department of Child Protection’s (DCP) assessment process. Family scoping activities will be integral to the role and will include the use of genograms and other mapping approaches
You will have a background in Social Work, Counselling, Psychology and/or Community Services and have experience in managing a caseload.
This is a unique chance to work for an organisation that takes a grassroots approach to community development. You will have the privilege of working closely alongside Anangu families and communities and get to experience an amazing landscape and part of the world.
You will receive a comprehensive orientation program as well as best practice supervision and professional development that includes vicarious trauma, case management and four-wheel drive training. We also provide critical incident debriefing and a range of counselling services to support you.
In addition to this, we offer above award remuneration, salary packaging benefits, generous leave entitlements to care for you and your family as well as a retention bonus. We also provide NPYWC accommodation and use of a company vehicle whilst travelling.
A position description is attached.