The role

This page outlines the vacancy and the key skills and responsibilities for the role.

Team Leader Financial Wellbeing & Housing Support - Katherine, NT

Katherine, Australia

Reference: 6048260

  • Full time position based in Katherine (till 30 June 2023)
  • SCHADS Award Level 6 -$107,972 trp (including salary $96,970)
  • Salary packing option available (up to an additional $15,895 p/a)
  • Relocation assistance offered
  • Remote allowance
  • Access to the NT Governments ‘Rent Choice' Affordable Housing Program, eligibility conditions apply

Are you looking to lead a diverse team making a positive difference?

Who we Are

CatholicCare NT is a Catholic social service agency established in the Diocese of Darwin. We provide services throughout the NT, including service centres in Darwin, Palmerston, Malak, Tiwi Islands, Daly River, Wadeye, Jabiru, Maningrida, Katherine, Tennant Creek, Alice Springs, Santa Teresa, Titjikala, Finke and APY lands.

About the Program

The Financial Wellbeing and Capability program assists those who are in financial crisis address immediate needs, improve their financial capability, and address financial barriers. This important program assists those in our community navigate life transitions and financial stresses to improve financial inclusion pathways and improve housing opportunities

Our Housing Support team provides support to clients to address multifaceted challenges faced when maintaining a tenancy. Using assertive case management, we empower clients to regain control of their circumstances, problem solve and manage their accommodation.

About the Opportunity

As the Team Leader you will be responsible for the implementation, leadership and integration of Financial Wellbeing and Capability (FWC) and Housing Support (HSP) programs. We are looking for a dynamic and experienced leader who can lead and mentor our integrated team of program staff, providing them with the necessary support and guidance required to deliver high quality services to the community.

What we are looking for

  • Relevant qualification in Community Services pertaining to the role, such as Diploma in Community Services (Financial Counselling) with membership to the South Australian Financial Counselling Association (SAFCA).
  • Minimum five years' experience in relevant practice and team leadership.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills encompassing report writing, case note writing and supervision and the ability to communicate effectively with managers, staff and stakeholders across a range of diverse cultural groups and settings
  • Experience in recording and interpreting quantitative and qualitative data in line with program requirements and leading a team to do the same.
  • Demonstrated cultural competency, particularly in working with Indigenous people
  • Experience in providing supervision to multi-disciplinary staff

How to Apply

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

Applications Close: 9am Thursday 18 August 2022

Interviews week of: 22 Augusts 2022

Applications only progress if made directly through our CatholicCare NT website. 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.

Applications Close: 18 Aug 2022

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Our Selection Process


The NT Government has introduced a requirement for mandatory COVID 19 vaccines for organisations working with vulnerable people. Read more at:

All positions at CatholicCare NT have been classified as a mandatory worker position for the purpose of COVID-19 vaccines/boosters and directions issued by the NT Chief Health Officer, therefore all candidates are required to have proof of vaccination when submitting your application.

It will be a requirement of all roles that CatholicCare NT employees are to be, and remain, “up to date” with COVID-19 vaccination status.  You will be required to provide evidence (vaccination certificate) prior to being considered for employment with CCNT.