The role

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Case Worker Housing Support

Tennant Creek, Australia

Reference: 6101459

  • SCHADS Award Level 4 - $86,774 trp (including salary $77,584)
  • Salary packaging option (up to an additional $15,895 p/a)
  • Full time position based in Tennant Creek (till 30 June 2023)
  • Remote area allowance
  • 3 months accommodation (Subsidised single occupant accommodation No Pets)
  • Local Tennant Creek residents encouraged to apply
  • Access to the NT Governments ‘Rent Choice' Affordable Housing Program, eligibility conditions apply.

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

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.

About the role

As a Caseworker at CatholicCare NT, you'll provide assertive case management, education and support to participants. To achieve your program objectives of positive, sustainable change, you'll work collaboratively with your team leader as well as with external stakeholders and services. You'll find joy in assisting vulnerable individuals, families and communities to develop strategies to overcome their challenges and maintain or regain social and emotional wellbeing. You'll create case management goals and complete evaluation data to monitor these outcomes.

This role is responsible to provide:

  • Assisting vulnerable individuals, families, and communities to reduce the risk of homelessness
  • Delivering outreach case management support in Tennant Creek Region
  • Participating in networking and collaboration activities, which assist in developing a support plan to address all challenges

What we are looking for

  • Relevant qualifications Community Development or equivalent with substantial experience in a similar role.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, ability to engage with and manage complex situations, involving homelessness, poverty, mental health, family violence, alcohol, and other drug misuse.
  • Advocate clients and work effectively with stakeholders to meet the objectives of the Program
  • Demonstrated cultural competency, particularly in working with Indigenous people.

Applications Close: 9am Thursday 06 October 2022

Interviews week of: 10 October 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.

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.

Applications Close: 06 Oct 2022

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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.