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Case Worker Men's Support - Katherine, NT

Katherine

Katherine, Australia

Reference: 6229367

  • Full time position based in Katherine (till 30 June 2025)
  • SCHADS Award Level 4 -$86,386 trp (including salary $77,584)
  • Salary packing option available (up to an additional $15,895 p/a)
  • Relocation assistance offered
  • Remote allowance

Are you looking to join 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

Our Men's Court Support Program in Katherine aims to increase the safety of Domestic and Family Violence victim-survivors by working with predominantly aboriginal males attending court, to support their access to non-legal supports and referral, and Mental Health support.

About the Opportunity

As the Case Worker you will be responsible for working within the Katherine Local Court with men accessing services for Domestic and Family Violence. This position has a particular focus on provision of Social Support assistance at the Katherine Court (for both alleged users of violence and victim-survivors) and will:

  • Ensure participants understand their obligations and responsibilities in relation to court processes and undertakings
  • Ensure mental health issues are identified and responded to in a timely way
  • Influence positive behaviour change through supporting men to access relevant services, including behaviour change and mental health support
  • Engage with legal services, courts, and other stakeholders to support positive outcomes for families experiencing family and domestic violence

What we are looking for

  • Relevant qualification in Community Services pertaining to the role
  • Case management experience in engaging with and working with indigenous male participants with complex needs
  • Well-developed and trauma informed knowledge of domestic violence and mental health issues including risk and safety planning
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills including report writing and case note writing
  • Demonstrated cultural competency, particularly in working with male aboriginals in both urban and remote communities.

Applications Close: 9am Thursday 02 February 2023

Interviews week of: 6 February 2023

Applications only progress if made directly through our CatholicCare NT website. Expressions of interest from third party job boards will not be considered.

KATHERINE

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

Katherine is a town situated on the Katherine River, 230km Southeast of Darwin. It is the fourth largest settlement in the Norther Territory. Katherine is also the closest major town to RAAF Base ‘Tindal'.

Katherine locals are blessed with nearby attractions such as Nitmiluk National Park and Katherine Gorge, adorned with many ancient rock paintings. Original tribes such as the Dogoman, Jawoyn and Wardaman people now live in community with people from Victoria River District, Walpiri and Tanami Desert.

In this role you will have the privilege of working closely with local and aboriginal 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.

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 your employment commencement date. The outcome of the initial screening check must be satisfactory.


Applications Close: 02 Feb 2023



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