The role

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Team Leader Family Services - Darwin, NT

Berrimah, Australia

Reference: 6305243

  • SCHADS Award Level 7 - $116,774 TRP (including salary $104,875)
  • Salary packaging option (up to an additional $15,900 p/a)
  • Full time position based in Darwin (till 30 December 2024)
  • Relocation assistance offered

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 Program

CatholicCare NT is a not-for-profit organisation, providing social services and programs to individuals, couples, families, children, groups, schools, and agencies across the Northern Territory. Our Malak Family Hub is a holistic hub of support where we offer a range of services focused on Children, families, and the community. We work from a "no wrong door" ethos, with the aim of offering wrap around supports to families who need them.

The Family and Community Wellbeing service consists of three programs that work together to provide a range of programs, activities, and experiences to promote wellbeing and positive family functioning: Children & Parenting, Family Mental Health Support and Children's Contact Centre.

About the role

As the Team Leader you will be responsible for providing leadership to the implementation and integration of services at the Malak Hub. This position has a particular focus on promoting the services offered at the Malak Hub, building community awareness, and supporting staff to meet program obligations.

What we are looking for

  • Relevant qualification Social Work, Psychology and/or Counselling and relevant extensive experience.
  • Membership or eligibility to join a governing body such as PACFA, AASW, or ACA and ACCSA, APA
  • 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.
  • Experience in providing supervision to multi-disciplinary staff.
  • 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.

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

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