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Case Manager Intensive Family Parenting Support - Tennant Creek, NT

Tennant Creek

Tennant Creek

Reference: 5086877

  • SCHADS Award Level 5 - $87,585 trp (including salary $79,015)
  • Salary Packaging Option (up to an additional $15,895 p/a)
  • Full-Time Position based in Tennant Creek

Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions put in place by the Federal and NT government; Local & NT residents are highly encouraged to apply.

We are looking for a Case Manager to join our IFPS team in Tennant Creek, NT.

If you are passionate about working to support children and families who are at risk of being separated, and can see yourself delivering intervention and support services that help to protect children from harm, we want to hear from you!!!

The Intensive Family and Parenting Support (IFPS) provides intensive, targeted interventions and support to families identified as being at high risk of having their child removed from their care due to ongoing safety concerns. The program addresses identified safety concerns, improves the capability of the family to care and protect their child/children, and ensure that the child/children remain at home safely.

the Intensive Family and Parenting Support program aims to build and sustain safe and nurturing environments for children to thrive, increase family resilience and capacity, building stronger, safer, and healthier families.

The objectives of the program are:

  • Protect children from harm;
  • Reduce child safety concerns;
  • Build resilience and capability in referred families to care for and protect their child; and
  • Preserve the family and allow the child to live safely at home.

Selection Criteria:

  • Relevant qualification in Social Work, Counselling or Case Management and/or relevant experience
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills including case note and reporting writing and the ability to network and work collaboratively with stakeholders and other agencies
  • Demonstrated cultural competency, particularly in working with Indigenous people
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of child and family safety and risk and knowledge about the Care and Protection of Children Act 2007
  • Ability to work from a strength-based approach and ability to reflect on own practice and its impact on behavioural changes within families
  • Demonstrated knowledge of child development and issues impacting on families, especially poverty, domestic violence and drug and alcohol abuse


At CatholicCare NT our employees have access to a range of benefits that help balance life at work and at home. These include professional development opportunities and health and wellbeing programs. To find out more about the benefits available to you when you join CatholicCare NT please visit our career website

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

Applications Close: 29 May 2020