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Job Coach CDP

Alice Springs, NT

Alice Springs, Australia

Reference: 5790593

  • LMI Award Level MG2 - $77,614 trp (including salary $69,706)
  • Salary packaging option (up to an additional $15,895 p/a)
  • Full time position based in Alice Springs with regular remote travel (till 30 June 2022)

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 Community Development Program (CDP) provides support to address the needs of Aboriginal people who are unemployed to provide opportunities that lead to positive social and economic outcomes for families and their communities. By creating employment opportunities in partnership with the local community, job seekers gain useful employability skills and meaningful qualifications through attendance in activities which increase job opportunities.

About the role

As a Job Coach, you have the opportunity to provide positive coaching and assistance to job seekers in various circumstances and from all walks of life. You will connect people with jobs or help them to overcome barriers to ongoing sustainable employment.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Work with CDP jobseekers and employment consultants in assisting job seekers to gain employment
  • Provide effective and experienced job placement, on the job training and post placement support
  • Provide Employment Services in line with CatholicCare NT's Service Standards, PM&C's Employment Services Code of Practice and Service Guarantee
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with other service providers, PM&C IEO, employers and other key stakeholders in Santa Teresa, Titjikala and Finke Community

We are looking for:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills including case note and report writing and the ability to communicate with providers across a range of diverse cultural groups.
  • Demonstrated cultural competency, particularly in working with Indigenous people.
  • Demonstrated ability to use technology including intermediate skills in Microsoft Office applications, Word, Outlook and other electronic database systems.
  • Ability to comply with, and fulfil all CDP program funder's requirements relating to placements, employment outcomes and hosted placements.
  • Ability to prioritise tasks according to needs and time frames and ensure deadlines and negotiated job placement and job outcome targets are met.

How to apply

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

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

www.catholiccarentcareers.org.au & enter ref code: 5790593.

Applications Close: 9am Thursday 27 January 2022

Interviews Week of: 2 February 2022

This position is classified as a mandatory worker position for the purpose of COVID-19 vaccines and directions issued by the NT Chief Health Officer.

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: 27 Jan 2022