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Case Worker Family & Community Wellbeing

Jabiru, NT

Jabiru, Australia

Reference: 5792714

  • SCHADS Award Level 4 - $82,587 trp (including salary $74,172)
  • Salary packaging option (up to an additional $15,895 p/a)
  • Full time position based in Jabiru (till 30 June 2023)
  • Relocation assistance offered + Remote area allowance + Subsidised accommodation

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.

Our Family and Community Wellbeing services in Jabiru consist of two programs (Children and Parenting program & Community Mental Health) that work together to provide a range of program, activities and experiences to promote wellbeing and positive family functioning.

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 families and in particular, the wellbeing of children 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:

  • Improve emotional, physical and social health and wellbeing for children and young people
  • Case manage families towards agreed outcomes
  • Assisting vulnerable individuals, families and communities to promote wellbeing and positive family functioning
  • Delivering outreach case management support in Jabiru

What we are looking for:

  • Relevant qualifications Social Service / Violence Prevention / Public Health or equivalent with substantial experience in a similar role.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to engage with and manage complex situations, involving homelessness, poverty, mental health, family violence, alcohol and other drug misuse.
  • Ability to advocate for clients and work effectively with stakeholders to meet the objectives of the Housing Support Program
  • Demonstrated cultural competency, particularly in working with Indigenous people.

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.

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: & enter ref code: 5792714.

Applications close: 9am Thursday 27 January 2022

Interviews on: 04 February 2022

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