Website Anglicare NT
Anglicare NT is a respected provider of quality human services across urban, regional and remote area. Anglicare NT offers a range of career opportunities in the community and social services sector in a diverse range of fields such as children and youth, family relationships and counselling, out of home care, refugee and migrant, corporate services, financial counselling, mental health, disability and home care, social enterprises and specialist homelessness services.
Anglicare NT offers great benefits including a commitment to further training and development options, flexible working conditions, five (5) week’s annual leave and a strengths based environment. We also offer great salary packaging options that can significantly increase your take home pay.
Our motto of Respect, Fairness and Community articulates our values of cultural respect, social justice and partnership. By living our values, we work to achieve excellent outcomes and make a lasting difference in the lives of Territorians.
Since 2005, Anglicare NT has been involved in initiatives focused on families of children 0 – 12 years of age in the East Arnhem Region and the culturally linked communities (within the Roper Gulf Region) of Numbulwar and Ngukurr.
About the Position
In the role of Project Officer – Community Development & Family Skills Facilitator you will work alongside these communities to listen to their aspirations, to assist in community planning, to support community engagement and to strengthen community capability.
You will provide respectful strengths-based case management for families with children (0 – 12 years of age) using a bicultural support model. You will undertake culturally sensitive child focussed assessments, develop family plans which build parents/carers knowledge and skills and improve child wellbeing. You will also provide and/or support locally based group activities which promote family wellbeing, meet client needs, promote positive peer and service provider relationships and increase participation in community and economic life.
To be successful in this rewarding role, you will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the direct provision of early childhood, children’s, community, family support, social work, allied health services along with an Early Childhood, Social Science, Community Development or Allied Health qualification. You will also have a sound understanding of child development, family work, community building and community development.
Please note: It is a requirement that prior to commencing in this role, you must possess an Northern Territory Working with Children (Ochre Card), a National Criminal History Check (within 3 months) and a current Northern Territory manual driver’s licence.
Note: Applications Close Monday COB 14 January 2019.
For further information on this rewarding role please contact Kirrily Freson, HR Manager on 08 8985 0000 or please visit our careers website at http://www.anglicare-nt.org.au/vacancies/
Experience of working closely with and having a strong understanding of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander culture would be considered an advantage. For more information on our Reconciliation Action Plan click here.
Anglicare NT is a Child Safe, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.
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