About the role
People of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are strongly encouraged to apply
We are now recruiting for a Case Manager position, which will be working in two communities, Indulkana and Mimili as part of the Walytjapiti team. The position is based in Alice Springs with extensive travel to community.
If successful, you will work with families and children who are at risk of child protection intervention, working to support and strengthen the families in order for children to remain safe, happy and protected in their families and communities. Walytjapiti means full family, group or gathering of relations. Strength, culture and land are also implicit in the word. The Walytjapiti team deliver trauma informed therapeutic case management with families across eight remote communities in the Northern Territory and APY lands.
Walytjapiti’s vision is for Anangu families to remain healthy and positive about their future by living in strong and independent communities that have increased socio-economic equality, children attend school and adults are meaningfully engaged.
You will have a background in Social Work, Early Childhood or Community Development and have experience in managing a caseload. Working with trauma informed frameworks or the ability to adopt those practices would be desirable. The position will be based in Alice Springs and will require significant travel to both communities for 26 weeks of the year.
This is a unique chance to work for an organisation that takes a grassroots approach to community development. You will have the privilege of working closely alongside Anangu families and communities and get to experience an amazing landscape and part of the world. This is an extraordinary opportunity to learn about yourself, another culture and grow professionally at the same time.
You will receive a comprehensive orientation program. You will receive best practice supervision and professional development that includes vicarious trauma, case management and four-wheel drive training. We also provide critical incident de-briefing and a range of counselling services to support you.
In addition to this, we offer a generous remuneration package. You will receive an above award salary, additional superannuation, salary packaging benefits, 30 days of annual leave, 15 days of personal leave (to care for you and your family) and a retention bonus. We also provide NPYWC accommodation and use of a company vehicle.
About the organisation
Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (NPY) Council was founded and is still led, governed and directed by women from the NPY region. It was created to give a voice to women across 26 desert communities in the cross-border regions of Western Australia, South Australia and the Northern Territory.
Today, we continue to provide progressive, innovative and evidence based work in service delivery, advocacy and support.
How to apply for this role
- To apply, or find out more information, please complete the online application form and submit a comprehensive resume.
- Closing Date: 9.00am, Wednesday 21 August 2019.
- For initial enquiries about the role, please contact Gemma Harvey, Walytjapiti Team Leader, on 08 8958 2308
Please quote in application: Remote Case Manager – Walytjapiti Program via Pro Bono Australia.