Family Support Worker

Job No: ANT308
Location: Nhulunbuy

Family Support Worker -  Based Nhulunbuy - Full Time

About Us

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.

About the Position

Anglicare NT in Nhulunbuy is currently seeking a Family Support Worker to provide support to families in our Intensive Family Preservation Service.  This voluntary service provides purposeful, planned and time limited support to families to meet child protection safety goals for their children.  The Intensive Family Preservation Service (IFPS) is focused on working with key adults, extended family members and services to address areas of concern and keep families together, making a difference in the lives of vulnerable children and families living in Nhulunbuy Township and remote communities on the Gove Peninsula.

To be successful you will have:

▪ The ability to work cross culturally in a sensitive manner to provide practical assistance to develop tenancy and household management skills

▪ An ability to work in a cross cultural environment

▪ An understanding of the complex issues families face, particularly living in a remote location 

▪ Ability to provide practical support to families from a strengths based approach

Please note: It is a requirement that prior to commencing in this role, you must possess an Northern Territory Ochre Card (Working with Children Clearance), a National Criminal History Check (within 3 months) and a current Northern Territory manual driver’s licence.

To view the full position description, click here and as part of the recruitment process, all applicants must address the key selection criteria.

For further information please contact Simone Pettiford, Regional Operations Manager on 08 8939 3400.

Applications will be assessed upon receipt.

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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