People of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged to apply.
- Generous leave entitlements
- Salary packaging benefits
At its core NPY Women’s Council is about family and community – Walytja. Our purpose is to work with women, children and their families of the Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara region in central Australia. Our role is to work side by side and help increase their capacity to lead safe and healthy lives with improved life choices.
ABOUT THE TEAM
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 nine remote communities in the Northern Territory, APY and NG lands.
Walytjapiti work in partnership with families to build on their strengths to care for and grow up strong children connected to family, country and culture.
ABOUT THE ROLE
We are now recruiting for a Case Manager to join our Child and Family Wellbeing Service. This role is based in Alice Springs but will require extensive travel to communities in the NPY region. You will work with families and children who are at risk of child protection intervention, working to support and strengthen families in order for children to remain safe, happy and protected in their families and communities.Remote based positions also available, contact us to find out more.
You will have a background in Social Work, Psychology, Counselling or Community Development and/or relevant experience.
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 as well as best practice supervision and professional development that includes vicarious trauma, case management and four-wheel drive training. We also provide critical incident debriefing and a range of counselling services to support you.
- Please apply via our website: npywc.org.au/jobs/
- Please submit a comprehensive covering letter and resume as part of your application.
- A full position description is available on our website.
- For initial enquiries about the role, please contact Kiri Davies, Walytjapiti Acting Team Leader (08 8958 2308).
- Please note we will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and suitable candidates may be appointed prior to the ad closing.
Due to the number of applications we are only able to respond to candidates who have been shortlisted.