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CASE WORKER, CARE & PROTECTION OF CHILDREN – ALICE SPRINGS

11/6/2022 Alice Springs Full Time


Be a part of one of Australia’s most dynamic, diverse and challenging legal practices.

NAAJA provides legal aid for Indigenous people in the Northern Territory, with offices in Darwin, Palmerston, Katherine, Tennant Creek and Alice Springs.

We are considered to be a leading Australian legal service and have received both national and Northern Territory human rights awards for our work. We are committed to providing quality representation for our clients and bringing about long term change in the justice system. Our staff are motivated, dedicated and do work that matters.

NAAJA is seeking a Case Worker, Care & Protection of Children to join our Alice Springs Civil Law team.

NAAJA represents families with legal proceedings when their children have been removed under the Care and Protection of Children Act 2007 (NT). The NAAJA Care and Protection of Children Case Worker will work with eligible families throughout the Court process and provide ongoing case management for 6 months following the conclusion of Court Proceedings to assist families to address their diverse protection concern needs including rehabilitation, housing, health, life skills, family violence intervention, reconnection to family and community, social connectedness, education and training.

The right candidate will have:

  • Knowledge and understanding of the issues which affect Aboriginal people in the Child Protection System.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide case management and counselling services to Aboriginal people.
  • Demonstrated practical experience in managing a caseload.

The position offers attractive employment benefits including:

  • Salary of $74,961 per annum + superannuation
  • Salary packaging options
  • 6 weeks annual leave per year with leave loading
  • Annual airfare
  • Remote allowance

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.

Applications must be submitted by Sunday 26 June 2022

Applicants for this position must address the selection criteria in their written application, which should be sent to Recruitment@naaja.org.au

Alice Springs 0870

Sector
Legal
Salary Type
Annual Package
Job Type
Full Time
Sub Sector
Family Law
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