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Do you want to be part of a dedicated team? Working at the Council for Aboriginal Alcohol Program Services is not your average job; we deal with different people and face different challenges every single day. You won’t find many challenges that are as rewarding as supporting someone to change their life.
We are always on the lookout for enthusiastic people who want to start or advance their career in community services. We offer excellent benefits and conditions and while CAAPS work supports families, this includes the families of our employees so we have family-friendly policies to assist you with work life balance and cultural safety.

Why Work For CAAPS

  • You are committed to the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  • You will receive immense job satisfaction working for a values based organisation
  • To have a career in an organisation that makes a difference
  • To work in a family friendly and supportive work environment
  • Receive training and opportunity for professional development
  • Take advantage of Salary Packaging benefits that increases your take home pay!
  • Receive attractive leave conditions that accommodate cultural considerations

Application Guidelines

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen or have the ability to stay and work within Australia without restriction. To submit your application you must provide your resume and a brief cover letter outlining your experience and addressing the selection criteria listed for the role. If these documents are not received by the application closing date your application will not be short listed for selection. If you are shortlisted for interview you must produce 100 points of Identification prior to the scheduled interview time.

Email enquiries may be made to [email protected] 

Current Vacancies

Case Worker

Full time position based in Berrimah NT

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

You will provide support as an AOD or VSU Case Worker through treatment programs aimed at the empowerment of participants to cope with drug and alcohol problems, across individual case management and group facilitation.

You will have relevant qualifications reinforced by:

  • Sound knowledge of the issues impacting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Demonstrated understanding of current issues impacting the delivery of AOD treatment for individuals and families affected by substance misuse.
  • A sound knowledge of current local and national strategies related to the AOD field.

For information on key selection criteria and how to apply, download the job and person specification.

Youth Engagement Worker

Permanent Part-Time based in Berrimah NT

Do you want to work within a quality accredited community controlled organisation?

We have an exciting opportunity for a Youth Engagement Worker providing innovative engagement activities for young people who misuse volatile substances. Activities occur out of normal business hours and this role is required to work evenings and weekends. This role incorporates supporting vulnerable young people through flexible and responsive casework.

As a mentor and role model, you will provide a program with a focus on the cultivation of interest in self-care and life skills, awareness of social and cultural issues, and development of traits such as optimism, that are central factors to support youth engagement. You must have experience working with Aboriginal people. Generous salary packaging arrangements are available.

For information on key selection criteria and how to apply, download the job and person specification.