Careers

Do you want to be part of a dedicated team? Working at CAAPS Aboriginal Corporation 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 careers 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 mentoring with the opportunity to improve and learn new skills
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Take advantage of Salary Packaging benefits that increase your take-home pay!
  • Receive attractive leave conditions that accommodate cultural considerations, including 6 weeks annual leave (pro rata).

If you are interested in exploring casual employment opportunities at CAAPS, please complete the form through the link provided. If you would like to apply for vacant advertised positions, please scroll down to our Current Vacancies section at the bottom of the page for more information.

Application Guidelines

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for all positions.

For your application to be successful you will need to:

  • be an Australian Citizen or have the ability to stay and work within Australia without restriction
  • hold a current NT drivers license (minimum C class)
  • hold / be able to obtain an Ochre card (Working with Children Clearance)
  • hold a current National Criminal History check
  • show evidence of COVID-19 vaccination
  • have a willingness to maintain a drug-free lifestyle

To submit your application you must provide your resume along with a cover letter outlining your experience and addressing the selection criteria listed for the role to [email protected].

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 an interview you must produce required documents prior to the scheduled interview time.

Email inquiries may be made to [email protected] 

Current Vacancies

Deputy CEO

  • Permanent Full time position
  • Base salary from $130,000 p.a. + Super
  • Based in Berrimah, NT

About the position
As the Deputy CEO, you will be a proactive contributing member of the Executive Team and have responsibility for clinical governance and quality service delivery. This will include, but not limited to:
– Contributing and participating in the cultural safety of CAAPS.
– Developing a stronger and more unified CAAPS staff team.
– Managing processes for increased compatibility of systems and accountability across CAAPS.
– Providing leadership and driving specific projects within the CAAPS Strategic Plan.

Essential skills and experience
– Relevant tertiary qualification e.g. psychology or social sciences related field.
– Minimum 5 years’ experience in successfully managing and motivating multi-disciplinary teams within a not-for-profit / for purpose organisation.
– A track record of delivering successful operational results in the face of significant challenges.
– Demonstrated track record of leading and nurturing socially innovative programs.
– A demonstrated passion for social change and creating an organisation of influence for the most disadvantaged in particular Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
– Substantial experience in developing, leading and delivering evidence-based programs within a diverse organisation.
– High level capacity to develop and execute strategic/business plans and deliver on KPI’s.
– High level capacity to monitor service models and develop budgets to ensure viability and sustainability.
– High level capacity to create new, or redevelop existing, business models within a clinical services context to ensure viability and sustainability.
– Demonstrated ability to operate and meet requirements of legislated regulatory frameworks.
– Extensive experience in people management, including the ability to lead and develop high performing multi-disciplinary teams.
– Exceptional stakeholder management and interpersonal skills with a proven ability to represent and negotiate at executive level.
– Experience in a diverse organisation demanding flexibility and high standards of client/consumer focus.
– Extensive experience in the timely preparation and presentation of reports and submissions at executive management and Board level.

What’s on Offer!
In return for your hard work and dedication, the successful candidate will enjoy an attractive base salary from $130,000 p.a. + Super and a range of benefits including:
– Home garaging of a vehicle
– Six weeks annual leave
– Salary Packaging

For further information please read the Deputy CEO PD. If you have any questions about this exciting opportunity, please contact Jill Smith on 0439 546 651 or email to [email protected].

Follow ‘Application Guidelines’ on this page to apply – you are required to address the above Essential skills and Experience as part of the process. Please note: It is a requirement that prior to commencing in this role, you must possess a Working with Children Clearance (Ochre Card), a current National Criminal History Check, a current Northern Territory driver’s licence and evidence of full COVID-19 vaccination.

Applications close COB Wednesday 12th January 2022. 

 

Facilities Manager

  • Permanent Full time position

About the position
As the Facilities Manager, you will support the business of CAAPS by providing efficient and effective management of CAAPS facilities, assets and infrastructure, assist in the planning and operation of services. Duties will include:
– Efficient management of infrastructure including fleet, IT and telecommunications.
– Client accommodations and facilities meet health and safety standards.
– Repairs and maintenance tasks are scheduled and completed across all CAAPS sites and assets.
– All CAAPS capital works projects are well managed.

Essential skills and experience
– Qualification in Construction or related field (trade qualified).
– Extensive industry experience in asset management planning and implementation.
– Proven experience working with Government funding to the benefit of an organisation.
– Experience in a not-for-profit/ for purpose environment.
– Experience providing support to services delivered to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

For further information please read the Facilities Manager PD. If you have any questions about this exciting opportunity, please contact Jill Smith on 0439 546 651 or email to [email protected].

Follow ‘Application Guidelines’ on this page to apply – you are required to address the above Essential skills and Experience as part of the process. Please note: It is a requirement that prior to commencing in this role, you must possess a Working with Children Clearance (Ochre Card), a current National Criminal History Check, a current Northern Territory driver’s licence and evidence of full COVID-19 vaccination.

Applications close COB Wednesday 12th January 2022. 

 

Strong Steps Counsellor / Coordinator

Coolalinga – Permanent full-time
About the position
As the Strong Steps Coordinator / Counsellor, you will provide program coordination activities, support of team members, and counselling of clients within the Strong Steps Program.
 
The program is aimed at the empowerment of participants to cope with drug and alcohol problems through screening, assessment, counselling information and education, brief intervention and referrals to other services.
 
Essential skills and experience
  • Hold a Counselling, Psychology, Social Work or recognised qualifications in a related field.
  • Demonstrated ability to work positively both independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Demonstrated effective communication including verbal, written and computer skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage own workload and work with minimal direct supervision

Please download the Position Description here.

 
Follow ‘Application Guidelines’ on this page to apply. Please note this position is being re-advertised, previous applicants need not to apply.
Applications close COB Tuesday 14th December 2021.