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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

Family Support Worker- Full Time

Location: Based in Darwin

About Us

CAAPS Aboriginal Corporation runs the largest Aboriginal Community Controlled residential rehabilitation service in Northern Australia. Our vision is to support families to manage complex issues, including those related to alcohol and other drug use. In collaboration with Anglicare NT, CAAPS are recruiting for a family support worker. Anglicare NT is a respected provider of quality human services across urban, regional and remote areas. Anglicare NT offers a range of services in the community and social services sector in a diverse range of fields including children and family services.

CAAPS and Anglicare NT offer great benefits including a commitment to training and development, flexible working conditions, generous annual leave and a culturally secure environment. We also offer great salary packaging options that can significantly increase your take home pay.

The Family Support Worker will work together with families to keep children safely in the home.

  • You will help keep children connected to family, culture and community while helping parents and caregivers build their skills for healthy relationships, learning, and safe environments for children to grow.
  • You will use case management tools to support families to achieve their goals and those identified by Territory Families
  • You will work to strengthen the families’ access to specialised services and connection to community.

“This position is an identified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander role in line with CAAPS and Anglicare NT Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Recruitment Strategies.”

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

View the position description CAAPS – Family Support Worker PD draft (002). Please be advised you must address the selection criteria to be shortlisted for this role –selection criteria can also be emailed to you on request by contacting [email protected].  For further information please contact Aoife Connaughton, Executive Manager, CAAPS on 08 89224800.

Submit your application to [email protected] by the closing date 18th November 2019