Coordinator Youth Services

  • Permanent Full Time
  • Berrimah, NT

CAAPS is an Aboriginal Community Controlled organisation delivering a range of important community services to people through activities and services that reflect our CORE values of caring, openness, respect and empowerment. You will be part of an exciting program delivering a new approach to providing youth services. 

About the position

The Coordinator Youth Services will ensure that all youth services (assessment, residential and outreach) are delivered in line with
CAAPS CORE values, strategic direction, best practice standards, legislative requirements and within a culturally safe and ethical environment.

Some of your responsibilities will be:

  • To provide guidance and workplace supervision for staff in line with CAAPS Clinical Governance and Supervision Policies
  • Ensure that CAAPS Intensive Assessment Program (IAP) is delivered in line with evidence-based practice.
  • Ensure that CAAPS Substance Treatment Program (STP) is delivered to a high standard in line with CAAPS Youth Services assessment and treatment modalities and reflects evidence based practice.
  • Ensure that all client support activities are conducted in accordance with CAAPS procedures and applicable to CAAPS Young People in the IAP and STP.
  • Timely and accurate reporting to all stakeholders.

Your skills, experience and qualifications include:

  • Sound knowledge of the issues impacting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Extensive understanding of current issues impacting the delivery of AOD services to young people affected by substance use
  • Sound knowledge of trauma informed approaches to service delivery
  • Extensive knowledge of current local and national issues related to health promotion, prevention and management
  • Proven experience in managing staff therapeutic setting
  • Extensive experience working with young people with substance use issues including provision of health related services
  • Experience in effectively delivering clinical services to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
  • Demonstrated computer skills including MS Suite, email, data collection/input and record management skills
  • Hold a tertiary degree or a postgraduate qualification in Behavioural Science, Counseling or equivalent and other relevant qualifications
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Current NT Driver’s License (minimum C Class)
  • Current Criminal History Check
  • Current Ochre Card (Category E)

Why work for CAAPS?

  • You are committed to the health and wellbeing of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander peoples
  • You will receive immense job satisfaction working for a values-based organisation.
  • Work in a family friendly and supportive work environment
  • Receive training and mentoring with the opportunity to improve and learn new skills.
  • Take advantage of Salary Packaging Benefits that increases your take home pay!
  • Receive 6 weeks annual leave (pro-rata)!

View Position Description here.

To apply please email [email protected], include your resume and a 1 page cover letter addressing the selection criteria.

Applications close:  13th July 2022