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. We are based in the Northern Suburbs of Darwin in the Northern Territory.
About the Service / program
Strong Steps is a CAAPS Aboriginal Corporation satellite service, funded by the northern territory primary health network, to provide AOD counselling and support for people in Darwin’s rural areas.
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
As part of the recruitment process, you will be required to address the above Essential skills and Experience.
For further information on this exciting opportunity, please contact Elizabeth Stubbs on (08) 8922 4800
or email inquiries may be made to email@example.com . Applications close COB Wednesday 3rd November.
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 and a current Northern Territory driver's licence.
To learn more about CAAPS Aboriginal Corporation you can visit their website at: https://www.caaps.org.au