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Internal EOI - House Coordinator - Darwin

Location:
Darwin  
Employment Type:
PT - Part-time Temporary  
Department:
Residential Houses - NT
Salary:
SCHADS Level 4 up to $77,858pa+Sup+SalSac
Supporting Documentation:

INTERNAL EXPRESSION OF INTEREST – House Coordinator - Darwin NT

CASPA is seeking expressions of interest from current employees to work temporarily, or permanently within our Residential out of home care program in Darwin NT performing a wide range of responsibilities including supervision, rostering and specialist support. This is a fantastic opportunity to expand your career through regional/remote experience making a difference in the lives of children, young people, families and communities across the Northern Territory.

About the Role

This role works with other key Intensive Therapeutic Residential Care (ITRC) Team members to lead the implementation of the ITRC model and ensure the home provides a therapeutic environment which actively engages children and young people in activities and routines to support them to learn life skills including emotional regulation, problem solving and social competencies. The role is primarily based within the home environment.

Opportunity Provisions

  • Travel Cost to Darwin fully reimbursed if seconded from another location
  • Accommodation in Darwin provided by CASPA if seconded from another location
  • Meal Allowance eligibility

Essential Criteria

  • 24/7 Availability
  • Paid as per terms of current contract
  • Seconded placements assessed individually - duration negotiable
  • Minimum Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention (Residential and OoHC)
  • Diploma of Welfare or equivalent qualifications in community services
  • Understanding and empathy for vulnerable families, children and young people with complex needs who have suffered childhood trauma and neglect
  • Ability to support staff working in difficult conditions, including vicarious trauma related incidents
  • Demonstrated understanding of the demands of Statutory Out of Home Care
  • High level interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively (written and verbally) with a diverse range of clients and stakeholders
  • Demonstrated leadership skills including conflict resolution and effective communication and experience in staff supervision, coaching and supporting staff working in difficult conditions
  • Demonstrated ability to monitor therapeutic plans for clients.
  • Demonstrated ability to relate to children and young people who have suffered early childhood trauma and neglect
  • Intermediate computer literacy

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit your application via the CASPA Careers page.

To ensure that your application is reviewed, include a current Resume, together with a Cover Letter that outlines your ability to meet the essential criteria and suitability to work with traumatised young people.