Do you have a disability, and through your lived experience, have a passion to support others? About Relationships Australia Northern Territory Relationships Australia Northern Territory (RA-NT) is a community-based, not-for-profit, non-government organisation providing a broad range of services, which are for all members of the community regardless of religion, belief, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, lifestyle choice, cultural background or economic circumstances.About the Role:This lived experience identified position is part of the Disability Royal Commission Counselling and Support (DRCCS) team. You will be part of a dedicated and specialist team offering services to people affected by the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability.The main client groups are people with disability, their families, carers and friends and people working in disability services. You will add value to the team by assisting colleagues to better understand the perspective of living with and/or caring for a person with disability and enable connections with clients from the basis of a shared understanding.You will work alongside other staff to provide trauma-informed, therapeutic, and practical support to clients. You may also assist clients with making submissions to the Disability Royal Commission.Services to clients may be provided in the RA-NT office, in community settings or the clients’ residence, or via telecommunication, depending on client needs.What We Offer:We provide a positive work culture and a diverse and inclusive environment. Our people matter to us, and we are committed to supporting them and their wellbeing.Competitive Salary + 10.5% Super + Salary Sacrifice (up to $15,899 for tax free benefits and $2,650 p/a for entertainment benefits)Generous Professional Development of $2000 and 8 days study leave pro rata per year5 weeks annual leave with leave loading, pro rata per year+ 3 days extra leave between Christmas and New YearEAP for employees and family members Relocation assistance of $4000, conditions apply Wellbeing Allowance of $500 and one Wellness Day off, per financial yearQualifications and Experience: Essential Lived experience of a disability and/or being a carer of a person with a disabilityWell-developed demonstrated understanding of engaging with and providing support to people with disability and/or carersDemonstrated understanding of the need, where necessary, to share some of your lived experience with others to provide hope, destigmatize disability related issues and/or empower othersKnowledge about the disability and community care sector in the NT and demonstrated experience engaging with stakeholdersAbility to work independently and as part of a teamGood written and verbal communication skills and ability to operate a databaseDesirablePossession of or significant progress towards the completion of certificates or degrees in peer support work, community services, disability or mental health or other related fieldsDemonstrated ability to undertake case management/ provide practical supportKnowledge of current theory and practice relating to working in a trauma-informed frameworkRequirements:A satisfactory Northern Territory working with children’s check (Ochre Card)A satisfactory National Criminal History CheckRA-NT will comply with all public health orders and enforceable government directions setting requirements and restrictions for businesses.How to apply: To apply please submit a Cover Letter addressing the selection criteria (no longer than 1 page) and an up-to-date Resume including two Referees. To discuss this position further please contact Nathalia Perez Alfonzo on 08 8923 4999. Applications will be processed as received and only successful candidates will be contacted. Relationships Australia NT encourages applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities and cultures – including Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples, CALD, the LGBTQI+ community and people living with disability. We are happy to adjust our recruitment process to support your accessibility needs.Please Click Here for Position Description 77584 AUD Darwin City 0800