About the Role:
As the Group Facilitator, you will co-facilitate the Healing Our Children group program across sites in Darwin, Palmerston, and remote Communities.
The program aims to empower Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) women in communities experiencing violence and abuse to implement early response and prevention strategies.
You will provide a culturally safe and supportive environment for ATSI women affected by family domestic violence to share their stories and provide them with information to prevent the long-term effects of intergenerational trauma.
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 year
- 5 weeks annual leave with leave loading, pro rata per year
- + 3 days extra leave between Christmas and New Year
- EAP for employees and family members
- Relocation assistance of $4000, conditions apply
- Wellbeing Allowance of $500 and one Wellness Day off, per financial year
Essential Qualifications and Experience:
- Experience working therapeutically with women, children or families in a professional setting
- Experience and professional competence to deliver group programs to vulnerable women
- Knowledge and understanding of the long term impacts of trauma including violence, abuse and neglect on children and family functioning
- Knowledge and understanding of trauma-informed practice including theories of child development, trauma theory and attachment theory
- Knowledge of issues affecting women and children in Aboriginal communities and a capacity to respond to their emotional, physical and spiritual needs
- Possession of a current NT Driver’s Licence (Manual licence highly desired)
- Willingness and capacity to travel to remote areas (e.g. Tiwi Islands)
- Qualifications in Social Work, Psychology, Counselling or other relevant Humanitarian or Social Science qualification.
RA-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 Belinda Emmerson-Whyte 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.