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Team Leader, CDP Case Management - Multiple positions

Closing date: 
Monday, December 6, 2021 - 00:00

 About Us

Central Desert Regional Council is a local government authority covering an area over 282,000 Sq. kilometres. The Council provides a range of services in 12 communities to the North of Alice Springs: Lajamanu, Ti Tree, Wilora, Nturiya, Pmara Jutunta, Willowra, Laramba, Nyirripi, Yuelamu, Atitjere, Engawala and Yuendumu. There are also several homelands and outstations. The Central Desert area is considered remote and disadvantaged and over 80% of the population is Aboriginal.

The Role

The Team Leader, CDP Case Management role is responsible for engaging  and providing case management services to Community Development Program (CDP) participants. Working as part of a team, this diverse role works closely with jobseekers to identify barriers to employment, assist jobseekers develop strategies to address these and work towards achieving their  employment goals. The role also works with local staff and the Activities team to deliver on the CDP program KPIs, staff development and managing stakeholder relationships. You will need to be a creative thinker and problem solver, a team player, an engaging communicator  and possess the ability to  support disadvantaged  individuals. These roles are based in the Central Desert Regional Council remote communities of  Yuendumu, Yuelamu, Laramba, Ti Tree and Willowra where the CDRC CDP program is delivered, with travel between communities as required.

Keys to your success

We are looking for people who want to make a difference by empowering people and communities to become more sustainable and improve quality of life. This is an excellent opportunity for a hands-on individual with a trade background or someone with lifelong practical experiences  looking to escape the busyness of city life,  expand their knowledge of remote Australia while being able to save money and have an adventure.

You will be dedicated to improving outcomes for people in remote communities and possess the following:

  • Qualifications at trade or Cert IV level or extensive relevant experience. 
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise and direct staff.  
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering a funded community services program.  
  • Demonstrated ability to plan program activities including accurately allocating time and resources. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work within legislative and funding frameworks.  
  • Demonstrated ability to provide accurate and timely reports on services and activities.  
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team.  
  • Knowledge of Work Health and Safety requirements.  
  • An awareness of issues affecting Aboriginal people in remote locations.

What’s on offer?

  • Total Remuneration Package $78,569.33 salary ($70,139.74)
  • 6 weeks of annual leave
  • 4 additional leave days
  • 17.5% leave loading
  • Relocation benefits available
  • 10% superannuation 

The Northern Territory Government has put together resources to help your visit to community be successful.  Please have a look at the Remote Engagement and Coordination Strategy and Toolkit available from or!/home (external sites) .

Contact Person: Jacob Khumalo, CDP Regional Manager on 08 8958 9518

CDRC is obligated (under CHO directions) to employ staff who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or who have an exemption on medical grounds. We can only accept applicants who meet this requirement and you will be required to provide documentation to this effect prior to any offer being made

To apply for this position please download the Position Description and Information Package below and address the selection criteria in writing.  Applicants will also need to submit a CV and cover letter. When ready, click the link below.

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