Work with people who care

Carers NT is an organisation that values our staff and provides a workplace where staff are consulted; involved and have opportunities to develop.

If you believe you have what it takes to succeed in an advertised role, and you are excited to join an organisation of skilled and committed staff, please complete our application form, or email your resume and cover letter addressing the selection criteria to the address below.

If you are interested in the areas Carers NT currently work in, take a look at the videos below which highlight the roles of Carers NT staff in one of the Aged Care programs and the Mental Health program. 

Advertised positions

Support Worker - Katherine (casual)

Reference: SWK 

Open for applications now

The Support Worker - 

  • assists care recipients in Centre based and Flexible Respite environments
  • provides quality care that enhances and promotes the quality of life for the care recipient
  • deliver services to the care recipient as per the care plan
  • plans and coordinates activities within day to day activities of Centre Based and Flexible respite programs

Under the guidance of the Team Leader / Coordinator - Aged Care Services the support worker will ensure that all services are delivered within a consumer directed care framework 

Support Worker - Darwin

Reference: DSW   

Open for applications now

The Support Worker:

  • Assists care recipients in Centre based, Flexible Respite and Cottage respite environments
  • Provides quality care that enhances and promotes the quality of life for the care recipient
  • Delivers services to the care recipient as per the care plan 
  • Ensures that all services are delivered within a consumer directed care framework 

Mental Health Peer Support Worker - Katherine

Reference: KPSW   Closing date: 9 am Monday 14th May 2018

The Mental Health Peer Support Worker 

  • Provide Carers in the Katherine region with access to flexible support options. This includes assistance in their caring role and support to improve health and well-being through social and economic participation in the community.
  • Engage directly with Carers over the telephone or face-to-face, assessing their eligibility for services and responding to their unique and diverse caring situations.
  • Provide Peer Support including the provision of high quality, accessible and appropriate information, access to respite and support and referral to a range of support services. Peer Support is provided to Carers in both individual and group settings.
  • Haved lived experience as a Mental Health Carer and relevant experience in the development and delivery of community based programs. 

Watch our videos to learn more about the role of Mental Health Carers and the benefits of working in a Peer Support Role.

Carer & Respite Advisor

Reference: DCRA 

Closing Date: CLOSED

  • Provide relevant advisory, intake and respite care information, support, advocacy and referrals for carers across the Northern Territory
  • Facilitate carer assessment, intakes and carer reviews
  • Develop individual care plans
  • Facilitate carer access to emergency or time limited flexible respite care options, that will have the greatest impact in supporting carers to maintain their caring roles
  • Develop networks and relationships with service providers to promote Carers NT and the needs of carers
  • Identify community resources that will make a difference in the lives of carers
  • Advocate for the needs of Carers with services providers

Mental Health Coordinator - Darwin.

Reference: MHC   Closing date: CLOSED

The Mental Health Coordinator:

  • Provide Carers in the Darwin region with access to flexible support options. This includes assistance in their caring role and support to improve health and well-being through social and economic participation in the community.
  • Provides peer support in both individual and group settings that includes the provision of high quality, accessible and appropriate information, access to respite and support and referral to a range of support services.
  • Coordinates the implementation of group activities for Carers including respite, carer support, education and training, community and capacity building, particularly with relevance to the NDIS.
  • Participates in regional networks to share and receive information in the sector, also advocating and reporting on systemic issues.
  • Maintains responsibility for the Carer Peer Mentoring Program.

Carer Counsellor - Darwin

Reference: DCC   Closing date: CLOSED

The Carer Counsellor will:

  • Focus on enhancing the quality of life for carers through the provision of short term counselling
  • Target the provision of counselling to the specific needs of carers. This includes developing other modes of counselling to support carers access to short term counselling
  • Ensure counselling is integrated and coordinated with other services and forms of support by facilitating access to these, as appropriate to individual needs and circumstances.
  • Design, implement and evaluate the counselling delivered.

Submit your application

Complete your details below, address the selection criteria on the Position Description into a Cover Letter and upload along with your resume for consideration.

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Acknowledgement

Carers NT acknowledges the traditional owners of country throughout Australia and recognises their continuing connection to land, waters and community. We pay our respects to them and their cultures, and to elders both past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are warned that Carers NT website and publications may contain images and references to deceased persons

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