Roper Gulf Regional Council (RGRC) provides a range of services over an area that spans 185,000 sq km (80% the size of Victoria) that covers the region east and south-east of Katherine, Northern Territory. The total estimated resident population of the region is 6,919.
The Council’s mission statement is: “Working as one towards a better future through effective use of all resources”. This serves to give strategic direction to Council’s service delivery and its partnerships with the NT and Australian Governments and other stakeholders.
The overall vision of Roper Gulf Regional Council is to be a sustainable, viable and vibrant leader in improving the quality of family and community life in the Northern Territory.
Roper Gulf Regional Council is seeking an experienced CDP Employment Consultant to join their Community Services team based in Katherine, NT. This is a full-time, fixed term contract up to 30th June, 2019, with the possibility of extension.
Operating under the direction of the CDP Assistant Manager, you'll be responsible for assisting remote sites in delivering a contractually compliant service under the Community Development Programme. You will support staff to develop job plans that lead to positive personal and professional development for job seekers. This will be achieved by:
To be considered, you will have a proven background in employment services, ideally within a remote area context. It is desirable that you also have a thorough understanding of the CDP contract.
Through strong leadership, you will effectively supervise, train and mentor staff and use your well-developed interpersonal and communication skills to liaise with a wide variety of employees and external stakeholders, ensuring strong working relationships are established and maintained. You will be confident in communicating with people from different cultural backgrounds and preferably, have an awareness of the issues affecting Indigenous communities in remote locations.
Some out of hours work, and travel to remote communities necessitating overnight absences may be required, as such the successful candidate must possess a current manual Class C Drivers License, with the ability to operate vehicles on unsealed roads and travel in light planes. Ideally you will also have the skills to operate a four wheel drive vehicle or be comfortable to participate in four wheel drive training.
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This role offers an enthusiastic employment services professional, the chance to define their career with a young Local Government, within one of the most spectacular and iconic environments in Australia. If you’re looking for a change of pace, a change of lifestyle or a new adventure, you’ll find it in the Northern Territory.
You will receive an attractive remuneration package circa $62,489 - $68,976, commensurate with skills and experience PLUS relocation assistance will be provided!
You’ll enjoy flexible working conditions, 6 weeks annual leave and 17.5% leave loading, ensuring you’ll make the most of your time in this region of the NT.
Please note: Applications will close at midnight on Sunday 21st January, 2018.
Develop your skills, advance your career and enhance your cultural knowledge in this stunning outback location - Apply Now!
Prior to employment with Roper Gulf Regional Council you must: