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 southeast 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 the 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 has a fantastic opportunity for a CDP Employment Coordinator to join its established team based in Beswick, NT, only an hour's drive from Katherine.
Reporting to the CDP Regional Manager, you will be responsible for supporting job seekers to identify their individual goals for participation plans that lead to positive personal and professional development and encourage community participation, to enable long-term employability.
This will be achieved by:
Roper Gulf Regional Council is seeking a candidate who has demonstrated prior experience within the employment services sector, preferably within remote and regional areas.
This is not your average CDP role! You will have a high degree of autonomy in your work, as you engage with the community to work on community directed projects. You will be working with individuals to make a positive difference at a grassroots level! As such, your demonstrated experience with planning, organising and implementing program activities, educational workshops, and training will be pivotal to your level of engagement with job seekers.
Additionally, your well developed interpersonal and communication skills provide you with the platform to effectively liaise with a wide variety of employees and external stakeholders, ensuring strong working relationships are established and maintained. You will also be confident in communicating with people from different cultural backgrounds. Candidates with an awareness of the issues affecting Indigenous communities in remote locations, will be highly regarded.
Please note: Some out of hours work, including occasional travel to remote communities requiring overnight stays, will be required. You must also hold a 'C' class manual driver's licence, a Working with Children Clearance Notice (OCHRE Card) and, you will be required to undertake a criminal history check and update each year as required.
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This role offers an 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 be rewarded for your hard work and dedication with an attractive remuneration circa $62,489 - $68,976, commensurate with your skills and experience, PLUS subsidised accommodation in Beswick will be provided!
In addition 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.
Fully supported by an inclusive and dedicated team, there will be opportunities to progress into more senior roles in the future. Most importantly, you will enjoy being embraced by a vibrant community where the work you do really makes a difference!
This is an excellent opportunity to develop your skills, advance your career and enhance your cultural knowledge in a stunning outback location. Make a positive difference - Apply Now!