Case Manager – KISP Program

Case Manager – KISP Program

The Katherine Individual Support Program (KISP) is a program which provides an overarching collaborative case management approach with other key Katherine agencies to address the needs of people who struggle to achieve quality of life due to the impact of chronic ill health, addiction, social and emotional, and homelessness. The Wurli-Wurlinjang Wellbeing Unit’s contribution to KISP will provide a holistic approach to addressing the needs of individuals identified by the Katherine Hospital, who present with comorbid complexities. The Wellbeing KISP team will work in partnership with clients, and the homeless community to provide a culturally appropriate and comprehensive service that is strongly influenced by the Social and Emotional Wellbeing Framework and a recovery focused model of care.

The Case Manager is a pivotal role in the delivery of health and wellbeing services in a range of programs at Wurli and provides a professional linkage between Wurli, individuals, families and communities to establish and maintain positive relationships. The Case Manager is predominantly responsible for the delivery of client assessment and the development and ongoing monitoring of client case / care plans. In addition to this the Case Manager must ensure that the program provides holistic, person centred and culturally appropriate case management, education advocacy and therapeutic services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals, families and groups in accordance with the requirements of the program specific funding agreement.

Key Service deliverables include:-

  • Work within organisational and program policies to ensure a high standard of service delivery.
  • Provide case management services and support to clients as referred into the program.
  • Adhere to legislative requirements in service delivery such as mandatory reporting.
  • Assist with intervention action in community and family situations at risk of violence associated with anti-social behaviour

Wurli is looking for a suitable motivate individual who can demonstrate:- 

  • Certificate IV in Community Services / Certificate IV in AOD / Mental Health or equivalent experience
  • An Ability to develop and cultivate sound community and client relationships and communicate sensitively and effectively with Indigenous people
  • Current National Police Records Check and Working with Children’s Clearance
  • Current Northern Territory Driver’s License

For further details regarding this position please refer to the Position Profile _Case Manager

Applicants must be able to demonstrate:-

  • An understanding of Aboriginal Culture relevant to Katherine town and local communities
  • Sound literacy skills including computer literacy
  • Current National Police Records Check and Working with Children’s Clearance
  • Current Northern Territory Driver’s License
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate

To apply for this job please submit your online application.

If you have any queries regarding this position please contact a member of the Human Resource team on 08 8972 9129 or email