Case (Support) Worker – Justice

Case (Support) Worker – Justice

The Wurli Community Services team aims to achieve better outcomes in the early intervention, treatment and management of mental health and other social and emotional wellbeing concerns for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander. The Wurli Community Services portfolio encompasses a range of programs incorporating culturally safe and holistic intervention, education and treatment, these include:-

  • The Social and Emotional Wellbeing Program ( Mental Health)
  • Alcohol and Other Drugs Management Program
  • Strong Indigenous Families (Family and Domestic Violence)
  • Katherine Individual Support Program; and
  • StrongBala Justice Program

The StrongBala Justice Program team currently have a Case (Support) Worker vacancy and are looking for a motivated and passionate individual who is keen to make a difference to our justice clients.  The Case (Support) Worker role is responsible for providing a culturally sensitive approach and assistance to our clients in order to improve their social and emotional wellbeing.  Key components of the role will include assisting individuals, by addressing the obstacles that have impacted on their quality of life, as well as providing advocacy and support in accordance with the client’s case management plan which can include assisting clients with linkages to other relevant Wurli services or external services to ensure the individual can access better comprehensive primary health care and support which allow for connection with family and country.

A Case (Support) Worker at this level is expected to assist case managers and counsellors provide effective case management, therapeutic services and other relevant services while working in partnership with the client to support them to achieve their goals and improve their safety and stability. Key service deliverables include:-

  • Build and maintain relationships based on trust, support and growth with the clients engaged in the specific community services program
  • In conjunction with the Program Coordinator / Case Manager assist with the preparation and development of case management  / personal development program plans
  • Work in partnership with the individual client, in assisting them to achieve their goals within the case management framework and support them to follow up on linkages identified with other Wurli-Wurlinjang Health Services and other community services as identified
  • Provide effective support to specific individuals needs including meeting with program participants as required to regularly review progress and adjust plans as necessary

For further details regarding this position please refer to the Position Profile _ Support Worker (Level 2)

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

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