Fixed Term, Part-time

$102,546 - $107,074 pro rata

Do you have a passion for empowering Aboriginal women and preventing trauma in young children?

Job Summary:

We are seeking a passionate and experienced individual to join our team as a Coordinator & Group Facilitator for the Healing Our Children (HOC) program. In this role, you will provide leadership in the development, coordination, and facilitation of this early intervention group program aimed at preventing trauma in young Aboriginal children under 3 years of age. You will work closely with Aboriginal women and children who have experienced violence and abuse, promoting healing and repairing relationships through the delivery of the HOC program.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development, coordination, and facilitation of the Healing Our Children (HOC) program.
  • Provide support, recruit, mentor, and coordinate other Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander group facilitators.
  • Provide a high quality of clinical services to individuals, couples, families, and children as needed.
  • Deliver the HOC program in urban and remote locations within Darwin's Top End region.
  • Undertake general administrative duties including preparing reports for the funding body.
  • Network with other family and children’s services and promote Relationships Australia NT's services within the wider community.
  • Adhere to protocols set by Relationships Australia NT while working with clients.

Essential Skills and Qualifications

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the issues affecting women and children in Aboriginal communities.
  • Demonstrated experience in group facilitation.
  • Demonstrated experience working in the field of domestic and family violence.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the long-term impacts of trauma including violence, abuse and neglect on children and family functioning.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to coordinate and mentor a team of group facilitators.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Knowledge of service design principles in social care settings
  • Proficient in general administrative duties.
  • Ability to promote Relationships Australia NT's services effectively within the wider community.


  • Minimum qualification requirement is a Diploma or equivalent experience in social care or related field.
  • Experience working with Aboriginal communities is highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating programs or projects focused on empowering marginalised communities would be advantageous.
  • Valid NT driver's license for travel to remote locations.

How to apply:

To apply please submit a Cover Letter addressing the selection criteria (no longer than 1 page) and an up-to-date Resume including two Referees to Applications will be processed as received and only successful candidates will be contacted. To discuss this position further please contact Michaela Ishwar on 08 8950 4100.

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Join us in making a difference in the lives of Aboriginal women and children, while discovering the beauty, diversity, and uniqueness of Darwin and the Top End.

Relationships Australia NT is committed to creating a positive work culture and promoting the wellbeing of both clients and staff. We encourage diversity and inclusivity in our workplace, valuing the unique contributions of each individual.

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