Aged & Disability Support Worker - Nhulunbuy, NT

About Us

Anglicare NT supports people, strengthens communities and advocates for social justice across the Northern Territory. We deliver over 90 diverse services across urban regional and remote areas of the NT. If you want to make a sustainable difference in people’s lives through strengths-based approaches and capacity building initiatives; talk to us about meaningful career opportunities.


We offer great benefits, including:

-       Further training and development options.

-       Flexible working conditions; five (5) weeks annual leave.

-       A strengths-based environment.

We also offer great salary packaging options that can significantly increase your take-home pay.

About the Program
Anglicare NT provides a range of support options for older people and people with a disability through federally funded home care packages, the Commonwealth Home Support Program and the NDIS, including social and individual support, community access, transport, domestic assistance, personal care and home and yard maintenance. We are seeking people with a variety of experience, skills and/or interests who feel they could make a valuable contribution in the lives of others and be part of a caring and hard-working team.

About the Opportunity

Anglicare NT’s Aged & Disability Support Workers provide direct care and practical assistance to individuals and in approved group activities that enable participants to live as independently as possible in their own home and community.

In this fulfilling and varied role, a typical workday may involve taking an older person shopping and for a medical appointment, delivering Meals on Wheels, tidying up a person's home, running a group hunting trip or taking women out to collect weaving materials.

This role may require some flexibility of hours and travel across communities on the Gove Peninsula region. Please note, there are extremely limited private rental options in Nhulunbuy and accommodation is not supplied with this position. Please consider this before applying.

If you think role could be the opportunity you are looking for, or you would like further information, please contact Kim Bryant on 08 8939 3400.

APPLICATIONS will be assessed on receipt. 

Please note: It is a requirement that prior to commencing in this role, you must possess a Working with Children (Ochre Card), a National Criminal History Check (within 3 months) and a current NT manual driver’s licence. 

Experience of working closely with and having a strong understanding of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander culture would be considered an advantage.

Anglicare NT is a Child Safe, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

COVID-19 Vaccination Status

Receiving and maintaining vaccines can reduce health risks and is one control mechanism to maintain the health and wellbeing of all employees, contractors, volunteers, visitors and the people we work with. In line with Anglicare NT’s commitment to a full life and social justice for all, it is mandatory for all Anglicare NT employees (paid and volunteer) to ensure specific vaccine schedules are current and maintained. In relation to COVID-19, this includes a primary course (dose one and two) and booster dose within one month of becoming eligible for booster dose (subject to medical exceptions).


Vacancy Description - APPROVED Position Description Respite, Aged & Disability Support Worker June 2022.pdf (136 kB)
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