CDP Engagement Officers

An opportunity exists with Ngaanyatjarra Council Aboriginal Corporation (NCAC) for CDP Engagement Officers to join our team working on the Ngaanyatjarra Lands. These are exciting opportunities for enthusiastic and motivated people, with a strong interest in remote communities to make a real difference to the lives of Aboriginal people. (Couples welcome to apply)

About the role 

The CDP Engagement Officer will take a proactive ‘whole of community’ approach to their role.  Working alongside other staff to develop projects and activities for local Ngaanyatjarra people as well as providing individualised case management.

Case Management

You will be required to have, or willing to gain an understanding of integrated case management services to CDP Job Seekers. This will involve engaging with Job Seekers to gain an understanding of their goals and personal barriers, developing job plans, regularly meeting with and providing ongoing support and working with the Job Seeker to improve their employability. Accuracy and a general understanding of IT processes associated with Employment & Community Services Network (ECSN). (Case Management will also be actively supported by the Compliance Team in our call centre in Perth).

Activity Planning & Supervision

You will be required to engage with CDP Job Seekers to facilitate and implement Work for the Dole (WfD) activities with the aim of providing pathways to suitable employment opportunities. WfD participants will be encouraged to engage in activities that will add value to their community and all residents, including such activities as supporting other programs in community such as aged care and health services, community office support, school attendance, community maintenance and beautification, grass/weed management, fire breaks and fence repairs.


The position comes with an attractive remuneration package that includes a base salary of $80,525.26  pa, plus 9.5% superannuation, 8 weeks leave pa, 17.5% leave loading, PBI salary packaging, $4,333 remote living allowance, annual airfare and free accommodation and utilities.

Pre-employment requirements

Pre-employment medical, National Police check and psychometric testing is a prerequisite of this position.

The willingness to live and work in ‘dry’, remote communities for extended periods of time is essential.

How to apply

Applicants must include a brief cover letter as well as addressing the selection criteria to be considered, if the selection criteria is not addressed applications will not be considered. Please request this from Andrea Broderick  or by calling 08 93631805

Closing date: 30th October 2020 (***Due to number of positions available Interviews may be held prior to closing date).