Althea Projects - your Employer Of Choice

Are you motivated and committed to:

  • providing quality care and support
  • your ongoing professional development
  • having a rewarding career
  • working within a dynamic and healthy team

Yes, then we may have the job for you.

Althea Projects strives to provide a workplace culture that is free from discrimination and embraces and enhances employee wellbeing.

We provide our employees with a comprehensive Employee Benefits Package which includes:

  • Flexible Modes of Employment
    • full-time
    • part-time
    • casual and
    • job share opportunities
  • Work-life balance
    • Flexible working arrangements (where possible)
    • Up to 6 free confidential counselling sessions for employees and their immediate family
    • Cultural leave
  • Rewards
    • Competitive salary packages
    • Salary Sacrifice arrangements (up to an additional $15,600 tax free)
    • 5 Weeks Annual Leave
  • Ongoing professional development and support
    • Support and Supervision
    • Access to training
    • Access to Conferences and networking events
    • Individual development planning
    • Robust quality management system, providing guidance in practice and systems
    • Clearly defined positions and key performance indicators
    • Inductions and orientation programs

At Althea Projects, we believe that by creating a healthy and happy workplace we become an employer of choice, improve staff morale and increase staff performance.

Various Opportunities at Althea Projects

At Althea Projects we have a range of positions across the organisation that requires different and diverse skills, qualifications and level of experiences. These include Administration Officer, Executive Assistant, Finance and HR, Program Managers, Quality Manager, Family Case Workers, Senior Practitioner, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Advisor, Community Care Assistant, Community Care Worker, Direct Care Worker and Chief Executive Officer.

General Application

If there are no specific positions advertised on our website, you are welcome to register your resume with our office by pressing the buttons that appear below. You will be required to complete a short application form and have the opportunity to provide us with your details, including your resume. Click here to get in touch with us.

Privacy Statement

Althea Projects is committed to respecting the privacy and confidentiality of all individuals and acting in accordance with the law on matters of privacy and accessing information. In order to deliver a quality service, an individual who enquires or accesses our services will have their details recorded and stored in accordance with Australian privacy legislation. Click to read our full Privacy Statement

Current Vacancies

Direct Care Worker

Althea Projects Wee Care Family Support Service provides 24 hour emergency accommodation, respite care and emergency day care for children from birth to 11 years of age, when parents/carers are unable to arrange alternative care in a crisis situation.

Operating from our Railway Estate premises this position is on a casual basis.

For a copy of the full position description please email finance@altheaprojects.org.au

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.   Althea Projects is a child safe organisation.  In conjunction with your application please ensure you read our Organisation Information document available on our website.

Please email your letter of application and resume to finance@altheaprojects.org.au ensuring you specifically address all the selection criteria detailed below:

SC1 (P) Demonstrated high level skills and experience in working with children 0 – 11 years and an understanding of the different stages of child development.

SC2 (P) Demonstrated skills and experience working with children and families who present with a range of complex heath, social and wellbeing matters.

SC3 (P) Demonstrated skills and knowledge of current practices, relevant to provision of care and activities for children and young people

SC4 (A) The ability to communicate effectively with all members of the community, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, to have productive and professional conversations that meet client and organisation need.

SC5 (S) Proven aptitude in positively building and maintaining workplace relationships, the ability to engage positively with self and others

SC6 (E) Ability to transfer learning, skills and knowledge from prior training and relevant qualifications to be professional in the role.  Understands the importance of ongoing growth and development as professional ad demonstrates a connection to the organisation.

Applications  Close Friday 24th April 2020

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Administration Officer

Althea Projects Incorporated operates the Townsville Drop In Centre delivering case management to people who are chronically homeless.  Most of our clients are Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islanders.  Our service extends to a day centre for people who are homeless to access basic human needs such as meals, showers and laundry facilities.

Operating from our South Townsville premises this position is on a part time basis.

For a copy of the full position description please email finance@altheaprojects.org.au

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.   Althea Projects is a child safe organisation.  In conjunction with your application please ensure you read our Organisation Information document available on our website.

Please email your letter of application and resume to finance@altheaprojects.org.au ensuring you specifically address all the selection criteria detailed below:

SC1 (F) Demonstrated experience in the provision of quality administration and support services.   Formal qualifications or demonstrated experience in similar roles.

SC2 (S) Proven aptitude in positively building and maintaining workplace relationships, the ability to engage positively with self and others.

SC3 (F) The ability to communicate effectively with all members of the community, to have productive and professional conversations that meet the needs of clients and organisation

SC4 (A) Ability to coordinate own role when multiple tasks are in place.  Proven experience working across multiple administration and operational areas

SC5 (A) Ability to interact with vulnerable clients from all cultural backgrounds who are often experiencing crisis due to homelessness, poverty and chronic trauma.

Applications  Close Monday 20th April 2020

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Team Coordinator

Althea Projects Incorporated operates the Townsville Drop In Centre delivering case management to people who are chronically homeless.  Most of our clients are Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islanders.  Our service extends to a day centre for people who are homeless to access basic human needs such as meals, showers and laundry facilities.

Operating from our South Townsville premises this position is on a part time basis.

For a copy of the full position description please email finance@altheaprojects.org.au

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.   Althea Projects is a child safe organisation.  In conjunction with your application please ensure you read our Organisation Information document available on our website.

Please email your letter of application and resume to finance@altheaprojects.org.au ensuring you specifically address all the selection criteria detailed below:

SC1 (P) Demonstrated ability to lead and support staff to identify barriers and collaborate on solutions to enable the highest quality of service delivery to vulnerable people who are needing access to safe appropriate and inclusive services.

SC2 (S) Demonstrated knowledge and skills of current practices and theories in the provisions of services to vulnerable people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and understand the challenges that tenants experience in the Townsville region.

SC3 (P) Demonstrated highly developed verbal and written communication skills, particularly those that build and enhance relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

SC4 (A) Demonstrated ability to promote Reconciliation through managing and supervising staff and stakeholders who are Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.

SC5 (E) Demonstrated high level time management and organisational skills.

Applications  Close Monday 20th April 2020

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Mobile Community Care Worker

Althea Projects Incorporated operates the Townsville Drop In Centre delivering case management to people who are chronically homeless.  Most of our clients are Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islanders.  Our service extends to a day centre for people who are homeless to access basic human needs such as meals, showers and laundry facilities.

Operating from our South Townsville premises this position is on a part time basis.

For a copy of the full position description please email finance@altheaprojects.org.au

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.   Althea Projects is a child safe organisation.  In conjunction with your application please ensure you read our Organisation Information document available on our website.

Please email your letter of application and resume to finance@altheaprojects.org.au ensuring you specifically address all the selection criteria detailed below:

SC1 (P) Demonstrated experience working within a dynamic social service setting that provides responsive servicing to clients and/or experience working with homeless individuals and families or people experiencing chronic trauma, poverty and/or homelessness.

SC2 (A) Ability to work effectively and autonomously, ability to adapt to changes and challenges of a fast-paced environment of the Drop-In Centre whilst delivering quality services

SC3 (P) Experience working from a case management framework.  Sound knowledge of the community sector, networks and resource availability within the area..

SC4 (A) Excellent communication, interpersonal and client engagement skills, including demonstrated sensitivity to cultural awareness and needs of clients.

SC5 (E) Demonstrated capacity to work with people in crisis and an understanding of the behaviours of people who may be undergoing significant personal crisis due to homelessness and the range of attitudes that are/can be part of that.

Applications  Close Monday 20th April 2020

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