Waltja Tjutangku Palyapayi

'Doing Good Work with Families'

Scroll down for current vacancies. Waltja is a community based Aboriginal Organisation, based in Alice Springs, working across the Central Desert Region. Waltja supports the development and management of innovative and appropriate services in remote communities.

  • Successful job applicants will have a 3 month probation period.
  • Salary sacrifice is available after the probation period is completed.
  • Waltja staff are required to undertake a police check and hold a current Ochre Card.

Waltja’s Board of Management is seeking applicants for the positions listed at the bottom of this page:

  • Positions identified as Aboriginal Identified are as per section 57 of the Anti Discrimination Act 1996(NT).
  • Aboriginal people are also encouraged to apply for all other positions.
  • Selection criteria must be addressed for applications to be considered.
  • Previous applicants need not apply.

Selection criteria must be addressed for applications to be considered.

Download the Waltja information pack for applicants

Please send your application to Waltja or email [email protected]

PO Box 8274, Alice Springs NT 0870

Or click here to apply online



All current vacancies:

Family Mental Health Youth Worker

Position:                      Family Mental Health Youth Worker

Reports to:                  CEO

Supervises:                  Waltja trainees as appropriate

Contracted time:         35-38 hours per week, 5 days a week, fixed term

Travel Required:          Extensive travel to designated remote communities

Level:                                       SCHADS Award Level 5

Job Summary:

Provide support, community education, early intervention and activities to vulnerable children and young people (0-18 years), and their families in the remote communities of Titjikala, Santa Teresa and Finke. Provide support to Aboriginal Family Mental Health community workers and volunteers in Titjikala, Santa Teresa and Finke.

Position Description – Family and Youth Mental Health Worker

Selection Criteria – Family Mental Health Worker

Apply online