Adult Day Service clients enjoy a mosaic art and craft activity


Carpentaria employs high quality staff in a range of specialist disability support and allied health roles to support clients across our Carpentaria Kids, Adult Day Service, Support Coordination, Supported Independent Living, Adult Allied Health Team and Respite / Short Term Accommodation services. Recruitment to positions at Carpentaria is based on values, skills and qualifications.

The introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in the Northern Territory will result in the growth of programs and the creation of additional roles to support Carpentaria’s services in the Darwin and Palmerston region. From Specialist Disability Support and Social Work to Speech Pathology, Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy, Carpentaria offers a rewarding career in a dynamic workplace.

Carpentaria staff are provided with comprehensive training and skill development in first aid, epilepsy, diabetes and medication administration and management, as well as regular upskilling opportunities and ongoing specialist disability training, including positive behaviour support, person-centred active support and risk management. Competitive remuneration packages, including generous salary packaging benefits, are available.


Carpentaria is currently recruiting:

Facilities & Tenancy Manager – The key function of this role is to plan, implement, and oversee continuous quality improvement  of the operation and ongoing management of the Carpentaria Administration Building, including managing stakeholder engagement and tenancy agreements. The Position Description is available here. Applications addressing the Selection Criteria should be forwarded to by Friday 16 February 2018.

Finance Officer – This role is responsible for providing all transactional finance services including payroll, reconciliations and accounts payable and receivable, as well as assisting in the production of financial reports. The Position Description is available here. Applications addressing the Selection Criteria should be forwarded to by Friday 9 February 2018.

Physiotherapist – This role provides high quality, clinically effective, person centred and evidence based Physiotherapy assessment and intervention to clients with profound/multiple disabilities as well as physical disability/complex physical health needs. The Position Description is available here. Applications addressing the Selection Criteria should be forwarded to by Friday 19 January 2018.

Clinical and Quality Practice Leader – This role facilitates the development, implementation and maintenance of high level clinical and quality processes and specialist disability practice across the Carpentaria Adult and Respite services. Further details are available here.


Expressions of interest are sought for the following Allied Health positions within the Carpentaria Kids trans-disciplinary team:

  • Paediatric Occupational Therapist – download the job description here
  • Psychologist – download the job description here

Please submit your resume and a one page overview of your experience to



To register your interest as a Disability Support Worker, please complete the following online form or download the form and email to

Click here to download the employment application form

Click here to fill in the employment application form online 

(Please note that a copy of your full or provisional NT Drivers Licence, Criminal History Check, Working With Children, First Aid Certificate and current resume is required to complete this application.)


These videos feature a Carpentaria Disability Support Worker and a Carpentaria Psychologist describing their work, with thanks to the Industry Skills Advisory Council NT and