Jobs

CatholicCare  is an equal opportunity employer who employs staff who are committed and dedicated to people in need, regardless of the difficulties faced by those who access our services.

CatholicCare is a child-safe and child-friendly organisation. All staff must comply with our child-safe, child-friendly policies and Code of Conduct. The successful applicant will be required to comply with the relevant provisions of the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.

Diploma Qualified Child Care Worker

  • Temporary Contract for Term 4, 2016 until end of term 4, 2017
  • 3 days per week
  • Located on the grounds of Our Lady Star of the Sea, Terrigal
  • Operating hours are 8.30am – 3.30pm during school terms

CatholicCare Diocese of Broken Bay is a faith based not for profit organisation assisting 20,000+ children, young people, individuals and families with social care needs on the Central Coast and in Northern Metropolitan Sydney.

The role of Diploma Qualified Child Care Worker is based in our Early Learning Centre, on site at Our Lady Star of the Sea Terrigal and responsibilities include:

  • Plan, programme and evaluate for both individual and groups of children within the context of a play based learning environment.
  • Document children’s learning and maintain children records.
  • Provide a safe, nurturing and positive learning environment for children.
  • Work effectively with colleagues and contribute to a cohesive team environment.
  • Build strong and effective relationships with children and their families.

The key requirements for this role are:

  • Previous experience working in Children’s Services.
  • High level of understanding and demonstrated experience in regards to the Early Years Learning Framework and the National Quality Standards.
  • Ability to record and document children’s learning that reflects current pedagogical thinking and practices.
  • Well developed written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to build respectful relationships with fellow educators, families, children and other professionals.
  • Diploma in Early Childhood or equivalent.
  • Current First Aid certificate (or willing to obtain).

Please download the below Position Description amd Letter of Instruction and follow the directions to apply. For further information phone Bronwyn on (02) 4365 3222 or 0400 642 719 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Closing Date: Friday 16 September 2016

Interviews to be held: Tuesday 20 September 2016

pdfPosition Description

pdfLetter of Instruction

pdfPersonal Information Collection Notice

Family Caseworker

 

Waitara Family Centre

  • Join our dynamic multidisciplinary team
  • Work in Upper North Shore / Hornsby /Mt Kuring-Gai with children and families
  • SCHADS Level 4 + salary packaging benefits

Join our vibrant faith based agency providing innovative social care services to 20,000+ children, young people, individuals and families in Northern Metropolitan Sydney and on the Central Coast.

Based at the Waitara Family Centre within the Family and Youth Services team the incumbent will:

  • Provide person centred casework support to children, young people and their families with low to moderate needs in the Upper North Shore areas.
  • Facilitate a wide range of parenting education groups and develop educational workshops and support groups to assist families.
  • Work across a multi-disciplinary family centre team and liaise with external stakeholders within the Upper North Shore area to leverage community resources
  • Conduct assessments, manage a caseload of families, conduct informal counselling and proactively identify and respond to a range of family needs.

The key requirements for this role are: 

  • Tertiary qualifications in social work or related discipline
  • Experience in child and family assessments
  • Experience in delivering group sessions
  • Experience in identifying and responding to child protection and domestic violence issues
  • Ability to engage families in community resources
  • Client Service focus, integrity and a commitment to teamwork
  • Must hold a valid Working with Children Check Clearance

To apply please download the position description and follow the instructions to apply. For further information phone Nicci Rowe on 02 9488 2400 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Closing Date: 5 September 2016

pdfFamily Case Worker Position Description187.74 KB

 pdfLetter of Instruction326.29 KB

pdfPersonal Information Collection Notice111.03 KB

 

 

 

 

Area Coordinator Central Coast Disabilities

Join our growing, vibrant agency providing innovative social care services to 20,000 children, young people, individuals and families in Northern Metropolitan Sydney and on the NSW Central Coast.

The role of Area Coordinator Central Coast Disabilities will report to the Manager Disability Futures and will be responsible for developing, building and growing programs and activities that support client’s goal achievement in line with CatholicCare’s mission and strategic objectives.  

This role is responsible for:  

  • Building day, recreation and community programs under the NDIS framework.
  • Leading and developing the team within the NDIS environment
  • Developing strategies to achieve new client acquisition and current client retention objectives
  • Developing operational plans and managing the budget for the site
  • Recruitment and induction of staff
  • Creating an environment where a welcoming, professional culture exists

 The key requirements for this role include:

  •          Comprehensive NDIS knowledge.
  •          Program development experience.
  •          Proven ability to lead and develop teams and foster team work
  •          Commercial/business acumen, sound budget management skills and financial literacy
  •          Highly developed communication skills both written and verbal
  •          Knowledge of Person Centred Approach Principles and Disability Services Standards
  •          Strong relationship building, negotiation skills and time management.

 Please download full position description for further role responsibilities and key requirements from our website.

To apply, please download the Position Description and follow the letter of instruction. For enquiries contact Peter Dixon on (02) 9481 2660 or 0437 625 912.

Closing Date: 10 September 2016.

pdfPosition Description180.16 KB

pdfInstructions to Apply162.86 KB

pdfPersonal Information Collection Notice For Employment Purposes111.03 KB

 

 

Homelessness Support Worker

Waitara Family Centre
12 month fixed term contract

Join our growing, vibrant, faith based agency providing innovative social care services to 20,000 children, young people, individuals and families in Northern Metropolitan Sydney and the NSW Central Coast. Our Waitara Family Centre delivers a range of programs including Family & Youth Support, Specialist Homelessness Services, Counselling, and Family Dispute Resolution. 

The role of full time Homelessness Support Worker (Families & Women) will be located at Waitara Family Centre. 

This role is responsible for:  

  •          Providing high quality case management, support and information to homeless families and single women and those at risk of homelessness.
  •          Assisting families and women in addressing the challenges to sustaining secure housing and improving the quality of their lives.
  •          Facilitating networking within the broader community.
  •          Facilitating high quality group work as required
  •          Appropriately record and keep files in accordance with principles of confidentiality
  •          Maintain accurate statistics and meet internal and external reporting

The key requirements for this role are:

  •          Tertiary qualifications in an appropriate area eg. Community, Social  Work, Behavioural Science or related discipline or equivalent industry experience.
  •          Demonstrated knowledge and experience working with housing issues, and an understanding of the needs of homeless people.
  •          Demonstrated experience in effective case management with families.
  •          Knowledge of Child Protection legislation and understanding aspects of domestic violence and custody issues.
  •          Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  •          Must hold a current, valid Driver’s Licence
  •          Must hold valid Working with Children Check Clearance

To apply please download the position description and follow the instructions to apply. For enquiries contact Gaynor Whittet on (02) 9488 2400 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Closing Date: 5 September 2016

pdfHomelessness Support Worker Families and Women PD113.55 KB 

pdfInstructions to Apply163.68 KB 

pdfPersonal Information Collection Notice111.03 KB

 

 

 

 

 

 

Direct Care Worker - Casual

 

  • Casual position; flexibility over 24 hours/7 days
  • Opportunity to support disadvantaged young people in our community
  • Competitive hourly rate

Join our vibrant faith based agency providing innovative social care services to 20,000+ children, young people, individuals and families in Northern Metropolitan Sydney and on the NSW Central Coast.

CatholicCare’s Out of Home Care team provide essential support and accommodation to children and young people from disadvantaged backgrounds to help them reach their potential. The Direct Care Worker roles are based in Northern Sydney.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing high quality care and support services to our children and young people in structured Residential Care homes on a 24 x7 shift work roster
  • Completing administrative reporting and record keeping as required
  • Contributing to team building and collaboration and taking part in team meetings and training sessions
  • Ensure effective implementation of individual  case plans to ensure the optimal outcomes and participate in the review of those plans as required 

The key requirements for this role are:

  • Knowledge of the impact of abuse/neglect, child protection mandates, adolescent development, and the range of services required by children and young people in out of home care environments
  • Experience in working with disadvantaged children and young people in a related environment such as education, social welfare or health sciences
  • Understanding of Chid Protection legislation
  • Administration and computer skills
  • Capacity to work shifts on a rotating roster that includes days, evenings, nights, weekends and sleepover shifts
  • Working with Children Check Clearance and satisfactory National Police Criminal History Check. 

Qualifications:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline (for example Social Work/Psychology/Education) are preferred but not essential if significant relevant experience can be shown
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Current, valid Drivers Licence 

To apply please download the position description and follow the instructions to apply. Send your CV and letter outlining your suitability for the role to Jenene Carling at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.     or phone 02 4340 1030 for a confidential discussion. 

 

pdfPosition Description
pdfLetter_of_Instruction_Application
pdfPersonal_Information_Collection_Notice_for_Employment_Purposes

 

Closing Date: Ongoing

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