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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.

Coordinator, Specialist Homelessness Services

CatholicCare Diocese of Broken Bay is a diverse and innovative social care provider delivering children’s services education and care, disability services, a range of family support programs and therapeutic out of home care to 20,000+ children, young people, individuals and families in Northern Metropolitan Sydney and on the NSW Central Coast.

The Coordinator, Specialist Homelessness Services has supervisory responsibility for staff providing all Specialist Homelessness Services programs in the Hornsby/Ku-ring-gai and Ryde/Hunters Hill government local areas. 

This role includes tenancy management of CatholicCare’s accommodation, including a Specialist Women’s refuge for Women and Children who have been affected by Domestic Violence. The Coordinator has direct oversight of the day to day operations of the SHS Team, including Quality assurance of service delivery, compliance with funding bodies, developing and reviewing procedures to promote quality client outcomes and ensuring effective working systems for client review and feedback.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Manage day to day operations of the Specialist Homelessness Services program including coordinating services delivered by the Specialist Homelessness Services team
  • Develop and Maintain effective and professional working relationships with key external stakeholders including funding bodies, Peak Accreditation bodies, Community Housing providers and other relevant service providers
  • Provide leadership, support and supervision to staff, whilst promoting a collaborative team environment
  • Supporting effective case management and case coordination practice with clients
  • Assisting staff to develop and implement effective strategies to assist individuals and families to sustain tenancies and  to secure stable accommodation where appropriate
  • Working collaboratively with other services and teams in Waitara Family Centre to support the delivery of integrated services and supports
  • Comply with all government reporting requirements for program components (including data collection), and ensure effective mechanisms are in place to review the program performance
  • Work with the broader community by participating and contributing to the community development initiatives where appropriate,  facilitating appropriate networking, participating in relevant local committees and support interagency collaboration and co-ordination in the planning and development of local services
  • Promote and uphold the Mission, Vision and Values of CatholicCare Diocese of Broken Bay

The key requirements for this role are:

  • Tertiary qualifications in an appropriate area e.g., Social Work, Social Science, Welfare, Psychology, Health and/or substantial industry experience
  • Knowledge, skills and demonstrated practice experience in service delivery related to   domestic violence, risk of homelessness, homelessness and engagement with rough sleepers, child protection and single men, women, children and families
  • Demonstrated experience in complex casework, case management and group work
  • Demonstrated management experience, including ability to lead a team effectively in a multidisciplinary family centre environment
  • Demonstrated experience in staff supervision
  • Demonstrated networking and advocacy skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including report writing
  • Computer literacy
  • Current and valid NSW Driver’s Licence

 

To apply please download the position description below and send your CV and letter outlining your suitability for the role to Angela Whitby at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 02 9488 2400 for a confidential discussion.

 

Closing Date: 10 August 2017

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Homelessness Support Worker (Mens)

  • Waitara location
  • Full Time Role
  • Family friendly environment

CatholicCare Diocese of Broken Bay is a diverse and innovative social care provider delivering children’s services education and care, disability services, a range of family support programs and therapeutic out of home care to 20,000+ children, young people, individuals and families in Northern Metropolitan Sydney and on the NSW Central Coast.

The Homelessness Support Worker (Men’s) responsibilities include:

  • Manage day to day operations of the Specialist Homelessness Services program including coordinating services delivered by the Specialist Homelessness Services team
  • Providing high quality case management, support and information to homeless single men and those at risk of homelessness.
  • Assisting men 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
  •  Tertiary qualifications in an appropriate area eg. Community, Social  Work, Behavioural Science or related discipline or equivalent industry experience.

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, particularly homeless men.
  • 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 below and send your CV and letter outlining your suitability for the role to Patricia Mitchell at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 02 9488 2400 for a confidential discussion.

Closing Date: 10 August 2017

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Assistant Coordinator

  • Part time 30 hours per week: Monday to Friday 7-9am and 2-6pm and full days in Vacation Care
  • Educational Leader for the service
  • On site at St Patrick’s East Gosford

Outside School Hours Care is a career which is both rewarding and fun with the opportunity to work in a creative way with school age children. CatholicCare is an experienced provider of high quality before and after school, and vacation care and we are currently seeking a highly motivated individual to work in the part time position of Assistant Coordinator in our Outside School Hours Care service, based at St Patrick’s, East Gosford.

Responsibilities include:

  • Participate in all aspects of care and education for the Children in the service,
  • Take on the role of Educational Leader for the service and assist in planning, implementing and evaluating programs for children aged 5 – 12 years in Before School Care and After School Care,
  • Ensure policies and procedures are adhered to,
  • Build positive and supportive relationships with children, their families and local schools, 
  • Step up as Day to Day Supervisor in the Coordinators absence.

Key requirements include:

  • Some knowledge of ‘My Time Our Place’ and willingness to research and investigate new thinking about children’s learning
  • Experience in developing contemporary programming for school age children
  • Experience in working with school age children
  • Client service focus, integrity and a commitment to teamwork
  • Must hold valid Working with Children Check Clearance, First Aid for an Education and Care Setting and Identify and Respond to Children and Young People at Risk (or willingness to obtain).

If you meet the above criteria and you would like to apply for this position please  download the below position description and instructions on how to apply. For further information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call on mobile 0408 750 376.

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Closing date: 18 August 2017

Child Care Educator

  •          Carlingford location
  •          Permanent position 17.5 hours per week
  •          2.30pm– 6.00pm each afternoon plus vacation care

Outside School Hours Care is a career which is both rewarding and fun with the opportunity to work in a creative way with school age children. CatholicCare is an experienced and rapidly growing provider of high quality before and after school care and we are looking for a Part Time Child Care Worker for our St Gerard’s Outside School Hours Care Service at Carlingford. The Child Care Educator role is responsible for:

  • Assisting in developing, implementing and evaluating programs for children aged 5 – 12 years in Before School Care and After School Care and Vacation Care
  • Assisting with administration, cleaning and set up duties as required
  • Building relationships with children, their families and school staff 
  • Ensuring the children’s safety and wellbeing through adhering to all regulatory and policy requirements 

 To be considered for this role you will:

  • Possess experience in working with school age children
  • Be motivated to build an innovative and creative care environment
  • Understand the National Law & Regulations, National Quality Framework including ‘My Time Our Place” Framework
  • Demonstrate sound relationship skills and be a flexible team player

To apply for this position please do so by visiting our website www.catholiccaredbb.org.au and download the position description and instructions on how to apply. For further information email Kate Lindsay at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call Kate on 0417 193 647.

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Closing date: Friday 11 August 2017

Human Resources Business Partner

CatholicCare Diocese of Broken Bay is a diverse and innovative social care provider delivering children’s services education and care, disability services, a range of family support programs and therapeutic out of home care to 20,000+ children, young people, individuals and families in Northern Metropolitan Sydney and on the NSW Central Coast.

The HR Business Partner will provide a wide range of specialist human resources (HR) and industrial relations (IR) proactive support and advice to the operational business units within the Agency to improve the capabilities and performance of both individuals and teams.

 The HR Business Partner will be responsible for :

  •  Provide consistent, quality and timely advice and support to CatholicCare managers, coordinators and staff on a wide range of HR activities
  • Partner with line management to engage the business in developing and creating a HR strategy to support the execution of Business Strategy through practical principles, and clear, realistic goals.
  • Provide effective and quality support in the development of managers and coordinators to effectively manage their team
  • Provide support and assistance in all aspects of the lifecycle of the employee

 The key requirements for this role are:

  •  Tertiary qualification in a Human Resources Management discipline
  • 5+ years' experience in a HR generalist role 
  • Experience in interpreting  and applying  employee related legislation, awards and policy
  • Commitment to best practice HR service delivery and support
  • Demonstrated genuine  customer service focus and commitment to quality customer service
  • Demonstrated  management of conflicting priorities for delivery against agreed deadlines in a fast paced environment

 To apply please send your CV and letter outlining your suitability for the role to the HR Team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 02 9481 2650 for a confidential discussion.

CatholicCare is a child-safe and child-friendly organisation – all staff must comply with our child-safe child-friendly policies and Code of Conduct. All appointments are subject to a satisfactory Working with Children Check Clearance in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.   

 

Closing Date: 11 August 2017

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