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.

Family Support Worker (Emergency Relief)

Full time - 2  Year Contract

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. CatholicCare’s Family Centres provide a range of family and parenting services, disability services, counselling and mediation, relationship education, family day care, financial counselling and a number of programs to support individuals and families.

 We are now seeking a full time Family Support Worker at our Warnervale Family Centre.

 Responsibilities include:

  • Provide effective, flexible, high quality early intervention and generalist casework services to children, young people and families accessing the program
  • Work collaboratively with local community networks and liaise successfully with a range of organisations and individuals.
  • Actively participate in the referral and intake process.
  • Assist in the Administration of Emergency Relief   

 The key requirements for this role are:

  •  Tertiary qualifications in an appropriate area e.g., social work, social science, welfare, psychology, health, education or related discipline
  • Demonstrated experience in effective case management with families including the following:
    •    Holistic, consultative and collaborative approach
    •    Assessing and identifying needs
    •    Developing and implementing case plans
    •    Conducting regular case reviews
    •    Professional documentation and file maintenance
  •  Knowledge of housing issues, domestic violence, child protection, child development and custody issues
  • Client service focus, integrity and a commitment to teamwork
  • Must hold valid Working with Children Check Clearance

To apply please download the position description from our website and follow the instructions to apply.

For enquiries please contact Tracie Richards on 02 4356 2600.

Closing Date: 8 May 2015

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pdfPosition Description .

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Assistant Coordinator

  • Assistant Coordinator - Outside School Hours Care
  • Are you passionate about working with children?
  • Conveniently located near Pymble Train station and plenty of unrestricted car parking
  • Part time 27.5 hours per week

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 care and we are currently seeking a highly motivated individual to work in a part time position in our Outside School Hours Care service, based at Sacred Heart Pymble.

 Responsibilities include:

  • Assist the Coordinator with all aspects of management and administration of the service.
  • Take on the role of Educational Leader for the service and assist the planning, implementing and evaluating of the programs for children aged 5 – 12 years in Before School Care, After School Care and Vacation Care
  • Ensuring that all policies and procedures are adhered to
  • Building positive and supportive relationships with children, their families and local schools 
  • Stepping up as Certified Supervisor in the Coordinators absence

Key Requirements include:

  • A thorough knowledge of ‘My Time Our Place’ and willingness to research and investigate new thinking about children’s learning
  • Client service focus, integrity and a commitment to teamwork
  • Must hold valid Working with Children Check Clearance.

As CatholicCare is an established provider you will benefit from mentoring, training and support to assist you in building your professional skills in this rapidly expanding sector.

If you have a background in working with children and you would like to apply for this position please do so by downloading the position description and instructions on how to apply. For further information email Rebecca Haynes at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call Rebecca on (02) 9481 2676 or mobile 0437 650 313.

Closing date: 6 May 2015

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Financial Counsellor

 Part time – 3 days per week 

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. CatholicCare’s Family Centres providing a range of family and parenting services, disability services, counselling and mediation, relationship education, family day care, financial counselling and a number of programs to support individuals and families.

The Financial Counselling team provide face to face financial counselling to people in financial difficulties who may be struggling to pay bills and debts.

 Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting people with credit and debt issues and alleviation of financial over-commitment;
  • Advocating and negotiating with creditors on clients’ behalf on issues related to the clients inability to pay bills and debts;
  • Providing information on credit laws, the debt recovery process, bankruptcy etc.;
  • Providing community education to groups on how to successfully manage their financial affairs.

 The key requirements for this role are:

  • Accredited member of the Financial Counsellors Association of NSW (or working towards accreditation)
  • Oral and written communication skills – the ability to express oneself clearly in business writing and in conversations and interactions with others.
  • Client service focus, integrity and a commitment to teamwork

 Qualifications:

  • Diploma of Community Services (Financial Counselling) or working towards obtaining the Diploma.
  • Current, valid Drivers Licence

To apply please download the position description from our website and follow the instructions to apply.

For  enquiries please contact Martin Derby at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   or phone 02 8425 8700 for a confidential discussion.  

Closing Date: 1 May 2015

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Trainee Child Care Worker

  • Waitara Early Learning & Care Centre
  • Fulltime – 1 Year
  • Earn $ and experience while you gain your child care qualification

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. The Waitara Early Learning and Care Centre provides high quality child care and education to children in a 67 place long day care centre.

 Responsibilities:

  • Assist and support the Early Learning and Care Centre team in providing high quality care and education for children aged 0-5 years of age.

The requirements for this role are:

  • Flexibility
  • Must hold a valid Working with Children Check clearance.
  • Commitment to studying and completing the Certificate III in Children’s Services within 12 months.
  • Must be over 18 years of age

Please download the full position description and follow the instructions to apply. For enquiries contact Simone Weingaertner on (02) 9488 2400. 

 Closing Date: 8 May 2015

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Waitara Family Day Care

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  • Do you enjoy working with young children 0 - 5 years?
  • Work flexible hours from your own home?
  • Would you like to operate a small business?
  • Do you live in the Hornsby area?
  • Would you like to earn an income while still being at home with your own children?

Waitara Family Day Care is currently recruiting interested people to be part of a team of Educators providing high quality child care for children in a home environment. The support of the Family Day Care Coordination Unit ensures that Educators are resourced, trained and up-to-date with current child care practices.

Essential Criteria:

  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Physically fit – Medical required
  • Working with Children Clearance Check
  • National Criminal History Check
  • Willing to undertake Certificate III in Children's Services

Please Contact:

Maree Higginbotham
Waitara Family Centre

Tel. 9488 2402
Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Australian Government provides financial support for this Family Day Care Child Care Service under the Community Support Program

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