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 policy and Code of Conduct. All appointments are subject to a satisfactory Working with Children Check in accordance with the Commission for Children and Young People Act 1998

Family Support Worker - Brookvale

Family Support Worker

Brookvale Family Centre

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 Brookvale Family Centre delivers a range of programs including Family and Youth Support, Counselling, Financial Counselling, Disabilities and Family Dispute Resolution to families, children and individuals on the Northern Beaches. We are now seeking a Full time Family Support Worker at Brookvale.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide effective, flexible, high quality early intervention and generalist casework services to children, young people and families
  • Provide professional and informed advice to clients on matters such as budgeting and finance, health and  social well-being, legal issues, employment and education and parenting
  • Provide 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
  •   Demonstrated experience working and engaging with children, young people and their families
  •  Demonstrated experience in effective case management with families
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Client service focus, integrity and a commitment to teamwork 
  • Must hold valid Working with Children Check Clearance

Please download the Position Description and letter of instruction to apply for this role. For enquiries contact Donna Adams on (02) 8968 5100. Applicants who do not follow the specified application process will not be considered.


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Child Care Worker

  • Temporary Contract for 2 days a week (Thursday & Friday) for the remainder of the 2014 school year with a possibility of opportunities in 2015
  • Located in Forestville
  • Operating hours are 8.30am – 3.30pm during school term

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

Our Children’s Services programs include Long Day Care, Family Day Care, Outside School Hours Care, Vacation Care and Pre School Early Learning Centres to support the diverse range of needs of families in our community. 

This Child Care role at Forestville will:

  • 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.

Required qualifications are:

  • Diploma in Early Childhood or Certificate III in Children’s Services

Desirable qualifications are

  • Current first aid certificate

 To apply please download the below relevant Position Description (applications are invited from both Diploma Qualified or Certificate III qualified individuals - choose relevant PD) and follow the letter of instruction to apply. For further information phone Melissa Vince or Susanna Peterson on (02) 9452 3069.

Closing Date: Friday 25 April 2014

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Administration Assistant

  • Pennant Hills Location
  • Permanent Full Time Role

 Join our vibrant faith based agency providing innovative social care services to 14,000+ children, young people, individuals and families in Northern Metropolitan Sydney and on the Central Coast.

The full-time role of the Administration Assistant is based in theFinance and Business Services Team at CatholicCare’s head office at Pennant Hillsand key responsibilities include the following:

  • All administration relating to property matters, mobile phones, motor vehicles and insurances.
  • Maintaining relevant databases, files and archives.
  • Preparation of presentations, reports and other documentation.
  • Maintenance of office supplies, amenities and equipment.

 The key requirements for this role are:

  • Experience in a busy office  administration role.
  • Excellent computer (esp Excel)  and typing skills.
  • Experience in assets administration would be highly regarded.

For further information phone Candice Alexander on 02 9481 2612

Closing Date: 25 April 2014

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Advisory Council Member (Voluntary Position)

Appointed by the Bishop of Broken Bay Diocese and meeting 8 times per year, the CatholicCare Advisory Council provides strategic advice to the Executive Director and supports the overall work of CatholicCare as an agency of the diocese. We are currently expanding the number of Advisory Council members to introduce new ideas and provide a broader base of experience and corporate expertise

Read more: Advisory Council Member (Voluntary Position)

Opportunities in Outside School Hours Care

    • Are you passionate about working with children?
    • Looking for a sustainable career path in a high growth sector?
    • Seeking fun, flexibility and variety at work?

Outside School Hours Care is a career which is both rewarding and fun with the opportunity to work with school age children. Our organisation is seeking highly motivated individuals and will provide training and support to assist you in building your skills in this rapidly expanding sector.

2014 will see significant expansion of our Outside School Hours Care Services with new services opening in Manly, Carlingford, Collaroy Plateau and Davidson plus increasing staff needs in our existing services located throughout the Northern Beaches, North Western Sydney and on the NSW Central Coast.

We are seeking a range of full time, part time and casual staff for Coordinator and Child Care Worker roles. If you have an interest or background in working with children and you would like to apply for these positions please do so by sending your CV and a covering letter to Donna Brooks at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   or call for a confidential discussion on (02) 9481 2676 or 0409 321 188.

Please download an information package before applying by visiting our website

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