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.

Homelessness Support Worker - Women and Families

Homelessness Support Worker (Families & Women)

Going Home Staying Home

 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, Counselling, Disabilities Services and Family Dispute Resolution.

The role of Homelessness Support Worker (Families & Women) will be located either at Waitara or at Marsfield. One of the roles is available for a 12 month fixed term contract period; the other roles are permanent full time.

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 for this role please download the letter of instructions and Position Description. For enquiries contact Teresa Phillips on (02) 9488 2400.

 Closing Date: 09 January 2015.

pdf2014_12_18_Letter_of Instructions.pdf24.34 KB

pdf20140901_Position Description.pdf114.58 KB

pdfPersonal_Information_Collection_Notice_-_Employment_2014.pdf175.81 KB

 

Homelessness Support Worker - Men

Homelessness Support Worker (Men’s)

Going Home Staying Home

 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, Counselling, Disabilities Services and Family Dispute Resolution.

The role of Homelessness Support Worker (Men’s) will be located at Waitara.This role is responsible for:  

  • 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.

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 for this role please download the letter of instructions and Position Description. For enquiries contact Teresa Phillips on (02) 9488 2400.

 Closing Date: 09 January 2015.

pdf2014_12_18_Letter of Instructions.pdf24.18 KB

pdf20140902_Position Description.pdf112.02 KB

pdfPersonal_Information_Collection_Notice_-_Employment_2014.pdf175.81 KB

 

Homelessness Support Worker (Child Development)

Homelessness Support Worker (Child Development)

Going Home Staying Home

 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, Counselling, Disabilities Services and Family Dispute Resolution.

The role of Homelessness Support Worker (Child Development) will be located at Waitara and will be required to support children residing in a shelter and in temporary accommodation or in the community within the Hornsby/Ku-ring-gai and Ryde/Hunters Hill Local Government areas. 

This role is responsible for:  

  • Providing high quality case management, support and information to children who are in families receiving support through homeless services.
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of issues relating to child development particularly in families who have experienced complex issues and trauma.
  • 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.
  • Facilitating networking within the broader community.

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 for this role download the letter of instructions and the Position Description. For enquiries contact Teresa Phillips on (02) 9488 2400.

 Closing Date: 09 January 2015.

pdf2014_12_18_Letter of Instructions.pdf24.21 KB

pdf20140903_Position Description.pdf113.23 KB

pdfPersonal_Information_Collection_Notice_-_Employment_2014.pdf175.81 KB

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)

Waitara Family Day Care

In Home Care PicSELF EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

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

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