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 Educator


  • Term time contracts x 3 working during school terms until the end of the school year in 2017
  • Part time and full time positions 3 days, 4 days and full time
  • Located on the grounds of St Brendan’s Lake Munmorah
  • Operating hours are 7.45am – 3.15pm 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 Diploma Qualified Child Care Educators 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 these roles 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 and WWCC (or willing to obtain).

To apply please download the below Position Description and instructions on how to apply. For further information phone Michelle on (02) 4358 1102 or 0419 342 443 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 Closing Date: Friday 16 December 2016

Interviews to be held: Monday 19 and Tuesday 20 December 2016


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Family Referral Worker

  • Family Centre Environment
  • Opportunity to work in a professional and dedicated team
  • Full Time permanent role
  • Attractive salary packaging options

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.

The Family Referral Service supports vulnerable children and their families to access appropriate support services throughout Northern Sydney.

Responsibilities include:

  • Facilitate and improve access to local services for vulnerable children and families by providing appropriate information, support and advocacy
  • Provide telephone and face to face services in community locations and clients homes
  • Referral to appropriate services and follow up
  • Promoting the Family Referral Service at Interagencies and meetings across Northern Sydney


  • Tertiary qualifications in an appropriate area e.g., Social Work, Welfare, Psychology, or related discipline and or demonstrated relevant industry experience
  • Must hold valid working with children check clearance
  • Must have a valid NSW drivers licence and own car
  • CALD or Aboriginal Workers are encouraged to apply

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 Michelle Povah 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: 02 December 2016

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Waitara Family Day Care Educator


Waitara Family Cay Care is looking for more educators.

  • Are you passionate about providing high quality care in your home?
  • Do you have experience caring for children?
  • Are you interested in owning your own child care business?
  • Do you want flexibility and to work from home?
  • Do you want to work with a dedicated team of professionals?
  • Can you create a safe, nurturing environment that enhances children's learning and development?

Waitara Family Day Care has been operating for over 30 years and we cover the Hornsby local government area and surrounding suburbs. We have a group of highly experienced and qualified staff who can support educators through the registration process and throughout their time with our service.

We are looking for people who have:

  • Certificate III in children’s Services (or working towards)
  • First aid, asthma and anaphylaxis training
  • Experience working with children
  • Ability to provide creative learning programmes for children
  • Commitment to providing quality child care
  • Good communication skills and work collaboratively with families
  • willingness to participate in ongoing learning and development
  • Ability with administrative tasks
  • A desire to provide a professional child care service and to be well financially rewarded.


We are looking for educators who live in a wide range of areas including the Hornsby local government area, Hills district and surrounding suburbs.

You can live in your own home or rental premises. We will consider a range of types of homes including houses, duplexes, townhouses, units if the home is suitable and safe.

Educators in a bush fire zone are required to complete a Development Application. We can assist you with this.

Why join Waitara Family Day Care

We provide support and assistance to educators while they are setting up their business and throughout the time they are registered with us. Some of the support services are;

  • Recruitment and selection of educators and support throughout the registration process
  • Training and professional development
  • Access to list of families needing care for their children
  • Assistance to meet regulatory requirements
  • Assistance with administration
  • Assistance in running a business
  • Assistance in an emergency
  • Support visits in the home
  • Phone and email support
  • Access to government fee assistance for eligible families including Child Care Benefit and Rebate
  • Networking with experienced educators and other child care professionals
  • Assistance with safety, health and hygiene needs
  • Playsessions and other children’s events
  • Being part of a well-recognised and respected provider of Family Day Care and other child care services
  • Assistance with acquiring a nationally recognised qualifications
  • Access to interest free loans

How to apply to be a Family Day Care educator

Contact Maree Higginbotham, Family Day Care Coordinator on 9488 2402 or 9488 2400 or 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