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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.

Chief Operating Officer - Social Care

 

CatholicCare provides professional caring services and assistance in the Catholic Diocese of Broken Bay serving in justice and love since 1987. It has a wide range of programs and services available to assist children, young people, individuals and families through its Children's Services, Family Centres, and Out of Home care in Northern Sydney, Northern Beaches and NSW Central Coast.

Responsibilities
Reporting to the Executive Director, the CatholicCare Chief Operating Officer – Social Care (COO) oversees the direct management of operational service delivery to those who access CatholicCare programs throughout the Diocese of Broken Bay. The position ensures that all programs and teams deliver high quality direct support and intervention/s, based on knowledge of best practice in not-for-profit faith and values-based social care environments. The COO works closely with the Executive Director in providing executive level organisational leadership via the supervision of managers at all levels, and assisting in the development of CatholicCare strategic directions and plans.

Key requirements and qualifications
The Chief Operating Officer – Social Care will possess the following qualifications, knowledge and experience:

  • A practising Catholic with a personal commitment to the Catholic Faith, and a demonstrated commitment to the teaching and ethos of the Catholic Church;
  • Tertiary qualifications in a Social Science related discipline or other qualification relevant to this role;
  • Relevant expertise in one or more social care specialities e.g. Children’s Services, Disability Support or Family Centre Management
  • Knowledge and direct management experience in a not-for-profit social care organisation
  • Developing and implementing strategic organisational directions and plans
  • Demonstrated leadership in team-based environments
  • Ability to sustain effective, positive and influential relationships with a broad range of stakeholders;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of relevant NSW and Australian government statutory/ legislative requirements

For a confidential discussion about this position and to obtain a copy of the Information Pack which contains details about how to apply for this position please contact:

Anthony Spata
REACH Human Resources

M: 0402 210 055
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Applications close: Friday, 31 July 2015

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.

 

Executive Director

CatholicCare provides professional caring services and assistance in the Catholic Diocese of Broken Bay serving in justice and love since 1987. It has a wide range of programs and services available to assist children, young people, individuals and families through its Children's Services, Family Centres, and Out of Home care in Northern Sydney, Northern Beaches and NSW Central Coast.

Responsibilities
Reporting to the Bishop of the Diocese, the Executive Director, CatholicCare leads the organisation by providing inspirational leadership, motivation and operational direction.  The Executive Director is responsible for developing and managing all aspect of the provision of social care and support, and is accountable for promoting a positive organisational culture that fosters and supports the mission of CatholicCare, ‘serving in justice and love’.  The Executive Director will continue to develop a robust diocesan agency that identifies and meets the defined social services needs of our community within the necessary financial and organisational parameters.  Importantly, the Executive Director is also responsible for leading, developing and implementing the programs and funding strategy around the changing government policy including the implementation of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Key requirements and qualifications:
The Executive Director will possess the following qualifications, knowledge and experience:

  • A practising Catholic with a personal commitment to the Catholic Faith, and a demonstrated commitment to the teaching and ethos of the Catholic Church;
  • Ability to support and embed the teachings of the Catholic Church through the realisation of CatholicCare’s Vision, Mission and Values into the organisation’s strategic plans;
  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Science or other qualifications relevant to this role;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of all relevant statutory/legislative requirements, and its impact on CatholicCare;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of all areas of service delivery in the care sector;
  • A proven record of providing inspirational leadership to a complex and diverse organisation
  • Ability to sustain effective, positive and influential relationships with a broad range of stakeholders;
  • Ability to lead an executive team in achieving organisational goals;
  • Ability to work effectively and positively with the Diocesan leadership as well as other Church leaders

For a confidential discussion about this position and to obtain a copy of the Information Pack which contains details about how to apply for this position please contact:

Anthony Spata
REACH Human Resources

M: 0402 210 055
E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Applications close: Friday, 31 July 2015

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.

 

Out of Home Care Administrative Assistant

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 Diocese of Broken Bay is a faith based not for profit organisation that provides a wide range of programs to assist children, young persons, individuals and families with social care needs in Sydney’s north and on the NSW Central Coast.

CatholicCare Broken Bay provides Out of Home Care (residential care and foster care) services to children and young people aged 0-18 years with integrated therapeutic intervention who have experienced trauma and abuse.

This is a full time permanent role and exists to provide high quality, administrative support to the Manager, Coordinators, Caseworkers and OOHC team and ensure the administration of the program operates effectively.

 Responsibilities include:

  • Providing quality administrative support
  • Administration and maintenance of financial and accounting systems
  • Managing of office systems and information through maintenance of filing systems
  • Data entry (Microsoft Excel and Access)
  • Preparation of mail outs, correspondence, minutes and reports
  • Providing clients with prompt and respectful service and effective referral to other agencies and services where appropriate

 The key requirements for this role are:

  • Ability to engage in collaborative teamwork
  • Timely completion of compulsory reporting requirements
  • Assistance with collection and compilation of relevant statistical information for the purpose of the agency and funding bodies
  • Assisting in maintaining and developing communication processes within Out of Home Care

 Required competencies and qualifications:

  • Relevant qualification such as Certificate III in Business Administration
  • Relevant experience including management of accounts, computer skills, secretarial and organisational skills
  • Experienced in data entry
  • Competent touch typing skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Knowledge of current Child Protection and other relevant legislation
  • Ability to prioritise a wide range of tasks, work independently and as part of a team

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

For enquiries contact Vanita Waaijer at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 02 9481 2612 for a confidential discussion.

 Closing Date: 17 July, 2015

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Administrative Support Worker

Part time role – 4 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 Diocese of Broken Bay is a faith based not for profit organisation that provides a wide range of programs to assist children, young persons, individuals and families with social care needs in Sydney’s north and on the NSW Central Coast.

 The role of the Administrative Support Worker exists to provide high quality administrative support and reception duties to the Family Centre Manager and all service teams ensuring the family centre and all programs operate smoothly and efficiently.

 Responsibilities include:

  • Sitting on the main reception and acting as the face of the Family Centre
  • Liaising with clients, staff, referrers, and other service providers via email, phone, and face-to-face in an open, friendly and professional manner
  • Providing all around administration support; eg petty cash, database management, supply orders, maintenance, and WHS procedures

 The key requirements for this role are:

  • Strong typing skills and proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to multi-task, organize, and maintain office systems to keep Centre running smoothly
  • Be switched on , motivated, well presented, a team player and show initiative
  • Have exceptional written and verbal communication skills and take great pride in your work
  • Client service focus, integrity and a commitment to teamwork
  • Must hold a valid working with children check

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

For enquiries contact Laura Hurstfield 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: 10 July, 2015

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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
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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