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.

Coordinator, Family and Youth Support

Naremburn 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 Naremburn 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 North Shore. We are now seeking a part time Coordinator Family and Youth Support to join our Naremburn Family Centre for 10 months to cover a Parental leave of absence.

 Responsibilities include:

  • Manage the operations of the Naremburn Family and Youth programs.
  • Ensure clear work plans and objectives for staff.
  • Give timely and effective advice to the Family Centre Manager for allocation of staffing resources
  • Provide leadership and supervision of staff.
  • Comply with government reporting.
  • Facilitate appropriate community networking. 

The key requirements for this role are:

  •  Tertiary qualifications in an appropriate area eg. social work, psychology or related discipline.
  •   Demonstrated management experience including ability to lead a team.
  •   Direct casework and counselling experience.
  •   Client service focus, integrity and a commitment to teamwork.

Please download  the Position Description and letter of instruction to apply for this role.

 Closing Date: 28 November 2014.

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Activity Leader

Disability Futures

Waitara and Brookvale

P/T and F/T Opportunities

 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. CatholicCare Disability Futures is currently undergoing an exciting period of change which involves moving to a new service model to better enable growth and respond to participant needs.

The roles of Activity Leader will report to the Area Coordinator.  Each Activity Leader will be responsible for overseeing the day to day operation of the program activity as well as provide a direct service to participants. While some roles will be during the usual week days, other Activity Leaders roles will be required for programs after hours and on weekends.

This role is responsible for:  

  • Leading staff and participants in activities flexibly, adapting and developing to participants needs as required. 
  • Time sheet confirmation of the Activity Support Partners.
  • Providing feedback to the Person Centred Facilitator on participant plan and progress towards achieving their agreed goals.
  • Contribute to costing and pricing of activities to the Person Centred Facilitator.
  • Undertake all required aspects of participant’s personal care.
  • Provide a positive support experience for all participants. 

The key requirements for this role include:

  • Experience working with children and/or adults with a disability and technical knowledge of disabilities.
  • Relevant qualification and experience or demonstrated skills, knowledge and experience for activity to be delivered.
  • Ability to be innovative, flexible, and creative in service delivery.
  • Hold a current, valid, Australian Driver’s Licence, and access to a comprehensively insured vehicle.
  • Ability to build positive relationships with clients and families.
  • Ability to conduct and implement risk assessments.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated application of Person Centred Approach Principles.
  • Knowledge of and ability to enact Disability Services Standards, Disability Services Act 2014, and Community Care Common Standards.
  • Demonstrated customer service focus and ability to deal with individual needs of each participant. 

Please download full position description for further role responsibilities and key requirements

Closing Date: 28 November 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)

Waitara Family Day Care


  • 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

Disability Support Workers

  • Full Time, Part Time and Casual positions available
  • Attractive Salary Packaging Options available

Do you have experience in working with young people and/or people living with a disability?  Do you have a passion for enhancing/empowering others’ lives and bringing out the best in people? If you enjoy high levels of involvement with young people and their families then this could be the job for you! 

You will need a hands-on approach and be willing to work flexible hours including weekdays, weekends and evenings.  

We are looking for people who have Certificate 3 or 4 in Disabilities (or the willingness to obtain) to join our Disability Services Team.

Apply by contacting your local Family Centre: Brookvale Family Centre or Waitara Family Centre.