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.

Family Support Worker

  • Flexible Part time position (24 hours)
  • Work close to home, Northern Beaches /Naremburn location

 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.

 Our Northern Beaches Centre delivers a range of programs including Family and Youth Support, Counselling, Financial Counselling and Family Dispute Resolution to families, children and individuals on the Lower North Shore and Northern Beaches. We are now seeking a full time Family Support Worker for our Northern Beaches team.  

 The role of Family Support Worker is based at the Northern Beaches and Naremburn Family Centreand responsibilities include:

  • Conduct assessments of families and young people accessing Family and Youth Services
  • 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:

  • 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

 Required qualifications are:

  • Tertiary qualifications in an appropriate area eg. Community, Social Work, Behavioural Science or related discipline

To apply please download the position description below and outline the essential criteria for the role in your cover letter.  Send this together with your CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . For further information phone Nicci Rowe on 8425 8700.

 Closing Date: Tuesday 27th September 2017

 CatholicCare is a child-safe and child-friendly organisation – all staff must comply with our child-safe child-friendly

policies and Code of Conduct. All appointments are subject to a satisfactory Working with Children Check Clearance in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.  

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Coordinator, Family and Youth Support

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.

Our Naremburn and Northern Beaches 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 inviting applications for the full time role of Coordinator Family and Youth Support at Naremburn and Northern Beaches.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage a diverse team of workers across early intervention programs for families and youth
  • Build strong collaborative partnerships with key stakeholders
  • Ensure compliance with reporting requirements (including data collection)
  • Promote the application of the agency’s policies and procedures
  • Being involved in community development
  • Promoting and upholding the Mission, Vision and Values of CatholicCare Diocese of Broken Bay

 

The key requirements for this role are:

  •          Tertiary qualifications in an appropriate area e.g., Social Work, Psychology or related discipline
  •          Demonstrated management experience, including ability to lead a team effectively in a multidisciplinary family centre environment
  •          Client service focus, integrity and a commitment to teamwork
  •          Direct casework and counselling experience
  •          Demonstrated supervisory skills
  •          Demonstrated networking and advocacy skills
  •          Knowledge of current Child Protection legislation
  •          Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including report writing
  •          Computer literacy
  •          Must hold a valid Working with Children Check

 To apply please download the position description from our website www.catholiccaredbb.org.au . Send your CV and letter outlining your suitability for the role This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone (02) 8425 8700for a confidential discussion.

 Closing Date: 27 September 2017

 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.

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Safe Homes Integrated Domestic and Family Violence Men's Behaviour Change Worker

  • Permanent part time role – 3 days per week
  • Located in Tuggerah on the Central Coast
  • Attractive Salary Packaging Options

This is an opportunity to make a positive impact on one of the Central Coasts most pressing social issues, domestic and family related violence.

The Central Coast Family Centre offers Integrated Domestic and Family Violence services through its Safe Homes program, delivering therapeutic outcomes which aim to drive significant change in the area of domestic and family violence. The Safe Homes program is part of our integrated Family Centre model which also provides a range of community based social care programs including family and parenting services, counselling and mediation, relationship education, young parents homelessness program, emergency relief, hospital chaplaincy and Mary Macs place at Woy Woy. 

Reporting to the Coordinator, Domestic and Family Violence Services for the Central Coast, the Men’s Behaviour Change Worker will: 

  • Provide evidence based, innovative, effective and high quality group and individual interventions to drive behaviour change in perpetrators of domestic violence,  
  • Contribute to program development and innovation to ensure on going responsiveness to the needs of the client base, 
  • Comply with all government and CatholicCare reporting requirements and program reviews,
  • Actively engage and network with a complex range of external stakeholders,
  • Work as part of a team to ensure a comprehensive and seamless service to clients,
  • Adhere to policies and procedures to maintain safety for all parties.

The successful candidate will possess Degree level qualifications in Social Work or Counselling and/or demonstrate significant experience in domestic violence specialist work and a background in driving behavioural change using proven models.

Please download the below full position description outlining the responsibilities and requirements for the role and instructions on how to apply. For further information phone Kathy Godfrey on 02 4356 2670 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Closing Date:  30 September 2017

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Safe Homes Integrated Domestic and Family Violence Case Worker

  • Permanent full time roles x 4 (1 Identified Position)
  • Located in Tuggerah on the Central Coast
  • Attractive Salary Packaging Options

This is an opportunity to make a positive impact on one of the Central Coasts most pressing social issues, domestic and family related violence.

The Central Coast Family Centre offers Integrated Domestic and Family Violence services through its Safe Homes program, delivering therapeutic outcomes which aim to drive significant change in the area of domestic and family violence. The Safe Homes program is part of our integrated Family Centre model which also provides a range of community based social care programs including family and parenting services, counselling and mediation, relationship education, young parents homelessness program, emergency relief, hospital chaplaincy and Mary Macs place at Woy Woy. 

Reporting to the Coordinator, Domestic and Family Violence Services for the Central Coast, the Case Workers will:

  • Provide evidence based, effective, flexible and high quality case management and advocacy to clients of the service,  
  • Contribute to program development and innovation to ensure on going responsiveness to the needs of the client base, 
  • Comply with all government and CatholicCare reporting requirements and program reviews,
  • Actively engage and network with a complex range of external stakeholders,
  • Work as part of a team to ensure a comprehensive and seamless service to clients,
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures to maintain safety of all parties.

The successful candidate will possess Diploma level qualifications in Community Services and/or demonstrate significant experience in domestic violence specialist work.

There are four (4) full time Case Worker roles available, and one (1) of these positions is an Identified Position and will primarily work in support of Aboriginal clients experiencing, or at risk of Domestic Violence. CatholicCare considers that being Aboriginal is a genuine occupational requirement under Section 14 of the Anti- Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW), for this one (1) Identified Position.  Please indicate if you are applying for this particular position.

Please donwload the below full position description outlining the responsibilities and requirements for the role and instructions on how to apply. For further information phone Kathy Godfrey on 02 4356 2670 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Closing Date:  15 September 2017

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Team Leader, Specialist Homelessness Services

The Team Leader, Specialist Homelessness Services has supervisory responsibility for a team of workers in the Specialist Homelessness Services programs.    Your role will include in ensuring an effective and timely intake, assessment, case management and exit planning for all clients of the service.

 Responsibilities include:

  •  Provide case management and support services to individuals and families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, and ensure the delivery of holistic, strength based services.  
  • Ensuring all clients have a comprehensive assessment and up to date, documented case plan which includes an exit plan, and ensuring that this plan is regularly reviewed. 
  • Screening suitability of clients and responding to complex cases in timely and effective manner.
  • Provide safe, respectful short and medium term supported accommodation for eligible clients of the service.
  • Provide leadership, support and supervision to staff, whilst promoting a collaborative team environment
  • Comply with all government reporting requirements for program components (including data collection), and ensure effective mechanisms are in place to review the program performance
  • Work with the broader community by participating and contributing to the community development initiatives where appropriate,  facilitating appropriate networking, participating in relevant local committees and support interagency collaboration and co-ordination in the planning and development of local services
  • Promote and uphold the Mission, Vision and Values of CatholicCare Diocese of Broken Bay

 The key requirements for this role are:

  • Tertiary qualifications in an appropriate area e.g., Social Work, Social Science, Welfare, Psychology, Health and/or substantial industry experience
  • Knowledge, skills and demonstrated practice experience in working with housing issues, and an understanding of the needs of homeless people
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals in a case management process, undertaking assessments; developing & reviewing case plans; and provide strength based support to assist individuals, families, and children
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and familiarity with legal and other aspects of domestic violence and child protection and custody issues.
  • Knowledge of current Child Protection and NSW Tenancy legislation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including report writing.
  • Demonstrated networking ability with a variety of government Departments and non-government organisations
  • Demonstrated advocacy skills
  • Current and valid NSW Driver’s Licence
  • Competent computer literacy, especially Microsoft Word and Excel, Outlook

Desirable:

  • Access to a comprehensively insured vehicle
  • Experience managing teams
  • Experience working within accommodation services
  • Experience working within domestic and family violence services

 

To apply please download the position description. Send your CV and letter outlining your suitability for the role to Patricia Mitchell at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 Closing Date:  30 September 2017

 

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