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.

Trainee Child Care Worker

  • Waitara Early Learning & Care Centre
  • Fulltime – 1 Year
  • Earn $ and experience while you gain your child care qualification

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. The Waitara Early Learning and Care Centre provides high quality child care and education to children in a 67 place long day care centre.

 Responsibilities:

  • Assist and support the Early Learning and Care Centre team in providing high quality care and education for children aged 0-5 years of age.

The requirements for this role are:

  • Flexibility
  • Must hold a valid Working with Children Check clearance.
  • Commitment to studying and completing the Certificate III in Children’s Services within 12 months.
  • Must be over 18 years of age

Please download the full position description and follow the instructions to apply. For enquiries contact Simone Weingaertner on (02) 9488 2400. 

 Closing Date: 20 March 2015

pdfChild Care Trainee Position Description274.5 KB

pdfInstructions on how to apply160.95 KB

pdfPersonal_Information_Collection_Notice_-_Employment_2014.pdf175.81 KB

Person Centred Facilitator

  • Disability Futures
  • Brookvale Location

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 role of Person Centred Facilitator will report to the Area Coordinator and will be responsible for managing relationships with participants within their hub which will be located at Brookvale.  The Person Centred Facilitator will assess and manage contractual relationships with participants and their families to ensure CatholicCare’s person centred disability programs are meeting participant objectives, as well as achieving CatholicCare’s participant retention objectives.

This role is responsible for:  

  • Person Centred Assessment
  • Developing, monitoring and reviewing Person Centred plans
  • Case management
  • Referrals internally and externally
  • Linking the activity to the goal
  • Mainstream client inclusion
  • Establish, monitor and review budget  with participant and/or nominated person
  • Participant contract management including initial drafting and signing
  • Gathering activities and outcome information

 The key requirements for this role include:

  • Excellent assessment skills
  • Sound understanding of disabilities and its impact on families
  • Demonstrated ability in developing and maintaining partnerships with in/external stakeholders
  • Problem solving skills
  • Financial literacy
  • Advocacy skills
  • Local knowledge of services and benefits to participants
  • Consistent yet innovative work practices
  • Person Centred Approach principles knowledge and demonstrated application
  • Knowledge and ability to enact Disability Services Standards, Disability Inclusion Act 2014 and the Community Care Common Standards
  • Demonstrated focus on service excellence and ability to  focus on individual participant needs

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

Download and follow the letter of instruction to apply for this role. For enquiries contact Cate Archibald on 02 8968 5100.

 Closing Date: 13 March 2015.

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pdfInstructions on how to apply161.71 KB

pdfPersonal_Information_Collection_Notice_-_Employment_2014.pdf175.81 KB

Facilitator (Decision Support)

  • Disability Futures
  • 2 X Fixed Term till June 2016, Part Time Roles
  • Brookvale or Waitara location

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 role of Facilitator (Decision Support) will report to the Area Coordinator and will be responsible for building the capacity of people with disability to make decisions and exercise choice and control over their lives. The supported decision making program is a short term process that enables a transition from reliance on prescriptive case management service models to a more autonomous and self-driven service model.

This role is responsible for:  

  • Conducting Person Centred Assessments
  • Building decision making capacity of participants and their families through education and empowerment;
  • Strengthening of participants’, families’ and communities’ circle of support knowledge;
  • Assist in plan development, review and evaluation;
  • Facilitate case management and case coordination services to participants that focuses on responding to the needs of participants

The key requirements for this role include:

  • Tertiary qualifications in an appropriate area e.g., Social Work, Social Science, Welfare, Psychology, or related discipline and/or demonstrated relevant industry experience;
  • Sound understanding of disabilities and its impact on families;
  • Demonstrated ability in developing support networks;
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals in a case management process, undertaking assessments; developing & reviewing plans; and provide strength based support to assist participants, families, and support networks;
  • Person Centred Approach Principles knowledge and demonstrated application;
  • Experience in group work and family education;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and familiarity with legal and other aspects of substituted decision making

Please download full position description for further role responsibilities and key requirements.   To apply, download the letter of instruction to apply.

For enquiries contact Peter Dixon, Manager Disability Futures, on 02 9481 2672.

Closing Date: 13 March 2015.

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pdfInstructions on Applying161.71 KB

pdfPersonal_Information_Collection_Notice_-_Employment_2014.pdf175.81 KB

Transition to Work Activity Leader

P/T - 4 days per week

Disability Futures - Waitara

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 role of Transition to Work Activity Leader will report to the Area Coordinator and is responsible for overseeing the day to day operation of the Transition to Work program as well as provide a direct service to participants.

This role is responsible for:  

  •          Leading staff and participants in activities flexibly; adapting and developing to participants needs as required. 
  •          Mentoring and supporting participants on work experience placement.
  •          Plan and facilitate practical and written programmes.
  •          Plan weekly schedule of Transition to Work activities.
  •          Maintain case notes and assessment sheets.
  •          Collaborate with local business/education and government bodies to support work placement.

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 the Transition to Work programme 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.

Please download full position description for further role responsibilities and key requirements. To apply, please download the Position Description and letter of instruction to apply for this role. For enquiries contact Sue Ayers on 02 9473 7218.

 Closing Date: 6 March 2015.

pdfPosition Description TTW Activity Leader187.71 KB

pdfInstructions on how to apply159.15 KB

pdfPersonal_Information_Collection_Notice_-_Employment_2014.pdf175.81 KB

Waitara Family Day Care

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  • 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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