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.

Homeless Young Parent Support Worker

  • Based at the Central Coast Family Centre, Warnervale NSW

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 Central Coast Family Centre delivers a range of programs including Family and Youth Support, Counselling, Disabilities, Staying Home Leaving Violence and Homeless Young Parent Assistance to families, children and individuals on the Central Coast.

The role of Homeless Young Parent Support Worker is responsible for:  

  • High quality case management support and re-housing for homeless young parent families, including those impacted by domestic violence and family breakdown;
  • Intake of potential clients and ongoing review of existing clients
  • Working with external stakeholders including real estate agents/other housing providers, government agencies and  service providers
  • Facilitating high quality group work as required
  • Appropriate record and file keeping  in accordance with principles of confidentiality
  • Maintaining accurate statistics and meeting internal and external reporting requirements
  • Please download full position description from our website

 The key requirements for this role are:

  • Tertiary qualifications in an appropriate area eg. Community, Social Work, Behavioural Science or related discipline or equivalent industry experience
  • Demonstrated experience working with and engaging vulnerable young adults and their families
  • Demonstrated experience in effective case management with families, including strong assessment and planning skills
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Experience working in partnership with external stakeholders, including government and non-government agencies
  • Knowledge of rapid re housing / homelessness services; child protection  and domestic violence issues highly regarded
  • Must hold valid Working with Children Clearance
  • Current, valid, Australian Driver’s Licence and access to a comprehensively insured vehicle

Please download the below Position Description and instructions on how to apply.

For enquiries contact Kim McIntrye on (02) 4356 2600. Closing Date: 19 September 2014.

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Manager Disability Futures

  •          Opportunity to shape new services and build on our person centred vision
  •          Develop, lead and grow a diverse team
  •          Take on the challenges of the evolving NDIS landscape into the future
  •          Drive community partnerships

CatholicCare 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.  Emerging disability futures will provide innovative and person centred options for existing and new participants and their carers. This new role will lead our future direction within the context of the NDIS.

The Manager Disability Futures will:

  • Transform our business to ensure we support a person centred future
  • Lead, mentor and develop our teams so that they are engaged and included in the transformation process and continue to focus on service excellence
  • Bring a sound commercial approach with a focus on engaging community, corporate and government partners to expand our reach on behalf of our participants

The role requires a commercially experienced leader with a background in change management, excellent stakeholder management skills, and an understanding of the disabilities sector. If you have a passion for the social care sector and can fulfil these requirements download the below Position Description and instructions on how to apply.

 For further information or a confidential discussion, contact Trish Devlin on 9481 2634 or 0417 287 817.

 Closing Date: 22 September 2014

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Coordinators - Manly and Carlingford Outside School Hours Care

  •          Two vacant Coordinator positions based at Manly and Carlingford
  •          Are you passionate about working with children?
  •          Looking for a sustainable career path in a high growth sector?
  •          Seeking fun, flexibility and variety at work?

Outside School Hours Care is a career which is both rewarding and fun with the opportunity to work in a creative way with school age children. CatholicCare is an experienced provider of high quality before and after school care and we currently have two vacant Coordinator roles for our Outside School Hours Care Services at Manly and Carlingford. Responsibilities inlcude:

  • Develop and implement programs for children aged 5 – 12 years in Before School Care and After School Care
  • Provide leadership and direction to staff
  • Ensure that all policies and procedures are adhered to
  • Build relationships with children, their families and school staff 
  • Carry out day to day administration of the service
  • Oversee the implementation of relevant regulations and the National Quality Framework. 

If you have experience in working with children and you would like to apply for this position please do so by downloading the position description and instructions on how to apply. For further information email John Byrne at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   or call John on 0448 869 324 .

Closing date: Friday 5 September

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Coordinator/Early ChildhoodTeacher

  • Maternity leave cover until December 2015
  • Initial part time handover and full time from November 2014
  • Attractive salary packaging that provides above award benefits
  • Operating hours are 8.30am – 3.30pm during school term
  • Based at the Forestville Early Learning Centre

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.

Our Children’s Services programs include Long Day Care, Family Day Care, Outside School Hours Care, Vacation Care and Pre School Early Learning Centres to support the diverse range of needs of families in our community. 

 The Coordinator/Early Childhood Teacher in our Forestville Early Learning Centre will:

  • Oversee the provision of high quality childcare and education to children in a 60 place preschool
  • Oversee compliance with the National Quality Framework and Education and Care Services National Regulations
  • Perform the duties of Nominated Supervisor
  • Lead and mentor a dynamic staff team
  • Develop collaborative relationships with families, based on respect and open communication
  • Fulfil the hands on role of Early Childhood Teacher as required

 The key requirements for this role are:

  • Degree level qualification in Early Childhood Education that is recognised by ACECQA
  • Proven ability to mentor staff in implementing the EYLF and NQF in practice
  • Strong leadership and teaching experience
  • Client service focus, integrity and a commitment to teamwork
  • Must hold valid Working with Children Check Clearance
  • Current First Aid certificate
  • Completion of Identify and Respond to Children & Young People at Risk

 To apply please download the below position description and instructions on how to apply. For further information phone Melissa Vince or Susanna Peterson on (02) 9452 3069.

Closing Date: Friday 29 August 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)

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