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.

Coordinator Family Dispute Resolution

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 role of Coordinator Family Dispute Resolution is based at 29 Yardley Avenue Waitara and responsibilities include:

  • Conducting family dispute resolution/ mediation sessions with clients, including co mediation;
  • Supervising and supporting the mediation team to provide high quality mediation services;
  • Expanding the services offered in mediation;
  • Part time will be considered.

 The key requirements for this role are:

  • Significant experience in Family Dispute Resolution;
  • Outstanding skills and knowledge of the mediation process including a thorough knowledge of relevant legislation.eg. Family Law, Child Support Act, Court Orders;
  • Demonstrated experience in managing a team;
  • Excellent  written and verbal communication skills;
  • Must hold a valid working with children check.

 Required qualifications are:

  • Registration as a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner.

 To apply please download the position description and follow the instructions to apply. For enquiries or a confidential discussion please phone Maree Higginbotham on 94882400.

 Closing Date: 14 August 2015

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Coordinator Out of Home Care

  • Full time Permanent role
  • Central Coast location
  • Ongoing professional development provided
  • Attractive salary packaging options

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's Out of Home Care (OOHC) Service provides integrated therapeutic intervention to children and young people aged 0-18 years, who have experienced trauma and abuse. The position exists to oversee the provision of effective, flexible and high quality services in our integrated model of accredited Foster Care and Residential Care. 

Responsibilities include: 

  •  Manage the operations of OOHC programs (Residential and Foster Care)
  •  Provide leadership and supervision to OOHC staff
  •  Comply with reporting requirements for program components
  •  Administration and accountability for annual budgets and program planning
  •  Review program performance
  •  After hours and on-call duties 

The key requirements for this role are: 

  • Strong skills in leading and developing teams including the provision of supervision to staff and carers
  • The ability to develop, maintain and strengthen positive partnerships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated management experience, including the recruitment, assessment and training of staff and foster carers
  • Client focus and a commitment to supporting excellence in service delivery  
  • Appropriate Tertiary qualifications eg Social Work, Social Science, Welfare, Psychology, Health, Education or related discipline. 
  • Experience working in Out of Home Care
  • Sound knowledge of NSW Out of Home Care system and the needs of children and young people in care
  • Demonstrated budgeting and financial management capability
  • Knowledge of NSW Care and Protection Act, and Ombudsman Legislation and other relevant legislation to child protection
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including formal report writing

To apply please download the below position description and letter of instruction and follow the directions to apply. Send your CV and letter outlining your suitability for the role to Vanessa Smith at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 02 4340 1030 for a confidential discussion.

Closing Date: 7th August 2015

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Direct Care Worker

  • Permanent Positions – Full Time & Part Time
  • Opportunity to support disadvantaged young people in our community
  • Attractive salary packaging options

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 NSW Central Coast.

CatholicCare’s Out of Home Care team provide essential support and accommodation to children and young people from disadvantaged backgrounds to help them reach their potential. The Direct Care Worker roles are based in Northern Sydney.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing high quality care and support services to our children and young people in structured Residential Care homes on a 24 x7 shift work roster
  • Completing administrative reporting and record keeping as required
  • Contributing to team building and collaboration and taking part in team meetings and training sessions
  • Ensure effective implementation of individual  case plans to ensure the optimal outcomes and participate in the review of those plans as required

The key requirements for this role are:

  • Knowledge of the impact of abuse/neglect, child protection mandates, adolescent development, and the range of services required by children and young people in out of home care environments
  • Experience in working with disadvantaged children and young people in a related environment such as education, social welfare or health sciences
  • Understanding of Chid Protection legislation
  • Administration and computer skills
  • Capacity to work shifts on a rotating roster that includes days, evenings, nights, weekends and sleepover shifts
  • Working with Children Check Clearance and satisfactory National Criminal History Check.

 Qualifications:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline (for example Social Work/Psychology/Education) are preferred but not essential if significant relevant experience can be shown
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Current, valid Drivers Licence

To apply please download the position description and follow the instructions to apply. Send your CV and letter outlining your suitability for the role to Vanessa Smith at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or phone 02 4340 1030 for a confidential discussion.

 Closing Date: 14 August 2015

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Activity Support Partner

  • Activity Support Partner - Casual
  • Disability Futures  

CatholicCare Diocese of Broken Bay delivers a comprehensive range of integrated welfare services to the community.  We need compassionate and committed people with lots of enthusiasm to work in our Disability Services in the position of Activity Support Partner in the Waitara area. If you meet the following criteria, we look forward to hearing from you:

Essential knowledge and skills required:

  • Experience supporting people with disabilities, preferably with a range of support needs and disabilities and  the  ability  to negotiate with people with disabilities and their families;
  •  Good communication, problem solving and time management skills;
  •  Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  •  Ability to prioritise and manage multiple tasks;
  •  Hold a current, valid, Australian Driver’s Licence,
  •  Understanding of and commitment to the Disability Services Act and the Disability Services Standard.

 To apply, please download the Position Description and letter of instruction.

 For enquiries contact Sue Ayers, Area Coordinator on (02) 9473 7221.

 Closing date: 2 August 2015

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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
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.

 

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