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 policy and Code of Conduct. All appointments are subject to a satisfactory Working with Children Check in accordance with the Commission for Children and Young People Act 1998

Child Care Worker

  • Temporary Contract for 2 days a week (Thursday & Friday) for the remainder of the 2014 school year with a possibility of opportunities in 2015
  • Located in Forestville
  • Operating hours are 8.30am – 3.30pm during school term

CatholicCare Diocese of Broken Bay is a faith based not for profit organisation assisting 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. 

This Child Care role at Forestville will:

  • Plan, programme and evaluate for both individual and groups of children within the context of a play based learning environment.
  • Document  children’s learning and maintain children records.
  • Provide a safe, nurturing and positive learning environment for children.
  • Work effectively with colleagues and contribute to a cohesive team environment.
  • Build strong and effective relationships with children and their families.

The key requirements for this role are:

  • Previous experience working in Children’s Services.
  • High level of understanding and demonstrated experience in regards to the Early Years Learning Framework and the National Quality Standards.
  • Ability to record and document children’s learning that reflects current pedagogical thinking and practices.
  • Well developed written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to build respectful relationships with fellow educators, families, children and other professionals.

Required qualifications are:

  • Diploma in Early Childhood or Certificate III in Children’s Services

Desirable qualifications are

  • Current first aid certificate

 To apply please download the below relevant Position Description (applications are invited from both Diploma Qualified or Certificate III qualified individuals - choose relevant PD) and follow the letter of instruction to apply. For further information phone Melissa Vince or Susanna Peterson on (02) 9452 3069.

Closing Date: Friday 25 April 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)

Opportunities in Outside School Hours Care

    • 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 with school age children. Our organisation is seeking highly motivated individuals and will provide training and support to assist you in building your skills in this rapidly expanding sector.

2014 will see significant expansion of our Outside School Hours Care Services with new services opening in Manly, Carlingford, Collaroy Plateau and Davidson plus increasing staff needs in our existing services located throughout the Northern Beaches, North Western Sydney and on the NSW Central Coast.

We are seeking a range of full time, part time and casual staff for Coordinator and Child Care Worker roles. If you have an interest or background in working with children and you would like to apply for these positions please do so by sending your CV and a covering letter to Donna Brooks at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   or call for a confidential discussion on (02) 9481 2676 or 0409 321 188.

Please download an information package before applying by visiting our website catholiccaredbb.org.au.

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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:

Kate Frost
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.