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.

Activity Leader

Disability Futures

Waitara and Brookvale

P/T and F/T Opportunities

 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 roles of Activity Leader will report to the Area Coordinator.  Each Activity Leader will be responsible for overseeing the day to day operation of the program activity as well as provide a direct service to participants. While some roles will be during the usual week days, other Activity Leaders roles will be required for programs after hours and on weekends.

This role is responsible for:  

  • Leading staff and participants in activities flexibly, adapting and developing to participants needs as required. 
  • Time sheet confirmation of the Activity Support Partners.
  • Providing feedback to the Person Centred Facilitator on participant plan and progress towards achieving their agreed goals.
  • Contribute to costing and pricing of activities to the Person Centred Facilitator.
  • Undertake all required aspects of participant’s personal care.
  • Provide a positive support experience for all participants. 

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 activity 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.
  • Ability to build positive relationships with clients and families.
  • Ability to conduct and implement risk assessments.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated application of Person Centred Approach Principles.
  • Knowledge of and ability to enact Disability Services Standards, Disability Services Act 2014, and Community Care Common Standards.
  • Demonstrated customer service focus and ability to deal with individual needs of each participant. 

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

Closing Date: 28 November 2014.

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Resource Planner

Disability Futures

Waitara and Brookvale

 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 roles of Resource Planner will report to the Area Coordinator.  Each Resource Planner will be responsible for timetables within their hub and will be located either at Waitara or at Brookvale.  The Resource Planner will develop program timetables and coordinate staff rosters to efficiently match participant requirements.

This role is responsible for:  

  • Develop rosters to meet participant needs and suitable staff availability , matching skills with participant requirements
  • Communicating with people with a disability and their families and carers
  • Liaise with staff for the purpose of roster filling
  • Confirmation of timesheets against staff rosters for all Activity Leaders and Activity Support Partners
  • Internally manage booking for activities using available systems and processes
  • Interpret relevant industrial instruments in developing rosters and confirming timesheets, scheduling within budget parameters and ensuring compliance with the Award

 The key requirements for this role include:

  • Excellent organisation and communication skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines while matching participant needs with staff skills.
  • Ability to build positive relationships with staff, participants, and families.
  • Ability to interpret and apply relevant Awards and Industrial Instruments.
  • Comply with WHS regulations and obligations under the WHS Act 2011 (NSW).
  • Knowledge of Person Centred Approach principles.
  • Service focused with the ability meet the needs of both participants and staff.
  • Ability to apply Risk Assessment principles in matching clients with staff.
  • Use of rostering software packages and/or extensive rostering experience.

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

Closing Date: 10 November 2014.

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Person Centred Facilitator

Disability Futures

Waitara and Brookvale

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 roles of Person Centred Facilitator will report to the Area Coordinator.  Each Person Centred Facilitator will be responsible for managing relationships with participants within their hub and will be located either at Waitara or 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.

Closing Date: 10 November 2014.

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Program Designer

Disability Futures

Pennant Hills 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 Program Designer will report to the Manager Disability Futures.  The Program Designer will be responsible for developing and maintaining programs and activities.  The Program Designer will develop and establish commercially sound programs and activities to meet the person centred needs of CatholicCare’s participants in compliance with Disability Service Standards.

This role is responsible for:  

  • Developing packages of activities and programs based on participant interest and feedback to achieve participant objectives
  • Developing and reviewing the programs and activities on an ongoing basis
  • Preparing detailed cost analysis for proposed activities
  • Sourcing venues for activities as required and initiate and manage contractual relationships with any external partners
  • Identifying and procuring required resources for activities in consultation with Activity Leaders

 

The key requirements for this role include:

  • Proven ability to design activity programs using creativity and innovation
  • Financial ability to conduct costings for potential activities and check for viability
  • Strong relationship building and negotiation skills and the capacity to establish internal and external relationships to benefit the business
  • Maintain program quality in line with Disability Services Standards and relevant KPIs
  • Knowledge and ability to enact Disability Services Standards, Disability Inclusion Act 2014 and Community Care Common Standards
  • Comply with WHS regulations and obligations under the WHS Act 2011 (NSW), ability to conduct risk assessments
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to embed customer service excellence across the business and amongst the teams

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

Closing Date: 10 November 2014

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Relationship Developer

Disability Futures

Waitara and Brookvale (2 Roles)

 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 roles of Relationship Developer will report to the Manager Disability Futures.  Each Relationship Developer will be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships within their hub and will be located either at Waitara or at Brookvale.  The Relationship Developer will establish internal and external relationships to embed CatholicCare as a preferred provider of person centred disability programs in the local community and amongst the participant target market.

This role is responsible for:  

  • Developing relationships with internal and external stakeholders to promote CatholicCare’s Person Centred Disability programs within the community, across commercial and government stakeholder and within the target market.
  • Engaging participants through direct communication, information sessions and other community based activities to achieve market awareness and new participant objectives.
  • Attracting new participants to CatholicCare Disabilities.
  • Identifying and analysing business opportunities with external partners, using market analysis to promote CatholicCare in the local community and broaden opportunities for new programs and activities

 The key requirements for this role include:

  • Highly developed communication skills both written and verbal
  • Strong relationship building and negotiation skills and the capacity to establish internal and external relationships to benefit the business
  • Business Development experience
  • Commercial/business acumen and financial literacy
  • Experience in managing customer complaints/issues and high level problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of Person Centred Approach principles
  • Knowledge and ability to enact Disability Services Standards; Disability Inclusion Act 2014 and Community Care Common Standards

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

Closing Date: 10 November 2014

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