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 P/T

Waitara Family Centre

30 hours per week – Flexible days

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 Coordinator Family Dispute Resolution provides direct mediation services in addition to managing the operation of the FDR program and provides staff in the FDR team with ongoing supervision, professional development and training opportunities. 

Based at our Waitara Family Centre the responsibilities of this role 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.

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 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 further information phone Jay Gleeson on 02 9488 2400 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Closing Date: 3 July 2016

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Child Care Worker

  • Based on site at Our Lady of Perpetual Succour West Pymble
  • Term time only
  • 27.5 hours per week

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 as a result we are significantly expanding our Outside School Hours Care Services across the Northern Beaches and North West Sydney.

We are currently seeking a highly motivated individual to work in a part time position in our Outside School Hours Care service, based at Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, West Pymble.

 Hours are 7am – 9am & 2.30pm – 6.00pm each day – during the NSW Catholic School Term Times only.

 Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in implementing programs for children aged 5 – 12 years in Before School Care, After School Care
  • Ensuring that all policies and procedures are adhered to
  • Building relationships with children, their families and school staff
  • Assisting with day to day administration of the service
  • This role will become the educational leader for the service and the successful candidate must be prepared to take on this role

 As an established provider you will benefit from training and support to assist you in building your skills in this rapidly expanding sector.

If you have a background in working with children and you would like to apply for this position please do so by downloading the below position description and instructions on how to apply. For further information call Rebecca Haynes on (02) 9481 2676 or 0437 650 313.

Closing date: 18 January 2016

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Waitara Family Day Care


  • 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
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Australian Government provides financial support for this Family Day Care Child Care Service under the Community Support Program