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At CatholicCare Canberra & Goulburn we recognise that it is our people, their drive, loyalty and commitment to delivering a great service for the community that truly makes the difference. Therefore we are dedicated to finding the right people and achieve this through a fair, equitable and effective recruitment and selection process ensuring we select people based on their skills, knowledge, ability and attitude. If you would like to be part of the CatholicCare team, either in a paid or volunteering capacity, we encourage you to visit our recruitment section where you can search for vacant positions and apply online.

The Benefits of working with us

At CatholicCare Canberra & Goulburn we reward our employees with a salary that is competitive in the community / not-for-profit sector.  However that is not where it ends for us.  We also have a wide range of benefits that reward each of our employees for the important contribution they make to CatholicCare and our community. The entitlements CatholicCare employees receive are set out in the CatholicCare Enterprise Agreement 2015-2017 (CatholicCare-Canberra-Goulburn-Enterprise-Agreement-2015-2017-1 ) :
  • Salary Packaging – CatholicCare offers a generous salary packaging benefit to our permanent staff, giving you the potential to increase your take home pay.
  • Long Service Leave – CatholicCare provides all employees with a generous long service leave entitlement with access to pro rata long service leave entitlement after 5 years continuous service.
  • Look After Yourself Day – CatholicCare gives all permanent employees a day’s paid leave to be taken on the date of their birthday.
  • CatholicCare Days – CatholicCare allocates all staff 3 additional days leave during the Christmas and New Year period.
  • Study Assistance – CatholicCare provides permanent full time employees up to 2 weeks paid work-related study leave per year (pro rata for part time employees) to encourage the development of knowledge and skills.
  • Flexible Working – at CatholicCare we believe in the importance of a work/life balance for our people and as such provide access to flexible working arrangements where possible.

Employment Opportunities

At CatholicCare Canberra & Goulburn we value your experience, attitude, and what you can bring to our organisation just as much as your qualifications and skills. This means as well as the traditional application process outlined below, we offer flexible pathways for employment including alternative ways to address/ meet selection criteria. Please contact us for us for more information.

How to apply

If applying for a specific position, each application must be accompanied by the following:
  • a completed EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION FORM (Download Employment-Application-Form)
  • updated resume
  • response to selection criteria (if required)
We also recommend you include a cover letter, giving you the opportunity to outline your interest in the role and showcase what you can bring to the organisation.

Current Vacancies

Current vacancies are listed below, together with a link to the relevant Position Description and Selection Criteria:

General Interest

If you would like to send your resume to be considered for future opportunities, please send it to recruitment@catholiccare.cg.org.au

Current vacancies

Administration and quality assurance role with competitive salary and benefits

Full Time position

The CHOICES & Aged Care Administrative Assistant position provides an opportunity for someone with great organisation and time management skills to support the portfolio in achieving great outcomes.

The role will work within a structured environment to support the portfolio behind the scenes to streamline process and increase efficiencies and to monitor the quality of our client services.

We are currently seeking  a CHOICES & Aged Care Administrative Assistant to work across the CHOICES & Aged Care Portfolio to assist with a range of administrative duties and processes.

The Role

This is a new position which has been created to provide administrative support to meet new operational requirements under the NDIS and Aged Care reforms. Some examples of the required duties include, utilise existing tracking systems to monitor and update the portfolio on Service Agreement review dates, assist with scheduling Support Worker Performance Appraisals and meetings, assist with quality assurance duties, processing Support Worker time and travel sheets.

If you would like to work with us to make a positive difference in people’s lives – we want to hear from you!!!

What we offer

Rewarding opportunities exist for enthusiastic people seeking meaningful careers; helping people in the wider community in a diverse range of program areas.

CatholicCare’s employment benefits include a generous salary packaging option, free parking, and professional development in a family friendly environment.

About us

CatholicCare is a large welfare agency of the Catholic Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn. Our mission is to provide quality services to people by promoting healthy, inclusive communities through relationships, partnerships and collaboration.

 Ideal person

The ideal person we are looking for has:

  • Is highly organised and has great time management skills
  • Has a high level of computer literacy and experience in using software to manage information and data
  • Has good communication and interpersonal skills

You will be required to undergo a National Police Check.

To be considered for this role you will be also required to hold:

  • a current drivers licence, and
  • a Working with Vulnerable People Card

To Apply

To apply you must:

  • Attach an updated resume
  • Address the selection criteria found on page 6 of the position description (no more than 2 pages).

Applications that do not meet the above requirements will not be considered.

 Please send your applications to: Sue Pobjie at sue.pobjie@catholiccare.cg.org.au

  Selection criteria can be found in the position description located here :CAC Admin Position

Closing Date: Monday 28th August

CatholicCare Canberra and Goulburn is committed to equal opportunity in employment, and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Role with competitive salary and benefits

Part time position (3-5 days work, school hours, term breaks)

Casual positions

Reporting to the Manager Student & Family Counselling, you will be providing therapeutic counselling to students and families, including consulting with school staff regarding student welfare and classroom issues. In addition, there may be opportunities to provide group work to students around particular issues.

Student & Family Program meetings are held weekly. This provides an opportunity to meet with and consult with your peers, attend professional development and contribute to review of policies and procedures. The position would appeal to those seeking role variety, term breaks and school hours

CatholicCare Canberra & Goulburn is seeking enthusiastic School Counsellors to join their team . There are positions available in the ACT and NSW schools. These positions are part-time (3 – 5 days per week during school terms) and looking to start immediately.

What we offer

Rewarding opportunities exist for enthusiastic people seeking meaningful careers; helping people in the wider community in a diverse range of program areas. CatholicCare’s employment benefits include a generous salary packaging option, free parking, and professional development in a family friendly environment.

About us

CatholicCare is a large welfare agency of the Catholic Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn. Our mission is to provide quality services to people by promoting healthy, inclusive communities through relationships, partnerships and collaboration.

Ideal person

The ideal person we are looking for has:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Psychology, with AHPRA Registration or Social Work with Eligible for Membership with AASW.
  • Counselling experience or knowledge of counseling skills, particularly in relation to issues facing children, young people and families,
  • Ability to liaise effectively with and provide consultation to school staff and to promote the service to the school community,
  • Ability to respond appropriately in crisis situations and to students presenting with complex issues,

You will also be required to undergo a National Police Check.

To be considered for this role you will be also required to hold:

  • a current drivers licence, and
  • a Working with Vulnerable People Card [Only needed for ACT Staff]
  • a Working with Children Check (NSW schools)

To apply you must:

  • Attach an updated resume
  • Address each area above in a covering letter (no more than 2 pages).

Applications that do not meet the above requirements will not be considered.

 Please send your applications to: Cate.robson@catholiccare.cg.org.au

  Selection criteria can be found in the position description located here :PD for SFC Counsellor August 2017

Closing Date: 25/08/2017

*Please note shortlisting and interviews will be ideally undertaken within two weeks of the closing date. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Alcohol Tobacco, and Other Drug Team Leader role with competitive salary and benefits

Permanent Part – Time position

Working in Canberra’s only dedicated Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drug sobering up facility, you will be leading a team of elite drug and alcohol workers in providing non-judgmental and responsive services that assist men & women over the age of 18 who are under the influence of Alcohol & Other Drugs to recover in a safe and clean environment.

We are currently seeking  an ATOD Team Leader to oversee the operation of the Sobering Up Shelter.

The Role

 As the SUS ATOD Team Leader, you will be responsible for working collaboratively with the other team leader to oversee the day to day operations of the program, supporting and directing team members in their duties. You will also be required to meet regularly with the program manager as part of your coordination role. As a member of this team you will be required to attend professional development on a regular basis and adhere to the Qualification Standards of the ATOD sector. If you would like to work with us to make a positive difference in people’s lives – we want to hear from you!!!

What we offer

Rewarding opportunities exist for enthusiastic people seeking meaningful careers; helping people in the wider community in a diverse range of program areas. CatholicCare’s employment benefits include a generous salary packaging option, free parking, and professional development in a family friendly environment.

About us

CatholicCare is a large welfare agency of the Catholic Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn. Our mission is to provide quality services to people by promoting healthy, inclusive communities through relationships, partnerships and collaboration while adhering to our values of Solidarity, Stewardship, Respect and Excellence.

 Ideal person

The ideal person we are looking for has:

  • Must have a Certificate 4 in Alcohol and Other Drugs or higher, in line with the Qualification Strategy for ATOD Services,
  • Qualifications and/or experience in related fields such as Nursing, Social Work, or community work
  • Demonstrated understanding of Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drug issues,
  • Knowledge of Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drug services within the ACT and surrounding region and ability to liaise, advocate and refer to outside agencies on behalf of clients,
  • Demonstrated capacity for sound work organisation and effective use of time,
  • Sound written and oral communication skills,
  • Capacity to work as a member of a team and individually as required,
  • Demonstrated awareness of the relevant principles and practices such as EEO, OH&S, Confidentiality and Duty of Care,
  • Possess or be willing to obtain a current First Aid Certificate,
  • Basic computer literacy skills, including a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook and simple databases.

You will also be required to undergo a National Police Check.

To be considered for this role you will be also required to hold:

  • a current drivers licence, and
  • a Working with Vulnerable People Card

To apply you must:

  • Attach an updated resume
  • Address each area above selection criteria in a covering letter (no more than 2 pages).

Applications that do not meet the above requirements will not be considered.

 Selection criteria can be found in the position description located here :SUS ATOD Team Leader Position Description

Please send your applications to: Matthew Shaw, Administration Assistant.

Email: matthew.shaw@catholiccare.cg.org.au  Phone: 6163 7638

Closing Date: 25/08/2017

*Please note shortlisting and interviews will be ideally undertaken within two weeks of the closing date. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

CatholicCare Canberra and Goulburn is committed to equal opportunity in employment, and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Clinical counselling roles, utilising a CBT approach,  with competitive salary and benefits

Full Time and/or Part Time positions

Exciting NEW opportunity! CatholicCare is looking for clinicians to join a new therapeutic mental health counselling service for adults and children. The program is based on the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies framework and utilises a CBT model. Through the 12 month training and supervision program, clinicians develop expertise in working within this model.

Provisional Psychologists welcome to apply!

In launching this new service, CatholicCare has multiple positions available for clinicians to provide therapeutic counselling, utilising a CBT model, to children and adults with a focus on mental health.

The Role

The key responsibilities for the Mental Health clinician will be to provide therapeutic interventions to children and adults with mental health issues. Clinicians will be required to work from a CBT and Improving Access to Psychological Therapies approach. Staff receive ongoing training and supervision in this model over a 12 month period.

If you would like to work with us to make a positive difference in people’s lives – we want to hear from you!!!

What we offer

Rewarding opportunities exist for enthusiastic people seeking meaningful careers; helping people in the wider community in a diverse range of program areas. CatholicCare’s employment benefits include a generous salary packaging option, free parking, and professional development in a family friendly environment.

About us

CatholicCare is a large welfare agency of the Catholic Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn. Our mission is to provide quality services to people by promoting healthy, inclusive communities through relationships, partnerships and collaboration.

 Selection Criteria

The ideal person we are looking for has:

  • Relevant Tertiary qualifications in Psychology, Social Work, Nursing or Occupational Therapy (plus mental health accreditation endorsing the provision of psychological interventions).
  • Registration with APHRA or Membership with AASW. Provisional registration with APHRA for Psychology Interns.
  • Counselling Experience working in the mental health sector with adults and children with complex needs.
  • Ability to respond appropriately to crisis situations and to clients presenting with complex issues such as comorbidity and suicide
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, and good time management skills
  • Have an understanding of EEO, Work Safety and confidentiality

To Apply

To apply you must:

  • Attach an updated resume
  • Covering Letter
  • Address each Selection Criteria above

Applications that do not meet the above requirements will not be considered.

 

You will also be required to undergo a National Police Check.

To be considered for this role you will be also required to hold:

  • a current drivers licence, and
  • a Working with Vulnerable People Card

 Please send your applications to: jaclyn.dunkley@catholiccare.cg.org.au

Selection criteria can be found in the position description located here :PD IAPT clinician – 2017

Closing Date: Until the position is filled 

 

CatholicCare Canberra and Goulburn is committed to equal opportunity in employment, and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Volunteer
Regardless of your age or expertise there’s sure to be a volunteer role at CatholicCare Canberra & Goulburn that will suit your talents, interests and busy schedule. CatholicCare has had a long history of engaging volunteers and to this day they continue to play a vital role in many of our support and recreation programs.
Our main objective is to ensure our volunteers achieve personal satisfaction whilst making a difference in people’s lives at the same time. Our volunteers are as diverse as the projects they undertake. From school students to professionals, families and retirees – all make a difference in the lives of the people we work with at CatholicCare.
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