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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

Full Time Contract position until the 30th June 2019

CHOICES & Aged Care Services based at Blackfriars, Watson

We are currently seeking a Partners In Recovery (PIR) Support Facilitator to join the PIR team on a contract basis until the 30th of June 2019. Both full time and part time applications are welcome.

Our Support Facilitators support people with severe and persistent mental illness through the development of an individual action plan using a recovery orientated approach. Support Facilitators are also responsible for developing partnerships and networks that promote the coordination and integration of services to enhance outcomes for clients.

The Role

The PIR Support Facilitator will work collaboratively with PIR Participants, other service providers and the NDIS to test the eligibility of PIR Participants.  Support Facilitators will advocate for the PIR Participant during the NDIS planning process and will provide Coordination of Supports to PIR Participants with NDIS packages, unless otherwise specified.

During the transition to NDIS, the Support Facilitator will continue to work with non NDIS eligible PIR Participants to identify their needs, conduct an assessment using the Camberwell Assessment of Need (CANSAS) and develop an action plan with the Participant and support them to work towards their action plan goals and recovery.

If you would like to work as part of this dynamic and energetic team 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:

  • A minimum Certificate 4 in Mental Health or relevant tertiary Qualification
  • Understanding of working with people with a severe and persistent mental illness
  • Knowledge and understanding of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
  • Understanding of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Work, Health & Safety and Confidentiality

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

  • a current drivers licence, and
  • a Working with Vulnerable People Card
  • You will also be required to undergo a National Police Check.

Individuals with a lived experience of mental illness are encouraged to apply.

To Apply

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: robyn.mckay@catholiccare.cg.org.au or call 6163 7679 for more information.

 To access the Duty Statement:PIR Support Facilitator PD

Closing Date: 26th November 2018

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.

Permanent Part-Time contract for 12 months.

Outreach Role.

Working in a dynamic team.

Operating from a client-centred and strength based Framework and Case Management Model. The Successful Applicant will be working with young people aged between 12 and 18 years of age – who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

 

This is an outreach position which requires effective time management and administration skills. You will be required to work with minimal supervision as an outreach worker, as well as working effectively within a small team.

We are actively seeking our next Reconnect Youth and Family Worker!

Are you looking to create positive change in the lives of young people and work for a program that allows you to have a flexible lifestyle? CatholicCare’s Reconnect Youth and Family Worker role might just be for you.

The Role

CatholicCare’s Reconnect ACT Program which is funded by the Department of Social Services, supports young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Through the Reconnect program, you would provide outreach support to young people to help stabilise their living situation, achieve family reconciliation where possible and improve their level of engagement with education, work and their local community.

Reconnect Youth and Family Workers offer case management, mediation, group programs and practical support to the whole family to break the cycle of homelessness. With a focus on family reconciliation, the program has the ability to work with both the young person and their parent’s/care giver and siblings concurrently, with individual workers where appropriate, to support ongoing positive family relationships.

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 working within a supportive and person centred workplace culture, 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.

The Ideal person

The ideal candidate we are looking for will have:

  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications & experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in responding appropriately in crisis situations with youth.
  • Sound Sector knowledge.
  • Sound written and verbal communication and IT&C skills.
  • Understanding of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Work Safety and Confidentiality.

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

To apply you must:

  • Attach the completed Application Form
  • Attach an updated resume
  • Address each selection criteria in a covering letter (no more than 2 pages). Selection criteria can be found in the position descriptions located  here :Reconnect Youth and Family Worker Position Description

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

Please send your applications to: 
Leanne Luff
Administrative Assistant

Youth, Mental Health, Homelessness, ATOD & Family Services
CatholicCare Canberra & Goulburn
Leanne.Luff@catholiccare.cg.org.au

Closing Date: COB 23/11/2018

CatholicCare Canberra & 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.

Permanent Part-Time contract for 12 months.

Flexible Hours. 15.2 Hours Per Week.

Operating out of Redhill Location.

Outreach Role.

Working in a dynamic team.

 

Operating from a client-centred and strength based Framework and Case Management Model. The Successful Applicant will be working with young people aged between 12 and 18 years of age – who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

This is an outreach position which requires effective time management and administration skills. You will be required to work with minimal supervision as an outreach worker, as well as working effectively within a small team

 

We are actively seeking our next Reconnect Youth and Family Worker!

 Are you looking to create positive change in the lives of young people and work for a program that allows you to have a flexible lifestyle? CatholicCare’s Reconnect Youth and Family Worker role might just be for you.

The Role

 CatholicCare’s Reconnect ACT Program which is funded by the Department of Social Services, supports young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Through the Reconnect program, you would provide outreach support to young people to help stabilise their living situation, achieve family reconciliation where possible and improve their level of engagement with education, work and their local community.

Reconnect Youth and Family Workers offer case management, mediation, group programs and practical support to the whole family to break the cycle of homelessness. With a focus on family reconciliation, the program has the ability to work with both the young person and their parent’s/care giver and siblings concurrently, with individual workers where appropriate, to support ongoing positive family relationships.

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 working within a supportive and person centred workplace culture, 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.

 The Ideal person

 The ideal candidate we are looking for will have:

  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications & experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in responding appropriately in crisis situations with youth.
  • Sound Sector knowledge.
  • Sound written and verbal communication and IT&C skills.
  • Understanding of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Work Safety and Confidentiality.

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

 To apply you must:

  • Attach the completed Application Form
  • Attach an updated resume
  • Address each selection criteria in a covering letter (no more than 2 pages).
  • Selection criteria can be found in the position descriptions located here : Reconnect Youth and Family Worker Position Description

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

Please send your applications to:
Leanne Luff
Administrative Assistant

Youth, Mental Health, Homelessness, ATOD & Family Services
CatholicCare Canberra & Goulburn
Leanne.Luff@catholiccare.cg.org.au

Closing Date: COB 23/11/2018

 

CatholicCare Canberra & 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.

Join a team of clinicians working in an exciting and innovative mental health program

An Australian first; make history by being part of this inaugural program!

Develop your CBT skills to ensure they mirror those used in research trials and help transform lives

Competitive salary and benefits

Full Time and/or Part Time positions

Exciting opportunity to work for one of Canberra’s largest community sector organisations. The Next Step program provides psychological interventions to adults and children experiencing mental health issues. Due to the overwhelming demand for this service, we are looking to expand the team. The program is based on the Improving Access to Psychological Therapy initiative in the UK. It provides treatments identified in the international Cochrane Reviews as evidence based and as such provides CBT via disorder specific models. There is an initial 12 month training and supervision programmer which allows clinicians to develop significant expertise in working within this framework.

CatholicCare is pioneering an Australian first program and has seen overwhelming demand by the public for this service. As such we are expanding our team of clinicians for this program, called Next Step. We have positions available for clinicians who are looking to develop their skills and expertise in delivering CBT via disorder specific models to adults and young people.

 

The Role

The key responsibilities for the Mental Health clinician will be to provide therapeutic interventions to adults and young people with mental health issues. Clinicians will be required to work from the CBT approach described in the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies framework. Staff receive 12 months of training and ongoing supervision in this model.

If you would like to work with us to make a positive difference in people’s lives and be a part of this ground-breaking program- 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 new and innovative program. CatholicCare’s employment benefits include a generous salary packaging option, 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.
  • Experience working in the mental health sector with adults and young people.
  • Ability to respond appropriately to crisis situations and to manage risk.
  • Commitment to delivering evidence based practice.
  • Willingness to reflect on, review and challenge current practice and an openness to change and develop.
  • 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

 To access the Duty Statement:PD IAPT clinician

Please send your applications to: helen.maxted@catholiccare.cg.org.au

Closing Date:  Until positions are 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.

 

Part time position with competitive salary and benefits

Available for immediate start

School Holidays break

Reporting to the Manager Student & Family Counselling, you will be providing therapeutic counselling and/or group work around particular issues to primary and/or high school students and their families. In addition, support will be provided during and after a critical incident and liaising with other agencies and services where appropriate. The counsellor will be part of the Pastoral Care team at the schools.

We are currently seeking  Student & Family Counsellors to provide therapeutic counselling to students and their families in the Canberra region.

The Role

The counsellor is a member of the school’s pastoral care program and works with students, families and school staff to assist in the emotional, social and educational well-being of the students, their families and the school community.

Your duties may include (but not be limited to):

  • Carrying out individual, peer and family counselling in the allocated schools;
  • Planning/providing groups for students and parents/caregivers when required;
  • Planning/providing professional development for school staff when required;
  • Maintaining confidentiality of both students and families within the parameters of duty of care;
  • ensuring that clinical and administrative standards are maintained in accordance with the Program’s policies

What we offer

Rewarding opportunities exist for enthusiastic people seeking meaningful careers. 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:

  • qualifications in Social Work (including eligibility for membership of Australian Association of Social Workers) or registered with APHRA as a Psychologist
  • Counselling experience or knowledge of counselling 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
  • Basic computer literacy skills, including a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook and simple data bases

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 Persons card.

To apply you must:

  • Attach an updated resume
  • Covering letter
  • Address each area in the selection criteria.

Applications that do not meet the above requirements will not be considered. Previous applicants need not apply.

 To access the Duty Statement:Position Description – SFC Position

 Please send your applications to: Samantha.gill@catholiccare.cg.org.au

Closing Date: Until position is filled

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

We are currently seeking a Program Manager to work within CatholicCare’s CHOICES Services. We are looking for someone with a commitment and understanding of person centered care and has a track record of working collaboratively with their team to enhance consumer and service outcomes.

This role is responsible for the oversight of services delivered to individuals with either a disability and/or a mental illness receiving support through a range of programs, including but not limited to the CHOICES (NDIS Services), Community Assistance and Support Program (CASP) and Partners in Recovery (PIR).

The Role

You will provide support and leadership to a group of skilled Support Coordinators and Support Workers who provide a range of high quality services, information and support to our consumers. The individuals we support live either within their home in the community or at The Lodge, a residential service for men situated in Ainslie Village.

The Program Manager will ensure compliance with program contractual requirements, this includes individual service agreements with participants as well as government contracts and maintaining strong, collaborative relationships with key stakeholders within both the disability and mental health sectors.

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:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Community Services
  • Knowledge and understanding of the disability and/or mental health sector, knowledge of the NDIS is desirable
  • Knowledge and experience in change management, specifically in terms of reviewing programs and implementing new systems and processes
  • Ability to liaise and advocate with various stakeholders
  • Highly developed problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated capacity for sound work organisation and effective use of time

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

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.

 To access the Duty Statement: CHOICES Program Manager

Please send your applications to: Robyn McKay robyn.mckay@catholiccare.cg.org.au

Closing Date: 3rd October 2018

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.

Counselling role (psychological interventions) with competitive salary and benefits

Full Time or Part Time position with minimum equivalent of 3 days

CatholicCare Canberra & Goulburn is a leading not-for-profit organisation with a presence in the community for over 60 years providing a range of services. We are looking for an enthusiastic Psychologist or Mental Health Accredited Social Worker to join our team of clinicians. This position offers variety and work with a broad range of age groups with a focus on mental health. We work within a supportive team of psychologists and social workers, provide regular team meetings, and supervision.

The Role

The Better Access program offers focussed psychological services to individuals via the Better Access Initiative (Medicare) to improve treatment and management of mental illness within the community. The program is bulk-billed and aimed at individuals whose financial circumstances would otherwise limit them from accessing other psychological services.

The role involves providing high quality focussed psychological therapy to vulnerable and disadvantaged people within the community who are referred with a Mental Health Treatment Plan via a General Practitioner. Your duties include following a CBT framework as the primary model of intervention and services are delivered in line with Medicare requirements.

You will complete administrative tasks including clinical records, relevant reports, GP letters and data entry are followed and other associated tasks.

You might be required to work across office sites and travel to external locations and surrounding regional areas on set days.

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 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:

  • Full registration with AHPRA as a psychologist or Mental Health Accredited Social Worker
  • Counselling experience working in the mental health sector across the age range
  • Demonstrated experience working within the CBT framework
  • Ability to respond appropriately to crisis situations and to clients presenting with complex issues such as comorbidity and suicidal ideation)
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, and good time management skills
  • Have an understanding of EEO, Work Safety and confidentiality

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
  • a working with children card (if working in NSW region)

To apply you must:

  • Attach an updated resume
  • Address the selection criteria above
  • Complete CatholicCare application form

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

 To access the Duty Statement:Clinician PD 2018

Please send your applications to: Jaclyn Dunkley

jaclyn.dunkley@catholiccare.cg.org.au

 

Closing Date: Until positions are filled

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

 *Previous applicants need not apply

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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