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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 Outreach Worker role with competitive salary and benefits and working within a dynamic team.

CCG Is looking for an experienced outreach worker to provide direct support to eligible clients prior to / upon release from the Alexander Maconochie Centre (AMC) or from the law courts, forming a contributing part of the ACT Corrective Services (ACTCS) Extended Throughcare Program. Working within an assertive outreach case coordination framework, support will be provided for a predetermined period between one to four weeks during post release.

We are currently seeking an outreach worker to work within an assertive outreach case coordination framework to provide direct support to eligible clients prior to / upon release from the Alexander Maconochie Centre (AMC) or from the law courts. If you would like to work with us to make a positive difference in people’s lives – we want to hear from you!!!

The Role

The Throughcare Outreach Worker will work within an assertive outreach case coordination framework and direct support to eligible clients prior to / upon release from the Alexander Maconochie Centre (AMC) or from the law courts forming a contributing part of the ACT Corrective Services (ACTCS) Extended Throughcare Program.

Case coordination services will be for a predetermined period between one to four weeks post release. The outreach worker will be expected to develop positive and collaborative relationships with key stakeholders involved in the client’s transition plan and service provision, including regular collaboration with ACTCS.

This position also provides assistance to the management including contribution to risk management and quality assurance. They will also be expected to promote CatholicCare within the community.

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.

 

Selection Criteria:

The ideal person we are looking for has:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in a related field and a minimum of 3 years  experience in the welfare sector working with vulnerable and at risk clients
  • Demonstrated understanding of the client group and their needs
  • Ability to liaise and advocate with various stakeholders
  • Highly developed problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated capacity for sound work organisation and effective use of time
  • High standard of written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated awareness of the relevant principles and practices such as EEO, OH&S, Confidentiality and Duty of Care,

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

  • Hold a Working with Vulnerable Persons Card
  • Willingness to undergo a National Police Check.

To apply you must:

  • Attach an updated resume
  • Address each selection criteria in a covering letter (no more than 3 pages).

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

 Please send your applications to: Sue-Ann Polden, Director.

Email: sue-ann.polden@catholiccare.cg.org.au  Phone: 6295 4320

To access the Duty Statement: Position Description Throughcare Outreach Worker

Closing Date: 25/05/2018

*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.

Role with competitive salary and benefits

Part Time position.

The Office of the CFO, Red Hill

The Role

We are currently seeking a part time Accountant to Join a small dedicated and professional team.

This role is responsible for preparing financial reports and general ledger reconciliation, mentoring staff and supporting the Chief Financial Officer.

 

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.

 

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

 

Ideal person

The ideal person we are looking for has:

  1. Qualifications of Degree in Accounting and ongoing CPA full membership.
  2. At least 6 years’ experience in a management role with skills listed in this position description and agree to undertake the duties and responsibilities as list above.
  3. Organised and a quick learner.
  4. Fully compliance with policies and procedures plus relevant regulations.
  5. Exceptional administrative abilities with proven achievements in successfully managing own workloads and staff workloads.
  6. Proven ability to consistently management multiple tasks and meet deadlines without supervision.
  7. Very competent computer skills.

 

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 in a covering letter (no more than 3 pages).

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

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

To access the Duty Statement: Position Description – Accountant

Closing Date: [30th June 2018]

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

 

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.

This support liaison and administration role comes with competitive salary and benefits

Part Time Contract position with potential to extend

The CHOICES Support Liaison will be responsible for providing effective administrative services to support NDIS Clients and Support Staff.

We are currently seeking a CHOICES Support Liaison to provide effective administrative and liaison support to NDIS participants receiving direct support through CatholicCare’s CHOICES Services.

This role is responsible for working with participants who are not allocated support coordination in their plans but who have chosen CHOICES as their NDIS service provider.

The Role

This position will work with participants and their families/nominees to establish service agreements and monitor NDIS supports. Duties will include:

  • developing personalised budgets in line with NDIA Plans
  • ensuring that supports are delivered in line with these budgets
  • being a contact point for participants, families and their nominees
  • being a contact point for support workers providing direct support
  • using the NDIA Portal to complete and monitor service bookings

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:

  • Relevant administrative experience preferably within the Disability or Health Sector.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
  • High computer literacy including word processing and Excel spreadsheet.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • High level of attention to details and a quick learner.
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks with effective time management skill and meet deadlines
  • Understanding of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Work, Health & 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 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: cindy.campbell@catholiccare.cg.org.au or call 6163 7684 for more information.

To access the Duty Statement:CHOICES Support Liaison PD

Closing Date: 27th April 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.

Successful applicants will start with CatholicCare in July 2018

A flexible role where you will have the opportunity to secure a qualification at the same time as gaining direct work experience.

Multiple Part Time positions

Throughout the ACT and Queanbeyan, in residential services, individuals home and the community.

CatholicCare Canberra & Goulburn is rolling out its second wave of the exciting initiative called the Earn & Learn Program, which will fund enrolment costs and offer permanent part time contracts to individuals wishing to study a Certificate 3 in Individual Support.

Successful applicants will commence studies in July 2018 and will gain valuable experience working as a member of the CHOICES & Aged Care team within CatholicCare, as they study.

The Role

We are looking to hire enthusiastic people wishing to start a career in the helping profession and work for an agency that puts people first. CatholicCare supports individuals with a disability and those who are aging to maintain their independence and achieve their personal goals.

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 need not have any experience in the field, but must:

  • Be willing to attend and engage in weekly Certificate III classes.
  • Have the ability to engage with people in a non-judgemental and supportive manner

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 driver licence
  • a Working with Vulnerable People Card
  • a Smart Phone that you can use for work purpose
  • a roadworthy vehicle with comprehensive insurance.

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: Jobu Koshy Jacob at Choices.Recruitment@catholiccare.cg.org.au

To access the Duty Statement:Earn Learn Personal Assistant PD

Closing Date: 15th May 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.

Role with competitive salary and benefits

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 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 a Student & Family Counsellor to provide therapeutic counselling to students and their families in the South Coast 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; 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:

  • 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 Children Check

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. Previous applicants need not apply.

 

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

To access the Duty Statement:Position Description – SFC Position

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.

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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