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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

We are looking for committed and enthusiastic Support Workers to join one the largest not for profit organisations in ACT & NSW. This flexible role allows workers to engage with a range of people and to provide a service which can make a real difference to an individual’s life.

This is an exceptional opportunity to join an organisation that is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of the individuals we support through outstanding service provision.

 

The Role

As a Support Worker you will work with individuals to help promote reablement, wellness and inclusion. Support Workers will assist individuals to attend social and community activities; assist with domestic care needs, help with meals and food preparation; provide support with personal care and provide transport.

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.

The Ideal person

The ideal person we are looking for has:

  • Certificate III in Aged / Community Care/ Disability and/or Mental Health or equivalent qualification.
  • An understanding of the issues involved in working with people who are aging.
  • An understanding of what is involved in supporting people to have choice and control over their services and life to increase or maintain independence.
  • Demonstrate awareness of Person Centred Practice and Consumer Directed Care,
  • Current First Aid Certificate,
  • 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 First Aid Certificate,
  • Current Drivers Licence,
  • Private and On Road Professional Comprehensive Car Insurance and a reliable vehicle.
  • a compatible smart device for Bring Your Own Device purposes.
  • a Working with Vulnerable People Card [ACT Staff]

To apply you must:

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

To apply for this job go to:

http://catholiccare.cg.recruitmenthub.com.au 

Applications close 14 July 2017

For more information please visit: www.catholiccare.cg.org.au or contact Jobu on 6163 7662

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.

Exciting NEW Opportunity for Social Workers in NSW!

The SINC Social Worker positions offer an exciting opportunity for social workers with extensive experience as well as new graduates looking to start their careers.

This new service will deliver social work services to older people throughout the Southern Highlands, working both with individuals and with groups to assist older people to regain or maintain their independence.

The role offers a variety of work environments, with interventions taking place in individual’s homes, from CatholicCare offices/hubs and in the wider community.

In launching this new service CatholicCare is seeking to employ a number of Social Workers to work within the SINC Program, delivering social work services to older people living in the community.

The Role

The key responsibilities for the SINC Social Worker will be to work with older people who have been referred by My Aged Care to the SINC Program for Allied Health Services. The SINC Social Worker will be required to work within a person centred, wellness and reablement or restorative framework as outlined in the CHSP Manual to assist individuals to regain or maintain their independence and allow them to remain living in the community.

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.

 The Ideal person

The ideal person we are looking for has:

  • Tertiary qualification in a social work – eligible for membership to the AASW
  • Experience supporting individuals living who are aging, or in a relevant sector
  • Experience coordinating supports or utilising flexibility and initiative to respond to changing and / or complex needs to achieve individual goals
  • Understanding and application of person centred working and individual choice and control
  • Demonstrated communication and time management skills
  • 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
  • you will be required to undergo a National Criminal History Check.

To apply you must:

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

To apply for this job go to:

http://catholiccarecg.recruitmenthub.com.au  & enter reference code: 3601330.

Applications close 07 July 2017.

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.

 

 

Multiple Clinical counselling roles utilising a CBT approach

Full Time and/or Part Time positions based in ACT

Increase your take home pay up to $7,000 per year through Salary Sacrifice!

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

CatholicCare’s employment benefits include generous salary sacrifice packaging options (Increase your take home pay up to $7,000 per year!), free parking, and professional development in a family friendly environment. Salary will be negotiated based on experience and qualifications.

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 potion descriptions located here :PD IAPT clinician

Closing Date:  5th July 2017

 

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.

12 Month Contract

MINOSA House, Canberra A.C.T

Minimum of 25 hours per week

CatholicCare Canberra Goulburn has an exciting opportunity for a passionate Support Worker to join our MINOSA/ASSIST Program, for a 12 month PT contract, with the possibility of extension.  With an established team and on-the-job mentoring, you will receive all the support required. The successful applicant will have the chance to work with men who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and their families, providing case management, group work and outreach support.

We are currently seeking a Support Worker to join our MINOSA/ASSIST Program in Canberra.

THE PROGRAM

MINOSA House provides supported accommodation within a case management framework to males over the age of 18 years who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. The goal is to reduce homelessness through early intervention, collaborative engagement, service coordination, information/education, referral and advocacy.

POSITION PURPOSE AND DESCRIPTION

Provide day to day client support to residents of MINOSA House in collaboration with Case Managers from ASSIST & YHSS. You will be working with males 18 and over  with complex needs. This is a residential position which requires effective time management and administration skills. You will be required to work with minimal supervision, as well as working effectively within a small team.

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 BENEFITS OF WORKING WITH US:

At CatholicCare Canberra & Goulburn we reward our employees with a salary that is competitive in the community sector. 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.

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.

 PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION

  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision
  • Ability to respond appropriately in crisis situations
  • Effective communication across the broad spectrum of community stakeholders
  • Promote positive team dynamics
  • Well established professional boundaries

 

HOW TO APPLY:

To apply you must:

  • 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 on our website.

 

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 WWVP card.

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

Please send your applications to: 

Matthew Shaw,
Matthew.Shaw@catholiccare.cg.org.au

Selection criteria can be found in the potion descriptions located here :MINOSA Support Worker Duty Statement

Closing Date: COB Friday 23rd   of June 2017

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.

Administrative role with competitive salary and benefits

6 Week Contract Position – up to 76 hours per fortnight

Working within the CHOICES & Aged Care Portfolio out of the Blackfriars Office in Watson

We are looking for an organised and enthusiastic individual to work with people who are aging and seeking entry level aged care service in order to remain living in their own home.

This position works with the My Aged Care Portal and an internal client management system to administer aged care services. If you enjoy working with people and utilising IT systems to manage your work then this role is for you.

We are currently seeking a SINC Administrator to facilitate the delivery of aged care services through the SINC program.

The Role

This role is responsible for managing referrals and waitlist through the My Aged Care (MAC) Portal, on boarding of clients to the program, ensuring that services are consistent with MAC support plans and referring back to MAC should the individuals needs change.

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:

  • Great time management and organisational skills
  • Good verbal and written communication
  • Experience with or ability to learn new IT systems quickly

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 selection criteria as per 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: Karen.roberts@catholiccare.cg.org.au

Selection criteria can be found in the potion descriptions located here :SINC Administrator PD

Closing Date: 19th June 2017

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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