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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

Fulfilling counselling role with competitive salary and benefits

Working within a stable and experienced team

Full Time and/or Part Time position

Based in the ACT; some travel to surrounding areas may be involved

Exciting opportunity to work for one of Canberra’s largest community sector organisations and assist people with their challenging relationship and work issues. We are looking for an enthusiastic part-time / full time Psychologist or Social Worker to join the team working in the Counselling Portfolio.

We are currently seeking a Relationships and Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Clinician to join the Counselling team in a long term program that has been operating for over 50 years!  This role provides the opportunity to conduct therapeutic counselling with children, adults and families focussing on relationships and wellbeing.

The Role

Working with families brings variety and challenges. You will be providing therapeutic counselling to individuals, couples and families, on a range of issues including:

  • relationship issues
  • communication difficulties
  • parenting matters, including pre and post separation
  • grief and loss
  • employment issues

With the integrated model utilised by CatholicCare Canberrra & Goulburn, clinicians are able to work across different programs, thereby utilising their breadth of skills and providing diversity in their work.

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 Psychology or Social Work
  • Registration with APHRA or eligible for Membership with AASW.
  • Wide range of experience in family and relationship counselling particularly in relation to issues facing young people, families, couples and individuals
  • Ability to respond appropriately to crisis situations and to clients presenting with complex issues
  • 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

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: Amy Kennedy amy.kennedy@catholiccare.cg.org.au

Selection criteria can be found in the position description located here :Position Description Noetic – FRSP and EAP Oct 17

Closing Date: 31/10/2017

*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.

Join a team of clinicians working in an exciting, new and innovative mental health program and become an expert in the CBT approach and help transform lives

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

Full time and Part Positions, ACT based, Competitive Salary

Exciting new opportunity to work for one of Canberra’s largest community sector organisations and change the lives of people living with serious mental health issues.

Due to the overwhelming demand for this service, we  are looking to expand the team to meet the needs in the community. The program is based on the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies framework and utilises a CBT model.

Through the 12 month training and supervision that is offered as part of this program, clinicians develop a deep expertise in working within this model.

Provisional Psychologists welcome to apply

CatholicCare is pioneering an Australian first program that 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 multiple positions available for clinicians who are looking to expand their skills and expertise, to provide therapeutic interventions, 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 and be a part of this ground-breaking program- we want to hear from you!

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.

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.

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: Cheryl.levi@catholiccare.cg.org.au

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

closing date:25/10/2017

 

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.

Would be working in Goulburn and / or Braidwood region, NSW

Support Worker role with competitive salary and benefits

We are looking for committed and enthusiastic Support Workers to join one the largest not for profit organisations in ACT & NSW.

This is an exceptional opportunity to join an organisation that is dedicated to enhance the quality of life of our clients through outstanding service provisions.

We are currently seeking Support Workers to assist people within our community.

The Role

 Support workers will provide support and assistance to clients in both a personal and domestic environment. As a Support Worker you will work with your clients to help promote reablement, wellness and inclusion. Support Workers will assist clients to attend social and community activities; assist with domestic care needs, help with meals and food preparation; provide support with personal care and; assist clients with shopping.

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:

  • Certificate III in Aged / Community Care/ Disability and/or Mental Health or equivalent qualification.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the issues involved in working with people who are aging, intellectual, physical, and psychosocial disability, multiple disabilities or.
  • Demonstrated understanding 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,
  • Current Drivers Licence, reliable vehicle and Comprehensive Car Insurance,

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

For further information contact: Jobu  Koshy Jacob on 02 61637662 or email

Choices.Recruitment@catholiccare.cg.org.au

  Selection criteria can be found in the position description located here :CHOICES Personal Assistant PD v2

Closing Date: 30th September 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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