6295 4300
Mobile version work with us page banner Desktop version work with us page banner
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

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.

Social work position with competitive salary and benefits

Flexible Part Time and Casual positions available

The Seniors In Networked Communities (SINC) Program, operates throughout the Southern Highlands of NSW (including but not limited to Batemans Bay, Moruya, Young, Cooma, Bega), Applicant may work across one or multiple areas.

This is a flexible position available for Social Workers in NSW!

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

The SINC Program delivers social work services to older people throughout the Southern Highlands (including but not limited to Batemans Bay, Moruya, Young, Cooma, Bega), 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.

We are currently seeking a number of Social Workers to work on a casual or part time basis throughout the Southern Highlands Region to work with older people who require social work support to maintain and regain independence.

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.

 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 also be required to undergo a National Police Check.

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: SINC Social Worker PD

Please send your applications to: Karen Roberts karen.roberts@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.

Part time position with competitive salary and benefits – with the opportunity to work up to full time hours with another CatholicCare program

Available for immediate start

School Holidays break

Fortnightly supervision will be funded along with some professional development

Reporting to the Program Manager, 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.

There is also the opportunity to work additional hours as the SINC Social Worker, working with older people who have been referred to CatholicCare for Allied Health Services. This position has flexible hours which could be worked in addition to the School Counsellor role should you be looking for closer to full time hours. Social Work services may be delivered in the home of individuals, from CatholicCare office’s or hubs and in the community and may be delivered on an individuals or group basis.

We are currently seeking a Student & Family Counsellor to provide therapeutic counselling to students and their families in the South Coast region. This position is 4 days per week (excluding school holidays) at Pambula & Bega and also includes an additional 2 days per term in Bombala.

CatholicCare is open to providing overnight accommodation should some travel be involved.

If you are seeking additional hours, there is also the opportunity to work 1 day a week as the SINC Social Worker, working with older people who have been referred to CatholicCare for Allied Health Services. Social Work services may be delivered in the home of individuals, from CatholicCare office’s or hubs and in the community and may be delivered on an individuals or group basis. This role will work primarily within the Bega area with the possibility of servicing surrounding areas.

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)
  • 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
  • Experience supporting individuals 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 individuals goals
  • 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.

  To access the Duty Statement: Position Description – SFC Position

Please send your applications to: kim.linsell@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.

Full Time Management role with competitive salary and benefits and working within a dynamic team.

CCG is looking for an experienced manager to provide managerial support to the Next Step Team. The Next Step program offers an intensive counselling service for children, youth and adults across the age range who are finding it hard to manage their day to day activities due to anxiety and/or depression. The service is delivered by mental health professionals who are trained in the Improving Access to Psychological Therapy (IAPT) model. The high intensity clinical service is the first to be delivered in Australia.

The Role

The clinical manager for the Next Step program will be overseeing the multiple services within the program including low intensity (sub-contracted to an external organisation) and high intensity (children, youth and general). The Manager is responsible of the program including staff across the program and working closely with the subcontractor.

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 Psychology, Social Work, Nursing or Occupational Therapy (plus mental health accreditation endorsing the provision of psychological interventions)
  • Full registration as a Psychologist through AHPRA, Mental Health Accredited Social Worker, Mental Health Nurse, Mental Health Occupational Therapist
  • 3-5 years counselling experience working in the mental health sector with adults and children with complex needs
  • Experience managing contract and a team of clinicians
  • 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.

To access the Duty Statement:CC Manager Next Step PD

Please send your applications to: Jaclyn Dunkley, Senior Operations Manager

Email: jaclyn.dunkley@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

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.

Counselling role with competitive salary and benefits

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

Various locations within Canberra and surroundings

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 and relationships. We work within a supportive team of psychologists and social workers, provide regular team meetings, and peer supervision.

The Role

The role involves providing high quality clinical services to vulnerable and disadvantaged people within the community. Your duties include assessment, treatment and evidence based individual, couple and family counselling across the lifespan with a wide range of presentations. You will complete administrative tasks including clinical records, relevant reports, data entry, ensure services agreements are followed and other associated tasks.  Our referrals come through various pathways including Medicare Program, NDIS, SupportLink and EAP.

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

Psychologists:

  • Psychological Assessments: required to administer and complete reports for various psychological assessments including the WISC, WPPSI, Connors and other appropriate assessments

 

  • Behaviour Management: required to conduct functional behavioural assessments and develop, implement, monitor and review positive behaviour support plans across the broad age rangeIf you would like to work with us to make a positive difference in people’s lives – we want to hear from you!!!What we offerRewarding 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 usCatholicCare 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:

    • 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
    • Ability to respond appropriately to crisis situations and to clients presenting with complex issues such as comorbidity and suicide
    • Ability to deliver group programs where required
    • 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 the selection criteria available from the position description
    • Complete CatholicCare application form

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

     Please send your applications to:

    Jaclyn Dunkley

    jaclyn.dunkley@catholiccare.cg.org.au

     To access the Duty Statement:Clinician PD 2018

    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.

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 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 basesYou 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: kim.linsell@catholiccare.cg.org.au

     To access the Duty Statement: Position Description – SFC

    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.

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.
Find out more