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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

Part time position with competitive salary and benefits

Available for immediate start

School Holidays break

Perfect opportunity or provisional psychologists to gain experience while getting your registration

Fortnightly supervision will be funded for provisional psychologists along with some professional development

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. This position is 2 days per week (excluding school holidays) at Pambula & Bega and also includes an additional 2 days per term in Bombala. There is potential to increase this to 5 days per fortnight.

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

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.

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.

8 – 1.0 FTE available

Office located at Watson A.C.T

Outreach Based

CatholicCare is looking for a qualified Youth and Family Case Manager, to work within a dynamic team of specialist workers who provide Early Intervention and Prevention Case Management to Youth – aged 12 years to 18 years of age who are at risk of homelessness or are homeless. You will crucially bring with you to this role a demonstrated passion for youth and their empowerment to reach their full potential!

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

THE PROGRAM-YOUR TEAM

The Reconnect Youth & Family Worker provides Outreach Based Support within a Person-Centred Case Management Framework to young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, between the age of 12 – 18 years and their families.

The aim is to assist young people and their families to maintain contact, and where appropriate, to assist young people to remain within the family home. This is achieved through an early intervention approach, collaborative engagement, service coordination, information, education, referral and advocacy.

The ‘service’ operates across the ACT.

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 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.

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 Community sector working with vulnerable and at youth
  • 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,

HOW TO APPLY:

To apply you must provide:

  • The completed CatholicCare Employment Application Form
  • An updated resume
  • Responses to the selection criteria in a covering letter (no more than 2 pages).

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

  • Hold a valid Working with Vulnerable People Card
  • Willingness to undergo a National Police Check
  • Hold a current drivers licence

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

  To access the Duty Statement: RECONNECT Youth Family Case Manager

Please send your applications to: 

Josh Vaughan – Director
Josh.Vaughan@catholiccare.cg.org.au

Closing Date: COB Monday 30th   July 2018

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

 

Permanent Part time (0.8FTE, 4 days a week) with competitive salary and benefits and working within a dynamic team.

An exciting opportunity at CatholicCare has risen. CatholicCare is looking for a clinician to join their counselling service for adolescents and adults experiencing ATOD challenges. The work is varied and you will have the opportunity to exercise a breadth of skills.

The clinician will provide therapeutic counselling to adolescents and adults with a focus on ATOD issues. The model of service is an innovative outreach based intervention program.

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 Clinician position will be providing specialist ATOD services to adolescents and adults within our Reaching Out program. The aim of the program is to meet the consumer where they are comfortable, so providing an outreach service is a large focus of what we do.

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:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Psychology or be an accredited Mental Health Social Worker. Applicants must have specialist ATOD training as well as experience in the ATOD sector.
  • Registration with APHRA or Membership with AASW.
  • Counselling Experience working in the ATOD sector with adolescents & adults 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 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 provide:

  • The completed CatholicCare Employment Application Form
  • An updated resume
  • Responses to the selection criteria 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: Reaching Out ATOD Counsellor PD

Please send your applications to: Tilly Gardner, Manager.

Email: tilly.gardner@catholiccare.cg.org.au  Phone: 61637600

Closing Date: 20/07/2018

*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.

Administrative Support role with competitive salary and benefits working within a dynamic team and supportive, family friendly environment.

Flexible hours available – 25 to 38 hours per week.

CCG Is looking for an experienced Administrative Support Worker to provide direct support to the portfolio Management Team.

We are currently seeking a dynamic and passionate Administrative Support Worker to assist us making a positive difference in people’s lives.

Flexible, family friendly hours available. If this sounds like you, please contact us!

 The Role

The purpose of the Administration Support Worker is to provide administrative assistance to the portfolio Management Team. The role will be the main contact point between corporate services and the portfolio and be responsible for providing day-to-day administrative support to ensure the efficient operations of the portfolio’s services.

 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:

  • Passion and enthuisam.
  • Relevant qualifications and experience.
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills
  • Advanced computer literacy
  • The ability to understand the complexities of rostering support staff
  • Understanding of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Work Safety and Confidentiality,

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:
    • Provide the completed CatholicCare application form
    • Provide an updated resume
    • Introduce yourself and address each selection criteria 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:YMH Administrative Support – PD

    Please address your applications to: Josh Vaughan, Director.

    Email: josh.vaughan@catholiccare.cg.org.au

    Phone: 6163 7600

    Closing Date: 20/07/2018

    *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

Part-time & casual positions available offering flexibility to work weekdays, weekends, evenings and sleepovers.

Rewarding shift work rates apply.

Opportunity to work in partnership with CAMHS services to support vulnerable young people in the ACT

Fun, innovative team environment

CatholicCare Canberra Goulburn has an exciting opportunity for passionate mental health services assistants to join our STEPS Program.  With an established team and on-the-job mentoring, you will receive all the support required. Successful applicants will have the chance to work with young people experiencing mental illness within a sub-acute residential setting, working in close partnership with the Child and Adolescent Mental health Services Team.

We are currently seeking  Mental Health Service Assistant to join our STEPS Program in Canberra.

THE PROGRAM-YOUR TEAM

CatholicCare and ACT Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) work in partnership to operate STEPS. The STEPS Program provides 24 hour residential support to young people aged 13 to 18 years who have moderate to severe mental illness. The program is a step up/step down model working within a case management framework to assist young people to identify recovery goals and work towards these with their CAMHS clinician and their other supports, including family. The program services young people from across the whole of the ACT.

 POSITION PURPOSE AND DESCRIPTION

As a mental health service assistant, you will:

  • support residents to access community, social and recreational activities;
  • assist with self-care and personal domestic activities;
  • assist with transport;
  • skills development in a group and individual skills development;
  • social skills development and improved daily living skills.

You will be working with young people in mental distress. This position requires effective time management and administration skills as well as the ability to work effectively within a large team.  Successful applicants must have a strong belief that all people can achieve outcomes, are values driven and contribute to their community.

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 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.

Selection Criteria

  • Relevant qualifications including a minimum Cert IV in Mental Health or equivalent plus one year experience.
  • Experience in working with young people with moderate to severe mental illness, preferably in a residential setting
  • Demonstrated understanding of mental illness and recovery principles
  • Demonstrated experience in responding appropriately in crisis situations
  • Sound written and verbal communication and IT&C skills
  • Understanding of work health and safety, privacy legislation and mandatory reporting

HOW TO APPLY:

To apply you must provide:

  • The completed CatholicCare Employment Application Form
  • An updated resume
  • Responses to the selection criteria in a covering letter (no more than 2 pages).

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

  • Hold a valid Working with Vulnerable People Card
  • Willingness to undergo a National Police Check
  • Hold a current drivers licence

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

To access the Duty Statement:Mental Health Services Assistant PD

Please send your applications to: 

Josh Vaughan – Director
Josh.Vaughan@catholiccare.cg.org.au

Closing Date: COB Friday the 20th July 2018

*Please note shortlisting and interviews will be 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 Mental Health Peer Workers, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Part time Alcohol and Other Drug Case Manager – 0.4FTE

Located at ACU Watson.

CatholicCare is looking for an experienced ATOD Case Manager to work within a dynamic team of specialist workers providing direct service delivery in the form of specialist AOD interventions.

We are currently seeking an Alcohol and Other Drugs Case Manager to work within our AOD Support Connections Program. 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 primary objective of this position is to improve alcohol and other drugs (AOD) treatment service outcomes across the ACT by engaging hard to reach clients and building linkages across the broader AOD treatment sector, primary and allied health services and emergency services including police, ambulance and hospital staff.

The AOD Case Manager will provide strengths-based case management via assertive outreach to individuals aged 16 years and over with AOD issues. In addition, the AOD Case Manager will engage in collaborative care planning and coordination with the client, provide client-centred support and advocacy, facilitate appropriate referrals and deliver evidence-based interventions.

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 AOD/Community 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,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 complete application package including the CatholicCare application form, statement addressing the selection criteria and scanned copies of your Birth certificate, Passport & WWVP card to:
    Matthew Shaw

    Administrative Assistant
    Matthew.Shaw@catholiccare.cg.org.au

    To access the Duty Statement:Alcohol and other Drugs Case Manager Position Description 

    Applicants who do not provide a complete application package will not be considered.

     

    Closing Date: Friday 13th July 2018

    *shortlisting and interviews will be ideally undertaken within two weeks of the closing date.

     

    CatholicCare Canberra and Goulburn is committed to equal opportunity in employment& volunteering, 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.

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.

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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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