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At CatholicCare Canberra & Goulburn we recognise that it is our people, their drive, loyalty and commitment to delivering a great service for the community that truly makes the difference. Therefore we are dedicated to finding the right people and achieve this through a fair, equitable and effective recruitment and selection process ensuring we select people based on their skills, knowledge, ability and attitude. If you would like to be part of the CatholicCare team, either in a paid or volunteering capacity, we encourage you to visit our recruitment section where you can search for vacant positions and apply online.

The Benefits of working with us

At CatholicCare Canberra & Goulburn we reward our employees with a salary that is competitive in the community / not-for-profit sector.  However that is not where it ends for us.  We also have a wide range of benefits that reward each of our employees for the important contribution they make to CatholicCare and our community. The entitlements CatholicCare employees receive are set out in the CatholicCare Enterprise Agreement 2015-2017 (CatholicCare-Canberra-Goulburn-Enterprise-Agreement-2015-2017-1 ) :
  • Salary Packaging – CatholicCare offers a generous salary packaging benefit to our permanent staff, giving you the potential to increase your take home pay.
  • Long Service Leave – CatholicCare provides all employees with a generous long service leave entitlement with access to pro rata long service leave entitlement after 5 years continuous service.
  • Look After Yourself Day – CatholicCare gives all permanent employees a day’s paid leave to be taken on the date of their birthday.
  • CatholicCare Days – CatholicCare allocates all staff 3 additional days leave during the Christmas and New Year period.
  • Study Assistance – CatholicCare provides permanent full time employees up to 2 weeks paid work-related study leave per year (pro rata for part time employees) to encourage the development of knowledge and skills.
  • Flexible Working – at CatholicCare we believe in the importance of a work/life balance for our people and as such provide access to flexible working arrangements where possible.

Employment Opportunities

At CatholicCare Canberra & Goulburn we value your experience, attitude, and what you can bring to our organisation just as much as your qualifications and skills. This means as well as the traditional application process outlined below, we offer flexible pathways for employment including alternative ways to address/ meet selection criteria. Please contact us for us for more information.

How to apply

If applying for a specific position, each application must be accompanied by the following:
  • a completed EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION FORM (Download Employment-Application-Form)
  • updated resume
  • response to selection criteria (if required)
We also recommend you include a cover letter, giving you the opportunity to outline your interest in the role and showcase what you can bring to the organisation.

Current Vacancies

Current vacancies are listed below, together with a link to the relevant Position Description and Selection Criteria:

General Interest

If you would like to send your resume to be considered for future opportunities, please send it to recruitment@catholiccare.cg.org.au

Current vacancies

We’re looking for an experienced and enthusiastic manager for our mental health programs with competitive salary and benefits

Competitive salary and benefits

Permanent full time position

Working in CatholicCare’s Youth, Mental Health, Homelessness and Comorbidity services portfolio, you will be leading the STEPS and Youth and Wellbeing teams, providing non-judgmental and responsive services that support young people with moderate to severe mental illness.

We are currently seeking  mental health programs manager to oversee the operation of the STEPS and Youth and Wellbeing programs. 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 Role

The Mental Health Programs Manager is responsible for ensuring all program contractual requirements are met through the monitoring of day to day service delivery and supervision of staff in CatholicCare’s STEPS and Youth and Wellbeing programs.  The Manager will be expected to liaise with government, & non- government services and promote CatholicCare within the community.

The Mental Health Programs Manager will also provide direct service delivery in the form of case coordination of STEPS residents including assessment, activity planning and case reviews.

This position also provides assistance to senior management including report writing, networking with various stakeholders, and attending meetings as required. The manager will be required to work within a risk management & quality assurance framework and provide guidance, support and training to staff as required. Participation in an On Call roster is required.

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 qualification in a social welfare, social work, psychology or a health or education related field
  • Demonstrated understanding of mental health recovery principles, including ability to report, liaise, advocate and refer to outside agencies on behalf of clients,
  • Demonstrated leadership and supervisor experience
  • Demonstrated capacity for sound work organisation and effective use of time,
  • Demonstrated awareness of the relevant principles and practices such as EEO, WH&S, Confidentiality and Duty of Care,

Desirable:

  • Possess or be willing to obtain a current First Aid Certificate,
  • Basic computer literacy skills, including a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook and simple databases

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

  • a Working with Vulnerable People Card
  • you will also be required 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 2 pages).

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

 Please send your applications to: Matthew Shaw, Administration Assistant.

Email: matthew.shaw@catholiccare.cg.org.au  Phone: 6163 7638

Selection criteria can be found in the position description located here :Position Description – Mental Health Manager

Closing Date: 4/12/2017

*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.

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

Multiple Part Time positions available

The successful candidates will gain part time employment with CatholicCare whilst completing a Certificate III in Individual Support or a Certificate IV in Mental Health. CatholicCare will pay the course fees and a portion of study leave to attend training.

The traineeship program will provide you with the knowledge and practical experience in a career working with people living with disability or mental ill health under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and with people who are ageing through our aged care services.

CatholicCare Canberra & Goulburn is currently seeking applications from reliable, passionate and committed individuals who are looking to start a career in the Community Sector. The successful candidates will work part time as a CHOICES Personal Assistant whilst completing a Certificate III in Individual Support or a Certificate IV in Mental Health.

This Traineeship will provide you with the knowledge and practical experience to build your career in the community sector, working with people living with disability or mental ill health and with people who are ageing.

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

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:

  • Is an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Possess appropriate English language proficiency levels.
  • Has a current driver’s license and a reliable car with Comprehensive Car Insurance.
  • Is willing to undergo a National Police Check.

To Apply

To apply you must:

  • Attach an updated resume

 Please send your applications to: Jobu Koshy Jacob at Choices.Recruitment@catholiccare.cg.org.au

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

Closing Date: 15th December 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

Full Time Alcohol Tobacco, and Other Drug Program Manager role with competitive salary and benefits and working within a dynamic team.

CCG Is looking for an experienced manager to lead a dynamic team of specialist ATOD workers across its various ATOD programs. The manager would be responsible for the day to day operations of these programs as well as working to support the senior leadership team. The ATOD manager may also be required to provide direct service delivery in the form specialist ATOD interventions.

We are currently seeking  an ATOD Manager to oversee the operation of our suite of specialist ATOD services. 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 ATOD Manager is responsible for ensuring all program contractual requirements are met through the monitoring of day to day service delivery and supervision of staff in various CatholicCare programs including the Sobering Up Shelter, Reaching Out Program and AOD Support connections. The manager may be required to provide direct service delivery in the form of specialist ATOD counselling and case management services as required to manage demand within the programs.

This position also provides assistance to senior management including report writing, risk management and quality assurance. The Manager will be expected to liaise with government, & non- government services and promote CatholicCare within the community.

What we offer

Rewarding opportunities exist for enthusiastic people seeking meaningful careers; helping people in the wider community in a diverse range of program areas. CatholicCare’s employment benefits include a generous salary packaging option, free parking, and professional development in a family friendly environment.

About us

CatholicCare is a large welfare agency of the Catholic Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn. Our mission is to provide quality services to people by promoting healthy, inclusive communities through relationships, partnerships and collaboration while adhering to our values of Solidarity, Stewardship, Respect and Excellence.

 Selection Criteria:

The ideal person we are looking for has:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications including a minimum Certificate 4 in Alcohol and Other Drugs or higher, in line with the Qualification Strategy for ATOD Services,
  • Demonstrated understanding of Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drug issues
  • Management experience and demonstrated ability to lead a team
  • Ability to liaise and advocate with various government and non-government agencies including funding bodies
  • 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,

 Desirable:

  • Qualifications and/or experience in related field such as Social Work, or psychology
  • Possess or be willing to obtain a current First Aid Certificate,
  • Basic computer literacy skills, including a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook and simple databases.

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

  • Hold a Working with Vulnerable People Card
  • Willingness to undergo a National Police Check.
  • Willingness to participate in an on call roster

To apply you must:

  • Attach an updated resume
  • 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.  Previous applicants need not apply.

 Please send your applications to: Matthew Shaw, Administration Assistant.

Email: matthew.shaw@catholiccare.cg.org.au  Phone: 6163 7638

Selection criteria can be found in the position description located here :Position Description – ATOD Manager

Closing Date: 20/11/2017

*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.

Alcohol Tobacco, and Other Drug Team Leader role with competitive salary and benefits

Permanent Part – Time position

Working in Canberra’s only dedicated Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drug sobering up facility, you will be leading a team of elite drug and alcohol workers in providing non-judgmental and responsive services that assist men & women over the age of 18 who are under the influence of Alcohol & Other Drugs to recover in a safe and clean environment.

We are currently seeking  an ATOD Team Leader to oversee the operation of the Sobering Up Shelter. 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

As the SUS ATOD Team Leader, you will be responsible for working collaboratively with the other team leader to oversee the day to day operations of the program, supporting and directing team members in their duties.

This involves working Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings fortnightly from 11pm to 11am with options for additional shifts. You will also be required to meet regularly with the program manager as part of your coordination role. As a member of this team you will be required to attend professional development on a regular basis and adhere to the Qualification Standards of the ATOD sector.

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. Given the after hours nature of this role it includes attractive remuneration starting from $1800 gross per fortnight.

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:

  • Must have a Certificate 4 in Alcohol and Other Drugs or higher, in line with the Qualification Strategy for ATOD Services,
  • Demonstrated understanding of Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drug issues, including ability to liaise, advocate and refer to outside agencies on behalf of clients,
  • Experience and demonstrated ability to lead a team
  • Demonstrated capacity for sound work organisation and effective use of time,
  • Capacity to work as a member of a team and individually as required,
  • Demonstrated awareness of the relevant principles and practices such as EEO, OH&S, Confidentiality and Duty of Care,

Desirable:

  • Qualifications and/or experience in related fields such as Nursing, Social Work, or community work
  • Possess or be willing to obtain a current First Aid Certificate,
  • Basic computer literacy skills, including a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook and simple databases.

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

  • a Working with Vulnerable People Card
  • you will also be required 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 2 pages).

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

 Please send your applications to: Matthew Shaw, Administration Assistant.

Email: matthew.shaw@catholiccare.cg.org.au  Phone: 6163 7638

Selection criteria can be found in the position description located here :SUS Team Leader

Closing Date: 20/11/2017

*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.

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

Multiple Part Time positions

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

CatholicCare Canberra & Goulburn is launching an exciting initiative called the Earn & Learn Program, which will fund enrolment costs and offer permanent part time contracts to individuals wishing to study a Certificate 3 in Individual Studies.

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

The Role

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

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

What we offer

Rewarding opportunities exist for enthusiastic people seeking meaningful careers; helping people in the wider community in a diverse range of program areas.

CatholicCare’s employment benefits include a generous salary packaging option, free parking, and professional development in a family friendly environment.

About us

CatholicCare is a large welfare agency of the Catholic Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn. Our mission is to provide quality services to people by promoting healthy, inclusive communities through relationships, partnerships and collaboration.

 Ideal person

The ideal person we are looking for need not have any experience in the field, but must:

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

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

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

  • a current drivers licence, and
  • a Working with Vulnerable People Card
  • a Smart Phone that you can use for work purpose
  • a current drivers licence (or be underway in obtaining it) and roadworthy vehicle with comprehensive insurance.

To Apply

To apply you must:

  • Attach an updated resume
  • Address each area above in a covering letter (no more than 2 pages).

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

 Please send your applications to: Jobu Koshy Jacob at Choices.Recruitment@catholiccare.cg.org.au

Selection criteria can be found in the position description located here :CAC Earn Learn Personal Assistant PD

Closing Date: 8th December 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.

Looking for Support Workers in Goulburn, Braidwood region and Queanbeyan.

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; assist clients with transportation and; support 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 2017

Closing Date: 17th November 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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