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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

Administration role with competitive salary and benefits

Full Time position

CatholicCare is seeking a fulltime Administrative Assistant for our office in Watson. As part of the reception team you will be responsible for providing quality customer service to all clients and stakeholders of the Portfolios. You will primarily be dealing with clients and administrative duties. Knowledge of all CatholicCare programs and services is required. The administrative assistant is responsible for responding to initial enquiries from client, stakeholders, staff and the general public and then referring them on as appropriate. The position also provides secretarial and administrative support to program team members, involves managing intake and bookings for the counselling programs, and includes managing the office on a day to day basis. If you would like to work with us to make a positive difference in people’s lives – we want to hear from you!!!

What we offer

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

About us

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

 Ideal person

The ideal person we are looking for has:

  1. Demonstrated high level initiative and strong organisational skills, with attention to detail and the ability to, determine priorities, multi-task and effectively and efficiently meet strict time lines.
  2. Demonstrated commitment to quality client service
  3. Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  4. Advanced Computer Literacy levels
  5. Demonstrated ability to work both within a team environment and independently
  6. Ability to learn quickly and manage change

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

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

  • a current drivers licence, and
  • a Working with Vulnerable People Card

To apply you must:

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

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

 Please send your applications to: Sue Pobjie sue.pobjie@catholiccare.cg.org.au

To access the Duty Statement here :Administrative Assistant (BF office)

Closing Date: 23/02/2018

*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.

  • 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 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 here :Position Description -School Counsellor

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.

Competitive salary and benefits

Part time position for 1 year contract

Central Canberra location with free parking

We are currently seeking a part time Accountant to join a small, dedicated and professional team.

This role is responsible for preparing financial reports and general ledger reconciliation, mentoring staff and supporting the Chief Financial Officer.

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; and 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:

 

  1. Qualifications of Degree in Accounting, and CPA full membership/
  2. At least 3 years experience in a management role I have read this document and agree to undertake the duties and responsibilities as list above.
  3. Organised and a quick learner.
  4. Fully compliance with policies and procedures plus relevant regulations.
  5. Exceptional administrative abilities with proven achievements in successfully managing own workloads and staff workloads.
  6. Proven ability to consistently management multiple tasks and meet deadlines without supervision.
  7. Very competent computer skills.
  8. Result Orientated

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 and address the selection criteria

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

Please send your applications to CFO management at CFOmanagement@Catholiccare.cg.org.au

 To access the Duty Statement here :Position Description – Accountant 12.02.2018

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.

 

CatholicCare Canberra & 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.

Flexible direct support role with competitive salary and benefits

Various Full Time, Part Time and Casual position available

Dorothy Sales Cottages, located in Hughes ACT

This is an exciting opportunity to join an experienced and highly skilled team, in providing in home and community support to 8 individuals with complex care needs. Dorothy Sales Cottages is a residential service, delivering person centered support to individuals in a home like environment.

CatholicCare is seeking a number of experienced disability professionals to join the dedicated team at Dorothy Sales Cottages (DSC) in provide person centered support to the 8 residents of DSC.

The Role

These positions will work as part of an experienced and highly skilled team to provide high level care and support to 8 adults living with an Acquired Brain Injury or other disability in a 24 hour residential setting in Hughes. Support Workers assist individuals with personal care, domestic duties and meal preparation within their home, as well as with support to access and engage in the community.

If you have a genuine passion for disability and would like 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:

  • A Certificate III or above in Disability Services or relevant qualifications
  • Experience and commitment to working with people with a disability
  • A Current First Aid Certificate

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 access the Duty Statement here : CHOICES DSC Personal Assistant PD

To apply please send your applications to Julie McRoy at Julie.Mcroy@catholiccare.cg.org.au you must:

  • Attach an updated resume
  • Address the selection criteria outlined in the duty statement in no more than 2 pages.

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

 Closing Date: 19.02.2018

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.

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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