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CatholicCare is a rewarding place to work. 

Relationships are at the heart of why CatholicCare exists, and our relationships with our staff are equally valued.

As a values-based organisation, we attract staff who share our commitment to helping vulnerable people in the community and our passion for delivering high quality services that help our clients to achieve ‘Life to the Full’.

We enjoy a collaborative workplace culture where teamwork is highly valued.

CatholicCare is committed to:

  • client and child safety - we carry out Police Record and Working With Children checks for all staff and volunteers to ensure the safety of the people we serve.
  • diversity - we value our multi-cultural and multi-denominational staff
  • workplace safety – we aim to provide a workplace that is safe and healthy for all staff and volunteers


To attract and retain high calibre staff we offer employee benefits including:

  • salary packaging - as CatholicCare enjoys Public Benevolent Institution tax status, our employees can reduce their taxable income through salary packaging and thereby increase their take-home salary 
  • flexible work and leave arrangements to maintain work-life balance
  • learning and development activities to develop skills and knowledge to deliver quality services to our clients 
  • regular employee climate surveys to assess engagement with our mission, values and business plans and to obtain employee feedback on CatholicCare as a place to work
  • a confidential employee assistance program with an independent service provider to assist staff and their immediate family in a situation or crisis  

How to apply

If you see an employment opportunity below that interests you, you are encouraged to view the position description. 

Your application should include:

  • a covering letter
  • a current resume
  • contact details of three professional referees

We will consider the suitability of your skills, knowledge, qualifications and experience for the role. If you have been short-listed for the position, we will contact you to ask you to attend an interview. Only short-listed applicants will be advised of the outcome of their application.

The offer of employment and commencement in the position is conditional upon receipt of a successful Police Record check assessment, and International Police check (if you have lived overseas for 12 months continuously in the past 10 years), and a Working with Children Check. CatholicCare has PBI tax status, and the salary can be packaged to the benefit of the incumbent.

Your details will be held and managed in accordance with the Privacy Act (1998). If your application is unsuccessful, it will not be kept on file with CatholicCare.

Current employment opportunities

Case Manager | Adoption and Permanent Care | Footscray | Part time

We are currently seeking a Case Manager to join our Adoptions & Permanent Care team based in Footscray. 

CatholicCare provides full case management services to adoptive persons, infants and children who require placement through adoption or permanent care; including counselling and support for their biological families, and recruitment, training and assessment of potential caregiver applicants. 

This position will involve participation in information and educational sessions for prospective adoptive and permanent care applicants; undertaking detailed assessments, report writing and presentations of adoptive and permanent care applicants to an Accreditation Panel; and completing assessments of children referred for placement.

Family Wellbeing Practitioner | Family Wellbeing Support Service | Melton | Part time (0.8 EFT), fixed term until 30 June 2021

The Family Wellbeing Support Service (FWSS) provides flexible and responsive services to children, young people and their families, to identify risk factors and address issues that may lead to poor mental health outcomes later in life. 

We are currently seeking a Family Wellbeing Practitioner to provide intensive, long-term, early intervention support for children, young people and their families in the catchment area of Melton/Bacchus Marsh/Caroline Springs. They will also provide community outreach, mental health education, community development activities, and therapeutic group programs.

The successful applicant will possess a tertiary qualification in social work, community development or another relevant area; demonstrated experience working with children and young people; and knowledge and understanding of the needs of families experiencing mental health issues.

  • Applications close COB Tuesday 10 March 2020 - please email recruitment@ccam.org.au with the job title in the subject line, including a cover letter outlining your experience in line with the position description, and your resume.
  • For further information about this role, please contact Human Resources on (03) 9287 5554
  • Download the position description


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