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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 |  Integrated Family Services
Melton | Fixed term until December 2020

We are currently seeking a full-time fixed term Case Manager to join our Integrated Family Services program in Melton until 23 December 2020.

This position seeks to provide case management services to vulnerable children, young people and their families to strengthen relationships, prevent family breakdown and ensure the best interests of the child are met. 

Applicants require tertiary qualifications in Social Work or equivalent (e.g. Psychology or Social Science), demonstrated experience in case management working with vulnerable children and their families, and experience working with families impacted by family violence.

 

Case Manager |  Integrated Family Services
Melton | Fixed term until July 2021

We are currently seeking a full-time fixed term Case Manager to join our Integrated Family Services program in Melton until 23 July 2021.

This position seeks to provide case management services to vulnerable children, young people and their families to strengthen relationships, prevent family breakdown and ensure the best interests of the child are met.

Applicants require tertiary qualifications in Social Work or equivalent (e.g. Psychology or Social Science), demonstrated experience in case management working with vulnerable children and their families, and experience working with families impacted by family violence.

 

Community Development Worker | Bushfire Community Recovery Service
East Gippsland | Full time fixed term

We are currently seeking a full time Community Development Worker to join our Bushfire Response team to support, address and provide paths of assistance to people affected by grief and trauma within the bushfire affected regions in East Gippsland.

The Bushfire Community Recovery Service will provide an outreach mobile service to the community, with a particular focus on remote townships using a CatholicCare vehicle where Community Development activities, material assistance and referrals can be made from.

This role will travel to Churches, Community groups, Sporting Groups, Schools, Parishes, Festivals and Markets to support the community on a rostered and regular basis. Applicants must have a Diploma in Community Development or equivalent.

 

Coordinator of Catholic Chaplaincy | Hospital Chaplaincy
Melbourne | Part time fixed term

We are currently looking for a Coordinator of Catholic Chaplaincy, Healthcare on a part time basis located at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Royal Women’s Hospital and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Parkville.

This is a 12 month fixed term position. This position seeks to be an integral part of the health services’ Spiritual/Pastoral Care Teams, contributing to high quality pastoral care provision for patients, families and staff. 

If you have extensive work experience in healthcare, and a theology / pastoral care qualification at a graduate level (or other relevant degree which included studies in theology) this could be the role for you!

 

Family Counsellor | Bushfire Community Recovery Service
East Gippsland | Full time fixed term

We are currently seeking a full time Family Counsellor to join our Bushfire Response team to support, address and provide paths of assistance to people affected by grief and trauma within the bushfire affected regions in East Gippsland.

The Bushfire Community Recovery Service will provide an outreach mobile service to the community, with a particular focus on remote townships using a CatholicCare vehicle where Community Development activities, material assistance and referrals can be made from.

This role will travel to churches, community groups, sporting groups, schools, parishes, festivals and markets to support the community on a rostered and regular basis. Applicants must have a degree in Psychology, Counselling or Social Work.

 

Pastoral Care Practitioner | Prison Ministry
Hopkins Correctional Centre & Langi Kal Kal Prison | Part time

We are currently seeking a Pastoral Care Practitioner to be an integral part of the Chaplaincy and Pastoral Care Team contributing to high quality pastoral care practice for prisoners, prisoners’ families, and to staff within the Hopkins Correctional facility in Ararat (6 hours per week) and the Langi Kal Kal Prison in Trewalla (3 hours per week).

The incumbent will be required to respond effectively to the diverse personal, spiritual and religious needs of prisoners, the prisoner’s families, and staff. The successful applicant must also be anchored in the ethos of the Catholic Church, and informed by Catholic Social Teaching and its strong emphasis on the inherent dignity of the person.  

 

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