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CatholicCare Victoria is a rewarding place to work. 

CatholicCare Victoria is a leading and influential provider of charitable and social services in Victoria. 

Our Mission at CatholicCare Victoria is to build communities that recognise and nurture the dignity of each person. Our employees share our Mission for a stronger, more inclusive society through supporting individuals, families and communities in times of need, especially those who are most disadvantaged, vulnerable and/or marginalised.

We deliver excellence in a broad range of child, family and youth services, family relationship services, school counselling and pastoral care services, social housing, employment and advocacy services across various office locations and delivery sites in Victoria.

We draw on the principles of Catholic Social Teaching to inspire and direct our endeavours. We value and respect human dignity, and embrace diversity in an inclusive work environment.  


CatholicCare Victoria 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

Family Counsellor | Bushfire Community Recovery Service
East Gippsland & outreach | Fixed term

We are currently seeking a full time or part time Family Counsellor to join our Bushfire Community Recovery Service team, to provide trauma-informed counselling in Bairnsdale, Lakes Entrance, and to outreach locations across East Gippsland.

This role will travel to churches, community groups, sporting groups, schools, festivals and markets to support the community on a rostered and regular basis.

Applicants are required to have a degree in Psychology, Counselling or Social Work with a proven track record in grief, loss or trauma counselling and relationship counselling to be considered for this role.

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Family Counsellor | Family & Relationship Services
Dandenong | Full time OR Part time

The Family and Relationship Services program strengthens family relationships, prevents breakdown and ensures the wellbeing and safety of children through broad-based counselling and education.

This position provides counselling and group work to children, adolescents, couples and families with the aim to improve quality of life, reduce stress, help strengthen or rebuild relationships, and assist those engaged to feel more in control.

In addition the wellbeing of children involved is very much the focus of the interventions with careful risk assessments being undertaken in terms of child safety and family violence.

Applicants will require a degree in psychology, social work, counselling or family therapy, as well as a membership of (or eligibility for) a relevant professional body such as AASW, AAFT, APS, PACFA, to be considered for the role.

Applicants must also have demonstrated experience working with individuals, children and families in a counselling/family services setting.

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Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner | Family & Relationship Services
Geelong | Full time

The Geelong Family Relationship Centre gives separating/separated families help to achieve workable parenting arrangements through information and referral, support and family dispute resolution services, and delivers high quality, safe and ethical services. 

This position will provide family dispute resolution services to families which may otherwise be the subject of proceedings through the Family Law Courts.  A major focus will be assisting families to reach agreement on parenting arrangements without going to court.

Applicants must have a recognised tertiary qualification in Psychology, Social Work or a related discipline; eligibility for membership of the A.P.S, A.A.S.W or related professional association; and proven experience in the child, youth and family services sector as well as the FDR field to be considered for this role.

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Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner | Family & Relationship Services
Geelong | Part time, maximum term

The Geelong Family Relationship Centre gives separating/separated families help to achieve workable parenting arrangements through information and referral, support and family dispute resolution services, and delivers high quality, safe and ethical services. 

This position will provide family dispute resolution services to families which may otherwise be the subject of proceedings through the Family Law Courts.  A major focus will be assisting families to reach agreement on parenting arrangements without going to court.

Applicants must have a recognised tertiary qualification in Psychology, Social Work or a related discipline; eligibility for membership of the A.P.S, A.A.S.W or related professional association; and proven experience in the child, youth and family services sector as well as the FDR field to be considered for this role.

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HR Business Partner | Human Resources
East Melbourne | Full time, maximum term

CatholicCare Melbourne/Gippsland recently merged with Centacare Ballarat and CatholicCare Sandhurst to become a new state-wide social services agency; CatholicCare Victoria.

The Human Resources and People & Culture teams of the three agencies will be integrating into a combined People & Culture function with roles likely to be located in Melbourne, Ballarat and Bendigo, supporting state wide business operations.

This role will help to drive the People & Culture Strategy that aims to build an organisation where our people are diverse, effective and empowered. Responsibilities will include (but are not limited to): recruitment and onboarding, generalist HR advice, performance management, policies & procedures, health & safety implementation, return to work, and HRIS.

Applicants must have a Bachelor's Degree in Business (Human Resources) or a related discipline to be considered for this role.

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Parenting Orders Program Practitioner | Family & Relationship Services
Geelong | Full time, maximum term

The Parenting Orders Program supports families experiencing separation to strengthen the co-parenting relationship, reduce conflict, improve communication and focus on the needs of their children. It also provides individual support, counselling and group programs for families experiencing separation.

This position aims to support parents to focus together on the best interest of their children, resolve disputes, improve communication, reduce conflict, and re-establish contact between parents and children.

To be considered for this role, applicants must have a degree in Psychology, Counselling, or Social Work (or related discipline); eligibility for membership of the A.P.S, A.A.S.W or related professional association; and demonstrated experience in working with children, young people and their families in the context of family separation.

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