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CatholicCare  is an equal opportunity employer who employs staff who are committed and dedicated to people in need, regardless of the difficulties faced by those who access our services.

CatholicCare is a child-safe and child-friendly organisation. All staff must comply with our child-safe, child-friendly policies and Code of Conduct. The successful applicant will be required to comply with the relevant provisions of the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.

Project Coordinator, Operations –OOHC

CatholicCare Diocese of Broken Bay is a flexible and family friendly workplace offering the opportunity to make a difference in your local community where it’s needed most. Our innovative & leading edge social care programs are responsive to the complex and changing needs of the sector and provide our staff opportunities to develop and grow in contemporary work practices, which result in the best outcomes for our clients. We provide a wide range of programs to assist children, young people, individuals and families in Sydney's North and on the NSW Central Coast.

CatholicCare is seeking a solutions-focused individual with solid experience within OOHC and associated legislative obligations to assist the Manager OOHC in their duties.

This role will be primarily responsible for:

  •          Preparation and updating of funding documentation with the Manager OOHC
  •          Development of processes and administration and compilation of relevant statisitcs, maintaining CatholicCare’s reporting responsibilities
  •          Reconciling FACS Actual reports on a monthly/quarterly basis
  •          Assisting the Manager OOHC with resource planning and rostering
  •          Assisting the Manager OOHC with project management, including the co-ordination of internal resources, communication, and stakeholder management
  •          Maintaining community links and relationships to ensure access by children, young people and vulnerable adults in care to relevant services by individual need
  •          Liaision with relevant committees in maintaining interagency collaboration and co-ordinate planning and development of local services.

 

The successful applicant will have the following:

  •          Relevant qualifications in Social Work, Social Science, Welfare, Psychology or related discipline.
  •          Knowledge of the community sector and social welfare
  •          Knowledge of project management processes
  •          Sound understanding and knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research processes.

The ideal candidate will have sound knowledge in child protection legislation, and juvenile justice policies, procedures and trends. 

In return, Catholic Care Diocese of Broken Bay will offer a competitive salary and supportive environment. 

To apply please download the position description below and follow the Letter of Instruction to apply. Send your CV and letter outlining your suitability for the role to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 9481 2650 for a confidential discussion.

Applications Close: Friday,  29 September 2017

pdfOOHC Operations Support PD (Project Coordinator, Operations - OOHC)

pdfPersonal Information Collection Notice for Employment Purposes

 

MST-CAN Therapist

CatholicCare Diocese of Broken Bay is a flexible and family friendly workplace offering the opportunity to make a difference in your local community where it’s needed most. Our innovative & leading edge social care programs are responsive to the complex and changing needs of the sector and provide our staff opportunities to develop and grow in contemporary work practices, which result in the best outcomes for our clients. We provide a wide range of programs to assist children, young people, individuals and families in Sydney's North and on the NSW Central Coast.

CatholicCare Diocese of Broken Bay is seeking an individual with mental health clinical training and experience, especially with Indigenous families and communities, to implement Multisystemic Therapy for Child Abuse and Neglect (MST-CAN). 

MST-CAN is an evidence-based treatment model directed at families with children ages 6 to 17 years old where there is on-going physical abuse and neglect. 

Interested persons may locate information about this treatment model on the internet at www.mstservices.com under MST Adaptations / MST-CAN Information or at www.mstcan.com.

Industry recognised ongoing professional training and development is provided in line with MST-CAN practices. 

Duties include the assessment, treatment, and collaboration with families, youth, child protective services, and community agency staff. The MST-CAN Therapist must ensure rigorous adherence to the principles set by MST Services. 

The MST-CAN Therapist will function as part of a MST-CAN team and will participate in weekly team supervision and consultation. 

The incoming appointee will need to possess the following:

-         Experience with EBM therapy programs,

-         An ability to rigorously adhere to principles set by MST Services,

-         Effective stakeholder management skills,

-         Sound understanding of working respectfully with Indigenous communities,

-         Must be available to provide periodic on-call 24-hour coverage, and

-         Have own transport. 

Specific experience in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy including trauma treatment, Structural Family Therapy, Strategic Family Therapy, and behaviorally-based treatments preferred. 

Only a Master’s Degree in a mental health field will be considered.

To apply please download the position description below and follow the Letter of Instruction to apply. Send your CV and letter outlining your suitability for the role to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 9481-2650 for a confidential discussion.

pdfMST-CAN Therapist Position Description

pdfPersonal Information Collection Notice

Coordinator, Outside School Hours Care

  •          Contract role - up to 12 months parental leave cover
  •          Before and after school care and vacation care
  •          Based at St Patricks Catholic School East Gosford
  •          Experienced & well established team

Outside School Hours Care is a career which is both rewarding and fun with the opportunity to work in a creative way with school age children. CatholicCare is an experienced and rapidly growing provider of high quality before and after school, and vacation care. Our East Gosford Outside School Hours Care requires a Coordinator to cover a parental leave absence for a maximum of 12 months. The Coordinator will:

  • Develop and implement programs for children aged 5 – 12 years in Before School Care and After School Care and Vacation Care
  • Provide leadership and direction to staff
  • Ensure that all policies, procedures and legal/regulatory frameworks are adhered to
  • Build relationships with children, their families and school executive and staff 
  • Carry out administration requirements of the service
  • Oversee the implementation of and adherence to relevant law, regulations and National Quality Framework including ‘My Time Our Place’ 

To be considered for this role you will have:

  • Experience in managing and developing a team
  • An innovative, motivated and passionate approach to creating quality education and care settings for children aged 5-12
  • Understanding of the National Law & Regulations, National Quality Framework including “My Time Our Place” framework
  • Preferably Diploma Qualifications in Outside School Hours Care (or equivalent Child Care Qualifications) or significant experience
  • Strong relationship management skills and the ability to build sound networks in the school and community
  • Ability to manage budgets and sound administration skills

Please download the below position description and instructions on how to apply. For further information email Melissa Vince This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call Melissa on 0438 267 863.

Closing date: Friday 22 September 2017

pdfPosition Description

pdfInstructions

pdfPersonal Information Collection Notice

 

Waitara Family Day Care Educator

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Waitara Family Cay Care is looking for more educators.

  • Are you passionate about providing high quality care in your home?
  • Do you have experience caring for children?
  • Are you interested in owning your own child care business?
  • Do you want flexibility and to work from home?
  • Do you want to work with a dedicated team of professionals?
  • Can you create a safe, nurturing environment that enhances children's learning and development?

Waitara Family Day Care has been operating for over 30 years and we cover the Hornsby local government area and surrounding suburbs. We have a group of highly experienced and qualified staff who can support educators through the registration process and throughout their time with our service.

We are looking for people who have:

  • Certificate III in children’s Services (or working towards)
  • First aid, asthma and anaphylaxis training
  • Experience working with children
  • Ability to provide creative learning programmes for children
  • Commitment to providing quality child care
  • Good communication skills and work collaboratively with families
  • willingness to participate in ongoing learning and development
  • Ability with administrative tasks
  • A desire to provide a professional child care service and to be well financially rewarded.

Locations

We are looking for educators who live in a wide range of areas including the Hornsby local government area, Hills district and surrounding suburbs.

You can live in your own home or rental premises. We will consider a range of types of homes including houses, duplexes, townhouses, units if the home is suitable and safe.

Educators in a bush fire zone are required to complete a Development Application. We can assist you with this.

Why join Waitara Family Day Care

We provide support and assistance to educators while they are setting up their business and throughout the time they are registered with us. Some of the support services are;

  • Recruitment and selection of educators and support throughout the registration process
  • Training and professional development
  • Access to list of families needing care for their children
  • Assistance to meet regulatory requirements
  • Assistance with administration
  • Assistance in running a business
  • Assistance in an emergency
  • Support visits in the home
  • Phone and email support
  • Access to government fee assistance for eligible families including Child Care Benefit and Rebate
  • Networking with experienced educators and other child care professionals
  • Assistance with safety, health and hygiene needs
  • Playsessions and other children’s events
  • Being part of a well-recognised and respected provider of Family Day Care and other child care services
  • Assistance with acquiring a nationally recognised qualifications
  • Access to interest free loans

How to apply to be a Family Day Care educator

Contact Maree Higginbotham, Family Day Care Coordinator on 9488 2402 or 9488 2400 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

The Australian Government provides financial support for this Family Day Care Child Care Service under the Community Support Program

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