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CatholicCare Social Services Hunter-Manning is a significant and reputable organisation with more than 150 employees providing services and support to families, couples, individuals and children in the local community.

We provide excellent working conditions including family-friendly workplaces; tax free salary packaging; paid maternity leave for eligible employees and an employee assistance program.

Working for CatholicCare Social Services

  • Great career path opportunities
  • 9 weeks paid maternity leave for eligible employees
  • Tax free salary packaging of up to $16,050
  • Meal Entertainment card
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Family-friendly workplace, including flexible working conditions
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Locations in Newcastle (Mayfield), Lake Macquarie (Cardiff), Maitland, Taree and Gloucester.

Do I have to be Catholic to work at CatholicCare Social Services?

No, you do not have to be Catholic to work at CatholicCare Social Services Hunter-Manning.

Like any organisation, we ask that all our employees respect the religious choices of other employees. We ask that all employees display an active commitment to our Mission, Vision and Values.

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JOB VACANCIES

Registered Psychologist (Therapeutic Specialist)

Location: 17 Kelton Street, Cardiff NSW

About Us

CatholicCare has recently implemented an innovative therapeutic care program across its Permanency Support team. If you are passionate about best outcomes for children in foster care, if you align with our agreed values of Respect, Justice, Connection, Collaboration and Innovation, if you are keen to help “build a stronger, fairer and kinder society”, then we invite you to come join our Permanency team circle.

New Opportunity

We are seeking an experienced allied health professional (registered psychologist, occupational therapist or accredited mental health social worker) to join our Care Team in Cardiff to provide interventions to children, young people and other stakeholders in the delivery of therapeutic care. The ideal candidate will have experience using trauma-informed frameworks and a commitment to meeting the needs of children and families affected by trauma.

The position we are offering is a Maximum Term Part-Time position (32 hours/week) and may continue until 1 October 2020.


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Permanency Planner (1)

Location: Newcastle, Maitland and Lake Macquarie

New Opportunity

CatholicCare is seeking an enthusiastic caseworker to join our team. It is an exciting time to work at CatholicCare with the launch of the Permanency Support Program in October 2017. Our goal at CatholicCare is to provide a permanent ‘have life and have it to the full’ option for children who come into foster care and to achieve this within two years.

Our Permanency Support team includes a multidisciplinary circle of caseworkers, clinicians, birth parents, carers, and the child. The position is responsible for facilitating permanency pathways for C&YP within a 2 year timeframe.

The position of Permanency Planner is a Maximum Term position, which may continue until 1/10/2020.  Consideration will be given to those seeking both full-time and part-time employment. 

If you are passionate about best outcomes for children in foster care; if you align with our agreed values of Respect, Justice, Connection, Collaboration and Innovation; if you are keen to help ‘build a stronger, fairer and kinder society’, then we invite you to come join our circle.


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Education Link Worker

Location: Mayfield

CatholicCare Social Services is seeking a self-motivated individual to join our team in a newly created role - Education Link Worker.

The Education Link Worker role is a part time maximum term position, responsible for promoting positive education opportunities for children and young people in the care system to increase face to face engagement with the local public and private school network. This position will provide support to our most vulnerable children and young people to stay engaged with an education system therefore promote better outcome when leaving care.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience and qualifications in teaching, working with children and young people in care and have an understanding of child protection issues and the impact of intergenerational trauma.

CatholicCare offers competitive salaries and benefits, including tax free salary packaging, discounted gym memberships, and rewarding career paths.

If you are interested in joining our team, please be sure to address the following selection criteria in your application:


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Team Leader Family Preservation

Location: Hunter Manning

Be part of a new program offering one of the most significant changes to child protection and out-of-home care system in decades.

  • Join one of Newcastle’s top 5 employers
  • Participate in specialised training and interagency collaboration
  • Opportunity to lead a team and be part of an exciting new project in the State.

CatholicCare Social Services Hunter-Manning is a not-for-profit organisation and a mission and outreach agency of the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle.  Our services include a range of child and family services, youth services, disability, community services, mental health and Permanency Support Programs.

The Family Preservation program aims to do everything possible to prevent children entering foster care by assessing both risks and strengths of families identified as being at risk of significant harm.  This aims to build on parenting capacity and improve safety for the child by supporting, modelling and referring as needed to our external partner services. 

This newly created role of Team Leader Family Preservation, requires a self-motivated individual to lead, support and develop our Permanency Support team.   In addition, you will be responsible for liaising with Department (FACS) regarding referrals ensuring that best practice standards are maintained; overseeing accurate records and data management and adhering to Departmental reporting requirements; promoting the program among local area networks; and encouraging best practices among local support and brokerage services in response to the diverse cultural and circumstantial needs of families. 

An awareness and sound understanding of Aboriginal culture and traditions will be integral to this role. As well as awareness of CALD and other diversity that may define parental roles, family and community relationships.


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Renewing Pathways Case Manager

Location: Taree

CatholicCare Social Services is seeking a self-motivated individual to join our Social Services team as a “Renewing Pathways Case Manager”  

This position will provide a co-ordinated, proactive response to women and children living in or leaving domestic violence, in partnership with a range of agencies including justice agencies and support services in the mid coast.

The successful candidate will work directly with the Permanency Support Manager at our Taree Office.


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Peer Support Worker

Location: Taree

CatholicCare Social Services is seeking a self-motivated individual to join our Social Services team as a “Peer Support Worker”  

This position will be working in mental illness and recovery and by using their own experience of mental illness to help engage participants and encourage them to share their stories and experiences.

The successful candidate will work directly with the Disabilities and Mental Health Caseworker at our Taree Office.


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