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CatholicCare Social Services Hunter-Manning is a reputable not-for-profit organisation and an agency of the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle.

CatholicCare Social Services Hunter-Manning is a reputable not-for-profit organisation and an agency of the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle. Employing more than 150 dedicated and passionate employees, we are committed to making a difference to the lives of families, couples, young people and children within our local community. Our holistic and extensive range of services are designed to achieve meaningful outcomes for those we support. We empower individuals regardless of religion, age, gender, physical and intellectual capacity or ethnicity, and take pride in our commitment to building a stronger, fairer and kinder society.

Our culture is built on mutual respect, collaboration, teamwork, passion, courage and innovation, which not only represents our core values but our strong reputation in the community.

CatholicCare has offices throughout the Hunter and Manning regions including in Mayfield, Cardiff, Maitland, Taree, Singleton, Muswellbrook, Forster and Gloucester.

Benefits of working with us

  • Rewarding career path with ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Joining a team of innovative, collaborative and dedicated colleagues
  • Attractive remuneration with salary packaging (up to $15,899 per annum)
  • Meal entertainment card
  • Up to three additional days leave annually (Bishop’s leave) between Christmas and New Year
  • Family-friendly workplace including flexible conditions
  • Nine weeks paid maternity leave for eligible employees
  • Fitness passport’s discounted gym membership
  • Employee Assistance Program

 

 

 


JOB VACANCIES

Case Manager – Supported Independent Living (SIL) – Maitland (2)

Location: Maitland, NSW

  • Support & mentor young people to develop life skills for their transition into adulthood.
  • Work in one of the Hunter-Manning’s predominant social services organisations.
  • Competitive salary & packaging benefits, fantastic development & training.

Join Us and Make a Difference to the Community

CatholicCare Social Services Hunter-Manning is a not-for-profit organisation and an agency of the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle. We offer whole-of-community support and empowerment options to those in need regardless of religion, age, gender, physical and intellectual capacity, or ethnicity. 

The Team

The Supported Independent Living (SIL) Team supports 2 programs, the Supported Independent Living (SIL) Program and AfterCare Program. The SIL Program provides a transitional service for young people moving from statutory care into independent living and adulthood. The AfterCare Program assists those young people leaving care who do not have strong family or friendship networks or adult mentors and provides support to them as they transition into adulthood.

Both programs assist and support the young people we support transition from statutory care into supported independent living and into adulthood. The programs empower them to live independently and assist them to identify and move closer towards their aspirations.

Our SIL Team works to meet the needs of the young people we support to ensure that when they leave our program they are well equipped to have a fulfilling life, have well developed life skills and are working toward achieving their goals in life. 

About the Role

CatholicCare has an exciting opportunity for a passionate and dedicated Case Manager to join our Supported Independent Living Team in Maitland. The position has been recently redesigned to better support and develop life skills in vulnerable young people.

The position is responsible for providing practical and emotional support for young people aged 16-20. The role ensures that plans are formulated and regularly reviewed in consultation with the young person and their community of supports.

The role also has a focus on supporting and encouraging young people to participate in daily living skills activities and competency-based programs which will empower them to live independently and assist them to identify and move closer towards their aspirations.

The role involves developing strong working relationships with young people, strong working relationships within the community and expanding the network of supports via different strategies including family finding and family group conferencing.

The position also has a strong administrative focus requiring completion of accurate, timely and well written case notes, Leaving Care Plans and Aftercare Plans.   

This role provides you with a real opportunity to create a positive impact in the lives of young people.

Based in our office in Maitland, we are offering 1 x permanent full-time position.

Benefits of Working With Us

  • receive an attractive salary with salary packaging (up to $15,899 per annum);
  • receive 3 additional days leave, Bishop’s Leave, between the Christmas and the New Year period annually;
  • paid Parental Leave for eligible employees;
  • fantastic ongoing training & development, coaching & mentoring and career progression opportunities;
  • a great friendly environment of dedicated and passionate co-workers;
  • discounted gym membership, Fitness Passport;
  • and more. 

SELECTION CRITERIA:

To be consider for the position you must individually address each of the selection criteria below.


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Case Manager – Supported Independent Living (SIL) – Taree

Location: Taree, NSW (2hrs north of Newcastle)

  • Support & mentor young people to develop life skills for their transition into adulthood.
  • Work in one of the Hunter-Manning’s predominant social services organisations.
  • Competitive salary & packaging benefits, fantastic development & training.

Join Us and Make a Difference to the Community

CatholicCare Social Services Hunter-Manning is a not-for-profit organisation and an agency of the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle. We offer whole-of-community support and empowerment options to those in need regardless of religion, age, gender, physical and intellectual capacity, or ethnicity. 

The Team

The Supported Independent Living (SIL) Team supports 2 programs, the Supported Independent Living (SIL) Program and AfterCare Program. The SIL Program provides a transitional service for young people moving from statutory care into independent living and adulthood. The AfterCare Program assists those young people leaving care who do not have strong family or friendship networks or adult mentors and provides support to them as they transition into adulthood.

Both programs assist and support the young people we support transition from statutory care into supported independent living and into adulthood. The programs empower them to live independently and assist them to identify and move closer towards their aspirations.

Our SIL Team works to meet the needs of the young people we support to ensure that when they leave our program they are well equipped to have a fulfilling life, have well developed life skills and are working toward achieving their goals in life. 

About the Role

CatholicCare has an exciting opportunity for a passionate and dedicated Case Manager to join our Supported Independent Living Team in Taree. The position has been recently redesigned to better support and develop life skills in vulnerable young people.

The position is responsible for providing practical and emotional support for young people aged 16-20. The role ensures that plans are formulated and regularly reviewed in consultation with the young person and their community of supports.

The role also has a focus on supporting and encouraging young people to participate in daily living skills activities and competency-based programs which will empower them to live independently and assist them to identify and move closer towards their aspirations.

The role involves developing strong working relationships with young people, strong working relationships within the community and expanding the network of supports via different strategies including family finding and family group conferencing.

The position also has a strong administrative focus requiring completion of accurate, timely and well written case notes, Leaving Care Plans and Aftercare Plans.   

This role provides you with a real opportunity to create a positive impact in the lives of young people.

Based in our office in Taree, we are offering 1 x permanent full-time position.

Benefits of Working With Us

  • receive an attractive salary with salary packaging (up to $15,899 per annum);
  • receive 3 additional days leave, Bishop’s Leave, between the Christmas and the New Year period annually;
  • paid Parental Leave for eligible employees;
  • fantastic ongoing training & development, coaching & mentoring and career progression opportunities;
  • a great friendly environment of dedicated and passionate co-workers;
  • discounted gym membership, Fitness Passport;
  • and more. 

SELECTION CRITERIA:

To be consider for the position you must individually address each of the selection criteria below.


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Within The Gates Caseworker

Location: Various Locations Across The Newcastle, Lake Macquarie and Hunter Regions

  • Join one of The Hunter and Manning’s leading Social Services Organisations.
  • Work with Catholic Schools staff to support children and young people.
  • Receive generous salary packaging, excellent professional learning & more.

About Us

CatholicCare Social Services Hunter-Manning is a not-for-profit organisation and an agency of the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle. We offer whole-of-community support and empowerment options to those in need regardless of religion, age, gender, physical and intellectual capacity, or ethnicity.

The Role

After the incredible success of our Beyond The Gates Program, CatholicCare together with the Catholic Schools Office has created an exciting new program, Within the Gates and we are seeking both full-time and part-time Caseworkers to join this team in the following areas:

  • 1 x Full-time - St Paul’s Catholic College Booragul
  • 1 x Full-time - St Joseph’s College Lochinvar
  • 1 x Full-time - San Clemente High School Mayfield
  • 1 x 3 days - St Paul’s Primary School Rutherford Monday, Tuesday and Friday
  • 1 x 3 days - Our Lady of Lourdes Primary School Tarro Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

The Catholic Schools Office and CatholicCare Social Services Hunter-Manning has formed a collaborative partnership to enhance the wellbeing of students and their families attending specific High Schools and Primary Schools. The Within The Gates (WTG) Caseworker will be an employee of CatholicCare Social Services Hunter Manning (Counselling and Clinical Services Team) but will be based within the nominated school community to collaborate with The Wellbeing Team, Learning Support Team, the School Counselling Service and, where applicable, the Beyond the Gates team to enhance student wellbeing and learning outcomes.

The WTG Caseworker has a pivotal role in working collaboratively with school teams, external agencies and creating referral pathways for students and families to child and family support agencies.

The role will also require networking activities with a range of other services across surrounding communities.

As a Within The Gates Caseworker you will work within the school team to support vulnerable students to address concerns that impact on their school experience. Through flexible and responsive approaches, you will support children and young people to reach potential.

If you have a passion for supporting children and young people and are capable of forming and maintaining positive client and stakeholder relationships, then this just might be the position for you.

We offer competitive remuneration, individual and group supervision, external professional development, admin. support and flexible hours; all aimed at creating a culture of excellence alongside work life balance.

The positions are being offered on a maximum term basis either full-time or part-time, as stated above and will commence Term One 2022 and continue until the end of the school year, with the possibility to extend depending on funding.

Benefits of Working With Us

  • Receive an attractive salary plus salary packaging (up to $15,899 per annum).
  • Fantastic ongoing professional learning opportunities.
  • A great friendly team environment of dedicated and passionate co-workers.
  • Discounted gym membership
  • And more

Selection Criteria

To be considered for the position you must address each of the selection criterion below.


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Behaviour Support Practitioner - Taree

Location: Taree, NSW (2hrs north of Newcastle)

  • Provide professional behaviour support to enhance peoples' lives.
  • Develop or enhance your skills in the behaviour support field.
  • Flexible permanent full-time work pattern available. Great Benefits.

About Us

CatholicCare’s Clinical Services is continuing to experience fantastic growth in our Behaviour Support Team and we are needing to add a new member to the team in the Taree/Manning Area. We want a team member who can help develop our reputation for clinical quality and professionalism in the Manning Region. We offer diverse clinical opportunities through our multiple referral sources to provide specialised services to a wide demographic of clients.

We offer permanent employment, competitive remuneration, individual and group supervision, external professional development and flexible hours; all aimed at creating a culture of excellence alongside work life balance.

Additional Benefits include:

  • attractive salary with salary packaging (up to $15,899 per annum);
  • receive up to 3 additional days leave annually between the Christmas and New Year Period;
  • ongoing training and development opportunities;
  • paid Parental Leave;
  • a great friendly environment of dedicated and passionate co-workers;
  • discounted gym membership;
  • and more.

The Role

This is a permanent full-time position which provides a flexible work pattern.

You will primarily conduct behavioural assessments, develop and support the implementation of evidenced based behaviour support plans.

As a member of a multidisciplinary team within a person centred, strength and evidenced based framework, you will deliver flexible and individualised supports to meet the behavioural support needs for people with issues relating to their behaviour across diverse community contexts and service platforms. Your responsibilities will include working closely with the individual and their support network to increase the individual’s skills and build quality of life. You will be responsible for providing a practical approach to the implementation of behaviour support plans and interventions as well as support any legislative and clinical based requirements relating to the use of Restrictive Practice.

The Behaviour Support Practitioner is required to have a high level of energy, enthusiasm and a genuine commitment to achieving sustainable behavioural support outcomes for people with disabilities, mental health issues and neurodevelopmental disorders to enable them to lead an inclusive life in their community. You will need to be creative, innovative and have a strong commitment to quality and continuous improvement.

If you have extensive experience in disabilities or behaviour support OR tertiary qualifications in Social/Behavioural Science, Mental Health, Nursing, Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy or a related discipline, we would love to hear from you.

Please note, this position may be offered to someone who has not currently attained an undergraduate degree, however in this context, they must have strong experience and has a keen interest in developing a career as a Behaviour Support Practitioner. Such employees will also need to be able to attain accreditation with the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission. For these prospective employees, support, development and supervision will be provided to undertake the duties of the position.

Selection Criteria

To be considered for the position you must individually address each of the Essential Criteria below.


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Psychologists | Registered | Clinical | Accredited Mental Health Social Worker

Location: Hamilton or Cardiff, NSW

  • Provide professional clinical services in the Newcastle & Lake Macquarie Regions.
  • Permanent Full-time or Part-time opportunities with flexible work patterns.
  • Receive Salary Packing, up to 3 additional days leave annually & great training.

About Us

We are looking for Psychologists, either Registered or Clinical and/or Accredited Mental Health Social Workers to join our teams either in our new office located in the heart of the Beaumont Street’s café district (The Rosewood Centre, 46 James Street, Hamilton) or with our CatholicCare Cardiff team.

These locations are close to beaches and the Newcastle city centre. They are centrally located for accessibility (public transport) and lifestyle.

You will have diverse clinical opportunities through our well established referral sources, providing general therapeutic services and clinical assessments to a demographic of clients ranging from the most vulnerable people in the community in our funded work, to corporate coaching and training in our EAP fee for service business.

You will benefit from a beautiful clinical space, permanent employment, competitive remuneration, individual and group supervision, external professional development, and flexible hours; all aimed at creating a culture of excellence alongside work life balance.

Additional Benefits include:

  • attractive salary with salary packaging (up to $15,899 per annum);
  • receive up to 3 additional days leave annually between the Christmas and New Year Period;
  • paid parental leave;
  • ongoing training and development opportunities;
  • a great friendly environment of dedicated and passionate co-workers;
  • discounted gym membership;
  • and more.

The Role

You will provide clinical services in line with your areas of interest and skill set, primarily counselling and therapy, and ideally some clinical assessments (experience in Autism and/or Cognitive assessments is desirable). It is similar clinical work to what you might encounter in a private practice setting, but with a more sustainable caseload. You will also have the opportunity to give back to your community with some fully subsidised counselling programs.

We are seeking Registered or Clinical Psychologists or Accredited Mental Health Social Workers. Work patterns are tailored to the right candidates - Full or Part-time/Flexible hours and some work from home options available.

Selection Criteria

Please individually address each of the selection criterion below.


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Casework Manager – Permanency Support Program

Location: Mayfield, NSW

  • Lead your team to provide outstanding case management to support children & young people.
  • Work in one of the Hunter-Manning’s predominant social services organisations.
  • Competitive salary & packaging benefits, fantastic development & training & more.

Join Us and Make a Difference to the Community

CatholicCare Social Services Hunter-Manning is a not-for-profit organisation and an agency of the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle. We offer whole-of-community support and empowerment options to those in need regardless of religion, age, gender, physical and intellectual capacity, or ethnicity. 

The Team

Recently, our Permanency Support Program (PSP) has redesigned its positions to ensure we are providing exceptional case management to children, young people, their families and Authorised Carers (Relative/Kinship and Foster Carers) who we support.

We have engaged casework specialists to lead and develop our teams to be the best they can be in the field of case management and PSP.

We are now seeking a new Casework Manager to join and lead our team in Mayfield. 

About the Role

We are seeking an outstanding Casework Manager to lead and influence casework best practices across the team. As the Casework Manager you will be responsible for a range of tasks and functions across the PSP continuum. You will play a critical role in ensuring our Care Teams adhere to legislation, policy and best practice standards, are child and youth centred, promote family-led and evidence-based decision-making and give respect and dignity in service provision.

To be successful in the role you will be:

  • tertiary qualified (or working towards) in Social Work, Psychology, Social Science, Welfare or a related discipline with a demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development.
  • you will have a Diploma of Leadership and Management or have a willingness to obtain this qualification.
  • you will have a solid working knowledge of the legislation, policies and standards relevant to child protection, statutory out-of-home-care, the PSP and child safe organisations.
  • you will have experience leading and managing a team/s of caseworkers, including providing effective individual and group supervision to deliver accountable and collaborative casework that respects the culture and context of each child, young person, family and community.
  • and more.

You will find a full list of the Selection Criteria below.

Based in our office in Mayfield, this position is offered on a permanent full-time basis.

Benefits of Working With Us

  • receive an attractive salary with salary packaging (up to $15,899 per annum);
  • receive 3 additional days leave, Bishop’s Leave, between the Christmas and the New Year period annually;
  • paid Parental Leave for eligible employees;
  • fantastic ongoing training & development, coaching & mentoring and career progression opportunities;
  • a great friendly environment of dedicated and passionate co-workers;
  • discounted gym membership, Fitness Passport;
  • and more. 

SELECTION CRITERIA

To be consider for the position you must individually address each of the selection criteria below.


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Psychologist (1)

Location: Taree, NSW (2hrs north of Newcastle)

  • Part-time or Full-time Work Pattern Available & Is Tailored To The Right Candidate.
  • Sea-Change Opportunity in the beautiful Manning Valley, Taree.
  • Permanent Role | Full Salary Packaging | Additional Days Leave | Great Training.

Sea-Change Opportunity!

An historic town on the banks of the beautiful Manning River, Taree is the vibrant centre of the Manning Valley and a great base for exploring the national parks and  beautiful beaches of the Barrington Coast. As the major service town for the region, Taree has all the facilities, accommodation, restaurants and cafes, farmers markers and activities you need while still within reach of nature’s bounty. Our main Manning office is located in Taree township, with beautiful liveable coastal towns within just 10-15 mins drive including Old Bar, Forster and Diamond Beach. Support for relocation is an option for the right candidate.

About Us

We are looking for a Psychologist to join our expanding Therapeutic Services Team (Counselling & Assessment). We offer diverse clinical opportunities through our multiple referral sources, providing counselling and clinical assessments to a demographic of clients ranging from the most vulnerable people in the community, to corporate coaching and training in our EAP business.

We offer permanent employment, competitive remuneration, individual and group supervision, external professional development, and flexible hours; all aimed at creating a culture of excellence alongside work life balance.

We are in the process of rebranding our CatholicCare Counselling & Assessment Team as The Rosewood Centre, which already has its flagship office open in Newcastle (https://rosewoodcentre.com.au).

Additional Benefits include:

  • attractive salary with salary packaging (up to $15,899 per annum);
  • receive up to 3 additional days leave annually between the Christmas and New Year Period;
  • paid parental leave for eligible employees;
  • ongoing training and development opportunities;
  • a great friendly environment of dedicated and passionate co-workers;
  • discounted gym membership

The Role

You will provide clinical services in our Taree office in line with your areas of interest and skill set, primarily counselling and therapy, and ideally some clinical assessment services (experience in Autism and/or Cognitive assessments is desirable). It is similar clinical experience to what you might encounter in a private practice setting, but with a more sustainable workload. You will also have the opportunity to give back to our community with some fully subsidised counselling programs.

 We are seeking a Provisional, Registered or Clinical Psychologist. Work pattern is tailored to the right candidate - Full or Part-time/Flexible hours and some work from home options available.

Selection Criteria

*Please note, to be considered for this position you must provide individual responses to each of the selection criteria below, both essential and desirable.*


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