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 Positions Vacant

 

 

Centacare is a social welfare agency committed to providing support to people in need within the communities it serves. Centacare delivers a range of programs and services to families and individuals throughout Western Victoria.  

 

To work for us you must have a passion for people and the environment, and a belief in social justice. 

 

 

Corporate Services

 

ITC Helpdesk Officer

Ballarat Location

Full Time Short Term Contract - 4 Month Duration

 

We are seeking an ITC Helpdesk Officer to deliver IT services to the internal clients of Centacare Ballarat. The ITC Helpdesk Officer will assist with all areas and tasks involved with running a successful IT department across the Western Victoria region. Tasks will include but are not limited to generalist helpdesk support, software installation and updates, repair of hardware and specific project work where required including some assistance with database and networking requirements.

 

Proven professional qualifications in ITC and previous experience in a similar role delivering exemplary customer service will be highly regarded.

 

A driver’s license is mandatory as there will be travel involved for this role, and also the ability and initiative to work independently.

 

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Please send your application including cover letter and resume to humanresources@centacareballarat.org.au. 

 

Further Enquiries to: Leah Crough, HR Officer  

Applications Close: Monday 2nd May 2016

 

 

 

 

Family and Community Services

 

Manager Family and Community Services 

Ballarat Location

Full Time Ongoing 

 

The Manager is responsible for leading, mentoring and developing both the Integrated Family Services, Cradle to Kinder and Victims Assistance Program and related programs. This role is responsible for the implementation of portfolio Service Agreements in accordance with funding body requirements to ensure the delivery of measurable and quality service consistent with program service models and guidelines, with client outcomes as the key focus.

 

If you have relevant professional qualifications, demonstrated experience in a management leadership and supervisory role, knowledge of service coordination and are known for your networking skills this could be the role for you. 

 

A driver’s license is required as there will be travel involved for this position.

 

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Please send your application including cover letter, resume and responses to the key skills and experience (found in the position description) to humanresources@centacareballarat.org.au

 

Further Enquiries to: Sue Hughes, General Manager, Family and Community Services, 03) 5337 8926

Applications Close: Monday 9th May 2016

 
 
 

Reception/Administration Officer

Mildura Location

Full Time & Part Time (0.4EFT) Positions Available – Ongoing Contracts

 
The Receptionist/Administration Officer is the face of the organisation, the first point of contact with clients, suppliers and members of the public, creating a friendly and professional impression of Centacare. The Reception/Administration Officer will undertake a wide range of administration and receptionist duties related to the general administration of the Mildura Family and Community Services Office, including administrative functions related to the No Interest Loans Scheme (NILS) program. 
 
If you have demonstrated experience in administration and reception roles in a busy reception area, highly developed communication skills, an ability to work independently and have excellent priority and time management skills this could be the role for you. 
 
 
Please send your application including cover letter, resume and responses to the key skills and experience (found in the position description) to humanresources@centacareballarat.org.au
 
Further Enquiries to: Deanna Davis, General Manager, Family and Community Services, 03) 5337 8929
Applications Close: Monday 9th May 2016
 
 
 
 

Coordinator Family Relationship Services 

Ballarat Location

Full Time – Ongoing Contract 

 
Centacare is looking for someone who is passionate about empowering people and thrives in a busy team environment. If you are client-focused, reliable and have excellent communication skills this is the role for you.
 
The Coordinator is responsible for leading and supervising the designated program area(s) under the direction of the designated Program Manager. The Coordinator has first line responsibility to ensure that programs deliver measurable, quality service, consistent with program service models and program guidelines. Duties for the Coordinator include preparing and monitoring staff rosters as required, monitoring budget requirements, coordinating intake and assessment functions, allocating and monitoring caseloads, and assisting with quality processes.  The Coordinator will promote portfolio programs within the local community and support the relationships between the client, workers and stakeholders.
 
 
Please send your application including cover letter, resume and responses to the key skills and experience (found in the position description) to humanresources@centacareballarat.org.au
 
Further Enquiries to: Jacinta Cook, Manager Family Relationship Services, (03) 5337 8999
Applications Close: Monday 9th May 2016
 
 
 
 
 

Family Relationship Counsellor/Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner Mildura Location

Part Time – Ongoing Contract 

 
This position comprises the functions of Family Relationship Counsellor and Family Dispute Resolution (FDR) Practitioner. The role of the Family Relationship Counsellor is to promote the independence and healthy development of families, couples and individuals through the provision of quality counselling and program delivery, and the FDR Practitioner role assists separating parents to reach agreement on parenting arrangements which are in the best interests of children.
 
If you have professional qualifications in Counselling, registration and experience as a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner under the Family Law Act and demonstrated ability to delivery counselling this may be the role for you. This role requires a current driver’s licence as it provides out-posted service within the Northern catchment.
 
 
Please send your application including cover letter, resume and responses to the key skills and experience (found in the position description) to humanresources@centacareballarat.org.au
 
Further Enquiries to: Jacinta Cook, Manager Family Relationship Services, (03) 5337 8999
Applications Close: Monday 9th May 2016 
 
 
 
 

Manager Family and Community Services 

Full Time Ongoing 

Mildura Office

 
Centacare is seeking to appoint a Manager, Family and Community Services, to provide strategic and operational leadership of designated portfolio programs, including services based in the Northern (Mallee) catchment, as well as other Centacare catchments, including mental health services based in Ballarat.
 
The Manager, Family and Community Services will manage out and across the sector, especially in developing and maintaining relationships with government and strategic partners. This role will work collaboratively with the other Family and Community Services Managers and Centacare Executive in providing leadership within Centacare, whilst having individual responsibilities for program/service planning, development, staffing and accountability for the annual budget in designated programs. 
 
Under the direction of the designated General Manager, Family and Community Services, this management position will entail but is not limited to:
 
  • Leadership and Cultural Development: Provide leadership and coaching to portfolio staff via the development, implementation and review of systems, policies, practices and structures to support the achievement of outcomes for clients.
  • Service Development and Integration: Actively seek business opportunities and foster development and implementation of new programs and initiatives.
  • Quality Management: Ensure all quality processes are maintained and meet relevant standards, compliance and organizational policies and procedures.
  • Organisational Contribution: Actively support Centacare Catholic Diocese of Ballarat Inc. mission, vision and values. 
 
The successful applicant will have experience in management and supervisory roles demonstrating strong leadership qualities; experience in managing multiple programs across a broad geographical area; and experience in managing budgets. Excellent communication skills and experience in establishing and maintaining stakeholder relationships is essential. 
 
 
Please send your application including cover letter, resume and responses to the key skills and experience (found in the position description) to humanresources@centacareballarat.org.au
 
Further Enquiries to: Deanna Davis, General Manager, Family and Community Services, (03) 5337 8929
Applications Close: Monday 9th May 2016
 
 
 
 

Employment Services

 

Job Advisor 

Ballarat Location 

Full Time – Ongoing Position

 

We are seeking an enthusiastic Job Advisor who will effectively engage job seekers in a range of individual and group activities, provide support to address issues affecting their employability, and assist them into on-going, sustainable employment. The Job Advisor will manage a caseload, facilitate group activities, and promote job seekers into job vacancies, work experience, work for the dole and training placements. 
 
If you have proven experience in working with jobseekers and employers, are familiar with Department of Employment contracts and guidelines, and are excited about helping people achieve their employment goals, then this could be the job for you.
 
 
Please send your application including cover letter, resume and responses to the key skills and experience (found in the position description) to humanresources@centacareballarat.org.au
 
Further Enquiries to: Trish Nolan, General Manager Employment Services, (03) 5337 8959
Applications Close: Monday 9th May 2016
 
 
 
Superannuation

Centacare’s superannuation default fund is Catholic Super.

 
Police Clearance
Centacare requires all employees to successfully gain their Police clearance. This can be obtained during the first months of employment.
 
Link to National Police Record Check – Click here
 
 
Working With Children Check
Centacare requires all employees to successfully gain their Working with Children clearance. This can be obtained during the first months of employment with Centacare.
 
Link to Working with Children Check - Click Here
 
Conditions of Employment
Flexible working arrangements
Generous personal leave allowance
Extra leave allowances
Employee Assistance Program
Study Assistance
Paid Maternity leave
Paid Paternity leave
            …..and much, much more
 
Helpful Hints for prospective Employees:
 
Application
Assess your suitability for the role by considering the role description and selection criteria.
Preview Centacare’s website.
Consider the mission and values of Centacare and determine if these can be your mission and values.
 
Centacare may have a number of requirements around the initial application depending upon the role, these will be outlined in the advertisement for the role and may include:
 
Resume
Statement against each of the selection criteria
 

 

CENTACARE IS A SERVICE OFFERED BY THE CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF BALLARAT AND IS A MEMBER OF CATHOLIC SOCIAL SERVICES AUSTRALIA
Catholic Diocese of Ballarat Inc. ARBN: 141 905 820 Registered Office: Victoria

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