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.
Family Relationship Counsellor
Frequently asked questions
Centacare’s superannuation default fund is Catholic Super.
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
Paid Maternity leave
Paid Paternity leave
…..and much, much more
Helpful Hints for prospective Employees:
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:
Statement against each of the selection criteria
Contact details of three referees and/or all of the above.
All applications should be sent to
Please note: Unfortunately we are not able to keep resumes that are not linked to an advertised postion on file for matching to a position that might become available in the future. We suggest that you consult this website, the local newspaper and/or SEEK reguarly as most positions with Centacare are advertised through these mediums. We wish you every success in your endeavours to secure employment.
Behavioural Based Interviewing -
Centacare has adopted behavioural based interview questions. Behaviour based interviewing requires that the prospective employee answers questions in relation to an experience that he/she has already had therefore they should be based on what you have done rather than what you think that you might do in a situation you have not yet experienced. Prospective employees should prepare to answer questions in the following manner: What was the situation? How did you respond? What was the outcome?
Preparing for the Interview
Arrive on time.
Dress appropriate to the position that you have applied for.</