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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. 

 

 

 

Coordinator, Family Relationship Services

Full Time – Permanent

Warrnambool

 
The Coordinator, Family Relationship Services role comprises 0.4EFT leadership and program coordination functions and 0.6EFT in direct service delivery as a practitioner. This Coordinator position will lead and supervise the multi-disciplinary programs within the Family Relationship Services portfolio in the South West under the direction of the designated Program Manager. This includes the development of annual individual and program work plans, performance appraisals, and the identification of training and development requirements. The Coordinator has first line responsibility to ensure that programs deliver measurable, quality service, consistent with program service models and program guidelines.
 
The Coordinator will also hold a practitioner caseload in counselling and family dispute resolution. A key role of this position involves providing relationship counselling to individuals, couples and families as well as delivering family dispute resolution to support families to develop child focused Parenting Plans.
 
 
Please forward your cover letter, resume and response to the key selection criteria to: humanresources@centacareballarat.org.au by close of business Monday 23rd of March.
 
Any further enquires can be made to Deanna Davis, General Manager Family and Community Services on (03) 5337 8988.
 

 

 

School Pastoral Care Worker

Part Time (0.4EFT – 0.6EFT) – 12 Month Contract Role

Warrnambool, Hamilton, Portland, Penshurst and Coleraine

 
The School Pastoral Care Worker facilitates supportive contact for children, families and staff, referring on when needed. A key part of this role is identifying the need for programs and delivering and coordinating these programs as required. The School Pastoral Care Worker is highly involved in the school community and supports the need of parents and staff, promotes communication and cooperation between schools and families and ensures a high level of service quality and delivery. 
 
To be successful in this role you will have:
 
  • Tertiary qualification(s) preferred in Youth Work or Pastoral Care (Cert IV minimum) and includes the Mental Health and making appropriate referrals units.
  • Previous experience working in the community services sector and/or education facility.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005.
  • Demonstrated experience in the engagement and development of therapeutic relationships with children and their families.
 
 
 
Please forward your cover letter, resume and response to the key skills and experience to: humanresources@centacareballarat.org.au by close of business Monday 23rd March 2015.  Any further enquires can be made to Jacinta Cook, Manager Family Relationship Services on (03) 5327 7959.
 
 

 

Centacare Housing Services Tenancy Officer

Part Time (0.8EFT) - 12 Month Maternity Leave Contract

Ballarat Central Office

 

We are seeking a Tenancy Officer to join the Centacare Housing Services for a 12 month Maternity Leave Contract in our Ballarat Central Office. 

 

The Tenancy Officer is required to maintain property rentals by advertising and filling vacancies, negotiating and enforcing leases, maintaining and securing premises within the NRAS Centacare residential property management service.

 

To be successful in this role you will have:

 

  • A comprehensive knowledge of the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS)
  • Completion of an REIV endorsed Agents Representative course
  • Demonstrated experience in property management

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

 

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Please forward your cover letter, resume and response to the key skills and experience to: humanresources@centacareballarat.org.au by COB Friday 13th March 2015. Any further enquires can be made to Geoff Wallace, Housing Manager on (03)5337 8999.

 

 

 

 

 

Coordinator, Family and Community Services Northern

Full Time – Ongoing 

Mildura Office

 

The Coordinator position will lead and supervise the multi-disciplinary programs within the Family and Community Services portfolio in the Northern region under the direction of the Program Manager.  This includes the development of annual individual and program work plans, performance appraisals, and the identification of training and development requirements. The Coordinator has first line responsibility to ensure that programs deliver measurable, quality service, consistent with program service models and program guidelines.

 

The successful applicant will have tertiary qualifications in social/community services, or other relevant studies, demonstrated experience in program coordination and team leadership and experience in service coordination for state and federally funded government programs. 

 

Previous applicants need not apply.

 

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Please forward your cover letter, resume and response to the key skills and experience to: humanresources@centacareballarat.org.au by COB Friday 13th March 2015. Any further enquires can be made to Mel Watson – Manager, Family and Community Services, Northern on (03) 5051 0058. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Frequently asked questions
 
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
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