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Find a rewarding career at CatholicCare Victoria

We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply for a job with us. We also strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

CatholicCare Victoria is a leading and influential provider of charitable and social services in Victoria. We employ over 500 employees across 24 offices and dozens more outreach sites.

Our team at CatholicCare Victoria delivers excellence in a broad range of child, family and youth services, family relationship services, school counselling and pastoral care services, social housing, homelessness services (crisis, transitional and outreach), and employment and advocacy services.

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Current employment opportunities
Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner

EFT

  • 60-75 hours per fortnight, Continuing position.
  • Hours will need to include 12pm – 8pm on Tuesdays, all other days 9am – 5pm.

Location
Shepparton / Bendigo outreach office

Closing Date
Sunday, 31st March 2024

Contact
Jessy Edmonston |Team Leader, Dispute Resolution Services
T 1300 303 988  |  people&culture@catholiccarevic.org.au 

The Family Dispute Resolution program aims to assist separating parents and families to reach agreement on parenting arrangements which are in the best interests of children. Property Dispute Resolution assists separating couples to reach an agreement in relation to their property pool, including debt. Both services support separating families to resolve disputes as an alternative to court.

The Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner’s role is to provide high quality dispute resolution, including intake, assessment, support, referral advice and mediation to clients of the Shepparton Family Relationship Centre.

Specifically, the position is responsible for:

  • Providing information, assistance and undertake sessions with individuals/couples/family members seeking assistance with their relationship and separation issues, including facilitating referrals to the appropriate services and organisations where appropriate
  • Undertaking property dispute resolution sessions with separated or separating couples to assist them in reaching an agreement, outside court, about the division of their property pool including debt
  • Developing and maintaining a broad understanding of the Family Law Act (1975), amended 2006, and to operate at all times with cognisance of the provisions of the Act

To be considered for this position, applicants require:

  • Recognized tertiary qualification in Psychology, Social Work, Family Law or related discipline.
  • Graduate Diploma of Family Dispute Resolution, including registration with the Attorney-General’s department
  • Relevant training and experience to conduct Property Dispute Resolution or willingness to complete appropriate training

CatholicCare Victoria delivers some programs that require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to commencing employment, unless there is a medical contraindication which prevents a person from being vaccinated. Please speak with our People & Culture team for further details.

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Kinship Care Practitioner

EFT
45 hours per fortnight, continuing position

Location
Swan Hill

Closing Date
Sunday 27 April 2024

Contact
Andrea Stewart, Team Leader Family Services
T 0418 905 359  |  people&culture@catholiccarevic.org.au 

CatholicCare Victoria is committed to building thriving communities through disrupting the cycle of disadvantage. Kinship Care is the care provided by relatives or a member of a child’s broader network when a child cannot live with their parents.

Statutory Kinship Care placements occur when Child Protection intervene, and a decision is made that a child is placed or remains with a relative or other community member.

Working as a Kinship Care Practitioner you will support Kinship Care families to care for children’s safety, stability, and development. You will provide new kinship placements with family services support, and flexible brokerage, which will maintain and promote the stability of the placement.

The position will also supervise and support case contracted Kinship Care placements to achieve permanency for children in out-of-home care. The position requires regular travel outside the office base to outreach to client homes or other designated outpost facilities.

Specifically, the position is responsible for:

  • Facilitating access through assertive outreach and flexible service delivery.
  • Providing case management to new and long-term Kinship Care placements.
  • Supporting kinship families to strengthen family relationships and community support networks.
  • Adhering to Kinship Care practice guidelines, including the Best Interests Case Practice Model and relevant guidance in the Child Protection Manual.
  • Participating in collaborative problem-solving and conflict resolution.
  • Ensuring the accurate and timely entry of data as outlined in organisational and program guidelines.

To be considered for this position, applicants require:

  • Tertiary qualifications in community services, psychology, social work, or child welfare.
  • Demonstrated experience in care coordination or case management, including intake, assessment and case planning within the Best Interests Case Practice Model, and the application of risk and needs assessment frameworks..
  • Demonstrated efficient time management and productivity achievements.
  • Knowledge of contemporary child development theories, the impact of childhood trauma and evidence-based practice. 

CatholicCare Victoria delivers some programs that require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to commencing employment, unless there is a medical contraindication which prevents a person from being vaccinated. Please speak with our People & Culture team for further details.

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How to apply

When applying for a role at CatholicCare Victoria please include:

  • a cover letter
  • your current resume
  • responses to the position's key requirements, if applying for management positions only
  • names and contact details of three professional referees

We will consider the suitability of your skills, knowledge, qualifications and experience for the role. If you have been short-listed for the position, we will contact you to ask you to attend an interview. Psychometric and other assessments may also be required.

Only short-listed applicants will be advised of the outcome of their application.

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More information

Offers of employment and commencement in a position at CatholicCare Victoria is conditional upon receipt of a successful Police Record check assessment, an International Police check (if you have lived overseas for 12 months continuously in the past 10 years), and a Working with Children Check. 

CatholicCare Victoria has PBI tax status, and the salary can be packaged to the benefit of the incumbent.

Your details will be held and managed in accordance with the Privacy Act (1998). If your application is unsuccessful, it will not be kept on file with CatholicCare Victoria.


Contact us

To enquire about any of the job opportunities above, contact our People and Culture team at our head office in Ballarat.

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