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Catherine House is a leading not for profit organisation making a meaningful difference in the lives of women experiencing homelessness. We are welcoming and inclusive of diversity and our motivated staff want to make a positive difference to the lives of women and their families.

All that we do is grounded in our culture of hope and optimism, respect and integrity. Catherine House continually looks for innovative housing and support solutions for women experiencing homelessness. Our goal is not just to house women, but to offer life changing opportunities that will enable them to move forward and live a life that is meaningful to them.

As a Catherine House employee, you will be part of a progressive, values and outcomes-based organisation.

If you share our values and want to be a part of our work, you can apply for roles as they appear on this site.

Please Note: COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement to work at Catherine House, under the Emergency Management

(Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) Directions 2021

As a potential employee we encourage you to view Who We Are.

Positions Vacant

 

Catherine House is a quality accredited, not-for-profit organisation that works holistically with women affected by homelessness.  This is a great opportunity for skilled, enthusiastic and positive people to join our experienced team. In return, you will be part of a progressive, values and outcomes-based organisation. Catherine House continually looks for innovative housing and support solutions for women experiencing homelessness. Our goal is not just to house women, but also to offer life-changing opportunities that will enable them to move forward and live a life that is purposeful and meaningful to them.

 

We are pleased to advise we have multiple roles available in our Supported Accommodation Service:  Casual Community Service Overnight Passive Workers and a Housekeeper/Cleaner role.

Casual Community Service – Overnight Passive Worker

Active shift may commence at 9.30 or 10pm; Passive Sleepover shift 11pm-7am.

Active 7am-8am. 5 active hours paid for each shift/night worked

Relief Shifts across the 7-day week

Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Award

Crisis Accommodation Employee (CAE) Level 1 Pay Point 1-4

(Hourly rates $47.66 – $51.10 / hour, depending on qualifications and experience includes casual and night shift loadings for active hours)

For passive sleepover shift a nightly allowance of $52.86 is paid

We are seeking experienced Community Service Workers with the following:

  • Relevant post-secondary qualification (Community Services Certificate/Diploma, Certificate in Individual or Disability Support, relevant Degree)
  • Interested in working “after hours” shifts and has flexibility to be responsive to additional shifts
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven experience in working with people who have a range of high and complex needs, including mental health and substance misuse issues
  • Some experience in case work
  • Enthusiastic, a team player with good self-awareness and insight
  • Holds, or is able to hold, a current DHS Disability Services/NDIS Worker Screening and a Working With Children Check
  • Experience working in a Crisis Accommodation/residential setting, or similar
  • Experience in the homelessness sector
  • Knowledge of H2H data entry

 

Housekeeper/CleanerPart Time

Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Award

Social Community Services (SACS) Employee Level 2 Pay, Point 1-4

(base hourly rates $30.58-$33.36 depending on qualifications and experience)

Loadings for weekend and evening work

Generous Salary Packaging is available

 

We are seeking an experienced Housekeeper/Cleaner with the following:

  • Strong housekeeping skills
  • Food handling and cooking skills
  • Committed to and experienced in delivering quality housekeeping/cleaning standards
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Is comfortable in a client residential setting
  • Food Safety Certificate
  • Flexibility and reliability, time management and organisational skills
  • Holds, or is able to hold, a current DHS Disability Services/NDIS Worker Screening and a Working With Children Check
  • Sensitivity to working with people who have a range of high and complex needs, including mental health and substance misuse issues
  • Current Australian Driver’s License

Click Here for Position Descriptions

SAS JPS Casual CSW Overnight Passive Worker July 2022

CH JPS Housekeeper_Cleaner June 2022

 

How to Apply:

Please note:

Applications made via the SEEK website will be considered.

Prospective employees need to be able to provide evidence of full vaccination (i.e. 3 doses) for COVID-19.

Send a covering letter, specifying which role you are applying for:

Casual Community Service -Overnight Passive Worker – or the Housekeeper/Cleaner role.

Also outline your experience and suitability for the position, include your CV and the names of three referees and address to:

Cristy Pamment Team Leader Supported Accommodation Service

Email to: CristyP@catherinehouse.org.au

 

PLEASE NOTE: Only applicants that have referred to and addressed the key requirements of the role as outlined in the Job and Person Specification will be considered for shortlisting.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Closing date for applications is 9:00pm Wednesday 10 August 2022