Work with Us

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.

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

Current Vacancies

Community Service Worker – Mental Health Programs


Required Skills/Experience/Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary qualification in mental health and/or psycho-social disability, plus experience in a similar role
  • Proven experience in working with people who have a range of high and complex needs, including mental health and substance misuse issues
  • Experience working with NDIS services
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experienced in providing psychosocial support
  • Experience and knowledge of case work
  • Enthusiastic, a team player, with good self-awareness and insight
  • Current DHS Disability Services Employment Screening/NDIS Worker Screening Check at commencement of employment or ability to achieve one.
  • Current Child Safe Environments Certificate or undertake this within the first 3 months of employment at their own cost

Hours/Days of work:

Shifts are across a 24/7 roster and include weekend and Passive Sleepover shifts.



Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Award

Social & Community Services (SACS) Employee

Level 2 Pay Point 1-4 (dependent upon qualifications and experience)    

$28.41 – $31.00 per hour – plus appropriate loadings


How to Apply:

Please note – no applications made via the SEEK website will be considered.

A copy of the Job and Person Specification for the position can be obtained at the following link:

Community Service Worker – Mental Health Programs

Send a covering letter, outlining your experience and suitability for the position, your CV and the names of three referees, addressed to:

Darlene O’Leary, Clinical Lead Mental Health Programs

and emailed to:

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:

Closing date for applications is 9pm Sunday 27 June 2021