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

Senior Caseworker – Crisis Accommodation Program

 

Required Skills/Experience/Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities
  • Demonstrated skills in line management, supervising experienced, professional staff
  • Proven high level competence working with women who have a range of  complex support needs, including mental health and substance misuse issues
  • Knowledge of the homelessness and community housing sector
  • Excellent communication, team building and interpersonal skills
  • Energy and enthusiasm for assisting clients and supporting staff
  • Current Disability Services Employment Screening or the ability to achieve one

Hours/Days of work:

  • This is a full-time role Monday to Friday with variable shift times across the week. (8-4pm/9.30-5.30pm/11-7pm).

 

Renumeration:

Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Award

Crisis Accommodation Employee Level 3, PP1 – PP3 ($41.89-$43.79hr).

Depending on qualifications and experience.

Generous Salary Packaging available.

 

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:

Senior Case Worker – Crisis Accommodation Program JPS

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

Manager NHHA Services, Gillian Bridgen

and emailed to: GillianB@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:

Closing date for applications is 5pm, Monday 1st February 2021

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, successful Disability Services Employment Screening 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.

     

    Renumeration:

    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
    • For passive sleepover shifts (11.00pm – 7.00am) a nightly allowance of $49.30 is paid.
    • Generous Salary Packaging options are available.

     

    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 JPS

    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: darleneo@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:

    Closing date for applications is 5pm, Thursday 21 January 2021.

    Community Service Worker – Crisis Accommodation Program

     

    Required Skills/Experience/Qualifications:

    • 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
    • Current successful Disability Services Employment Screening or ability to achieve one
    • Experience working in a Crisis Accommodation setting, or similar
    • Experience in the homelessness sector
    • Knowledge of H2H data entry
    • Current First Aid certificate

      Hours/Days of work:

      • Part-time Community Service Workers across a 24/7 roster
      • Active Evening shifts with a Passive Sleepover shift
      • Weekday and weekend shifts

       

      Renumeration:

      Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Award

      Crisis Accommodation Employee Level 1 Pay Point 1-4 (base hourly rates $31.75-$34.04; depending on qualifications and experience)

      • Relevant shift loadings & penalty rates apply
      •  For passive sleepover shift (11pm – 7am), a nightly allowance of $49.30 is paid
      • Generous Salary Packaging options are available

       

      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 – Crisis Accommodation Program JPS

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

       

      Manager National Housing Homelessness Agreement (NHHA) Services, Gillian Bridgen

      and emailed to: gillianb@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:

      Closing date for applications is 5pm, Thursday 21 January 2021.