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Catherine House is a leading not for profit organisation that makes a meaningful difference in the lives of women experiencing homelessness. We are welcoming and inclusive of diversity and our motivated and engaged 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. 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 Our Culture page.



Part-time Community Service Worker


We are very pleased to offer an exciting opportunity to work across our three 24/7 accommodation sites.


Catherine House Inc. is a quality accredited, not-for-profit organisation that works with women affected by homelessness. A rare opportunity has come up for a skilled, enthusiastic and positive Community Service Worker to join our 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 to offer life changing opportunities that will enable them to move forward and live a life that is purposeful and meaningful to them.


We invite applications for the following vacancy based in the Adelaide CBD:

Part-time Community Service Worker across a 24/7 roster and three accommodation worksites
Active Evening shifts with a Passive Sleepover shift
Weekday and weekend shifts

Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Award
Crisis Accommodation Employee Level 1 Pay Point 1-4 (depending on qualifications and experience)
Relevant shift loadings & penalty rates apply
For passive sleepover shift (11pm – 7.00am), a nightly allowance of $49.30 is paid
Generous Salary Packaging is available


We are seeking an experienced Community Service Worker with the following:



• 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
• Successful current 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


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 here JPS Part-time CSW Catherine House


Please send a cover letter outlining your experience and suitability for the position, your CV and the names of three referees, addressed to:


Deirdre Flynn, Director Client Services


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 for applications is 9:00 pm, Sunday 2 August 2020