Group Facilitator - Family Wellbeing Program

Employment Type:
FP - Full-Time Ongoing  
Relationship and Family Counselling Team
$37.54 - $40.39 + Super + Salary packaging
Closing Date:
Supporting Documentation:

  • Full-Time or Part-Time opportunity based in Lewisham
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Base Hourly Rate $37.54 - $40.39 + Super + Salary packaging

About us

CatholicCare Sydney is a leading not-for-profit agency supporting people from all walks of life. We’re an organisation that promotes diversity and inclusion, and commits to the growth and wellbeing of our staff, empowering them to make a positive change to the community. CatholicCare is the official social services agency of the Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney and is also a certified Family Friendly Workplace.

About the role

The Group Facilitator delivers child development courses to the general community and in partnership with local schools and NGOs within the Sydney Archdiocese.

Some of the key elements of this role:

  • Facilitating Child Development Courses in CatholicCare offices, online and outreach settings as required
  • Maintaining professional currency and familiarity with related literature in relation to the provision of group facilitation, child development and parent education Working collaboratively in developing new child development programs
  • Maintaining a thorough and up to date understanding of the relevant provisions of the Family Law Act (1975), the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act (1998) and other relevant legislation and to operate within these provisions
  • Accurate record keeping and accountability

About You

To be successful in this role you will need to have:

  • Tertiary Qualifications in Social Work, Social Science, Psychology, Adult Education, Early Childhood or related field
  • Licensed and ability to facilitate current evidence-based Child Development courses including but not limited to; Circle of Security, Bringing Up Great Kids, Tuning into Teens, 123 Magic and Emotion Coaching, Keeping Kids in Mind and My Kids and Me
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of:
    - Child Development and Neuroscience
    - Child Protection, Trauma and Domestic Violence
    - Parenting and Child Development theory and practice
  • Demonstrated experience in working with culturally and linguistically diverse communities and with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
  • Demonstrated experience facilitating groups in person and/or online
  • A current Working with Children Check and a Driver Licence

Our Benefits

  • Structured induction and training process and ongoing professional development opportunities 
  • Regular Clinical Supervision
  • The opportunity to work within a positive and friendly multi-disciplinary team environment
  • We support hybrid working arrangements, including flexible start/finish times and opportunities to regularly work from home
  • We value your wellbeing and offer free access to a premium mindfulness app, EAP counselling, weekly yoga sessions, yearly flu vaccinations and other regular wellbeing activities to support you through your working day 
  • Access to generous salary packaging, which allows you to save on tax and increase your overall take home pay 

How to Apply!

Click Apply now to begin your online application!

To be considered for this role, you will need to attach your resume and a cover letter addressing how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the requirements of the role. Applications that do not address the selection criteria or provide a resume only will not be considered.  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people who speak community languages as well as English and Male Applicants who meet the requirements of the role are encouraged to apply.

Applications for this position close on 7 July 2022 unless a successful candidate is selected earlier.  Please submit your application as soon as possible as shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. Unsuccessful applicants may be placed on an eligibility list for future employment. 

For enquiries, please contact Angharad Candlin, Practice Manager on (02)9509 1153.

At CatholicCare, we believe vaccination to be the best way to keep our people and our communities safe from Covid-19. We require all employees, volunteers and students to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as a condition of engagement.

CatholicCare requires the preferred applicant to undertake a National Criminal History Record Check prior to employment and will also require a Working with Children Check.

CatholicCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Employer of Choice for Women. People of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply; people living with a disability are encouraged to apply.