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Join Good Shepherd

Social justice is at the heart of all we do. Every position advertised plays an important role in our work to enable fullness of life for women, girls and families experiencing disadvantage.

At Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand, each member of our team is valued and we strive to support people to grow both personally and professionally. We offer generous conditions and flexible working arrangements to support employees to balance work and life.

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Benefits of working with us

We are committed to inclusive practice that responds to the specific needs, context and circumstances of all people. We embrace the diversity and intersectionality of individuals and recognise a person’s right to a unique identity comprising culture, language, ability, community, gender, sex, sexual orientation and lived experience.
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Professional Development and Learning Opportunities

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Paid Study Leave

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Paid Parental Leave

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Additional Purchased Leave

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Flexible Working Arrangements

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Long Service Leave

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Employee Assistance Program

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Gifted Leave

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Applicant Information

All candidates must have the right to work in Australia or New Zealand as applicable. Australian applicants must undergo a Working with Children Check and Police Check.

In line with the Government’s COVID-19 health and safety requirements, all of Good Shepherd’s assessment processes may be facilitated remotely using various online tools. The People and Culture Team in collaboration with hiring Managers will work with you to find the most convenient method to ensure your safety and wellbeing and that of our employees. 

Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand respects the privacy of our applicants by treating all personal and sensitive information in accordance with the Privacy Act.

Our Openings

Senior Research & Evaluation Analyst

Full TIme

Fixed Term

Provide expertise in analysis of large datasets, internal services data, survey design and analysis and supporting strategic impact and systems level change.

Head of Social Policy

Full Time Ongoing

The Head of Social Policy will develop, implement and review policy advocacy priorities that create systemic change for women, children and families.

Coordinator Family Violence Services

Part Time Ongoing

This position will lead a team of family violence specialist practitioners to deliver a high-quality service to women and children who are experiencing, at risk, or recovering from family violence.

Family Violence Case Manager

Full TIme

Fixed Term

The Family Violence Case Manager is an integral member of the Family Violence Team and delivers high quality short response as well as longer term intensive case management services to women and children who have experienced, or are currently experiencing, family violence, including women who choose to remain in the relationship. This role involves participating in a duty work roster for clients waiting for allocation to case management and also in our family violence prison program.

Team Leader, Adolescent & Family Counselling & Support Services

Full Time Ongoing

Team Leader, Adolescent & Family Counselling & Support Services supports the leadership of a multidisciplinary team of practitioners at our Marrickville location in Sydney. The team currently includes adolescent and family counselling, sexual assault counselling, case management and a young parents’ program.

After Hours Response Support Worker

Casual

The After-Hours Crisis Support Worker will focus on supporting the family violence practitioner and completing duties including providing material aid and other tasks as required. This role might also involve providing support to the overnight worker at our refuge in the Bayside Peninsula area in case of an emergency.

Family Services Case Manager

Part Time

The Family Services Case Manager will work within the Peninsula based Integrated Family Services (IFS) team. The team assists and supports parents to develop, maintain and strengthen the safety, stability, development and wellbeing of their children and family.

Community Development Worker (Towong Shire, VIC)

Full TIme

Fixed Term

The Community Development Worker will partner with existing local community service providers to provide financial literacy education, one-on-one budgeting support and financial literacy community education workshops aimed at building financial resilience for individuals within the Towong Shire. You will be supported to develop financial capability skills and knowledge with an experienced Financial Capability Worker.

Community Financial Inclusion Officer – Dandenong

Full Time Ongoing

The Community Financial Inclusion Officer provides community finance products and services, including No Interest Loans, directly to customers

Community Financial Inclusion Officer – Collingwood

Full Time Ongoing

The Community Financial Inclusion Officer provides community finance products and services, including No Interest Loans, directly to customers

Team Leader, Community Programs- Collingwood

Full TIme

The Team Leader, Community Programs will lead a team to provide these community finance products (including No Interest Loans) and services in Collingwood and surrounding areas. This will include engaging with communities and organisations and building partnerships to increase the number of customers who are accessing Good Money services.

Microenterprise Coach – North East Victoria

Full TIme

Fixed Term

You will be focused on creating economic opportunities within vulnerable communities by delivering business support and microfinance services to individuals to support the development of microenterprises, in East Gippsland and North East Victoria.

Team Leader – Support and Safety Hub

Full Time Ongoing

The Team Leader - Support and Safety Hub will provide day-to-day operational management and leadership to Hub Practitioners within the Bayside Peninsula Support and Safety Hub, supporting the delivery of a high-quality intake, assessment, crisis response, planning and referral service to women and children who have experienced family violence, vulnerable children and families, and perpetrators of family violence.

Family Violence After Hours Crisis Response Worker (Bayside Peninsula & WFH)

Casual

The role contributes extensive knowledge and understanding of family violence to crisis responses delivering valued services and outcomes during evenings, weekends and public holidays on an individually negotiated basis and in response to service needs.

Family Violence Intake & Assessment Practitioner

Permanent Full Time

Permanent Part Time

This position will form part of an integrated team within the Support and Safety hub, providing women, families and young people with coordinated access to the information and support they require to be safe, strong and connected.