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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

Digital Content Coordinator (Fixed Term Contract until Dec 2021)

Full TIme

Fixed Term

To apply please email your resume and cover letter detailing your suitability to recruitment@goodshep.org.au by 2pm 22nd of October 2021. This is a fixed term contract until December 2021.

Team Leader Family Violence – Case Management and Therapeutic

Full Time Ongoing

Fulltime and Ongoing The Team Leader, Family Violence leads a team of family violence counsellors and practitioners, across Victoria’s Bayside Peninsula and Brimbank Melton areas, to deliver high quality service to women and children who have experienced or are experiencing family violence

Team Leader Family Violence Services (Parental leave)

Fulltime Fixed term until 20 January 2023 The Team Leader, Family Violence leads a team of family violence practitioners in Victoria’s Bayside Peninsula Area to deliver high quality service to our clients.

People & Capability Partner

Full Time Ongoing

The People & Capability Partner will form part of a dynamic and talented team of HR professionals and report to the General Manager - People & Capability. Joining the organisation during a period of significant growth and change the P&C Partner will play an integral role in the review and development of best practice people support programs, leading various projects within the function and rolling out new initiatives across the organisation. This P&C Partner will be responsible for coaching leaders and providing effective HR advice and quality services in relation to workforce planning, employee lifecycle, employee relations, performance management, remuneration, conflict resolution and emerging HR issues.

Executive Assistant

Permanent Full Time

With a primary responsibility of supporting the Directors/General Managers within the leading our enabling services, provide support as needed to ensure that company goals and objectives are accomplished, and operations run efficiently

Financial Capability & Intake Officer – Family & Domestic Violence NILS

Full TIme

Be part of a new and growing program to support women experiencing Family and Domestic Violence. Work from home with a passionate connected team.

Project Lead – Financial Capability

Fixed Term

Firmer Foundations is Good Shepherd’s flagship financial capability program and is currently operating in NSW only. It supports women to be more confident with their money through a strength based, trauma informed coaching program.

Family Services Case Manager – PuP

Part Time

Fixed Term

Integrated Family Services (IFS) team. The IFS team promotes the healthy functioning of children, young people and families through a range of educational, developmental, social and support services.

Specialist Family Violence Practitioner – Family Services

Part Time

Fixed Term

The Specialist Family Violence Practitioner will work within the Bayside Peninsula Integrated Family Services (IFS) team to support mentor and ensure services are well coordinated, and Family Services caseworkers have the skills needed for high quality support to families who experience, at risk of or have experienced family violence.

Family Violence Case Manager – Part Time (0.8 EFT) 12 Month Contract – Hastings or Mornington

Part 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.

Family Violence Case Manager – Part Time (0.7 EFT neg.) 12 Month Contract – Sunshine

Part 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.

Family Violence Case Manager – Full Time 12 Month Contract – Hastings or Mornington

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.

Family Services Case Manager – Ongoing Part Time (0.8 EFT) – Sunshine

Part Time Ongoing

The Family Services Case Manager will work within the Brimbank Melton based Integrated Family Services (IFS) team promoting the healthy functioning of children, young people and families through a range of educational, developmental, social and support services. The team also assists and supports parents to develop, maintain and strengthen the safety, stability, development and wellbeing of their children and family.

Family Services Case Manager – Fixed Term Part Time (0.8 EFT) – Sunshine

Part Time

Fixed Term

The Family Services Case Manager will work within the Brimbank Melton based Integrated Family Services (IFS) team. The IFS team promotes the healthy functioning of children, young people and families through a range of educational, developmental, social and support services. The team assists and supports parents to develop, maintain and strengthen the safety, stability, development and wellbeing of their children and family.

Youth Homelessness Case Manager – Fixed Term

Part Time

Fixed Term

The Youth Homelessness Case Manager provides holistic case management, outreach and housing support and information to young people aged 15-25. The case manager is responsible for advocacy and liaison with relevant housing access points and specialist services in the West and North regions.

Youth Homelessness Case Manager – Ongoing

Part Time Ongoing

The Youth Homelessness Case Manager provides holistic case management, outreach and housing support and information to young people aged 15-25. The case manager is responsible for advocacy and liaison with relevant housing access points and specialist services in the West and North regions.

Financial Capability Intake Officer – Telephone & Online (Work from Home – WA)

Full TIme

Fixed Term

As a Financial Capability Intake Officer, you will receive and triage intake calls, show empathy and take a client-directed approach that empowers a person to reach their goal. We are seeking candidates based in WA to provide national coverage.

Family Violence Case Manager – Full Time 12 Month Contract – Sunshine

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

Fixed Term

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.

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.

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.