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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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Salary Packaging

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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

Customer Service Advisor

Full TIme

Fixed Term

The Customer Service Advisor will provide customer support to participants of the Woolworth Financial Wellbeing Program and other Good Shepherd partners as required. This involves providing customer care through inbound and outbound calling and offer Financial Counselling referrals if appropriate.

Research and Evaluation Consultant

Full TIme

Fixed Term

The Research and Advisory Services Team supports Good Shepherd and external clients to increase capability to deliver better wellbeing outcomes and systems change.

Senior Policy and Advocacy Adviser

Part time negotiable

Full Time Ongoing

The Senior Policy and Advocacy Adviser drives policy development and advocacy activity, including the provision of high level policy advice, stakeholder engagement and advocacy across the organisation’s priority areas.

Sydney Young Parents Program (SYYP) Case Manager

Part Time

Fixed Term

The Sydney Young Parents Program helps young parents aged 15-25 years who are at risk of homelessness, to develop the skills and confidence they need to create a supportive, nurturing environment so their family can thrive.

Financial Independence Hub Coordinator

The Financial Independence Hub Coordinator is the central point of contact for participants and stakeholders involved in the program, co-designed by people with lived experience of domestic and family violence (DFV).

Child Wellbeing Intake and Assessment Practitioner

Full Time Ongoing

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.

Financial Counsellor

Part Time

3 month contract for a Financial Counsellor to support and refer those who are in debt and/ or struggling to pay their bills.

Team Leader Family Violence – Therapeutic

Full Time Ongoing

The Team Leader is responsible for assisting in the day to day operations, supervision and reporting in line with service agreements and organisational expectation and will assist to develop and lead a highly competent, engaged and professional team; maintaining a focus on best outcomes for women and children.

Specialist Family Violence Practitioner – GS1

Part Time

The Specialist Family Violence Practitioner will be implementing Good Shepherd’s outreach program to women at the Tarrengower Prison facility who have experienced family violence.

Specialist Family Violence Practitioner – GS2

Part Time

The Specialist Family Violence Practitioner will be implementing Good Shepherd’s outreach program to women at the Dame Phyllis Frost Centre correctional facility who have experienced family violence.

Team Leader – Support and Safety Hub

Part Time

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 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.