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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 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

Program Lead – Microenterprises

Full TIme

LaunchME is a program focused on creating economic opportunities for vulnerable communities by delivering business support and microfinance services to support the development of microenterprises, in Dandenong & Latrobe Valley (Victoria) and South Australia. A key objective of the program is establishment of sustainable microenterprises by program participants, leading to financial inclusion and self-reliance for those facing barriers to economic and social inclusion.

Loans Administration Officer

Full TIme

Fixed Term

Be part of a team that supports and empowers people who present with financial and personal disadvantage to address immediate and longer term risks and vulnerability.

Site Administration Officer

Full Time Ongoing

The purpose of the Site Administration Officer is to provide cohesive, reception and administrative support to that contributes to the efficient running of the Hastings site. The role acts as the first point of contact at the reception area and responds to telephone, email and face to face enquiries, with high level of professionalism and respect.

Adolescent & Family/Sexual Assault Counsellor

Full TIme

Fixed Term

The role of Adolescent & Family/Sexual Assault counsellor provides counselling for adolescents aged 12 to 18 years and their family members either individually or together. The counsellor is part of a team offering therapeutic services both internally to young people participating in other Good Shepherd services including RISE and The Waranara School and externally referred via schools, government and non-government agencies and parents.

Program Manager, Family & Youth Services

Full Time Ongoing

The Program Manager Family & Youth Services is based at our Sunshine office and leads a multidisciplinary team of practitioners across Victoria. This team includes integrated family services and youth homelessness. They will oversee the operational and strategic management of a number of exciting projects, new initiatives and pilots and ensure monitoring of budgets, workforce planning and resourcing.

Marketing Lead – LaunchME

Part Time

Fixed Term

LaunchME is a program focused on giving people the opportunity to develop, finance and launch their own business. It includes coaching, mentoring, business planning, building skills and networks as well as a microenterprise loan to help participants get their business up and running.

Good Money Manager – Community Engagement & Service Delivery- Collingwood

Full TIme

The Good Money Manager 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.

Good Money Manager – Community Engagement & Service Delivery- Dandenong

Full TIme

The Good Money Manager 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.

Coordinator – Financial Independence Hub (Melbourne or Sydney)

Full Time Ongoing

Full Time, ongoing position Work from home and in co-located workplaces in Melbourne or Sydney Flexible working hours between 7am-7pm to support the delivery of this national program $84,434.84 + super & generous salary packaging benefits available

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 – Geelong

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

Program Manager, Family Violence Services (Bayside Peninsula)

Full Time Ongoing

The Program Manager, Family Violence Services is responsible for the operational delivery of the Family Violence services within their allocated portfolio, including clinical and operational risk management, service quality and, measuring and reporting of client outcomes.

Team Leader – Safety & Resilience (NSW)

Full Time Ongoing

The Team Leader – Safety & Resilience NSW 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.

Microenterprise Coach – North East Victoria (2 positions)

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.

Microenterprise Coach – East Gippsland

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.

Contact Centre Manager – Telephone & Online

Full Time Ongoing

This role will form a part of a broader team of skilled professionals working closely to deliver a holistic, multi-channel model of support across economic wellbeing, family violence and family services that is person centred and linked into community support services.

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.

Program Support Worker – Family Violence

Casual

The Program Support Worker is an integral member of the Family Violence team providing a strengths-based trauma informed case management model of service delivery to families in accommodation options.

Sydney Young Parents Program(SYPP) Case Manager

Part Time Ongoing

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.

Specialist Family Violence Practitioner

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.

Family Violence Case Manager

Full Time Ongoing

The Family Violence Case Manager is an integral member of the Family Violence Team and delivers high quality crisis and 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.

Family Therapeutic Practitioner, Family Violence

Part Time

The Family Therapeutic Practitioner works in partnership with families to achieve their goals, support recovery from family violence, improve family relationships and functioning and ensure the safety of all family members.

Child and Adolescent Therapeutic Practitioner, Family Violence

Part Time

The Child and Adolescent Therapeutic Practitioner is an integral member of the family violence team and delivers high quality counselling and therapeutic interventions for young people, under 18 years of age, who have experienced family violence and are with their family in refuge or crisis accommodation

General Manager Information Technology & Digital

Full Time Ongoing

As an integral member of the Executive Leadership Team, this role is accountable for providing leadership of Information Technology functions & Digital platforms for GSANZ, leading transformation of the current Technology landscape, and ensuring effective operations across Services, Support, Infrastructure and Platforms are in place.

Director Stakeholder Engagement & Partnerships

Full Time Ongoing

This role is responsible for leadership of stakeholder relations and partnership strategies to enable the achievement of strategic objectives relating to coalitions for impact. The role leads and drives integrated stakeholder planning and proactive business development, and ensures a co-ordinated strategic approach. This Includes accountability for government relations, Financial Inclusion Action Plans(FIAP), corporate partnerships and services, as well as brand, marketing, communications and tender Coordination.

Chief Operating Officer

Full Time Ongoing

As an integral member of the Executive Leadership Team, this role is accountable for overseeing the business operations of GSANZ, ensuring that core Infrastructure and effective financial and operational governance and processes are in place.

Team Leader – Family Services

Full TIme

Fixed Term

The Team Leader - Family Services leads family support practitioners within an integrated team of professionals whose focus includes integrated family services, family violence specialist case management and group programs.

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.

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.