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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

Financial Coach – Financial Independence Hub

Part Time Ongoing

Full Time Ongoing

The goal of FIH coaching is to partner with participants to build their confidence to undertake self-directed behaviour change. Coaching focusses on participants feeling empowered to manage their finances effectively, to recover from the impacts of financial abuse and avoid future financial problems. The behaviour change process is client-driven and designed to support participants to take actions to reach their stated goals. Coaches are not experts; they provide encouragement and support rather than advice

Financial Independence Hub Coordinator

Part Time Ongoing

Full Time Ongoing

The Financial Independence Hub program team are trauma informed with a deep understanding of lived experiences of financial abuse, the contextual environment and service system, combined with sound financial knowledge. Team members assist people by providing tailored support, referrals and coaching that enables financial independence and achievement of personal financial goals.

Chapel and History Centre Support Worker

Part Time Ongoing

Provide support to the Chapel and Interpretive/Heritage Centre by welcoming visitors, assisting with operations and functions.

Senior Experience Designer, Operational Service Design

Full TIme

Fixed Term

The role will design client and staff experiences in delivering our services and products, with a major focus on telephone and online.

Business Lead – Quality Assurance, Community Networks & Microfinance

Full Time Ongoing

Permanent Full Time

This role will have accountability for developing & implementing continuous improvement across Microfinance, in particular, the phone and online distribution channel. The role will maintain the risk profile and deliver the controls assurance program for this area of the business.

Financial Coaching Facilitator

Part Time

Full TIme

Fixed Term

Coordinate and deliver Financial Coaching training of both community sector workers and clients across three important portfolios.

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.

Financial Capability & Intake Officer

Full TIme

Fixed Term

Work with the client eligible for a Telephone and Online loan to collect information in the loan origination system, identifying points in the process where you can provide financial capability support.

Financial Capability & Intake Officer – Family & Domestic Violence NILS

Full TIme

Fixed Term

Undertake high quality, trauma informed intake and assessment and provide initial support, consultation, triage and warm referral to internal or external services.

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.

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.

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.