Team Leader – School, Student and Family Program CatholicCare Wollongong


About our services

CatholicCare is a local not-for-profit organisation committed to helping those in need regardless of religious beliefs, background or circumstances. Our Vision is for inclusive, thriving communities where the human dignity of all is respected and valued.

We provide services that support people across all stages of life including early childhood education, out of school hours care, community age and disability care, foster care, school counselling and parenting courses across the Illawarra, Shoalhaven, Southern Highlands and Macarthur regions.

About the role

We are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic individual to fill our Team Leader, temporary parental leave coverage position with the School, Student and Family Program (SSFP). The SSFP Team Leader is responsible for the coordination and administration of service provision in primary and secondary schools within their region. The SSFP Team Leader will manage day to day operations in service delivery whilst managing a team. This is an exciting opportunity to develop leadership experience and competencies while making a real difference in our community. If this sounds like you we would love you to apply!

This is a temporary full-time parental leave coverage position consisting of 38 hours per week up until January 2025. The salary range for this position will be $50.37 to $51.88 per hour, depending on qualifications and experience. The position provides coverage for the Macarthur region.

Our benefits

  • Competitive salaries and professional development opportunities
  • Salary Packaging options
  • Flexible work arrangements including hybrid working models
  • Additional paid personal leave every year
  • Long Service Leave after 7 years
  • Study Leave
  • Additional paid leave over the Christmas period
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Access to free and confidential counselling through our Employee Assistance Program
  • Discounted gym memberships through Fitness Passport
  • Employee Journey Insurance

What you will need

  • Degree in Social Work, Social Science, Counselling or Psychology.
  • Eligibility for membership with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW), clinical membership with the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA) or general registration with Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Demonstrated knowledge and recent experience in the provision of Clinical Supervision.
  • Current knowledge of child protection legislation and protocols.
  • Demonstrated ability in administrative skills including IT and Microsoft Office suite.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading a team.

About us

CatholicCare is a multi-service agency committed to helping those in need, regardless of religious beliefs, backgrounds or circumstances. Our Vision is for inclusive, thriving communities where human dignity of all is respected and valued. We are in a period of rapid growth and we are always looking for great people to join us!

For further information contact Tina Acevska on 0419 462 621.
Close Date: 15 October 2023.

As part of our recruitment process we will be reviewing applications as they are received. As a result, the position may close prior to the closing date. If you are interested in working with us, we recommend sending your application across as soon as possible. Best of luck!

CatholicCare Wollongong is committed to equal opportunity in employment and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. All employees are subject to probity and pre-employment checks. CatholicCare Wollongong is a smoke free zone.

CatholicCare is strongly committed to the safety and well-being of children and young people and to the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations. Applicants are thoroughly screened prior to employment.



CatholicCare Wollongong

Job Salary

Full time