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Project Officer - Supported Temporary Accommodation
Central Coast, NSW
  • Work on the Central Coast
  • Work with a great organisation that assists people when most in need
  • Full-time Permanent Position
  • Access to excellent salary packaging benefits

About the program


Join our vibrant, faith-based agency providing innovative social care services to 14,000+ children, young people, individuals and families in the Northern Metropolitan Sydney and on the Central Coast.


We are seeking a Project Officer to join our Supported Temporary Accommodations (STA) team located on the Central Coast. This position exists to assist the Project Manager to develop and implement a 7 day a week and after-hour crisis response service to all homeless qualifying for temporary accommodation in the Wyong and Gosford areas.


Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Reviewing STA Procedures and discussing with Coordinator any possible changes needed;
  • Engagement with clients to provide crisis accommodation
  • Develop relationships with preferred accommodation providers and external stakeholders;
  • Compliance with all government and reporting requirements for program adherence including data collection; as well as
  • Other duties specified in the attached Position Description.

About you


To be considered for this role you will :

  • Have Tertiary qualifications in a related area such as Social Work, Social Science, Psychology and/or demonstrated industry experience;
  • Be able to demonstrate an understanding of Homelessness and its complexities;
  • Have an ability to work effectively with individuals in a crisis management process which includes undertaking assessments and reviewing case plans;
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Hold a valid working with children check clearance;
  • Have a valid NSW Driver’s Licence;
  • As well as other criteria specified in the attached Position Description.

Working with CatholicCare


CatholicCare offers a range of initiatives to actively promote your life/work balance and development of our employees through:

  • Working for a not for profit organisation who strive for a world where people are safe, happy, well and connected with each other in inclusive communities;
  • Great training and learning opportunities to help further your career;
  • An Employee Assistance Program offering free and confidential counselling and support;
  • Salary packaging benefits to receive up to $15,900 of your salary tax-free, as well as additional meal and entertainment benefits.

To apply


If you are a passionate person who realises the tremendous opportunity that this role offers and want to utilise your skills and passion in a rewarding environment, we want to hear from you!


Please provide a cover letter addressing the role requirements, complete your work history and education information on the application page and submit your resume.  

We encourage and welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 


Please apply by 11 August 2019.


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CatholicCare is a child-safe and child-friendly organisation – all staff must comply with our child-safe child-friendly policies and Code of Conduct. All child related roles are subject to a satisfactory Working with Children Check Clearance in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.

Completing a National Criminal History Record Check clearance is a requirement of this position

No recruitment agencies please



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