Caroline Chisholm Society

Caroline Chisholm Society provides a warm and welcoming environment for expectant and new mothers and families, and does its best to offer that to its staff too.

Caroline Chisholm Society offers its team a great place to learn and engage with a wide range of skills. As a small agency, we offer a professional and responsive environment that allows you to grow as a professional.

Mother's Day 2018 Recruitment

A year after we opened our new office in Essendon, we are now settled in and establishing our new team. Dr Jennifer Weber has joined us as our new Director of Programs from April 2018. We’re seeking a new senior worker who will also help with quality processes and several other new caseworkers and case managers. Tertiary qualifications in social work or similar (e.g. psychology) are required. In the lead up to Mother’s Day, be sure to consider and encourage other to consider applying! It will be a wonderful opportunity to join those who already work here on our practice framework and develop your skills in working with expectant and young families.

What's it like to work at here?

Here’s a short video from Children’s Week in 2017 which gives you a sense of what it’s like to work at Caroline Chisholm Society.

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Manager Business Operations, Caroline Chisholm Society

Job Summary

Join us to review and improve business operations at a service helping pregnant women and young families.

Manager Business Operations

Caroline Chisholm Society requires an experienced manager to set up a newly created leadership role overseeing its business functions. Supported by three staff (2.2FTE), the role provides the foundation from which social and community services workers can deliver programs for pregnant women and young families.

The role will be critical to supporting Caroline Chisholm Society to flourish, with an increased focus on funding, safety, risk and accountability as well as culture and leadership– so that Caroline Chisholm Society can be the best it can be in empowering pregnant women and their babies and be there for new mums and dads, their babies and toddlers.

The successful applicant will have experience in people management, have business acumen including knowledge of finance, property and facilities management, IT and telephony, workplace health and safety, human resources, compliance, governance, and administration, and be able demonstrate their skills, knowledge and interests in risk and accountability, and demonstrated high-level change management skills.

CCS is a non-denominational and non-political charity that supports pregnant women and families with young children and is located in Moonee Valley, Caroline Springs and Shepparton. CCS respects life, is compassionate and caring, recognises diversity and is committed to social justice. CCS is open and accountable and committed to best practice.

  • Salary is negotiated commensurate with experience
  • Applications should include a letter, CV and response to the key selection criteria (which are listed in the position description).
  • The Position Description should be requested from and applications should be directed to:
    Ms Helen Cooney,
    Chief Executive Officer, Caroline Chisholm Society
    Email: hcooney@caroline.org.au

Senior Homelessness Case Manager

Job Summary

Support young families dealing with homeless and other social issues, located in Essendon.

Description

Caroline Chisholm Society requires an experienced homelessness case manager to support families with young children aged 0-5 years in the family services sector. The new team member will 1) provide support for families moving through transitional housing and 2) provide support for families referred through ChildFirst. The role will also support family services staff to grow their knowledge of homelessness and work in partnership between family services and homelessness service providers.

The role is full time located in Essendon with some work from Caroline Springs. The position is ongoing role, subject to Victorian Government funding.

The successful applicant will have extensive experience in the homelessness sector, and demonstrate their skills, knowledge and interests in case management, pregnancy and parenting. They will possess high-level communication and partnership skills.

Salary is negotiated commensurate with experience.

Caroline Chisholm Society

CCS is a non-denominational and non-political charity that supports pregnant women and families with young children and is located in Moonee Valley, Caroline Springs and Shepparton. CCS respects life, is compassionate and caring, recognises diversity and is committed to social justice.  CCS is open and accountable and committed to best practice.

How to apply

  • Applications must include a response to the key selection criteria which are listed in the position description.
  • Position Description:
    Homelessness and Family Services Case Manager
  • Applications should be directed to:
    Ms Helen Cooney, Chief Executive Officer, Caroline Chisholm Society
    Email: hcooney@caroline.org.au

Pregnancy and Family Support Case Managers and Workers

The role:

Caroline Chisholm Society (CCS) requires an experienced family services case manager and a family services case worker to empower pregnant and new mothers and their families.

The role will work as part of its Integrated Family Services program located at Essendon and Caroline Springs with some servicing to the alternative site.

CCS requires family support workers of Pregnancy and Family Services who will:

  • provide case management services to vulnerable families and children,
  • offer single session appointments and short term case work, and
  • conduct group work activities such as parenting education and playgroups.

How to apply:

The successful applicant will have responded to the key selection criteria available on the Position Description and hold tertiary qualifications in Social Work and/or other qualification relevant to the human services sector.

Applications to:

  • Helen Cooney, CEO, Caroline Chisholm Society
  • hcooney@caroline.org.au

About Caroline Chisholm:

CCS is a non-denominational and non-political charity that supports pregnant women and a family with young children, aged 0-5 years, and is located in Moonee Valley, Caroline Springs and Shepparton. CCS respects life, is compassionate and caring, recognises diversity and is committed to social justice. CCS is open and accountable and committed to best practice.

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