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Veritas House is a vibrant, not-for-profit, community-based organisation with a specific focus on supporting vulnerable children, young people, their families and carers. Veritas currently delivers services in a range of programs funded by Department of Communities and Justice (formerly Family and Community Services) and Juvenile Justice across Bathurst, Orange and Dubbo. Our service is expanding, and we are looking for very special people to join our team.


Residential Youth Workers (Interim Care) (Bathurst)

Permanent, Part-time

We have an amazing opportunity for Residential Youth Workers who are looking for job security, as well as the opportunity to provide a home-like environment for children and young people who are waiting for foster care placements.

  • Permanent part-time, working shift work (over a 24/7 roster)
  • Work as part of a “parenting team” in a beautiful home in Bathurst
  • Company vehicle provided for all work done while on shift
  • Receive ongoing clinical and professional support

Young people may exhibit trauma, behavioural and other issues or challenging interpersonal skills – these are incredibly rewarding positions that can make a difference to a young person’s future.

To apply:
Full details of the position, including the selection criteria and information on how to apply, can be found in the Information Package here. Applications MUST include a cover letter, your resume, and a statement addressing the selection criteria.

Applications close at 9.00 am on Monday 1st February 2021.

All employment at Veritas House is subject to a clear Working with Children Check and a satisfactory Police check. You must also have appropriate working rights to apply for this role (working visas of less than 12 months will not be considered), either:

  • An Australian Citizen, or
  • Hold permanent Australian residency, or
  • Have a valid Australia working visa

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from a CALD background are warmly encouraged to apply.


Carer Recruitment Practitioner (Carer Support Team) (Bathurst or Orange)

Permanent, Full-time

We take the recruitment and support of our foster carers seriously and have designed our Carer Support Team roles to provide Carers with specialised support at the times they need it most.

About the Role:
We are seeking a CART Carer Support Practitioner – Carer Recruitment to work within a dedicated Carer Assessment, Recruitment team. Working across Bathurst and Orange, you will be responsible for:

  • Promoting and raising awareness of our service and the need for Carers
  • Creating recruitment strategies to recruit Carers for children and young people
  • Initial Carer training

This position is paid under the SCHCADS Award (Level 5.1-5.3, dependent on experience).

This position is suited to someone who wants to make a difference in the community and the lives of young people. Those with a background in permanency support or general recruitment (with a strong interest in community services) would be well suited to this role.

To apply:
Please send your Cover Letter (addressing the selection criteria within the Information Package here) and Resume to employment@veritashouse.org.au

Applications close at 9.00 am on Wednesday 10 February 2021.

All employment at Veritas House is subject to a clear Working with Children Check and a satisfactory Police check. You must also have appropriate working rights to apply for this role (working visas of less than 12 months will not be considered), either:

  • An Australian Citizen, or
  • Hold permanent Australian residency, or
  • Have a valid Australia working visa

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from a CALD background are warmly encouraged to apply.


Casual Youth Workers (Bathurst or Orange)

Veritas House is a vibrant not for profit community-based organisation with a specific focus on supporting vulnerable children, young people and their families in the Bathurst and Orange areas.

Our casual staff work across our service, supporting children and young people by:

  • working in our homelessness and residential services
  • supervising contact visits
  • transporting clients to appointments
  • mentoring young people
  • providing respite care

Our aim is to help you grow your career. We provide you with diverse experience across our services and enough work hours to meet your needs, along with training, professional supervision and the opportunity to develop skills for permanent positions in a growing Agency.

Work can be scheduled over a 24/7 roster, and ideally you will be available to work weekends, weekdays, public holidays and sleepovers.

These positions are child related, so you will need to have a Working with Children Check, be prepared to undertake a National Criminal Check, have relevant qualifications (Cert IV, Diploma or Degree), and a current unrestricted driver’s licence. Experience is a bonus!

To apply, send us your resume plus a cover letter that answers these questions:

  • what are your qualifications (minimum Cert IV in Youth Work or similar, or in last year of degree)?
  • why do you want to work for Veritas House?
  • how does trauma effect children and young people?
  • what experience have you had setting boundaries and working with challenging behaviours?
  • do you have a WWCC, First Aid Certificate and Driver’s Licence (we provide the car)?
  • what days of the week (and hours) are you available to work?
  • can you work sleepover shifts, on weekends and on public holidays?
  • do you have a preference for Bathurst or Orange, or can you work out of either location?

Send your resume and a cover letter (don’t forget to answer the above questions) to employment@veritashouse.org.au

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from a CALD background are warmly encouraged to apply.