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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.


Case Worker, Permanency Support (Bathurst), Permanent, Full-time

  • Provide ongoing support to children & young people in kinship/foster care, their carers & birth family
  • Support Carers in providing quality care of children & young people
  • Support connections to family, culture & community
  • Support culturally appropriate case work practice

All employment at Veritas House is subject to a clear Working with Children Check & satisfactory National Criminal Screening. Positions are paid under the SCHCADS Award.

Essential Criteria:

  1. Qualifications in Human Services (Social Work, Welfare, Youth Work, Criminal Justice, Psychology or similar), preferably at Degree or Diploma level);
  2. Demonstrated capacity to work autonomously to develop, implement and manage effective case plans for multiple children or young people simultaneously;
  3. Comprehensive understanding of trauma and its impact on the development and behaviour of children;
  4. Understanding of the complex care needs of children and young people living in Permanency Support and the challenges faced by carers;
  5. Knowledge of the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1988 and NSW Permanency Support Standards;
  6. Demonstrated ability to prepare high-quality reports, maintain accurate records and use computer based technologies for administrative practices.

Desirable Criteria:

  1. Knowledge of Shared Lives and Step by Step Foster Carer Assessment training;
  2. Experience working in Child Protection or an out-of-home-care setting.

To apply: full details, including the selection criteria and information on how to apply can be found in the Information Package.

Applications close at 9.00am on Wednesday 1st April, 2020.

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


Psychologist – focus on children & young people (Bathurst or Orange)

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic, flexible and highly motivated psychologist to join the Clinical and Consultation Services Team. This is an ideal role for a tertiary qualified Psychologist looking to develop their career.

This professional will work as part of a growing multi-disciplinary team, working across the various programs of Veritas House.

You will use your skills and experience to:

  • Provide assessments and interventions with children and young people in out-of-home-care, or who are accessing our youth refuges or other early intervention programs
  • Support carers in responding to behavioural and emotional concerns of children and young people in a trauma informed and developmentally appropriate way
  • Develop Behaviour Intervention Support Plans, and supporting their implementation with staff and carers
  • Consult with staff on complex matters within the scope of your skills and experience

Benefits of working with us

  • Attractive salary dependent on qualifications and experience
  • Flexible work hours (full-time and part-time availability would be considered)
  • Full PBI salary packaging options up to $15,900 per year
  • Additional leave once your probationary period is complete
  • Working for a passionate, locally based community organisation in either Bathurst or Orange
  • Opportunity to develop your skills working within a trauma and developmentally informed team
  • Individual and group supervision provided, as well as other continuing professional development opportunities

Essential Criteria:

The ideal candidate for this role will have:

  • Minimum Bachelors degree in psychology (with preference for current full registration with the Psychology Board of Australia) and registration with AHPRA
  • Experience in the provision of services to children, young people and families
  • Experience and/or knowledge of working with developmental trauma
  • Experience in or willingness to learn skills in assessment and behavioural intervention support plan development and implementation

If you have any questions prior to applying, please address them to employment@veritashouse.org.au.

To apply: send your resume, a cover letter explaining why you are interested in the position and a statement that outlines how you meet the essential requirements to: employment@veritashouse.org.au.

Applications close at 9.00am on Monday 6th April, 2020. However, suitable candidates may be called for interview prior to that date.

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


Social Worker – focus on children & young people (Bathurst or Orange)

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic, flexible and highly motivated professional to join the Clinical and Consultation Services Team. This is an ideal role for a Social Worker looking to develop their career.

You will work as part of a growing multi-disciplinary team, working across the various programs of Veritas House. Your tasks will depend on your qualifications, and could include:

  • Providing assessments and interventions with children and young people in out-of-home-care, or who are accessing our youth refuges or other early intervention programs
  • Supporting carers in responding to behavioural and emotional concerns of children and young people in a trauma informed and developmentally appropriate way
  • Developing Behaviour Intervention Support Plans, and supporting their implementation with staff and carers
  • Providing consultation with staff on complex matters within the scope of your skills and experience.

Benefits of working with us

  • Attractive salary dependent on qualifications and experience
  • Flexible work hours (full-time and part-time availability would be considered)
  • Full PBI salary packaging options up to $15,900 per year
  • Additional leave once your probationary period is complete
  • Working for a passionate, locally based community organisation in either Bathurst or Orange
  • Opportunity to develop your skills working within a trauma and developmentally informed team
  • Individual and group supervision provided, as well as other continuing professional development opportunities

Essential Criteria:

The ideal candidate for this role will have:

  • Minimum Bachelors degree in Social Work with eligibility for recognition as an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker;
  • Experience in the provision of services to children, young people and families
  • Experience and/or knowledge of working with developmental trauma
  • Experience in or willingness to learn skills in assessment and behavioural intervention support plan development and implementation

If you have any questions prior to applying, please address them to employment@veritashouse.org.au.

To apply: send your resume, a cover letter explaining why you are interested in the position and a statement that outlines how you meet the essential requirements to: employment@veritashouse.org.au.

Applications close at 9.00am on Monday 6th April, 2020. However, suitable candidates may be called for interview prior to that date.

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


Occupational Therapist – focus on children & young people (Bathurst or Orange)

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic, flexible and highly motivated professional to join the Clinical and Consultation Services Team. This is an ideal role for a tertiary qualified Occupational Therapist looking to develop their career.

You will work as part of a growing multi-disciplinary team, working across the various programs of Veritas House. Your tasks will depend on your qualifications, and could include:

  • Providing assessments and interventions with children and young people in out-of-home-care, or who are accessing our youth refuges or other early intervention programs
  • Supporting carers in responding to behavioural and emotional concerns of children and young people in a trauma informed and developmentally appropriate way
  • Developing Behaviour Intervention Support Plans, and supporting their implementation with staff and carers
  • Providing consultation with staff on complex matters within the scope of your skills and experience.

Benefits of working with us

  • Attractive salary dependent on qualifications and experience
  • Flexible work hours (full-time and part-time availability would be considered)
  • Full PBI salary packaging options up to $15,900 per year
  • Additional leave once your probationary period is complete
  • Working for a passionate, locally based community organisation in either Bathurst or Orange
  • Opportunity to develop your skills working within a trauma and developmentally informed team
  • Individual and group supervision provided, as well as other continuing professional development opportunities

Essential Criteria:

The ideal candidate for this role will have:

  • Minimum Bachelors degree in Occupational Therapy and registration with AHPRA
  • Experience in the provision of services to children, young people and families
  • Experience and/or knowledge of working with developmental trauma
  • Experience in or willingness to learn skills in assessment and behavioural intervention support plan development and implementation.

If you have any questions prior to applying, please address them to employment@veritashouse.org.au.

To apply: send your resume, a cover letter explaining why you are interested in the position and a statement that outlines how you meet the essential requirements to: employment@veritashouse.org.au.

Applications close at 9.00am on Monday 6th April, 2020. However, suitable candidates may be called for interview prior to that date.

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 and have relevant qualifications (Cert IV, Diploma or Degree). 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)?

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

We will be interviewing in early April, so apply NOW!

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