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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 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.


Executive Assistant – Permanent, Full-time (Bathurst)

We have an exciting vacancy for an Executive Assistant to work with our CEO and Executive Team. You will have a unique opportunity to work in an organisation with strong social values, by using your organisational and communication skills to:

  • Maintain professional relationships with key stakeholders
  • Prepare quality reports, along with papers, agendas and minutes for Board and other meetings
  • Coordinate meetings, diaries and travel
  • Provide general admin and support to the CEO and Executive team

The role is highly varied and requires a person who has great attention to detail, is energetic and self-motivated. Always thinking strategically while accommodating and prioritising competing demands, the successful candidate will be able to deal with diverse email traffic, meeting requests and telephone calls. Confidentiality and trust are essential.

Essential Criteria

  1. Experience providing support to a CEO and / or Executive team, preferably in the community sector.
  2. A proactive, collaborative mindset and demonstrated capacity to work independently and within a team environment.
  3. Capacity to be proactive, assertive and work well under pressure or within tight timeframes.
  4. Exceptional organisational skills with a passion for planning, organising and prioritising administrative tasks and systems, including managing competing tasks rapidly and ensuring deadlines are met under pressure.
  5. Excellent interpersonal liaison skills with the ability to establish friendly and professional rapport with a wide range of stakeholders, including Board members, organisational and individual members, children and young people, representatives of funding bodies, and members of the public.
  6. Experience in dealing with confidential information, and demonstrated capacity to maintain confidentiality and professional standards of behaviour in difficult and sensitive circumstances.
  7. Knowledge of and capacity to efficiently use IT and organisational systems, including Microsoft Office Outlook, Excel, Word and Powerpoint.

Desirable Criteria

  1. Relevant qualifications in business administration, communications or related field.
  2. Understanding of the issues facing vulnerable children and young people in our community.
  3. Sound understanding of the community services and welfare sector, including communicating with people with multiple needs in a sometimes challenging environment.

If you are looking for a fast paced and rewarding executive support role, then please apply.

All employment at Veritas House is subject to a clear Working with Children Check & satisfactory National Criminal Screening.

Full details of the position, including the selection criteria and information on how to apply, can be found in the Information Package.

Applications close at 9.00am on Monday, 3rd February 2020

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


Psychologist, Social Worker or Occupational Therapist (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 Psychologist, Social Worker or Occupational Therapist 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.

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 Requirements

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); or Social Work qualification with eligibility for recognition as an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker; or 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.

To apply

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

Applications close at 9.00am on Monday 10th February, 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

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:

  1. why you want to work for Veritas House
  2. how does trauma effect children and young people
  3. what experience have you had setting boundaries and working with challenging behaviours
  4. do you have a WWCC, First Aid Certificate and Driver’s Licence (we provide the car)

Send your resume and a cover letter to employment@veritashouse.org.au

For more information on our services, visit www.veritashouse.org.au

Applications will be assessed for interview as they are received, so apply early!

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