Current Job Listings

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


Residential Youth Workers – Permanent Part-time rotating shift work (Bathurst)

Our Residential Youth Workers (rotating shift work) work an average of 27.5 hours per week, and assist young people in crisis accommodation by:

  • Providing supervision and support over a 24 hour roster
  • Planning and facilitating options with clients to meet each young person’s needs
  • Providing emotional and practical 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.

Essential Criteria

  1. Minimum Certificate IV in Youth Work, Social Work, Community Services or similar & enrolled in a Diploma, OR Diploma OR Degree OR third year in a degree qualification.
  2. Detailed understanding of Child Protection Legislation and Regulation, including knowledge of the NSW Keep Them Safe Initiative.
  3. Demonstrated understanding of the challenges faced by young people experiencing or potentially experiencing homelessness and the resulting behaviours.
  4. Understanding of cultural issues with the ability to work with Aboriginal people.
  5. Demonstrated ability to use sound professional judgement, and apply initiative within organisational policy and procedures.
  6. High level of written, verbal and computer-based communication skills, including the use of data and Microsoft Office programs.
  7. Ability to work shifts, including sleep-over shifts, over a 24 hour, 7 day roster.

Desirable Criteria

  1. Experience working in a Youth Homelessness Service is desirable, but not essential.

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

Applications close at 9.00 am on Monday 30th September 2019.

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


Residential Youth Workers – Permanent Part-time day shifts, plus flexibility to work other shifts as agreed (Bathurst OR Orange)

Our Residential Youth Workers assist young people in crisis accommodation.

  • Guaranteed 2.5 day-time shifts (Monday-Friday) each week, plus additional hours as required
  • Providing supervision and support to young people at risk of homelessness
  • Planning and facilitating options with clients to meet each young person’s needs
  • Providing emotional and practical 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.

Essential Criteria

  1. Minimum Certificate IV in Youth Work, Social Work, Community Services or similar & enrolled in a Diploma, OR Diploma OR Degree OR third year in a degree qualification.
  2. Detailed understanding of Child Protection Legislation and Regulation, including knowledge of the NSW Keep Them Safe Initiative.
  3. Demonstrated understanding of the challenges faced by young people experiencing or potentially experiencing homelessness and the resulting behaviours.
  4. Understanding of cultural issues with the ability to work with Aboriginal people.
  5. Demonstrated ability to use sound professional judgement, and apply initiative within organisational policy and procedures.
  6. High level of written, verbal and computer-based communication skills, including the use of data and Microsoft Office programs.
  7. Ability to work day shifts,Wednesday afternoon to Friday each week, as well as flexibility to cover weekend, evening and sleep-over shifts as requested and agreed.

Desirable Criteria

  1. Experience working in a Youth Homelessness Service is highly desirable, but not essential.

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

Applications close at 9.00 am on Monday 30th September 2019.

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


Casual Employment Pool

Veritas House operates a casual pool to support our permanent staff where required across a variety of sections in both Bathurst and Orange. We offer a unique opportunity to obtain experience with a well-known and respected “not-for-profit” within the community welfare, youth homelessness, early intervention and Permanency Support (Out of Home Care) sectors.

To be successful in joining our casual pool you will need to have a demonstrated ability in the profession and answer the Desirable Criteria:

Desirable Criteria

  • Certificate IV or equivalent in a relevant service industry field
  • A Current Working with Children Check (Employment) and a willingness to complete the National Criminal Screening.
  • A Current Driver’s Licence
  • Knowledge of Child Protection legislation and practice
  • Be flexible and willing to work evenings, weekends and to be called for last minute shifts

If you feel that you fit the above criteria please forward a covering letter answering the criteria and a resume listing two work related references to employment@veritashouse.org.au

Successful applicants will be added to our database and contacted for an interview when positions become available. Applicants that are employed will be asked to complete an application for a National Criminal Record Screening.