Permanent full-time position - 38 hours per week
Total remuneration package commencing at $129, 750 p/a
Position based in Cairns
The Diocese of Cairns established the Professional Standards and Safeguarding Office (PSSO) to provide advice, support and services to the Clergy, Executives, Principals and Managers in the areas of professional conduct, ethical practices, safeguarding of children and at-risk adults, complaint management and internal investigations to support their work in leading and maintaining best practice standards of professionalism and safeguarding in Catholic organisations.
The PSSO is currently seeking a highly motivated and skilled professional to lead the implementation and maintenance of the Diocesan Safeguarding policy and the National Catholic Safeguarding Standards. This role will contribute to building the capacity of clergy, employees and volunteers to meet moral, ethical and statutory obligations and the duty of care in relation to safeguarding children, young people or adults-at-risk. This position will be pivotal in embedding safeguarding best practice in recruitment, induction, training, education resources, and recording systems.
Key responsibilities of the DSC include:
To be considered you will need:
How to Apply
If you have the right skills and experience, go to ‘SEEK’ and attach your Expression of Interest, Resume with Qualifications and Referees. All applications will be held in the strictest of confidence and must be received by midnight 16 November 2023. Only applications submitted via SEEK will be considered.
Position Description can be accessed here: HRM.PD.DIO.SafeguardingCoordinator.v01-10.10.2023.pdf
For further information about the position please contact the Professional Standards and Safeguarding Office on 07 4050 9765.
Permanent full-time position 38 hours per week
Position based in Cairns
Total annual remuneration package commencing at $106, 000
The Catholic Diocese of Cairns serves Far North Queensland, extending from Cardwell to the Torres Strait, and west to the Northern Territory border. The Diocese has 23 parishes and is responsible for the provision of a range of regional services. Services provided by the Diocese include education, welfare, childcare, pastoral care, outreach and other central services.
An opportunity exists for a skilled Finance Manager who will be responsible for ensuring accurate and timely financial reporting, compliance with accounting standards, and providing valuable insights to support strategic decision making. Reporting to the Diocesan Business and Catholic Development Fund Manager, the Finance Manager will lead a team of finance officers who provide a range of finance functions including recording, reconciling and reporting of all delegated financial accounts. The successful applicant will be degree qualified, and have high-level financial literacy with ability to interpret and understand financial reports, manage budgets and communicate financial information and trends across a range of stakeholders. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential!
Specific responsibilities will include but not limited to:
How to Apply
If you have the right skills and experience attach your two-page maximum Cover Letter, Resume with references and qualifications at Finance Manager Job in Cairns, Cairns & Far North QLD - SEEK
All applications will be held in the strictest of confidence and must be received by midnight 12th November 2023. Only applications submitted via SEEK will be considered.
Position Description can be accessed here: HRM-PD-DIO-Finance-Manager-V3.1-24.10.2023.pdf
· 18-month maximum term contract
· 22 hours per week – Mon to Thurs
· $27.66 per hour
· Position based at the Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church (OLHOC), Earlville
· Position suits applicant seeking school hours work
OLHOC is seeking a passionate and skilled Administration Officer to provide secretarial, reception and administrative support for the Earlville Parish. This position will be the first point of contact for the parish, and will greet people in an engaging, empathic, friendly and respectful manner. The successful applicant will have a high-level of attention to detail, compassion and empathy, excellent communication skills and proven time-management skills.
Reporting to the Parish Priest, the Administration Officer will, amongst other duties, coordinate church bookings, maintain databases and registers, produce the weekly bulletin and liturgical materials, undertake general office responsibilities and support volunteer participation and record keeping. The ability to maintain the strictest of privacy and confidentiality and understanding of the Catholic Church and Sacraments (Baptism, Confirmation, reception of Holy Communion, Weddings etc), is essential. Experience in the use of Microsoft Office programs including Excel, Word and publisher is highly desirable.
How to Apply
If you have the right skills and experience go to Administration Officer – Earlville Parish Job in Cairns, Cairns & Far North QLD - SEEK and attach your two-page maximum Cover Letter, and a Resume with references and qualifications. All applications will be held in the strictest of confidence and must be received by midnight 19 November 2023. Only applications submitted via SEEK will be considered.
Position Description can be accessed from: HRM-PD-PAR-ParishAdministration-Earlville.v01.20231003.pdf
2 full-time positions, 12-18 month contract
Will suit a couple or individuals
Position based in Genazzano Retreat - Lake Tinaroo
Wanting to progress your career in hospitality, or transition from your current career, an exciting opportunity exists for you in tropical North Queensland.
Genazzano Retreat, an idyllic 96-bed retreat and campgrounds located at Lake Tinaroo, caters for school, community and corporate groups. Due to growing demand, we are seeking two duty managers to assist the current Managers in the operations of the Centre who cater for school, community and corporate groups.
Ideal candidates will have experience in some of the following:
On-site training will be provided.
You do not need to have hospitality speciﬁc experience, and we welcome applications from candidates who have worked in childcare, aged care and other related industries.
Most importantly we need team players who are willing to learn on the job, show initiative, and strive for the highest level of service to our guests.
The positions are initially oﬀered as full time 12 – 18-month contract, though could be structured to suit other arrangements. Subsidised on site accommodation can be provided to the right candidate(s).
How to Apply
Go to Duty Managers for Genazzano Retreat Job in Yungaburra, Cairns & Far North QLD - SEEK. Please attach your Cover Letter and a Resume with references. Applications close midnight Sunday 10h December 2023. Only applications submitted via SEEK will be considered.
Learn more about Genazzano at https://genazzanoretreat.com.au/
Genazzano Retreat is only a 13 min drive to Yungaburra and 25 min drive to Atherton.
Catholic Social Teaching
As a genuine occupational requirement, all positions with the Catholic Diocese of Cairns require the employee’s conduct and lifestyle to align with principles of Catholic Social Teaching. Applicants are encouraged to view these documents as they provide information on Catholic Ethos and Catholic Social Teaching:
Catholic Diocese of Cairns is a child safe organisation, committed to the protection of children and has zero-tolerance of any abuse of children. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, retain a valid Working with Children Check where necessary, and comply with our Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.