If you’re looking for a job that rewards you for helping others, a career at McAuley is for you. 

Our dedicated and professional staff are attracted by a strong commitment to our values. Working with us gives you an opportunity to make a difference to the lives of women and children.

As an employer, we value and respect diversity and encourage applications for positions from all backgrounds.

We offer 

  • A competitive salary in accordance with the SCHADS Award
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • The option to purchase leave and accrued days off
  • Salary packaging available
  • A supportive environment and EAP access



Residential support worker

Part-time and casual roles

Residential Support Workers

1 x part time position (Inner West) available
Casual shifts (Inner West & Ballarat) available

We have an opportunity for Residential Support Workers to work as part of an innovative
team supporting women and children who are experiencing family violence and/or
homelessness. You will be well supported by a committed, collaborative team of workers
with an emphasis on strength-based practice. These roles will work across McAuley House
and McAuley Care as well as shifts available at our Ballarat site.

Qualifications and experience in Human Services/Welfare and/or related discipline are not
essential but preferable. Ideally you will have some of the following skills:

  • experience in individual support in daily living activities and ability to care for the
    women and children residing at our sites.
  • experience in residential support and ability to work collaboratively with the Program
    Coordinator and other staff.
  • ability to work autonomously and as part of a broader team delivering outcomes.
  • knowledge of the Family Violence Protection Act, Child Safe Standards and the
    Common Risk Assessment Framework.
  • previous experience in the mental health, family violence and or homelessness
  • high level interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills.

We provide excellent support and growth opportunities through coaching and training with a
focus on developing your professional competence according to our Direct Practice
Competency Framework.

A Police check, Working with Children Check (employee version) and current driver’s licence
are required. Salary will be negotiated in accordance with the SCHADS Award and
experience. Salary packaging is also available.

Download a position description:

PD Residential Support Worker_MH Ballarat Casual 091219

PD Residential Support Worker_MH MC _(Casual & PT) 2019

Only applications addressing the Key Selection Criteria will be considered. Please email
your application to

For further information, contact Phillippa on 0447 174 832.

Applications close Wednesday 18 December, 2019 at 5 pm.