Professional standards and safeguarding

Position vacant—Safeguarding Support Officer

November 1, 2023



JOB TITLE: Safeguarding Support Officer
JOB TYPE: Full time
EMPLOYER: Catholic Diocese of Wollongong
DEPARTMENT: Office of the Bishop (OOB): Office of
Professional Standards and Safeguarding (OPSS)
APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 5pm, Tuesday 21 November 2023


Do you want to be part of a team that helps the Diocese of Wollongong to be a safe place for people to encounter Christ?

Do you want to be a bearer of Christ’s love by ensuring that our Diocese is a place where people who have been hurt can feel safe and heard?

If you answered yes to these questions, you may be interested in joining the Diocese of Wollongong’s Office of Professional Standards and Safeguarding (OPSS).

“Let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth”
1 John 3:18

OPSS is looking for an organised and articulate professional to join the team as a Safeguarding Support Officer. The successful applicant will provide case support, project support and represent the office at professional development sessions. The Safeguarding Support Officer will be part of a team that assists the agencies and ministries in the Diocese to safely carry out the evangelising mission of making Jesus known and loved in the Illawarra, Macarthur, Shoalhaven and Southern Highlands.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please email [email protected] and the application pack will be emailed to you. 

If you have any questions, please contact Asante Viswasam (Director OPSS) by email ([email protected]) or by phone (0408 512 163).

Applications close at 5pm on 21st November 2023.



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