Catalyst is currently recruiting for the following positions. To obtain a copy of the position description, please email Please send your resume and a cover letter to

Townsville Clinical Team Leader

We are currently looking for a Clinical Team Leader (degree qualified) to work in our Townsville therapeutic residential care settings, to do assessments and care planning, conduct case management tasks, work with care teams and assist the residential team to implement therapeutic strategies and approaches, plus support and supervise a small clinical team.  A degree in social work, psychology or similar is essential.  Previous work in therapeutic residential care or similar settings is also essential. Must have the capacity to work in a high stress environment, and the ability to build relationships with traumatised children and young people, as well as work cooperatively within a team environment.

Indigenous clinicians are encouraged to apply. This is a full time position, and will close December 8th 2017.

Townsville Care Practitioners (youth worker, residential care worker)

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of our expanding services in Townsville working as a care practitioner (youth worker or residential care worker).  We are a values led organisation and work from a clinical care framework to promote safety, healing and growth for children and young people in residential care.  Experience working with challenging children and young people is preferred, however, you will need to have strength of character to maintain strong boundaries and persevere through difficult times. Full time, part time and casual positions are available.

Catalyst provides on the job training, ongoing professional development through our therapeutic care course, clinical supervision and career enhancement.  Certificate IV in Community Services (or similar) together with experience working with youth will be highly regarded.

Indigenous applicants are encouraged to apply.

Cairns Care Practitioners

As above, positions available in Cairns and Mareeba.