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The Diocese of Bathurst is one the region’s largest employers, employing thousands of people working in agencies involved in a broad range of activities including diocesan and parish ministry, Catholic school education, social services, chaplaincy, administration and financial services.

Our employees, in serving the mission of the Church by fostering a communion of vibrant parish, school, welfare and religious communities, enjoy excellent working conditions, including family-friendly workplaces, salary packaging, paid maternity leave for eligible employees and other benefits.

Applicants must be willing to respect and uphold the ethos and teachings of the Catholic Church and have a commitment to our vision and mission.

The document, Integrity in the Service of the Church, published by the Australian Catholic Bishops and the Leaders of Religious Institutes in Australia, provides a guideline of worker’s expected principles and behaviour standards.

If you are looking for current positions vacant in Catholic education, please visit Catholic Education Diocese of Bathurst employment page on their website.

If you are looking for current positions vacant in our social services agency, Centacare, please visit Centacare’s employment page on their website.

For all other positions vacant, notices will be posted below.

Human Resources Services Officer



Employment Type:

Full Time

Closing Date:


Short Description:


Centacare and Catholic Diocese Chancery Office

Catholic Diocese of Bathurst is looking for a HR Services Officer to join its HR team. The role of the HR team is to deliver HR services across the three major departments of the diocese- social services, education, and pastoral ministry. HR Services  Officers role involves working within the HR team and related personnel assisting the management of human resources primarily for the social services department (Centacare) and the pastoral ministry department of the diocese.

Suitable applicants for this position will be able to demonstrate:

  • At least 3 years experience in recruitment or generalist HR
  • Demonstrated ability to complete end to end recruitment to within large-scale recruitment software
  • Demonstrated ability to manage, act and resolve employment related matters
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to liaise with managers and leaders
  • Ability to provide HR services relating to a client group
  • Ability to provide day to day performance guidance to line managers
  • Able to work collaboratively with managers and employees to improve work relations, build engagement and retention
  • Alignment to the Vision and Mission of Catholic Diocese


If you are looking for a HR role that will expose you to a wide array of HR generalist skillset and build on you existing experience, we would like to hear from you. We invite you to contact Julia Evans, HR Services Manager/Team Leader to confidentially discuss this opportunity. Julia can be contacted on  0457 319 411 or by emailing

Full details including selection criteria and how to apply are available at

Job Number: 492779