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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 workers’ 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.

Parish Secretary
Bathurst and Blayney Parishes
(office located in Bathurst)
Part-time (56hrs per fortnight) Permanent Position
For Immediate Start by Negotiation
Catholic Diocese of Bathurst (CDOB) has an exciting opportunity to join our Bathurst and Blayney Parishes as a Parish Secretary.
The successful applicant will ideally:
• Have interpersonal, time management and attention to details skills
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Strong computer skills
• Hold a driver’s licence
Some of the tasks you will be required to complete will be:
• Must be proficient in MYOB
• Answering telephones and greeting visitors
• Administrative support for the Parish Priest
• Manage bookings, appointments, the office diary, maintain rosters, directories and support group communiques
• Maintain registers and records
• Scheduling and attending meetings, creating agendas and taking minutes as required
• Complete bookkeeping duties such as paying accounts, bank reconciliations
Please contact Fr Paul Devitt on 0428 682 387 or email
Applications are to include a covering letter addressing the selection criteria, and the names of two professional referees including the most recent Manager/Supervisor and a Parish Priest.
To apply for this exciting role send your application to
Applications close: 19 December 2022 at 3pm
Catholic Diocese of Bathurst is an equal opportunity employer.