Employment Opportunities

DISCLAIMER: Caritas Malta is fully committed to protect its beneficiaries from any type of harm, abuse, exploitation and harassment. To this aim it promotes a strong Safeguarding culture and we follow safe recruitment procedures where candidates are asked to comply with background checks. Furthermore, Caritas Malta is an equal opportunities employer and all applicants will be considered for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, colour, nationality, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, or disability.

EDUCATOR / INSTRUCTOR

Full Time

The Foundation for the Rehabilitation of Drug Abusers (Caritas Malta) invites applications for the role of Educator/Instructor on a full-time basis to deliver accredited awards in personal development and employability skills at Tal-Ibwar Adolescents Therapeutic Services.

Overview of the Role

The educator/instructor has an integral role at Caritas Tal-Ibwar Adolescents Therapeutic Services (CIATS). The selected person will be entrusted with enabling the adolescents’ educational experience in personal growth, employability, and other life skills including various units taught under the Prince’s Trust Achieve Programme such as money management, personal development, healthy lifestyle, career planning, and presentation skills. The Educator/Instructor shall also deliver other awarded credits accredited by the DQSE such as community engagement and hospitality. In fulfilling such role the incumbent needs to adopt an applied methodology for teaching and learning, with a clear emphasis in implementing a hands-on approach sessions.

Responsibilities include:

  • Planning and preparing of lessons which are in line with the National Minimum Curriculum (NMC) and Directorate for Qualification and Standard in Education (DQSE) Applied Award Programme;
  • Delivering lessons which are practical, interesting and relevant to the adolescents’ inquisitiveness;
  • Preparing and supporting an individualised educational programme (IEP) according to each adolescent’s education level and readiness for learning, based on the individual strengths needs and interests;
  • Assessing the adolescents’ progress;
  • Compiling learning portfolios to record the adolescents’ progress and achievements; and
  • Liaising and cooperating with other educators, therapeutic facilitators and psycho-social professionals to enable an overall learning and therapeutic experience for all adolescents at Caritas Tal-Ibwar.

It is also expected that the educator/instructor respects and adheres to the therapeutic models and ethos of CIATS. The required training will be provided to the right applicant.

Eligibility Criteria

Individuals interested in this role shall meet the following requirements:

  • Be in possession of a Teacher’s Warrant;
  • Have a recognised teaching qualification of at least at MQF Level 6;

OR

Have a Teacher’s Certificate or have successfully completed the Graduate Teacher’s Course plus a proven track record of teaching the above subjects for at least 5 years;

  • Have good interpersonal skills, creativity, and an ability to engage with adolescents;
  • Be mature with sound moral values;
  • Able to work in a team;
  • Possess good verbal and written communication in both Maltese and English;
  • Be IT literate;
  • Is willing to attend on-going training and keep abreast with new practices in the education and substance abuse sectors; and
  • Preferably have previous experience in working with adolescents with problematic substance use or adolescents with SEBD, with a proven track record.

Whilst preference will be given to educators with a permanent teaching warrant, those not in a possession of such a teacher’s warrant may also apply, given they fulfill the abovementioned requirements. However, if chosen, they need to apply for a temporary teacher's warrant according to MFED requirements for the same subject taught.

Interested individuals are invited to send their CV together with a covering letter to the Human Resources Manager via email on vacancies@caritasmalta.org. Qualifications and experience claimed must be supported by certificates and/or testimonials.

The deadline for submissions is Friday 7th October 2022.

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ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT

Full Time

The Foundation for the Rehabilitation of Drug Abusers (Caritas Malta) would like to invite interested individuals to submit their applications for the position of Administration Assistant on a full-time basis to work within the Administration Unit of Caritas Malta. Without prejudice to this position, Caritas reserves the right to effect internal movements of such role depending on the needs of the organisation.

The Role

In this position, the selected person will be directly accountable to the PA of the Director and shall deal responsively and efficiently with administrative functions pertaining to the day-to-day operations of Caritas. The administrative tasks involve general office duties, minute taking, filing, supporting senior management in administrative requirements, preparing and drafting documentation, and assisting internal functions and events. Moreover, the selected person shall undertake sensitive duties such as being responsible for legal and licensing requirements of Caritas, supporting internal boards, as well as provide administrative support with regards to EU funds.

The Person

This role requires a mature and responsible person that meets the following criteria:

  • possess a qualification at MQF level 6. Qualifications below this level may be considered depending on candidate’s previous work experience;
  • be highly organized, responsible, flexible, and accountable;
  • have a can do attitude and problem-solving skills;
  • be able to work well under pressure, multi-task, and meet deadlines;
  • have a strong aptitude for teamwork;
  • be mature with sound moral values;
  • possess excellent verbal and written communication in both Maltese and English;
  • be skilled in report writing;
  • be IT literate and proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications;
  • possess a clean driving licence.

Interested individuals are invited to send their CV together with a cover letter to the Human Resources Manager via email on vacancies@caritasmalta.org together with two reference letters, one of which must be from a recent previous employer. Qualifications and experience claimed must be supported by certificates and/or testimonials. The deadline for submissions is Monday 3rd October 2022.

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FINANCE ASSISTANT

Full Time

Fondazzjoni Caritas Malta is seeking to employ a mature, reliable and energetic Finance Assistant to join its Finance Unit on a full-time basis. 

Role responsibilities

Reporting directly to the Financial Controller, the Finance Assistant will be responsible to:

  • perform day-to-day book-keeping tasks, including recording of invoices and payments;
  • maintain and reconcile the general ledger, and preparing working documentation as necessary to support the entries;
  • account for cash and bank transactions, effect transfers, make deposits, carry out bank account reconciliations, as well as monitor and reconcile petty cash on a monthly basis;
  • assist with end of month routines and reporting requirements;
  • prepare audit files and assist in the audit process;
  • provide finance-related administrative support;
  • liaise with internal and external stakeholders;
  • carry out any other duties as may be determined from time to time by the Financial Controller.

Required criteria

Any persons interested to apply for this position must meet the following criteria:

  • have a minimum of two years working experience in a similar position;
  • be in possession of a recognised qualification at MQF Level 4 or a higher level;
  • be mature, meticulous and have excellent organisational and interpersonal skills;
  • be highly proficient in the use of accounting software packages and Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel, Word and Outlook;
  • be able to work independently and highly adept in teamwork;
  • be proactive and enthusiastic to tackle new challenges with a ‘can do’ attitude;
  • be able to prioritise multiple tasks effectively and meet deadlines;
  • have good verbal and written communication skills;
  • be in possession of a clean driving licence;

Interested individuals are invited to express their interest by sending their applications together with their CV and at least one reference letter to the Human Resources Manager via email on vacancies@caritasmalta.org or by mail. Qualifications and experience claimed must be supported by certificates and/or testimonials.

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THERAPEUTIC FACILITATOR

Full Time

The Foundation for the Rehabilitation of Drug Abusers (Caritas Malta) invites applications for the role of Therapeutic Facilitator to work on a full-time basis in one of its drug rehabilitation units.

The Therapeutic Facilitator is an essential resource for the rehabilitation program to fulfil its aims towards service users, and the individual shall act as a role model at all times. The selected person shall be responsible to carry out the “tools” of the community and supervise accordingly. Responsibilities include duties related to each individual resident, such as carrying out assessments, formulate treatment plans, conducting individual sessions with residents, accompanying residents for appointments, and taking urine samples. It is also expected that the facilitator carries out duties involving groups of residents, such as facilitate meetings, organize outings, co-facilitate family groups, and liaise with family members of residents as necessary.

The Facilitator is directly accountable to the Head of Unit.

Individuals interested in this role shall meet the following requirements:

  • Be in possession of a degree qualification (MQF level 6) in a social wellbeing subject

OR

Have previous experience in a drug rehabilitation setting with a proven track record, with at least a qualification in Residential and Day Care Work (or in the process of obtaining it);

  • Possess good interpersonal skills, creativity, and have an energetic personality;
  • Able to work in a team;
  • Be IT literate;
  • Have good verbal and written communication in both Maltese and English;
  • Be prepared to work on a shift basis;
  • Possess a clean driving license;
  • Be mature with sound moral values;

Interested individuals are invited to send their application together with their CV and other relevant documentation to the Human Resources Manager via email on vacancies@caritasmalta.org. Qualifications and experience claimed must be supported by certificates and references. The deadline for submission of applications is Monday 26th September 2022.

Applications that do not satisfy the above criteria will not be considered.

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FUNDRAISER

Full Time

Fondazzjoni Caritas Malta invites interested individuals to submit their application and CV for the position of Fundraiser on a full-time basis to work within the PR and Fundraising Unit.

Role responsibilities

The Fundraiser shall be the key focal point for the organisation to take full responsibility of its fundraising strategy. Therefore, the role requires the incumbent to develop, lead and coordinate fundraising opportunities that meet the established fundraising targets to ensure the organisation’s long-term financial stability. In view of this, the Fundraiser shall take initiative to organize fundraising events and undertake responsibility for their entire implementation whilst liaising with internal units and staff as necessary. Furthermore, the Fundraiser is expected to tap into the social economy to attract entities to use Caritas services and facilities, and promote these in line with the social mission and vision of the organisation. In doing so, the selected person shall liaise with stakeholders, maintain healthy partnerships with other entities, NGO’s, and workplaces, and strive to engage a wider range of donors. The incumbent shall also explore existing opportunities of national and EU funds that the organisation may be eligible for.

The Fundraiser is directly accountable to the PR and Fundraising Officer and shall adopt a teamwork approach so that all fundraising endeavours are communicated and promoted effectively to obtain the best exposure possible. In view of this, the Fundraiser shall also contribute by participating in media interventions as required.

Required criteria

Any persons interested to apply for this position must meet the following criteria:

  • be in possession of a degree at MQF level 6 in marketing or a relevant field;
  • must have a high sense of initiative with a strong ‘can do’ attitude;
  • have excellent organisational skills with particular flair for organising events;
  • must be an excellent communicator, persuasive and a seller;
  • be able to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and meet targets;
  • be able to work in a team;
  • have excellent verbal and written communication skills in BOTH Maltese and English;
  • be IT literate and proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel applications;
  • be mature with sound moral values;
  • must be committed to work flexible hours that may include evenings and weekends;
  • be in possession of a clean driving licence;
  • previous experience in fundraising shall be considered as an asset.

Interested individuals are invited to express their interest by sending their applications together with their CV and 2 recent reference letters to the Human Resources Manager via email on vacancies@caritasmalta.org. Qualifications and experience claimed must be supported by certificates and/or testimonials. The deadline for submissions of applications is Friday 12th August 2022.

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DATA AND RESEARCH ANALYST

Full Time

The Foundation for the Rehabilitation of Drug Abusers (Caritas Malta) invites interested individuals to submit their application and CV for the position of Data and Research Analyst on a full-time basis.

Role responsibilities

The role of Data and Research Analyst is a key function for the organisation to fulfil its obligations and accountability towards external stakeholders and third parties. The primary responsibility of this role is the collection and processing of data emerging from all Caritas units, which then has to be formulated into reports that are requested periodically, such as monthly and quarterly statistical reports, progress reports, Treatment Demand Indicator (TDI) reports, and Output reports. In view of this, the role also requires data monitoring to ensure that data is being inputted correctly and in time whilst upholding a high degree of ethical conduct due to confidentiality of data. The selected person is also responsible for overseeing the use of case management system of the organisation and to update according to emerging needs. The candidate shall also perform qualitative analysis of the gathered data and process it for further research outcomes that shed in-depth insight on the services provided by Caritas.

 

Reporting directly to the Director of Caritas Malta, the Data and Research Analyst shall also be the reference point for any social research that the organisation may undertake in context of its mission to raise awareness about social issues. Therefore, the candidate has to be adept and technical in social research and be able to handle the entire research process, namely formulation of research plan, literature review, research design, data collection, data processing and analysis, and report writing. Furthermore, the person will also carry out and/or liaise with other research institutions to carry out outcome studies in relation to services provided. In view of this, the selected person may also be required to participate in research task forces and present research in fora in which Caritas participates. The incumbent shall also coordinate research requests that are received from students who wish to carry out their thesis and dissertations with the organisation.

Required criteria

This position requires a highly responsible and trustworthy professional who meets the following criteria:

  • be at minimum in possession of a recognised qualification at MQF Level 6 in a related social science subject such as social policy, sociology, anthropology, or a related research field;
  • have sound technical knowledge of the research process coupled with a strong aptitude towards research in social issues;
  • be proficient in quantitative data and statistical analysis;
  • possess a high degree of integrity, ethical behaviour and professionalism that shall be reflected in the way of handling sensitive data and maintaining confidentiality;
  • able to work on own initiative, prioritize and meet deadlines;
  • be meticulous with an eye for detail;
  • have excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • possess exceptional report-writing abilities;
  • have good organisational and interpersonal skills;
  • be IT savvy and highly proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications;
  • have sound moral values;
  • be in possession of a clean driving licence.

Interested individuals are invited to express their interest by sending their applications together with their CV and two reference letters, one of which should be from a previous employer, to the Human Resources Manager via email on vacancies@caritasmalta.org. Qualifications and experience claimed must be supported by certificates and/or testimonials. The deadline for submissions of applications is Friday 5th August 2022.

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HEAD of females residential Therapeutic Programme

Full Time

The Foundation for the Rehabilitation of Drug Abusers (Caritas Malta) would like to invite interested individuals to submit their applications for the position of Head on a full-time basis, to work in one of its drug rehabilitation units. Without prejudice to this call, the selected person may be asked to move internally depending on the needs of the organisation.

The Role

The Head shall be responsible to oversee and manage the delivery of the residential therapeutic program within the unit. They shall make sure that the rehabilitation tools of the community are being implemented well and to high standards, and that the individualised care plan of each service user is being duly fulfilled. In doing so, the selected person shall lead a team of Therapeutic Facilitators and Night Care Workers and be responsible for the effective management of the team to achieve its objectives. In view of this, the Head must ensure that supervision sessions, staff meetings, and group supervision are held regularly.

The selected person shall work in harmony with other Heads and units to facilitate service users’ rehabilitation progress, and liaise with other internal and external professionals as necessary. Furthermore, the Head has to uphold regular communication with management with regards to operations, administrative and human resources matters.

In addition to the above, the Head shall administer the day-to-day running, administration, and management of the unit, and has to ensure that all areas of the unit are maintained to the highest standards.

The Head is accountable to the Clinical Coordinator of the drug rehabilitation services.

Eligibility Criteria

Individuals interested in this role shall meet the following requirements:

  • Possess at minimum an MQF level 6 degree in a social wellbeing subject;
  • Have at least 3 years work experience in a social setting and ideally in a leadership position;
  • Must have a strong aptitude for leadership;
  • Be highly organized, responsible, meticulous, and accountable;
  • Able to foster and uphold a culture of teamwork;
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication in both Maltese and English;
  • Be IT literate with good proficiency in Excel and Word;
  • Be mature with sound moral values;
  • Possess a clean driving licence;
  • Experience in a substance abuse rehabilitation settings shall be considered as an asset.

Interested individuals are invited to send their CV together with a cover letter to the Human Resources Manager via email on vacancies@caritasmalta.org. Candidates are also requested to provide two reference letters, one of which should be from a previous employer. Qualifications and experience claimed must be supported by certificates or references.

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