Eldercare has a number of permanent opportunities for enthusiastic Care Assistants to work at various metropolitan locations.We are a leading not-for-profit aged care provider in South Australia.Our workplace culture embraces teamwork, innovation and a dedication to our purpose of delivering peace of mind with our care.To be successful in this role, you will:Be committed to delivering person-centred care to our residentsPossess a Certificate III in Aged Care or equivalent, and a current police clearance (less than 12 months old) with a vulnerable persons' checkHave a minimum 6 months' experience in a residential aged care setting as a Care AssistantEnjoy building positive relationships with residents, their families and staff which engender Eldercare's values of respect, accountability and connection.If you want to join our inspiring team, we can offer you:Attractive staff benefits such as salary sacrificingFlexible hoursGreat locations across the Greater Adelaide and Yorke Peninsula regions.Interviews will be held from Friday 12th January 2018 until Tuesday 16th January 2018.To learn more about these rewarding opportunities, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.To apply or to find out more visit http://www.eldercare.net.au/work-for-us/careers/Eldercare encourages respectful relationships and does not accept any form of gender-based violence in the workplace. Eldercare is committed to preventing violence against women and is proud to be part of the White Ribbon Australia Workplace Accreditation Program to support victims of domestic abuse.
Job Reference: 3923273 | Location: Eastwood, SA | Listed: 29 December 2017
Launch Housing (a merger of Homeground and Hanover)
Contribute to a positive culture at one of Melbourne's most innovative housing and homelessness organisations2 full-time fixed term positons until 30/6/2019Dandenong locationSalary $70,543 +Super Additional leave & salary packaging benefitsTwo leading and very successful organisations in the homelessness and related sectors, HomeGround and Hanover, have merged to form a new agency, Launch Housing, with an ambitious agenda to achieve our vision of ending homelessness. Launch Housing is a strong, single, focused voice on homelessness driven by the values of Empowerment, Fresh Thinking, Agility, Leadership and Courage.Our passionate and close-knit team in Dandenong are seeking two experienced Support Facilitators. The Partners in Recovery program is a national program that aims to support people with severe and persistent mental illness and complex needs, and also their carers and families.You will work to provide recovery focused, client centred, care coordination. You will support eligible people to develop a PIR action plan based on their individual needs using a recovery oriented approach, facilitate services and support for the individuals; and support each of the services and supports to work in a more collaborative and integrated way. It is desirable that you have knowledge around NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme) as a key component in 2018/2019 will be assisting clients/services through this transition period.For a full copy of the position description, please follow the "How to Apply" instructions below. For further information about the role, please contact Jacqui Tonkin, Coordinator - PIR on 9792 0750.All applicants must address the selection criteria detailed in the Position Description.Applicants must have the right to work in Australia and will need to complete relevant police checks, including a Working with Children Check.Launch Housing is an Equal Opportunity employer and supports accessible working arrangements for all. This includes people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse, intersex or queer. We acknowledge Lived Experience as a unique expertise, and encourage people with a Lived Experience of Homelessness to apply.
Full time opportunity, fixed term until 30 June 2019, based in HobartJoin a nationally recognised provider of mental health and disability services Be a part of a values based, progressive organisationRewarding role in a local community settingAccess to ongoing support and development/training opportunitiesAttractive Salary Packaging options availableAbout this opportunityAs a Support Coordinator, you will be providing direct support to PIR participants through Individual capacity building, maintaining relationships and managing caseloads to meet their goals by assisting PIR participants in accessing and transitioning into the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). You will help coordinate the appropriate and necessary services and supports that are required to meet the complex needs of people living with severe and persistent mental illness. The provision of support will be within the framework of the organisations policy and procedures.About youYou are passionate. Driven. Empathetic. You're tolerant, resilient and pragmatic. You are able to maintain a sense of professionalism and calm in the face of a challenge. You relish an opportunity to bring these qualities to the front lines, to lend a hand. You're looking for a tight-knit team, a supportive and appreciative culture, and a varied role which will allow you to be a part of a value based organisation which makes a real, daily difference to the lives of those who need it most.You will be providing exceptional and invaluable support in the delivery and coordination of a variety of services to participants to support them to live a fulfilling and meaningful life in the community.What do you need?Minimum Certificate 4 in Mental Health, Disability, Aged Care or Home and Community CareExcellent interpersonal and communication skillsDemonstrated experience/knowledge in working with people with mental health issues and their carers to build strong, long lasting partnerships in the communityAbility to work independently and proactive as well as a part of a team, taking instructions from managers/coordinatorsA current valid Driver's License and a registered vehicle (including insurance)Satisfactory Police Records Check and Working with Children Check, prior to commencementFlexibility with your availability from Monday to Friday, must be willing to negotiate your work hours as per the business needsAbout WellwaysWellways Australia is a leading not-for-profit organisation dedicated to ensuring all Australians lead active and fulfilling lives in their community. We work with individuals, families and the community to help them imagine and achieve better lives. We advocate for change to make sure people can access the best possible care and information when they need it. We provide a wide range of services and assistance for people with mental health issues, disabilities, youth and older Australians and those requiring community care.How to applyTo apply and to download a copy of the position description please visit our Careers page (wellways.org/careers-wellways). For a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Linda Carpenter - Manager, South Tasmania on 0361690601 or email@example.comApplications close 19 January 2018, close of businessWellways Australia Limited is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable people.All applicants applying for roles within Wellways must undergo a screening process prior to their successful appointment.
Job Reference: 3927203 | Location: Hobart, TAS | Listed: 04 January 2018
Full time opportunity, fixed term until 1 June 2019, based in Frankston/BaysideJoin a nationally recognised and respected not for profit organisation Be a part of a diverse and inclusive workforceRewarding role in your local community settingAccess to ongoing support and developmental/training opportunitiesAttractive Salary Packaging options availableAbout this opportunityWellways provides a number of diverse programs in the South East Melbourne region, including one-on-one support, respite options, service coordination, education and activity groups, and a short term residential rehabilitation program.Individual and Family Services is a program focused on assisting people and families whose lives have been affected by a serious mental illness, who often have difficulty accessing existing services. Individual and Family Services uses a strengths based, recovery focused approach that recognizes that a person can live a satisfying contributing life within the limitations imposed by their illness.As a Program Worker you will work within Wellways' Community Recovery Model to deliver services and support participants in various practical ways such as supporting them to develop and maintain skills with daily living, access services, by encouraging linkages within the local community and supporting them to live a fulfilling and meaningful life. The position will be based in Frankston but will require commuting around the surrounding area/s.As the ideal candidate, you will have:A tertiary qualification in Community Development/Social Work or other related fields, and/or professional/lived experience in community development/Social WorkA demonstrated experience/knowledge in working with people with mental health issues and their carers to build strong, long lasting partnerships in the community while working in collaboration with other external servicesThe ability to take appropriate guidance and direction from management while also being proactive and independent when necessaryHighly developed communication and interpersonal skills including patience, empathy and resiliencePossess or be willing to obtain a Satisfactory Police Records Check and Working with Children Check prior to commencement, as well as a current and valid Driver's LicenseAbout WellwaysWellways is one of the largest and esteemed nationally recognized providers of mental health, disability services and a registered NDIS service provider. We work with individuals, their families, carers and friends to improve their wellbeing and to gain inclusion into communities giving them a new lease on life. We provide support through recovery, education and advocacy programs; and provide a range of innovative rehabilitation models. We are a growing organization, currently operating across multiple sites within VIC, TAS, NSW, QLD and the ACT.How to applyPlease complete an online application via our Careers page (wellways.org/careers-wellways).Applications close 19 January 2018, close of businessFor a confidential discussion about the role, we encourage you to contact Karen Johnston - Coordinator, on: 03 5986 0808 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Part Time (37.5 hours / week)Work with an organisation committed to social justiceWintringham promotes ongoing training and professional excellenceHigher than award wages - $43-50 Total hourly package rate depending on qualificationsAdditional Salary Packaging, Meals and Entertainment PackagingGenerous motor vehicle allowanceBased in Keysborough, VICWintringham is a specialist not-for-profit company which provides aged care services to those who are financially disadvantaged and have previously been homeless or are at risk of becoming homeless. Our regional team of Carers, Case Managers and Outreach Workers provide holistic care and support to clients who live independently in their own homes.Wintringham is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic person with a commitment to social justice to join our multi-disciplinary community team based at our Southern Peninsula Office (Keysborough) as a Part Time Level 2, 3 & 4 Case Manager, working 37.5 hours/week. This role will assist clients living in their own homes to maintain their independence and lifestyle of their choice by providing a high level of care. You will be helping address issues of social isolation for program clients and assist clients to maintain or improve their accommodation.The responsibilities include undertaking initial assessments for new clients, developing and implementing Care Plans and supervising Care and Support Staff to ensure that acceptable standards of service delivery are provided. You will have excellent communication skills, a non-judgemental attitude and the ability to liaise with people from varying socio-economic backgrounds. It is mandatory to be an Enrolled Endorsed Nurse with current AHPRA registration.We are looking for candidates with the following:Diploma of Nursing or equivalent qualificationCurrent registration with AHPRAExperience in community Aged Care settingCurrent drivers licence with own reliable vehicle suitable for transporting clientsFor more information about the role you can download a copy of the Position Description by clicking the "PD" link below. Applications can be directed to Lauren Eddy (HR Officer) and submitted by clicking on the "Apply Now" button below.Applications close at 5pm on Friday 19th January 2018.Successful applicants will be required to undergo a police records check.
Do you have strong interpersonal skills, coupled with the motivation and energy to hit the ground running?More importantly, would you like to work for an organisation that is making a difference?Company OverviewWe are Achieve Australia. Our mission is to achieve social inclusion for people with disability. Every day we work hard to deliver on the right of Australians with disability to achieve meaningful and valued lives.We have been doing this for 65 years and are still innovating in disability accommodation and support today. Recent growth has now created the opportunity for Team Leaders to join our ranks in early 2018.Job PurposeAs a Team Leader you will responsible for leading a small team of Social Educators to assist our clients in community living. You will provide day-to-day coordination of group homes, along with case management to ensure needs and goals are met. You will play a pivotal role in enhancing the lives of people we support.What We Offer:Salary packaging benefits exclusive for public benevolent institutions.Strong organisational culture and great team environment.Exciting place to work and flexible work hours.To be successful in this role you will be required to address the following selection criteria:Minimum Cert III Individual Support or Disability with 3 years' experience within the disability sector.Current First Aid Certificate.Experience in leading and mentoring a team within a day program or accommodation services.Experience in developing person-centred active support practices.Demonstrated understanding and commitment to all legislative requirements effecting disability services.Experience in working with individuals who have challenging behaviours and/or complex needs.Sound interpersonal and communication (written & oral) skills; administrative and organisational skills and computer skills.Current Working with Children Check and NSW Driver's Licence (Green P2 or Full).Apply now! http://achieveaustralia.recruitmenthub.com.au/VacanciesAchieve Australia is committed to implementing safer recruitment practices. This means we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support and we expect staff to share this commitment.As a result, your application will be subject to a number of pre-employment checks; including a criminal history, medical assessment, professional reference checks, driving record. Applications will be assessed on merit.
Job Reference: 3907850 | Location: North Ryde, NSW | Listed: 14 December 2017
Do you have an energetic passion for life that you would like to share with others?More importantly, would you like to work for an organisation that is making a difference?Company OverviewWe are Achieve Australia. Our mission is to achieve social inclusion for people with disability. Every day we work hard to deliver on the right of Australians with disability to achieve meaningful and valued lives.We have been doing this for 65 years and are still innovating in disability accommodation and support today. Recent growth has now created the opportunity for Social Educators to join our ranks in early 2018.Job PurposeAs a Social Educator you will use your enthusiasm and experience to support independence for people with disability in all areas of life. This includes - but is not limited to - personal care, domestic support, budgeting, shopping, cooking and community participation.What We Offer:Salary packaging benefits exclusive for public benevolent institutions.Strong organisational culture and great team environment.Exciting place to work and flexible work hours.To be successful in this role you will be required to address the following selection criteria:Minimum Cert III Individual Support or Disability with 2 years' experience working within the disability sectorCurrent First Aid Certificate.Understanding and commitment to the Disability Standards and WHS.Understanding of human rights and the challenges facing those with a disability.Experience in working with and supporting individuals who have challenging behaviours and/or complex needs.Sound interpersonal, role modelling and customer service skills.Ability to problem solve and adapt to changing environments.Current Working with Children Check and NSW Driver's Licence (Green P2 or Full).Apply now!http://achieveaustralia.recruitmenthub.com.au/VacanciesAchieve Australia is committed to implementing safer recruitment practices. This means we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support and we expect staff to share this commitment.As a result, your application will be subject to a number of pre-employment checks; including a criminal history, medical assessment, professional reference checks, driving record. Applications will be assessed on merit.
Job Reference: 3907856 | Location: North Ryde, NSW | Listed: 14 December 2017
Join our team of enthusiastic and ambitious entrepreneursWe work hard and play hard. We move fast and learn quicklyBe a part of a network of amazing and passionate young people who are actively creating the future we needFYA is Australia's only national for-purpose organisation dedicated to backing the next generation of young people who are going to rethink the world and create a better future.We work with young people from all over Australia aged 12-29 years, building Australia's largest community of young changemakers - the innovators, the makers, the dreamers, the thinkers, the doers and the creators. Working with partners across industry, government, education and the community sector to create and back young people and transform the way young people are engaged.About the team:FYA's work is informed by strong evidence, research and evaluation that backs young people and informs the national agenda on the issues that most affect them. FYA conducts, commissions and is commissioned to undertake high quality research and evaluation. About the role:The Management Consultant (YLab Design Manager) will be part of the YLab team leading co-design and consulting work with a range of organisations under the theme of systems change. They will build the capacity of young people (YLab Associates) to carry out the work, undertake business development activities, manage client relationships and projects, and create and codify new techniques, methods, and insights to inform the YLab Design and Learning businesses.Sound like you..... Read on!Some of the key tasks and responsibilities;Project manage contracts and initiativesLead co-design projects with young people and a range of organisations (corporate, government, NGO) across multiple sectorsDesign and facilitate training and co-design workshopsCoach and build the capacity of young people to lead projectsCoordinate business development activities to secure project and training work for YLabCreate and codify methods, workshops, and knowledge through YLab Design work to contribute to the ongoing development of YLab Design and Learning products and servicesAbout youProven experience in a similar management consultant role with experience in project and event management as well as strategic consulting. Experience in facilitation and / or delivering training, particularly with young people. Demonstrated ability to communicate and codify knowledge, methods and / or practices. As well as experience in conducting successful business development activities - eg initiating opportunities, writing proposals.Strong personal presence, confidence and self-assurance, along with relationship management skills and the ability to engage, influence and negotiate will be required for this role.Don't wait....apply now to be part of changing the future!Now you know all about us, we want to know all about you. To apply, please submit your application via the FYA Careers webpage. You will need to include the following:A one to two-page cover letter that tells us:Why you are interested in the jobWhy you would be perfect for the jobYour opinion of R. Buckminster Fuller's quote: You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.A CV, no longer than three pages, that outlines your experience and career highlights.Applications close midnight 21st Janurary 2018.Still have questions?Call Sarah Alexander, YLab Project Director on 0430 824 986FYA is an equal opportunity employer, we know that strength comes with diversity and encourage applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply. We don't discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or or disability
Full time/Part time - fixed term contract until June 2020 (Casual applications considered).Campbelltown & Smithfield Make a differenceCulture of EmpowermentThe Housing and Accommodation Support Initiative (HASI) is designed to work with participants to address key areas supporting people who have mental health issues to maintain housing and participate in their communities.Using Wellways' Community Recovery Model you will:Provide practical support to people with a mental illnessWork with participants to address key areas supporting their development of decision making skills, social skills, independent living skills, community access, healthy lifestyle, self-identity, self-esteem and resilience.A key outcome of the program will be supporting the participant to identify and nurture natural supports that sustain recovery, and to assist in the development of self-management skills.You possess:Relevant qualifications or commensurate experience in working in a support role for people with a mental illnessCertificate IV qualification or aboveSatisfactory Police Records CheckCurrent driver's licenseCurrent Working with Children CheckFlexibility to work a fortnightly rotating rosterPrevious experience working within Aboriginal/Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities and/or understanding of Aboriginal/CALD communities highly regarded.In return, you will:Be provided with ongoing support and development opportunitiesWork within a friendly, supportive and like-minded team sharing the same values and passion for working with peopleHave access to employee benefits such as learning and development opportunities, salary packagine and access to our Employee Assistance ProgramIndividuals with a lived experience of mental illness, either individually or as a carer, are encouraged to apply!Wellways is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people who are Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander, are from a non-English speaking background, LGBTQI or have a disability to apply.About WellwaysWellways Australia is a leading not-for-profit organisation dedicated to ensuring all Australians lead active and fulfilling lives in their community. We work with individuals, families and the community to help them imagine and achieve better lives. We advocate for change to make sure people can access the best possible care and information when they need it. We provide a wide range of services and assistance for people with mental health issues, disabilities, youth and older Australians and those requiring community care.How to applyPlease complete an online application via our Careers page (wellways.org/careers-wellways). Further information about the role is also available on our Careers page.For a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Amy Wilson 0447 509 098 (Campbelltown area) or Martina Abdo (Smithfield area) on 0439 506 395Start ASAP - Applications will be shortlisted on receiptClosing Date 21 January, 2017Wellways Australia Limited is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable people. All applicants applying for roles within Wellways must undergo a screening process prior to their successful appointment.Wellways is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people who are Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander, are from a non-English speaking background, LGBTQI or have a disability to apply.
Mental Health and Wellbeing - Partners in RecoveryPIR Senior Support Coordinator - Level 5(qualified/registered psychologist or social worker)Maximum Term until 21 December 2018Full-time 38 hrs/weekPIR Support Coordinators (2 positions) - Level 4
Maximum Term until 28 June 2019Full-time 38 hrs/weekClosing Date: 5pm Sunday 21 January 2018Centacare FNQ is the social services agency of the Catholic Diocese of Cairns providing services to the community of Far North Queensland. Working at Centacare FNQ means more than just a job. We are a values-driven organisation that aims to provide the best possible services to meet the needs of people in our community.The NDIS will roll out in Far North Queensland from mid 2018 and we need passionate and highly skilled individuals to join our team to support people with a psychosocial disability to transition into the NDIS. To achieve the best possible outcomes for participants, we are seeking applicants with an understanding of the NDIS, experience working within the mental health and/or disability sector, proven skills in supporting people, excellent communication and practice knowledge.These positions offer an attractive remuneration package (Centacare EA Level 5 - gross salary commencing at $68,015 p.a., and Level 4 - gross salary commencing at $59,445 p.a.) as well as excellent benefits and working conditions.To apply for these positions go to: www.centacarecairns.recruitmenthub.com.au and enter reference code: 3923840.Please refer to the relevant Position Description for details on position requirements.Attach your Resume and a two-page Expression of Interest describing how you meet the position requirements (detailed in the Position Description). Applications close at 5pm, 21 January 2018.For further information, please contact Hannah Downing on (07) 4044 0130 or email@example.comCentacare FNQ is an Equal Employment Opportunities employer