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Established 200 years ago, Wesley Mission is a Christian community service organisation. We’ve pioneered a diverse range of services that address the needs of the whole person, not just their current challenges. Indigenous people are encouraged to apply.

  • Fundraisers wanted, Immediate start!

    Wesley Marketing, Fundraising and Volunteering /

    Join our new in-house fundraising team! Unique opportunity to work directly with Wesley Mission!   

     

    • full-time and part time roles available
    • hourly rate from $22.13 to $29 an hour plus bonuses and superannuation
    • regular rostered hours
    • genuine opportunity to have a positive impact
    • part of a strong growing organisation
    • ongoing learning and development opportunities

     

    About us

    Wesley Mission is a high profile, multi-faceted Christian organisation making a real difference in the community. We currently have an exciting opportunity for energetic and passionate individuals to join our new in-house face to face fundraising team.

    If you have excellent communication skills, love talking to people and passionate about doing all the good you can then this is the role for you.

     

    About the role

    This is a new position within our expanding Fundraising team and is responsible for face to face donor acquisition on the streets and in shopping centres. This role will be working alongside like-minded team members within Sydney and greater NSW area. In addition, this role contributes raising awareness of Wesley Mission within the community.

    Wesley Mission will invest in those individuals who show initiative and potential. We provide caring support to our team and recognise and reward staff accordingly.

     

    Essential criteria

    • experience in face to face sales or fundraising
    • proven ability to easily build rapport with a diverse range of people
    • ability work under pressure while meeting and exceeding the targets
    • high level of customer service skills
    • excellent communicator, enthusiastic and motivated, with public speaking and presentation levels

     

    Desirable criteria

    • non for profit related work experience
    • have a passion for the charity work or related issues

     

    Apply now

    Please find a copy of the Position Description below.

     

    If you have what it takes to succeed in this new role we would love to hear from you. Please email your resume and cover letter addressing the selection criteria to Olga.Nikitina@wesleymission.org.au

     

    Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values. We are committed to providing an environment in which children can feel safe and valued.

    The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

    Employment Application Position Description
  • Street Fundraising Team Leader wanted, Immediate Start!

    Wesley Marketing, Fundraising and Volunteering /

    Join our new in-house face to face fundraising team! Unique opportunity to build your own team working directly for Wesley Mission!   

    • hourly rate $29 an hour plus bonuses and superannuation
    • opportunity to build your own team
    • role based in Sydney and NSW
    • genuine opportunity to have a positive impact
    • part of a strong growing organisation
    • ongoing learning and development opportunities

     

    About us

    Wesley Mission is a high profile, multi-faceted Christian organization making a real difference in the community. We currently have an exciting opportunity for an energetic and passionate individual to lead and coach our new in-house face to face fundraising teams.

     

    About the role

    This is a new position within our expanding Fundraising team and is responsible for face to face donor acquisition and leading teams of fundraisers on the streets and in shopping centres. This role will be responsible for motivating and coaching team members to achieve and exceed daily and weekly targets.

     

    Essential criteria

    • experience in face to face sales or fundraising
    • experience leading and coaching teams of face to face fundraisers
    • ability to work under pressure while meeting and exceeding agreed targets
    • proven ability to easily build rapport with a diverse range of people
    • high level of customer service skills
    • excellent communicator, enthusiastic and motivated, with public speaking and presentation levels

     

    Desirable criteria

    • non for profit related work experience
    • have a passion for the charity work or related issues

     

    Sponsorship and permanent full time positions are available for the right candidate.

    Candidates on the working holiday visa are welcome to apply.

     

    Apply now

    Please find a copy of the Employment Application pack below.

     

    If you have what it takes to succeed in this new role we would love to hear from you. Please email your resume and cover letter addressing the selection criteria to:

    Olga Nikitina

    Email: Olga.Nikitina@wesleymission.org.au

     

    Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values. We are committed to providing an environment in which children can feel safe and valued.

    The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

    Employment Application
  • Support Workers (Multiple positions available)

    Wesley Home Care & Disability / 30 June 2017

    • casual and part-time positions available
    • flexible working conditions and hours available
    • ongoing recruitment – immediate start

     

    Multiple regions:

    • Western Sydney
    • South Western Sydney
    • Nepean Area

     

    About us

    Wesley Mission has been ministering to a community with lifestyle needs for over 200 years. Our community includes the vulnerable and marginalised. It includes the lonely, hurt and fragile, the homeless, mentally ill, aged, disabled, and unemployed. It includes the spiritually lost.

    We believe it takes love, faith, and commitment to engage actively in the lives of those around us. Our services are as diverse as the needs we face, so we shape our programs, activities and services to support those in need – whoever they are.

     

    About the program

    Home Care and Disability Services assists frail aged people and those living with a disability to lead fulfilling lives by providing life enriching care in the community. We offer quality care, encouraging clients to maintain independence, while catering for their social, physical and spiritual needs.

     

    Essential criteria

    • Certificate III in Individual Support Aged Care or Disability Care  or willingness to obtain
    • previous experience working with frail aged people, younger people with disabilities, people with dementia and complex needs, preferably in a community setting
    • experience in monitoring clients and reporting behavioural or health changes
    • experience with providing personal care, including the use of mobility aids
    • communication and interpersonal skills
    • ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as independently
    • understanding of WH&S issues and risk management for client home-based care and during transport of clients
    • comprehensively injured and registered Motor Vehicle and Current NSW Drivers licence

     

    Desirable criteria

    • those speaking a second language are encouraged to apply

     

    Remuneration

    Salary and employment conditions are in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 as Home Care Worker Grade 3.

    Kilometre and uniform allowance is included.

    Salary packaging opportunities and training provided.

     

    Closing date

    Tuesday, 30 June 2017

     

    Apply now

    Please find a copy of the Position Description here.

     

    Please submit a copy of your CV/resume and a cover letter addressing all the selection criteria, using the subject line Support Worker West to SDM@wesleymission.org.au

     

    Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values. We are committed to providing an environment in which children can feel safe and valued.

    The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

    Position Description
  • Registered Nurse (Mental Health)

    Mums & Kids Matter / 30 June 2017

    • permanent full-time positions available (38 hours/week)
    • 7 days a week on a 24/7 roster
    • based in Liverpool

     

    About us

    Wesley Mission is a high profile, multi-faceted Christian organisation making a real difference in the community. We work with the most disadvantaged in our community by providing over 200 services ranging from aged care, homeless services, child and family care, counselling, employment, training and education, and health services.

    Our Vision is “Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.”

     

    About the program

    Mums & Kids Matter is a ground breaking and exciting program at Wesley Mission that supports mothers living with mental illness.

    The program is underpinned by a basic belief that retaining intact families, rather than having children placed in out of home care, is beneficial for the child, the mother, the immediate family and the wider community.

     

    About the role

    Mums & Kids Matter is currently looking for a registered mental health nurse to work on a full time basis as part of a multidisciplinary team within our 24 hour residential service.

    As a mental health professional, you will work closely with mothers and their children (0-5 years) in the mother’s natural setting to provide safe, effective, recovery based interventions that make a lasting difference.

     

    Essential criteria

    • Australian citizen or permanent resident
    • Registered Nurse in NSW with current authority to practice
    • membership of relevant professional organisation
    • demonstrated mental health nursing experience
    • excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills,
    • demonstrated adaptability, conflict resolution skills, self-motivation and empathy towards others
    • knowledge and commitment to working in a person centered, recovery oriented approach
    • demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the Mental Health Act 2007 and relevant legislation
    • must hold a current unrestricted NSW Drivers Licence
    • available to work as part of a 24/7 rostering arrangement
    • understanding of child protection issues
    • current First Aid Certificate or willingness to obtain

     

    Desirable criteria

    • experience working in a community or residential setting
    • experience working with families (including children 0-5)

     

    Remuneration

    Total remuneration package is assessed according to your work experience paid above the Nurses Award (2010), Level 5 specified rates.

    Superannuation is paid in addition at 9.5%.

     

    Other benefits

    • career growth and training opportunities in a valuable sector
    • access to free personal and professional support program
    • access to salary packaging arrangement to maximise your salary
    • discounted Bupa health and travel insurance

     

    Location

    • based in a residential setting within the Liverpool area
    • close to the M5 with ample free car parking available

     

    Closing date

    Friday, 30 June 2017

     

    Apply now

    Please submit a copy of your CV/resume and a cover letter addressing all the selection criteria to:

    Jason Batchelor (Coordinator – Mental Health Nursing)

    Phone: (02) 9608 9629

    Email: jason.batchelor@wesleymission.org.au

     

    Applications which do not contain a covering letter addressing the selection criteria will not be accepted.

     

    Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values. We are committed to providing an environment in which children can feel safe and valued.

    The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission (including provision of a valid Working with Children Check clearance number). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

  • Clinician

    Wesley Dalmar Clinical Services Penrith / 30 June 2017

    • part-time position (3 days per week)
    • based in Penrith
    • generous salary packaging

     

    About us

    Wesley Mission is a high profile, multi-faceted Christian organisation making a real difference in the community. We work with the most disadvantaged in our community by providing over 200 services ranging from aged care, homeless services, child and family care, counselling, employment, training and education, and health services.

    Our Vision is “Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.”

     

    About the role

    We are looking for a part-time Clinical Support Worker based in Penrith. In this hands-on role you will assess and provide interventions for clients in Out of Home Care. You will be part of a team that provides assessment, therapeutic interventions and facilitates access to appropriate community resources and services.

     

    Essential criteria

    • Registered Psychologist or Social Worker (with eligibility for the Australian Association of Social Work)
    • strong clinical assessment skills
    • experience in supporting families; preferably within an Out of Home Care setting
    • familiar with and able to implement Parenting Programs
    • experience working with children and young people with difficult behaviours
    • an ability to develop and implement therapeutic interventions with children and young people
    • ability to work flexible hours
    • ability to work independently

     

    Desirable criteria

    • experience in Out of Home Care - foster care
    • experience in developing and implementing Behaviour Management Plans
    • ability to work within a multidisciplinary team
    • experience in providing staff and client training
    • strong skills in providing services to both adults and children

     

    Remuneration

    Salary and employment conditions are in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010, Level 6, Pay point 1 and generous salary packaging available.

     

    Closing date

    Friday, 30 June 2017

     

    Apply now

    Please submit a copy of your CV/resume and a cover letter addressing all the selection criteria. For further information on the position, please contact:

    Suzanne Slater-Liehr

    Phone: (02) 4723 9288

    Email: suzanne.slater-liehr@wesleymission.org.au

     

    Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values. We are committed to providing an environment in which children can feel safe and valued.

    The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission (including provision of a valid Working with Children Check clearance number and Criminal History Record Check). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

  • Life & Community Support Professional

    Wesley Disability Services / 16 July 2017

    • part-time positions available
    • based in Day program at Granville
    • SCHADS Award Level 2.2 + generous salary packaging

     

    About us

    Wesley Mission is a high profile, multi-faceted Christian organisation making a real difference in the community. We work with the most disadvantaged in our community by providing over 200 services ranging from aged care, homeless services, child and family care, counselling, employment, training and education, and health services.

    Our Vision is “Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.”

     

    About the role

    Wesley Disability Services is currently recruiting for Direct Support Workers and have exciting opportunities for outgoing, enthusiastic and energetic individuals to join our team. Do you think creatively, listen objectively and have a genuine interest in getting to understand people, social justice and community inclusion in their home and community through education, training, and recreation, social and cultural activities.

    It is unique time in the disability sector as it evolves with the implementation of the NDIS. We need people who are creative, patient and innovative, self-confident, up for challenge and are resilient to support people with different needs. We are looking for people who are passionate about positive outcomes and excited and enthusiastic about the opportunities being created for people with a disability as the NDIS is implemented and rolling out since July 2016.

     

    Essential criteria

    • minimum of certificate 3 in disability work and minimal of the 2 years’ experience
    • commitment to ongoing personal development and education in implementation of Positive Support Practices and Person Centred Approaches
    • experience in working with people with intellectual disability and complex needs, including challenging behaviour
    • must hold a current driver’s license (red provisional license not accepted)
    • must have First Aid certificate or willing to obtain within first 3 months of employment
    • ability to communicate effectively with a diverse range of people
    • ability to meet WHS requirements
    • good report writing and computer skills
    • understanding of the Disability Service Standards and Human Rights

     

    Remuneration

    Salary and employment conditions are in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010, Level 3, Grade 2 with generous salary packaging available.

     

    Closing date

    Sunday, 16 July 2017

     

    Apply now

    Please submit a copy of your CV/resume and a cover letter briefly addressing all the selection criteria. For further information, or to submit an application, please contact:

    Lana Myhalevska, Granville LifeSkills

    Phone: 9897 2344

    Email: lana.myhalevska@wesleymission.org.au

     

    Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values. We are committed to providing an environment in which children can feel safe and valued.

    The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

  • Physiotherapist

    Wesley Home Care & Disability / 30 June 2017

    • full-time six month contract position
    • based in the Sydney metropolitan region
    • competitive remuneration package (with generous salary packaging)
    • training opportunities
    • new and exciting program

     

    About us

    Wesley Mission has been ministering to a community with lifestyle needs for over 200 years. Our community includes the vulnerable and marginalised. It includes people who are lonely, hurt and fragile, the homeless, living with mental illness, elderly, living with a disability and unemployed. We believe it takes love, faith, and commitment to engage actively in the lives of those around us. Our services are as diverse as the needs we face, so we shape our programs, activities and services to support those most in need – whoever they are.

    Wesley Home Care & Disability assists aged people and those living with a disability to lead fulfilling lives, encouraging those supported to maintain independence and achieve their unique social, physical and spiritual needs.

     

    About the program

    The TACP PLUS Program is a joint Commonwealth and State Government funded initiative. The program aims to assist older people regain physical and psychosocial functioning after a hospital stay. A key aim of the Program is to avoid readmission to hospital or a premature admission to residential aged care for older people who have had a recent hospital stay.

    The Program aims also to assist individuals with complex needs, younger people with disabilities, and their carers to live in the community and to access necessary supports. Three additional community-based services are also provided within this Program including ComPacks – a non-clinical support service, Dementia Support Service – flexible and in home day respite and the Community Care Team.

    The Program covering the Inner West Region is delivered by Wesley in partnerships with Sydney Local Health District and covers areas of Ashfield, Burwood, Canada Bay, Canterbury, Leichhardt, Marrickville, Strathfield, and part of the City of Sydney.

     

    About the role

    The Physiotherapist is within Wesley Home Care and Disability, specifically working within the TACP PLUS Program. The position forms part of the TACP PLUS team responsible for providing clinical support in collaboration with the Service Team Leaders, Registered Nurse and Occupational Therapist.

    The main responsibilities of the role are:

    • Provide an evidence based Physiotherapy service within a person centred, reablement focussed culture that supports individuals to maintain/optimise functional capacity, prevent deterioration, maximise quality of life and engage with community and social activities.
    • Conduct person centred comprehensive assessments that identify the clients’ functional capacity, strengths, reablement interventions and assistive equipment requirements with lifestyle goals and to reduce the likelihood of hospital readmission.
    • Develop person centred, individualised client focused therapy/care plans in partnership with the client and their carer/advocate and the Wesley Service Team Leader.
    • Prescribe and provide support and education to clients, their carers and the Wesley Home Care team regarding preventative health interventions (i.e. falls prevention), chronic disease self-management strategies and assistive equipment.
    • Maintain current knowledge of contemporary Physiotherapy practice and healthcare issues, and ensure all clinical practice is in accordance with the relevant legislative requirements, professional code of ethics, professional code of conduct and available evidence.
    • Ensure effective and efficient daily workload planning including travel, documentation, reporting and administrative duties.
    • Implement, as appropriate, and adhere to all Wesley Home Care and Disability and organisational policies and procedures.
    • Regularly review and evaluate client therapy/care plans to ensure identified goals are achieved and quality of life and healthy ageing is promoted.
    • Collect defined measurements necessary to ensure client outcomes and provide feedback to referring agencies regarding the quality of their care plans from a Physiotherapy perspective.
    • Maintain a safe and healthy workplace and demonstrate leadership through active participation in work health and safety.
    • Provide information and education to clients and their families about preventative health (i.e. falls prevention), chronic disease self-management strategies and assistive equipment.

     

    Essential criteria

    To be successful in this position, candidates must be able to demonstrate the capability to meet the criteria outlined below:

    • Current registration as a Physiotherapist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
    • Minimum 3 years’ experience working as physiotherapist.
    • Demonstrated ability to provide care and service underpinned by the principles of Person Centred Care and customer service.
    • Experience with client assessment, caseload and change management and relationship building skills.
    • Well-developed negotiation and communication skills, written and verbal, as well as excellent time management and organisational skills.
    • Demonstrated experience working with frail and elderly people and people living with a disability.
    • Analytical and problem solving skills.
    • Sound experience using Microsoft Office and client management software applications.
    • Current understanding of the community care sector, wellness philosophy and the application of reablement strategies.
    • A current unrestricted NSW driver’s licence.

     

    Remuneration

    A competitive remuneration package, including salary packaging, is available. Wesley Mission offers flexible working conditions to enable work-life balance.

     

    Closing date

    Friday, 30 June 2017

     

    Apply now

    Please find a copy of the Position Description below.

     

    This is an exciting opportunity to be part of Wesley Mission’s new and innovative TACP PLUS Program.

    Please submit a copy of your CV/resume and a one-page cover letter addressing all the essential criteria listed above to EOI-TACP@wesleymission.org.au, using the subject line Physiotherapist.

     

    Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values. We are committed to providing an environment in which children can feel safe and valued.

    The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

    Position Description
  • Senior Case Manager (Drug and Alcohol)

    Wesley Newcastle / 30 June 2017

    •  full-time position (38 hours/week)
    • based in Newcastle West
    • salary packaging benefits

     

    About us

    Wesley Mission is a high profile, multi-faceted Christian organisation making a real difference in the community. We work with the most disadvantaged in our community by providing over 200 services ranging from aged care, homeless services, child and family care, counselling, employment, training and education, and health services.

    Our Vision is “Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.”

     

    About the role

    We’re seeking the services of a highly motivated, suitably qualified and experienced Senior Case Manager.  The position is primarily responsible for delivering our AOD Harm Minimisation Program and the associated attainment of the programs KPI’s The position is also responsible for providing direct support and guidance to the staff responsible for delivering Wesley’s early intervention youth programs and providing professional input to support, develop and improve Wesley Newcastle’s youth and family casework systems and practice.

     

    Essential criteria

    • Tertiary qualifications in Drug and Alcohol and Youth Work
    • demonstrated experience in the youth sector (minimum of two years)
    • competency in documentation, case work, data collection and report writing
    • experience in networking effectively with partners
    • experience in managing internal and external stakeholders to achieve set objectives
    • proven organisational skills, ability to multi-task, prioritise workloads and meet deadlines and budgets
    • demonstrable skills in conflict resolution, change management and financial management
    • excellent written and oral skills, public speaking and presentation capabilities
    • outstanding interpersonal skills, flexible, patient and have an ability to relate well to all levels of society that Wesley Mission interacts with
    • proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office
    • current NSW drivers licence
    • be able to meet relevant pre-employment checks including Working with Children Check

     

    Desirable criteria

    • experience in managing a team and developing a team for superior performance thorough attention to detail
    • not for profit or cause related management experience
    • an appreciation of the challenges involved in managing a diverse workforce within a not for profit environment

     

    If you have what it takes to succeed in this role we would like to hear from you.

     

    Remuneration

    Salary and employment conditions are in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010.

     

    Closing date

    Friday, 30 June 2017

     

    Apply now

    Please find a copy of the Position Description and Application for Employment form below.

     

    For further enquiries or to obtain an information pack, please contact:

    Sue McGuinness

    Phone: (02) 4915 3628

    Email: Sue.McGuinness@wesleymission.org.au

     

    To be considered for this great role, please submit a cover letter, and written application specifically addressing each of the essential and desirable criteria together with the prescribed ‘Application for Employment Form’ and current resume to:

    Sue McGuinness, Community Engagement Team Leader

    Email: Sue.McGuinness@wesleymission.org.au

    Or mail: 16 Wood St, Newcastle West NSW 2302

     

    Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values. We are committed to providing an environment in which children can feel safe and valued.

    The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission (including provision of a valid Working with Children Check clearance number). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

    Position Description Application for Employment form
  • Crew Supervisor – Gardening

    Wesley Property Maintenance / 30 June 2017

    • full-time position (38 hours/week)
    • based in Ermington
    • lawn and garden maintenance
    • superannuation and salary packaging available

     

    About us

    Wesley Mission is a high profile, multi-faceted Christian organisation making a real difference in the community. We work with the most disadvantaged in our community by providing over 200 services ranging from aged care, homeless services, child and family care, counselling, employment, training and education, and health services.

    Our Vision is “Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.”

     

    About the program

    Wesley Property Services (WPS) provides employment and vocational development services for people with disabilities and other barriers to employment.

    WPS operates a number of garden maintenance and cleaning crews across Sydney, Blue Mountains, Illawarra, Central Coast and Newcastle. We currently have a vacancy for a person to lead and train one of our Gardening crews based in Sydney. 

     

    About the role

    Supervise and train a crew undertaking lawn and garden maintenance at various sites including aged care facilities, hospitals and educational campuses.

    This is a rewarding hands-on role which will be perfectly suited to an individual with a proven track record and strong work ethic.

     

    The successful applicant will:

    • have demonstrated experience undertaking lawn and garden maintenance tasks
    • be able to travel to various job sites to undertake their work
    • understand safe work practices
    • work to set timeframes to complete jobs in a timely and efficient manner
    • complete necessary paperwork and electronic based reporting and recording of works

     

    Essential criteria

    • Horticulture qualifications or experience
    • demonstrated commitment to customer service; service industry experience will be considered favourably
    • strong communication skills
    • strong leadership skills
    • must deliver a high quality of work
    • a current Class C (minimum) NSW Drivers Licence
    • ability to work to strict timeframes
    • neat and tidy appearance
    • Senior First Aid Certificate or a willingness to obtain
    • White Card or a willingness to obtain
    • ability to work as part of a team and individually

     

    Desirable criteria

    • experience in working with people who have a disability
    • knowledge / understanding of the NSW Disability Services Act

     

    Remuneration

    Salary and employment conditions are in accordance with the Supported Employment Services Award – Grade 7 plus salary packaging options and a work vehicle.

     

    Closing date

    Friday, 30 June 2017 by 5pm

     

    Apply now

    Please find a copy of the Position Description below.

     

    Please submit a copy of your CV/resume and a cover letter addressing all the selection criteria. For further information, or to submit an application, please contact:

    Mathew Hilder, Service Manager

    Wesley Property Maintenance

    Email: matthew.hilder@wesleymission.org.au

     

    Applications that do not address the selection criteria may be over looked.

     

    Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values. We are committed to providing an environment in which children can feel safe and valued.

    The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission (including provision of a valid Working with Children Check clearance number and a Criminal History Record check). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

    Position Description
  • Client Services Coordinator (Maternity Leave 3 month contract)

    Wesley Home Care & Disability / 30 June 2017

    • full-time position
    • Rostering and Scheduling position – Maternity Leave (3 month contract)
    • based in Blacktown
    • scheduling and rostering
    • experience essential
    • immediate start

     

    About us

    Wesley Mission is a high profile, multi-faceted Christian organisation making a real difference in the community. We work with the most disadvantaged in our community by providing over 200 services ranging from aged care, homeless services, child and family care, counselling, employment, training and education, and health services.

    Our Vision is “Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.”

     

    About the program

    Wesley Home Care & Disability Services assists frail aged and people living with a disability to lead fulfilling lives by providing life enriching care in the community. We offer quality care, encouraging clients to maintain independence, while catering for their social, physical and spiritual needs.

     

    About the role

    This is an exciting opportunity to be part of Wesley Mission’s Home Care & Disability Portfolio, which is experiencing continuous growth. You will schedule the service delivery of our care workers to our clients, and maintain care worker rosters within a data management system. You will be the key contact for clients regarding schedule changes.

    To be successful in this position, candidates must be able to demonstrate the capability to meet the criteria outlined below:

     

    Essential criteria

    • absolute commitment to client centred care and support where courtesy and respect are essential
    • minimum of 12 months experience with the rostering and scheduling  
    • administration experience including operation of client management databases, Windows proficiency, Microsoft Suite (especially word, excel and outlook), record management and prompt response to telephone queries and requests
    • strong communication skills to liaise effectively with a wide range of people in different capacities
    • high level organisational skills, including a proven ability to meet deadlines and reporting requirements
    • proven ability to work independently and as part of an effective results driven team
    • active participation in on call roster duties

     

    Desirable criteria

    • experience in an aged care/community setting
    • knowledge and experience in coordinating telephone referrals and providing necessary information regarding community services to clients

     

    Demonstrated behaviours

    • willingness to affirm Wesley Mission’s vision, mission and values
    • ability to engage and inspire a passionate team through clear decision making and the provision of a supportive and collaborative management style
    • demonstrated ability to work unsupervised as well as an effective team player with a positive can-do attitude
    • relates well to a range of people with sound listening and problem solving skills
    • confident professional with strong initiative and business acumen
    • displays emotional maturity and resilience

     

    Remuneration

    Salary and employment conditions are in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010, Level 4, Pay Point 4. A competitive remuneration package, including salary packaging, is available. Wesley Mission offers flexible working conditions to enable work-life balance.

     

    Closing date

    Friday, 30 June 2017

     

    Apply now

    Please find a copy of the Position Description below.

    Please submit a copy of your CV/resume and a cover letter addressing all the selection criteria to bettina.esposito@wesleymission.org.au.

     

    Applications that do not address all the selection criteria will not be considered.

     

    Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values. We are committed to providing an environment in which children can feel safe and valued.

    The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

    Position Description
  • Youth Pathways Coach

    Wesley Community & Family Care / 7 July 2017

    • permanent full-time position
    • based in Penrith
    • salary + super + salary packaging benefits

     

    About us

    Wesley Mission is a high profile, multi-faceted Christian organisation making a real difference in the community. We work with the most disadvantaged in our community by providing over 200 services ranging from aged care, homeless services, child and family care, counselling, employment, training and education, and health services.

    Our Vision is “Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.”

     

    About the program

    Wesley Mission has a real mission – to reach out to a community with real needs. Through witness, work and with the help of supporters we can turn lives around for good. As part of Wesley’s Community and Family Care group, the Targeted Earlier Intervention program funded by NSW Family and Community Services has a focus on earlier intervention, the TEI program provides targeted services at the point where they can have the most impact - early in life and early in need. By encouraging community based solutions, alongside tailored formal supports, TEI services can ultimately prevent children and young people from entering the statutory child protection system.

    This is a dynamic and challenging opportunity for an experienced professional to join a committed organisation that is well respected in the sector.

     

    About the role

    Worksmart is funded by Wesley Mission as an intensive program to assist ‘at risk’ young people to transition from school to training or work.

    In 2015-16 68% of the 277 local young people supported by Wesley Western Sydney Youth Service were disengaged from school and 90% of the families currently supported by the youth programs were living below the poverty line or have a significantly low income.

    In Australia youth unemployment has averaged around 13.5%. In areas of Western Sydney youth unemployment averaged around 20% with some suburbs reaching 45%.

    Wesley Mission provides regular supervision and support for all staff as well as range of opportunities for professional development and staff benefits. This is a child-related position and preferred applicants will be required to undergo a working with children check and criminal record history check.

     

    Essential criteria

    • Tertiary qualification in Social Work or Community Welfare or extensive industry experience
    • knowledge and experience of case management practice from a strengths based/solution focussed perspective
    • experience in group facilitation
    • demonstrated ability to engage families at the point of initial service contact, build relationships of trust and cooperation, problem solve and resolve conflict
    • extensive child protection knowledge and experience
    • high level written and verbal communication skills, with experience developing case summaries and completing child protection reports
    • high level ability to liaise, develop and maintain relationships with professional groups including Community Services and other government and non-government stakeholders
    • ability to work effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) organisations and communities
    • commitment to continuous improvement and WH&S Principles
    • willingness to affirm Wesley Mission’s vision, mission and values
    • flexibility to work some evenings and occasional Saturdays
    • current NSW or National driver licence and working with children check

     

    Desirable criteria

    • working knowledge of an evidence based case management system
    • working knowledge of the local sector

     

    Remuneration

    Salary and employment conditions are in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010, Level 5, with capacity for salary packaging. Superannuation is paid in addition at 9.5%.

     

    Closing date

    Friday, 7 July 2017

     

    Apply now

    Please find an Application Pack, including Position Description below.

     

    Please submit a copy of your CV/resume and a cover letter addressing all the selection criteria to shannon.hunt@wesleymission.org.au.

     

    Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values and Worker code of conduct. We are committed to providing an environment in which children can feel safe and valued.

    The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission (including provision of a valid Working with Children Check clearance number). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

    Application Pack
  • Client Services Coordinator (Rostering and Scheduling Position)

    Wesley Home Care & Disability / 30 June 2017

    • part-time position (30hrs per week; Monday–Friday; 7.30 am–2.00 pm) 
    • based in Blacktown
    • scheduling and rostering
    • experience essential
    • immediate start

     

    About us

    Wesley Mission is a high profile, multi-faceted Christian organisation making a real difference in the community. We work with the most disadvantaged in our community by providing over 200 services ranging from aged care, homeless services, child and family care, counselling, employment, training and education, and health services.

    Our Vision is “Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.”

     

    About the program

    Wesley Home Care & Disability Services assists frail aged and people living with a disability to lead fulfilling lives by providing life enriching care in the community. We offer quality care, encouraging clients to maintain independence, while catering for their social, physical and spiritual needs.

     

    About the role

    This is an exciting opportunity to be part of Wesley Mission’s Home Care & Disability Portfolio, which is experiencing continuous growth. You will schedule the service delivery of our care workers to our clients, and maintain care worker rosters within a data management system. You will be the key contact for clients regarding schedule changes.

     

    To be successful in this position, candidates must be able to demonstrate the capability to meet the criteria outlined below:

    Essential criteria

    • absolute commitment to client centred care and support where courtesy and respect are essential
    • minimum of 12 months experience with the rostering and scheduling  
    • administration experience including operation of client management databases, Windows proficiency, Microsoft Suite (especially word, excel and outlook), record management and prompt response to telephone queries and requests
    • strong communication skills to liaise effectively with a wide range of people in different capacities
    • high level organisational skills, including a proven ability to meet deadlines and reporting requirements
    • proven ability to work independently and as part of an effective results driven team
    • active participation in on call roster duties

     

    Desirable criteria

    • experience in an aged care/community setting
    • knowledge and experience in coordinating telephone referrals and providing necessary information regarding community services to clients

     

    Demonstrated behaviours

    • willingness to affirm Wesley Mission’s vision, mission and values
    • ability to engage and inspire a passionate team through clear decision making and the provision of a supportive and collaborative management style
    • demonstrated ability to work unsupervised as well as an effective team player with a positive can-do attitude
    • relates well to a range of people with sound listening and problem solving skills
    • confident professional with strong initiative and business acumen
    • displays emotional maturity and resilience

     

    Remuneration

    Salary and employment conditions are in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010, Level 4, Pay Point 4. A competitive remuneration package, including salary packaging, is available. Wesley Mission offers flexible working conditions to enable work-life balance.

     

    Closing date

    Friday 30 June 2017

     

    Apply now

    Please find a copy of the Position Description below.

    Please submit a copy of your CV/resume and a cover letter addressing all the selection criteria to bettina.esposito@wesleymission.org.au

     

    Applications that do not address all the selection criteria will not be considered.

     

    Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values and Workers code of conduct. We are committed to providing an environment in which children can feel safe and valued.

    The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

    Position Description
  • Care Service Employee – Care

    Wesley Vickery Sylvania / 30 June 2017

    • casual positions available
    • based in Sylvania
    • immediate start

     

    About us

    Wesley Mission is a high profile, multi-faceted Christian organisation making a real difference in the community. We work with the most disadvantaged in our community by providing over 200 services ranging from aged care, homeless services, child and family care, counselling, employment, training and education, and health services.

    Our Vision is “Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.”

     

    About the role

    Situated in Sylvania, Wesley Vickery is a Wesley Mission operated aged care facility. We are currently seeking an experienced Care Service Employee to join our committed team in providing exceptional service to our residents.

    The successful applicant must be prepared to work a variety of shifts including morning, afternoon and night shifts, under the supervision of our Registered Nurses.

     

    Essential criteria

    • Certificate III in Individual Support (CHC33015) and/or Certificate IV in Ageing Support or equivalent
    • experience working in aged care environment
    • high level of interpersonal and communication skills (verbally and in writing)
    • demonstrated ability to work unsupervised as well as in a team environment
    • excellent time management, multi-tasking and follow-up skills
    • good understanding of WH&S and Infection Control

     

    Closing date

    Friday 30 June 2017

     

    Apply now

    Please submit a copy of your CV/resume and a cover letter addressing all the selection criteria to:

    Mahima Dahal

    Email: mahima.dahal@wesleymission.org.au

     

    Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values and Worker code of conduct. We are committed to providing an environment in which children can feel safe and valued.

    The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

  • Registered Nurse

    Wesley Vickery Sylvania / 30 June 2017

    • casual positions available
    • based in Sylvania
    • immediate start

     

    About us

    Wesley Mission is a high profile, multi-faceted Christian organisation making a real difference in the community. We work with the most disadvantaged in our community by providing over 200 services ranging from aged care, homeless services, child and family care, counselling, employment, training and education, and health services.

    Our Vision is “Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.”

     

    About the role

    Situated in Sylvania, Wesley Vickery is a Wesley Mission operated aged care facility. We are currently seeking an experienced Care Service Employee to join our committed team in providing exceptional service to our residents.

    We now have a great opportunity for an experienced Registered Nurse on a casual basis. A genuine person centred approach is essential to the success of this role as we respond to the changing needs of our residents. The successful applicant must be prepared to work a variety of shifts including morning, afternoon and evening.

     

    Essential criteria

    • current registration as a Registered Nurse List A with APHRA
    • solid working knowledge of Aged Care framework, including the Aged Care Act 1997, ACFI principles and Australian Aged Care Quality Agency frameworks
    • working knowledge of the Aged Care Accreditation Standards and process
    • demonstrated skills in staff mentoring and coaching
    • advanced assessment and care planning skills
    • highly developed communication skills and experience with electronic care management systems
    • organisational and time management skills

     

    Closing date

    Friday 30 June 2017

     

    Apply now

    Please find a copy of the Position Description below.

    Please submit a copy of your CV/resume and a cover letter addressing all the selection criteria to:

    Corlette Todd

    Email: corlette.todd@wesleymission.org.au

     

    Preferred applicants will be required to undergo a criminal record in Aged Care.

     

    Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values and Worker code of conduct. We are committed to providing an environment in which children can feel safe and valued.

    The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

    Position Description
  • Care Service Employee – Support

    Wesley Vickery Sylvania / 30 June 2017

    • casual position available
    • based in Sylvania
    • immediate start

     

    About us

    Wesley Mission is a high profile, multi-faceted Christian organisation making a real difference in the community. We work with the most disadvantaged in our community by providing over 200 services ranging from aged care, homeless services, child and family care, counselling, employment, training and education, and health services.

    Our Vision is “Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.”

     

    About the role

    Situated in Sylvania, Wesley Vickery is a Wesley Mission operated aged care facility. We are currently seeking an experienced Care Service Employee to join our committed team in providing exceptional service to our residents.

    The successful applicant must be prepared to work a variety of shifts, including morning and afternoon shifts; and be willing to train and undertake catering, cleaning and laundry duties as required.

     

    Essential criteria

    • experience working in hospitality, accommodation and laundry services  preferably within an Aged Care Environment
    • high level of interpersonal and communication skills (verbally and in writing)
    • excellent time management, multi-tasking and follow-up skills
    • demonstrated ability to work unsupervised as well as in a team environment
    • good understanding of WH&S and Infection Control

     

    Closing date

    Friday 30 June 2017

     

    Apply now

    Please submit a copy of your CV/resume and a cover letter addressing all the selection criteria to:

    Judy McDonald

    Email: judy.mcdonald@wesleymission.org.au

     

    Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values. We are committed to providing an environment in which children can feel safe and valued.

    The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

  • Community Development Coordinator

    Wesley LifeForce Suicide Prevention Program / 7 July 2017

    • full-time position
    • based in Darwin, NT
    • extensive interstate travel
    • build community networks at the coal face
    • have a direct impact on saving lives

     

    About us

    Wesley Mission is a high profile, multi-faceted Christian organisation making a real difference in the community. We work with the most disadvantaged in our community by providing over 200 services ranging from aged care, homeless services, child and family care, counselling, employment, training and education, and health services.

    Our Vision is “Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.”

     

    About the program

    The Wesley LifeForce Suicide Prevention Networks project is an exciting initiative which focuses on supporting suicide prevention activities through a collaborative and strategic community approach. We are currently expanding this initiative nationally through additional government support.

     

    About the role

    This role is all about getting out into the community establishing and building networks of committed local people who care about preventing suicide.

    Through your initiative, force of personality, and passion, you will build relationships, facilitate meetings and support the implementation of local activities to help prevent suicide in locations across Australia.

    You may have previous experience in understanding rural communities, community development or engagement programs, social work or public health.

    This position requires frequent intrastate and interstate travel.

     

    Essential criteria

    • excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • knowledge and experience of community development and participatory development practice
    • proven ability to engage and develop effective relationships with government and non-government agencies and to the broader community
    • effective report writing skills
    • experience in developing and implementing project plans
    • excellent organisational skills
    • an understanding of group processes
    • experience in facilitating meetings
    • a current Driver Licence

     

    Desirable criteria

    • an understanding of issues facing rural and remote communities
    • cultural awareness and sensitivity
    • understanding of Governance

     

    Benefits of working at Wesley Mission

    • Employee Support Program
    • access to discounted health and travel insurance
    • career growth and training opportunities in a valuable sector
    • attractive tax saving salary packaging

     

    Closing date

    Friday 7 July 2017

     

    Apply now

    Please find a copy of the Position Description below.

     

    Please submit a copy of your CV/resume and a cover letter addressing all the selection criteria. For further information, or to submit an application, please contact:

    Jamilla Rogers

    Phone: 1800 100 024

    Email: Jamilla.Rogers@wesleymission.org.au

     

    Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values and Worker code of conduct. We are committed to providing an environment in which children can feel safe and valued.

    The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

    Position Description
  • Training Coordinator

    Wesley Vocational Institute / 14 July 2017

    • full-time position
    • based in Wollongong

     

    About us

    Wesley Mission is a high profile, multi-faceted Christian organisation making a real difference in the community. We work with the most disadvantaged in our community by providing over 200 services ranging from aged care, homeless services, child and family care, counselling, employment, training and education, and health services.

    Our Vision is “Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.”

    Wesley Vocational Institute (RTO Code 90091) is recognised as a leading provider of quality Human Service training to Individuals, Industry and the State and Federal Governments.

     

    About the role

    Based in Wollongong, you will work with internal and external partners, seek and develop new business, discuss training opportunities, identify learning and development needs, prepare training programs, coordinate and supervise training staff and deliver exceptional customer service. These services will be delivered across the Illawarra and Southern Highlands region.

    The ideal candidate must be a self-driven individual with the ability to work autonomously while maintaining high proficiency in data and compliance management.

    To support your team meet financial, organisational and customer service targets you will have access to a laptop, mobile phone and pool vehicle. Salary packaging option and ongoing professional development is available.

     

    To become part of the Wesley Training team, you will need to have a current driver's licence and possess the following skills and qualifications:

    Essential criteria

    • ability to promote training products and services
    • demonstrated ability to work as part of a team
    • excellent communication skills
    • ability to coordinate and manage all training programs
    • understand the Australian Quality Training Framework, and its requirements for training delivery and compliance
    • previous Learning & Development or Registered Training Organisation experience

     

    Desirable criteria

    • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110)

     

    Closing date

    Friday 14 July 2017

     

    Apply now

    Please find a copy of the Position Description below.

     

    Please submit a copy of your CV/resume and a cover letter addressing all the above selection criteria to katherine.newton@wesleymission.org.au.

     

    Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values and Worker code of conduct. We are committed to providing an environment in which children can feel safe and valued.

    The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

    Position Description
  • Financial Counsellor / Capability Worker

    Wesley Counselling / 16 July 2017

    • part-time position (15.2 hours/week)
    • based in Taree – Mid North Coast

     

    About us

    Wesley Mission is a high profile organisation making a real difference in the community. We work with the most disadvantaged in our community by providing over 200 services ranging from aged care, homeless services, child and family care, counselling, employment, training and education, and health services.

    Our Vision is “Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.”

     

    About the role

    An exciting opportunity exists on the beautiful NSW mid north Coast. We’re seeking the services of a highly motivated, suitably qualified and experienced Financial Counsellor to work with people experiencing financial stress.

    The primary objectives of the Financial Counsellor (Capability Worker) are:-

    • to provide financial counselling options and assistance to consumers in financial crisis
    • to provide Financial Literacy Education Programs to the community

     

    Essential criteria

    • Must have completed, or have completed within six months of being employed, an equivalent or higher qualification of a Community Services Training Package, Certificate III in Community Services Work incorporating three mandatory units of competency (Financial Literacy Education skillset). This includes completion units of competency comprising:-

    - CHCEDU005 - Work with clients to identify financial literacy education needs

    - CHCEDU006 - Improve clients' fundamental financial literacy skills

    - CHCEDU007 - Provide group education on consumer credit and debt

    • have experience and/or competency in delivering community education programs
    • demonstrated crisis telephone assessment and counselling skills
    • have an interest in and/or knowledge of problem gambling issues
    • be an accredited member of the Financial Counsellors’ Association of NSW (or working towards accreditation)
    • demonstrate highly developed communication skills in written and oral situations, with supportive and positive attitude toward all persons for whom there is responsibility, accountability or care
    • have a sound understanding and competency in data base functions
    • hold a current NSW driver licence
    • demonstrates a commitment to the vision, mission and Christian principles of the Wesley Mission which support a values driven service culture
    • excellent time management, multi-tasking and follow-up skills
    • computer confidence, especially using Microsoft Office and Word
    • be able to meet all Working with Children and security/police checks

     

    Desirable criteria

    • minimum 3 years’ experience in financial or general counselling
    • hold a TAAE qualification in Train the Trainer

     

    If you have what it takes to succeed in this role we would like to hear from you.

     

    Remuneration

    Salary and employment conditions are in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010.

     

    Closing date

    Sunday 16 July 2017

     

    Apply now

    Please find a copy of the Position Description and Application for Employment form below.

     

    For further enquiries or to obtain an information pack, please contact:

    Paul Procter

    Phone: (02) 4915 3611

    Email: paul.procter@wesleymission.org.au

     

    To be considered for this great role, please submit a cover letter, and written application specifically addressing each of the essential and desirable criteria together with the prescribed ‘Application for Employment Form’ and current resume to:

    Paul Procter, Operations Manager

    Email: paul.procter@wesleymission.org.au

    Address: 15 Denison Street, Newcastle West NSW 2302

     

    Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values and Worker code of conduct. We are committed to providing an environment in which children can feel safe and valued.

    The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission (including provision of a valid Working with Children Check clearance number). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

    Application Pack