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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. We look for a ‘fit’ in Wesley Mission staff with our vision and values. Indigenous people are encouraged to apply.

  • Recreational Activities Officer

    Wesley Taylor / 26 August 2016

    • casual position
    • Narrabeen location

     

    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 health services.

    Wesley Mission’s respected Wesley Taylor is a 74 bed facility with ageing in place services. Our commitment to providing outstanding care for our residents is well known in the non-profit sector and our aged care services highly regarded.

     

    About the role

    Wesley Taylor is currently seeking an enthusiastic and self motivated casual Recreational Activity Officer to create, promote and deliver recreational activities for our low and high care residents. To be successful in this position, you will be reliable, hardworking and have empathy for caring for the frail aged.

     

    Essential criteria

    • experience working in aged care
    • minimum of 2 years experience in delivering recreational activities in an aged care facility
    • Certificate lV in Leisure and Health
    • innovative and Contemporary approach
    • be available to work on weekends

     

    Desirable criteria

    • informed appreciation of person-centred principles, trauma and its implications for our care and practice
    • experience in multidisciplinary teams or in SHS case management
    • helpful local, sector or organisational knowledge

     

    Closing date

    Friday, 26 August 2016

     

    Apply now

    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:

    Olivier Valente

    Email: olivier.valente@wesleymission.org.au

    Or send application to:

    The Centre Manager 156 Ocean Street Narrabeen NSW 2101 (02) 9913 7040

     

    The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission. Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values. Indigenous People are encouraged to apply.

    Employment Application
  • Registered Nurse

    Wesley Taylor Narrabeen / 26 August 2016

    • permanent part time position
    • immediate start
    • Narrabeen location

     

    About us

    Wesley Mission is a high profile, multi-faceted Christian organisation making a real difference in the community. Wesley Taylor Lodge is a 74 bed facility located in Narrabeen on the Northern Beaches. This service is part of Wesley Mission, with over 400 different programs of care in NSW.

     

    About the role

    An opportunity exists for an experienced Registered Nurse to join our team on a part time basis which includes weekends. You will provide genuine person-centred clinical support to our residents, and be responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating resident care. We seek someone who is innovative, brings a contemporary approach to this role and has a resident focus to everything that they do.

     

    Essential criteria

    • relevant tertiary qualifications
    • leadership skills
    • excellent written verbal and communication skills
    • demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
    • registration with AHPRA
    • experience in the Accreditation process
    • sound knowledge of ACFI Funding
    • dedication to the delivery of high standards of resident care
    • sound planning and time management skills

     

    Closing date

    Friday, 26 August 2016

     

    Apply now

    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:

    Olivier Valente

    Phone: (02) 9913 7040

    Email: olivier.valente@wesleymission.org.au

     

    The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission. Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values. Indigenous People are encouraged to apply.

    Employment Application
  • Direct Support Worker

    Wesley Disability Services / 27 August 2016

    • full time, part time and casual positions available
    • across Sydney locations: Lifeskills (Woolaware, Sylvania, Campbelltown), Respite (Minto, Northmead, Dundas), Community Living (Ashfield, Campbelltown)

     

    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.

     

    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. 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 evolves over the coming years.

     

    Essential criteria

    • minimum of Certificate III in disability work or similar
    • demonstrated skills and experience in the identification of individual needs and choices and in the development and implementation of individual plans
    • commitment to understanding and implementation of Person-Centred Philosophical approach in disability services
    • 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
    • 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
    • good report writing and computer skills
    • understanding of the Disability Service Standards

     

    Remuneration

    Salary and employment conditions are in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010, Paypoint 2. Salary packaging is available for full time and part time positions.

     

    Closing date

    Saturday, 27 August 2016

     

    Apply now

    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:

    Damian Lutvey

    Email: damian.lutvey@wesleymission.org.au

     

    The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission. Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values. Indigenous People are encouraged to apply.

    Employment Application
  • Activities Officer and Bus Driver

    Wesley Home Care and Disability / 26 August 2016

    • casual position
    • Newcastle location

     

    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.

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

     

    About the role

    Your responsibilities will include:

    • safe transport of clients to and from activities in fleet buses
    • client engagement through activities and social events
    • maintaining fleet vehicles
    • facilitating programmed lifestyle activities
    • maintaining accurate documentation and reports

     

    Essential criteria

    • minimum Cert III in Aged Care or equivalent
    • current Light Rigid Licence
    • effective communication and interpersonal skills
    • willingness and availability to work flexible hours
    • demonstrated effective time management
    • proven ability to adapt to constant changes
    • experience with providing personal care assistance, including the use of mobility aids
    • demonstrated computer literacy e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
    • the ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as independently
    • a desire to support the mission and values of Wesley Mission

     

    Closing date

    Friday, 26 August 2016

     

    Apply now

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

    Email: admin.adscentralcoast@wesleymission.org.au

     

    For further information, please contact:

    Sharon Somaiya

    Phone: (02) 4352 3880

     

    The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission. Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values. Indigenous People are encouraged to apply.

    Employment Application
  • Accounts and Administration Assistant

    Wesley Home Care and Disability / 28 August 2016

    • permanent full time position
    • Sydney metropolitan region
    • new and exciting program
    • training opportunities

     

    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 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 Home Care and 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 that is delivered in the clients’ home. 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.

     

    About the role

    The main responsibilities of the role are:

    • provide effective administrative support to the Wesley Home Care and Disability team
    • ensure the administrative activities of Wesley Home Care and Disability are operated effectively and efficiently, and provide a quality service
    • undertake administrative monthly tasks associated with Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable
    • follow up overdue debtors to minimise bad debts
    • administrative tasks associated with the delivery of services to ensure adherence to departmental and contractual guidelines

     

    Essential criteria

    • minimum of 4 years demonstrated experience in accounts and office administration
    • demonstrated reconciliation of accounts and administration experience
    • strong communication skills with proven ability to communicate clearly using verbal, written and electronic mediums to liaise with a wide range of people in different capacities
    • experience with Peoplesoft, Carelink, CM4 and Microsoft office suite of products
    • experience/understanding of working within policies, procedures guidelines
    • ability to implement improvement measures as directed by management
    • proven ability to meet deadlines and reporting requirements
    • high level organisational skills
    • proven ability to work independently and as part of a dynamic team

     

    Remuneration

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

     

    Closing date

    Sunday, 28 August 2016 by midnight

     

    Apply now

    Please submit a copy of your CV/resume and a cover letter addressing all the selection criteria to EOI-TACP@wesleymission.org.au, using the subject title Accounts and Administration Assistant. Applications that do not address the selection criteria will not be considered.

    Please find the Position Description below.

     

    The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission. Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values. Indigenous People are encouraged to apply.

    Employment Application Position Description
  • Trainer and Assessor Aged Care - Contractor

    Wesley Vocational Institute / 31 August 2016

    • long term contract trainer position
    • Coffs Harbour location

     

    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 Training is seeking long term contract trainer, who is qualified to deliver and assess accredited training in Aged Care. Your understanding of the VET industry and experience in gathering quality evidence during the assessment process will enable you to hit the ground running with new and existing learning and assessment programs.

    You will also be familiar with the challenges of delivering nationally accredited training in a range of different environments including the workplace, the classroom and possibly via e-learning.

    Your knowledge and understanding of the recognition process will allow you to consider a person’s existing set of skills and knowledge and you will be confident in designing a learning program that is flexible to each student’s needs.

     

    Essential criteria

    • (TAE40110) Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
    • currency within the Industry since 2014
    • related package qualifications
    • demonstrated experience delivering quality training and assessment in VET
    • current driver licence and transport
    • evidence of continuing professional development in industry area and VET
    • Trainer Matrix
    • your method of transition from old qualification to new qualification

     

    Closing date

    Wednesday, 31 August 2016 by 4pm

     

    Apply now

    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:

    Len Grahame (Wesley Training Group Manager)

    Email: len.grahame@wesleymission.org.au

     

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

     

    The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission. Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values. Indigenous People are encouraged to apply.

    Employment Application
  • Digital Fundraising Officer

    Wesley Marketing, Fundraising and Volunteering / 31 August 2016

    • full time position
    • convenient Sydney CBD location
    • genuine opportunity to have a positive impact on the community
    • salary packaging benefits, incentives, and 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 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 have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and skilled digital professional who will increase our revenue income. This is an exciting new role to build the digital presence of Wesley Mission’s fundraising campaigns; this great opportunity will also allow you to drive multiple innovative fundraising campaigns, in line with our digital and social media strategies.

    Your experience, attention to detail, ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team and collaborate with information services to develop digital solutions is a welcome asset. With a blend of technical, creative and project management skills, you enjoy developing and implementing digital strategies that will deliver a financial return.

     

    Essential criteria

    • demonstrated experience in interpreting business and brand needs and developing and executing digital marketing solutions that deliver a financial return on investment
    • experience using content management systems and social media management tools
    • demonstrated experience in developing and executing digital marketing strategies, including PPC, affiliate, display, email marketing and social media
    • demonstrated experience in monitoring activity through the use of analysis tools (e.g. google analytics) with a view to increase income through continuous improvement

     

    Desirable criteria

    • qualifications in digital, marketing or communications related discipline

     

    Closing date

    Wednesday, 31 August 2016

     

    Apply now

    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:

    Steve Burfield (Fundraising Manager)

    Email: stephen.burfield@wesleymission.org.au

     

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

     

    The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission. Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values. Indigenous People are encouraged to apply.

    Employment Application
  • Team Leader/Coach

    Wesley Youth Hope / 9 September 2016

    • permanent full time position
    • Blacktown location
    • car + superannuation + generous 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.”

    Youth Hope is an exciting new and innovative program being rolled out to support Young People aged 9-15 and their families through the Penrith and Blacktown areas. Youth Hope works with children and young people who have been assessed as being at Risk of Significant Harm.

     

    About the role

    The Youth and Family Coach will be key in being on the frontline of service delivery and assisting to create positive life outcomes in the lives of young people.

     

    Essential criteria

    • Tertiary qualification(s) in Psychology, Counselling, Social Work, Social Science or related fields
    • proven team  leadership skills including: experience in supervision of staff; monitoring service provision to be in line with program targets and organisational policy and procedure, recruitment, induction and orientation of staff, performance management and team development
    • sound understanding of the range of issues faced by vulnerable children and families in child protection and early intervention models of service provision
    • high level ability to liaise, develop and maintain relationships with professional groups including Community Services and other government and non-government stakeholders
    • working knowledge of and commitment to 10 Practice Principals of Family Work (FaMS), evidence based practice, child centred practice and Action Learning
    • 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
    • flexibility to work some evenings and occasional Saturdays
    • current NSW or national drivers licence

     

    Desirable criteria

    • working knowledge of the Youth and Family Support sector in the Penrith and Blacktown local government area
    • experience in using Structured Decision Making tools for family assessment
    • experience in managing electronic files and databases

     

    Remuneration

    Salary and employment conditions are in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010, Level 6. Generous salary packaging, superannuation and a vehicle is available.

     

    Closing date

    Friday, 9 September 2016

     

    Apply now

    Please submit a copy of your CV/resume (including current referees), a cover letter addressing all the selection criteria, and an Application for Employment form. For further information, or to submit an application, please contact:

    Sharon Kumar

    Email: sharon.kumar@wesleymission.org.au

     

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

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

    Interviews will be conducted on Tuesday, 20 September 2016.

     

    The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission. Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values. Indigenous People are encouraged to apply.

    Employment Application Position Description
  • Service Development Manager

    Wesley Home Care and Disability / 29 August 2016

    Looking for a role that combines your business development skills with your passion for serving those in need?

    • Exciting and challenging full-time position
    • Competitive remuneration package
    • Based in the Sydney Metropolitan Region with a regional focus across NSW


    About the role

    This is a newly created role that requires strong business development skills coupled with a can-do attitude.  This is a senior position working with the Executive Manager to drive business and service growth for the Wesley Home Care and Disability portfolio across NSW.  Working specifically with Service Delivery Managers to develop and implement strategic growth plans will realise projected growth targets. The position is responsible for integration of business development activities with overall portfolio strategy. The position also takes the lead in development and achievement of areas of agreed growth for the portfolio, such as fee for service work.

    The position will provide specialist business development input into planning and delivery of new client acquisition practices, and the skilling and supporting of Service Planners in local business development activity. 

    The position will be expected to track and report on progress on the achievement of business development targets.  The position will also contribute to development and delivery of portfolio business goals, plans and budgets.


    Selection criteria

    • a relevant tertiary qualification
    • significant and substantial experience in a related discipline
    • good knowledge of standards required by legislation and professional bodies
    • demonstrated understanding of Consumer Directed Care and the National Disability Insurance Scheme within the Home Care and Disability sectors
    • demonstrable capability in managing internal and external stakeholders to achieve sales and development 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
    • experience in managing a team and developing team for superior performance
    • thorough attention to detail
    • excellent written and oral skills, public speaking and presentation capabilities
    • outstanding interpersonal skills, flexible, patient and ability to relate well to all levels of society that Wesley Mission interacts with
    • proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office.

    To be successful in this position, candidates must be able to demonstrate the capability to meet the major position responsibilities as outlined in the position description.


    About us

    Wesley Mission has been ministering to a community with real needs for over 200 years.

    Wesley Home Care and Disability supports the aged and those living with a disability to lead fulfilling lives by providing life enriching services in the community. We offer quality care, empowering clients to maintain their independence, while assisting with their everyday needs.

    The Wesley Home Care and Disability team has five key responsibilities:

    • to provide quality home care and disability services to our clients and participants through a commitment to continuous improvement 
    • to connect closely with our clients and participants as the centre of our service model to ensure that their voice is not only heard but shapes our service delivery to meet their required expectations 
    • to empower our clients and participants to make informed choices and decisions that enrich their quality of life
    • to deliver services to our clients and participants in a transparent and accountable manner
    • to actively contribute to the growth and development of home care and disability services to ensure the sustainability and future of the portfolio.


    Remuneration

    A competitive remuneration package, including salary packaging and a fully maintained vehicle available for private use, is offered. Wesley Mission provides flexible working conditions to enable work-life balance.


    Closing date

    5 pm Monday 29 August 2016 

    Suitable applicants will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission. Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values.


    Apply now

    Please find the position description below.

    Please send your application addressing the selection criteria, or your enquiry, to: HumanResources@wesleymission.org.au

    Employment Application Position Description
  • Senior Client Advisor

    Wesley Home Care and Disability / 2 September 2016

    • full time position
    • NSW wide role  including support to Blacktown, Caringbah, Brookvale, and Inner West sites
    • salary packaging benefits and motor vehicle
    • learning and development opportunities

     

    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.

    Wesley Home Care and Disability Services offers older people and those with a disability a range of services designed to enhance their wellbeing and promote independence. Community care programs to support and assist older people who wish to remain living in their own homes is provided through the Commonwealth funded Home Care Package Program and the Commonwealth Home Support Program. These two major programs are a key focus of our service delivery in home care.  Disability services including life skills programs, community living support, and respite services are the focus of our support under the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

     

    About the role

    The Senior Client Advisor is responsible for:

    • the design and delivery of an integrated suite of high quality services that align service delivery and systems of support with sector-wide home care and disability reforms, and
    • the effective operational management of the Wesley Mission clinical governance framework to ensure the delivery of high quality and clinically robust services.
    • the promotion of Wesley Home Care and Disability as a preferred service delivery choice for consumers and participants
    • strengthening relationships with peak bodies and referral sources

     

    Your experience in home care and disability will be well regarded. While direct industry experience is an advantage we are also keen to hear from people who can demonstrate transferable skills and are passionate about leading change in this area.

     

    Responsibilities will include:

    • provide quality assessment, care planning and service delivery processes, consistent with evidence based practice and positive consumer/participant/resident/family case management
    • support the delivery of Consumer Directed Care (CDC) and National Disability Insurances (NDIS) packages within the Home Care  and Disability portfolio
    • enhance the team capacity to support people with high level, complex health care and disability needs who are living at home in the community
    • community engagement

     

    Skills and experience required

    • ability to undertake quality assessment, care planning and service delivery processes within a home care and disability environment
    • an advanced understanding and experience of consumer choice and control as it relates to the co-design of individual support and care
    • ability to provide clinical support to non-clinical staff to complement service delivery quality and ensure best practice within a consumer directed care context
    • ability to liaise with key stakeholder groups to achieve portfolio objectives
    • well-developed understanding of the conflicting priorities and needs to be managed in a large multiple service environment
    • knowledge, motivation and commitment to the achievement of business targets and continuous improvement principles
    • demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative model within a matrix management model
    • computer skills, especially using Microsoft Office, Word and Excel
    • knowledge of and experience with current developments in the home care and disability sector, specifically CDC and NDIS

     

    Essential criteria

    • tertiary qualifications in community services management, allied health, psychology or other related discipline
    • minimum 5 years clinical experience in community care, aged care, disability or similar setting
    • comprehensive working knowledge of National Disability Standards as well as the NDIS framework and related standards i.e. Home Care Common Standards, and  Aged Care Act 1997
    • demonstrated high level knowledge and understanding of the Disability sector, external agencies including funding and policy protocols, accreditation and industrial legislation
    • experience with clinical governance frameworks across home care and disability services
    • demonstrated advanced level skills in stakeholder engagement and relationship management

     

    Closing date

    Friday, 2 September 2016

     

    Apply now

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

    Please find a copy of the position description below.

     

    The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission. Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values. Indigenous People are encouraged to apply.


    Employment Application Position Description
  • Trainer and Assessor - Contractor

    Wesley Vocational Institute / 30 August 2016

    • casual long-term contract position
    • Sydney region
    • Community Services, Business Services and Hospitality Packages

     

    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 Vocational Institute (RTO Code:-90091) is seeking long term contract/casual trainers who are qualified to deliver and assess training within the Sydney region for the following qualifications:

    • SIT20213 – Certificate II in Hospitality
    • CHC33015 – Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing), (Home Care) & (Disability)
    • CHC43315 – Certificate IV in Mental Health
    • BSB42015 – Certificate IV in Leadership and Management
    • BSB51915 – Diploma of Leadership and Management

    Your understanding of the VET industry and experience in gathering quality evidence during the assessment process will enable you to hit the ground running with new and existing learning and assessment programs.

    You will also be familiar with the challenges of delivering nationally accredited training in a range of different environments including the workplace, classroom, and via e-learning.

    Your knowledge and understanding of the recognition process will allow you to consider a person’s existing set of skills and knowledge and you will be confident in designing a learning program that is flexible to each students’ needs.

     

    Essential criteria

    • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110)
    • minimum 3 Years Industry Experience since 2006
    • related package qualifications
    • demonstrated experience delivering quality training and assessment in VET
    • current drivers licence and transport
    • evidence of continuing professional development in industry area and VET

     

    Desirable criteria

    • demonstrated knowledge of issues surrounding the establishment, design and coordination of accredited training compliant with ASQA

     

    Closing date

    Tuesday, 30 August 2016 by 4pm

     

    Apply now

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

    Rick Paine-Bell

    Email: rick.paine-bell@wesleymission.org.au

     

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

     

    The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission. Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values. Indigenous People are encouraged to apply.

    Employment Application
  • Cleaning/Laundry/Catering Assistants

    Wesley Rayward Carlingford / 2 September 2016

    • casual position
    • Carlingford location
    • Aged and Community Care sector
    • 200 year rich history in Not-for-Profit

     

    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.

    Through Witness, hard work and with the help of supporters we can make positive change in the lives of our clients.

     

    About the role

    We now have a great opportunity for experienced cleaning, laundry or catering assistants to join our team. Reporting to the Client Services Co-ordinator, you will provide cleaning, laundry or catering support to the 74 residents living at Wesley Rayward as required.  

     

    Essential criteria

    • experience in a similar role
    • empathy for working with the aged

     

    Desirable criteria

    • experience in aged care
    • qualifications in hospitality

     

    Closing date

    Friday, 2 September 2016

     

    Apply now

    To apply, please submit your current resume.

    To enquire and submit an application, please contact:

    Sanjay Nair

    Email: sanjay.nair@wesleymission.org.au

     

    Preferred applicants will be required to undergo a Criminal Record Check and must have the right to work in Australia. Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values. Indigenous People are encouraged to apply.

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  • Family and Community Worker

    Wesley North Western Sydney Community Hubs / 8 September 2016

    • part time position (23 hours/week)
    • North Western Sydney location
    • this is a Families NSW funded position

     

    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.

     

    About the role

    An exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team with Wesley Community Hubs North West Sydney is waiting for you! At our centers in the North West of Sydney, we believe strongly in supporting families and children through a variety of creative fun and engaging group activities, this position will include:

    • developing creative and innovative strategies to strengthen the local community to better support families with children 0 – 8 years
    • providing a range of child and family services including Supported Playgroups and Parenting Programs
    • developing strong partnerships with other services to increase access for local families

    If you are highly energized, creative and enthusiastic with lots of initiative then we want to talk to you.

     

    Essential criteria

    Demonstrated ability:

    • minimum of  2 years’ experience working within a family and community care sector
    • experience in connecting with local ‘first to know’ agencies including schools and child care centres to establish good referral pathways into and out of the service
    • understanding of attachment systems theory
    • understanding of Ecological practice and the importance of working with families in the context of their neighbourhood
    • knowledge & experience in early childhood development and parenting issues
    • experience in targeted early intervention early child group facilitation
    • ability to organise local groups and events
    • ability to work effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) organisations and communities
    • excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • thorough attention to detail
    • excellent time management
    • computer confidence, especially using Microsoft Office Word and Excel.
    • current NSW driving license
    • computer literacy

     

    Demonstrated behaviour:

    • commitment to continuous improvement
    • flexibility to work some evenings and occasional Saturdays
    • willingness to affirm Wesley Mission’s vision, mission and values and enthusiastically advocate our Word and Deed ministry
    • highly organised
    • good initiative
    • relates well to a range of people
    • demonstrated ability to work unsupervised as well as in a team environment
    • effective team player with a positive can-do attitude
    • ability to maintain confidentiality at all times

     

    Education/Qualifications:

    • tertiary qualification(s) in Early Child Education/Development, Teaching, Community welfare, Social Work, Social Science or related fields
    • valid Working with Children’s Check
    • current NSW or National driver’s licence

     

    Remuneration

    Salary and employment conditions are in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010, Grade 5 Paypoint 1.

     

    Closing date

    Thursday, 8 September 2016

     

    Apply now

    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:

    Claire Raitt

    Email: claire.raitt@wesleymission.org.au

     

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

     

    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 clearance). Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values. Indigenous people are encouraged to apply.

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  • Social Worker

    Mums and Kids Matter / 7 September 2016

    • full time position
    • based in Liverpool, NSW
    • 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.”

    Mums and Kids Matter is a ground breaking and exciting pilot program at Wesley Mission that aims to support mothers with mental illness.

     

    About the role

    Wesley Mission is currently looking for a passionate social worker to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

    As an appropriately qualified, skilled and experienced mental health professional, you will identify the social determinants of health and well-being for each mother and her child(ren) in the program, addressing such needs as housing, education and child care and link each mother and her family to various local resources and services, so that they are provided with every opportunity to fully participate in community life.

     

    Essential criteria

    • tertiary qualification in Social Work
    • registration with AASW
    • demonstrated experience (at least two years) working in a mental health setting
    • knowledge and commitment to working in person centred recovery oriented approach
    • excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • excellent relationship building skills
    • demonstrated ability to identify and coordinate community and health services for a client’s benefit (including but not limited to homelessness, drug and alcohol, mental health and health, justice, financial counselling, training and employment, mentoring and advocacy)
    • willingness to travel intrastate as required
    • must hold a current unrestricted NSW Drivers Licence
    • computer confidence, especially using Microsoft Office, in particular Word, Excel and Outlook
    • working with Children’s check clearance or willingness to obtain

     

    Desirable criteria

    • accredited mental health social worker
    • working knowledge of homelessness sector and housing services in NSW
    • working knowledge of child and family support services
    • understanding of child protection issues

     

    Other benefits

    • access to discounted Bupa Health and Travel insurance
    • career growth and training opportunities in a valuable sector
    • access to free personal and professional support program
    • study leave and financial assistance through our Educational Assistance Scheme for eligible staff
    • close to the M5 with ample free car parking available

     

    Remuneration

    The salary range for this position is based on the SCHADS award Level 5. Superannuation is paid in addition at 9.5% with access to a variety of salary sacrifice options.

     

    Closing date

    Wednesday, 7 September 2016

     

    Apply now

    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:

    Shanan Kelly

    Phone: (02) 9608 9629

    Email: Shanan.Kelly@wesleymission.org.au

     

    The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission. Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values. Indigenous People are encouraged to apply.

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  • Service Team Leader

    TACP Plus - Wesley Home Care and Disability / 4 September 2016

    • permanent full time position
    • Sydney metropolitan region
    • new and exciting program
    • training opportunities

     

    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.

    Wesley Home Care and 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.

     

    About the role

    The Service Team Leader is a newly created position within Wesley Home Care and Disability, specifically working within the TACP PLUS Program. The position forms part of the TACP PLUS management team responsible and accountable for achieving key business and financial performance indicators for the Sydney Local Health District (the customer) and their Transition Aged Care Program (TACP) PLUS contract. An emphasis on high quality service delivery is required to ensure the centrality of client needs being met and customer satisfaction being achieved. The position will provide leadership and management of Care Workers. 

     

    Essential criteria

    • minimum of Certificate IV in Aged Care, Disabilities, Case Management or Service Coordination
    • demonstrated ability in promoting services and building relationship and community engagement
    • high level customer service skills
    • excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
    • experience in case management/account management/client assessments with particular emphasis on negotiations that bring together conflicting requirements and expectations into agreement
    • experience managing on and off site teams; with knowledge and experience in staff recruitment, induction and training
    • experience in driving and implementing process standards in a multi-system environment
    • demonstrated ability with report writing, managing budgets and quality control
    • high level computer literacy in the Microsoft suite
    • high level organisational skills
    • ability to participate in on call duties
    • an unrestricted NSW drivers’ license and ability to drive a Wesley Mission vehicle as required

     

    Remuneration

     

    Salary and employment conditions are in accordance with the SCHADS Industry Award 2010 Social, Accommodation & Crisis Accommodation Stream - Level 5, Paypoint 4. A fully maintained vehicle, superannuation and salary packaging is available. Wesley Mission offers flexible working conditions to enable work-life balance.  

     

    Closing date

    Sunday, 4 September 2016 by midnight

     

    Apply now

    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 email: EOI-TACP@wesleymission.org.au using the subject line Service Team Leader.

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

     

    The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission. Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values. Indigenous People are encouraged to apply.

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  • Care Worker

    Wesley Home Care and Disability / 4 September 2016

    • permanent part-time positions available (20 core hours/week)
    • flexible work arrangements
    • Sydney Inner West region
    • 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 and 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. Additional community-based services are also provided within this Program including ComPacks – a non-clinical support service, Dementia Support Service – flexible in home respite amongst others.

    The Program covering the Inner West Region is delivered by Wesley Mission in partnership 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

    Successful applicants will be based within Sydney’s Inner West and will join the growing team of Wesley Home Care and Disability. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of Wesley Mission’s new and innovative TACP PLUS Program.

     

    Essential criteria

    • certificate III in Community Care, Aged Care, and/or Disabilities or equivalent experience
    • previous experience working with frail aged people, younger or older people with disabilities and people living 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 assistance, including the use of mobility aids
    • understanding of person centred care and customer service
    • strong 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
    • registered Motor Vehicle with comprehensive insurance and Current NSW Driver’s license
    • ability to work a regular part-time roster – days and hours to suit
    • a desire to support the mission and values of Wesley Mission

     

    Remuneration

    The positions are subject to award conditions under the Home Care section of the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award, Level 3, Pay Point 2. Kilometres and uniform allowance is included. Generous salary packaging and training opportunities are provided.

     

    Closing date

    Midnight Sunday, 4 September 2016

     

    How to apply

    To apply please send your resume and cover letter addressing the essential criteria to EOI-TACP@wesleymission.org.au, using the subject line Care Worker.

     

    Please see below for a copy of the Position Description.

     

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

     

    Successful applicants 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. Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values. Indigenous people are encouraged to apply.

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  • Lifestyle Advisor (Program Coordinator)

    Wesley Home Care and Disability Inner West Region / 7 September 2016

    • full time position
    • Ashfield location

     

    About us

    Wesley Mission is a high profile, multi-faceted Christian organisation making a real difference in the community. Wesley Home Care & Disability located at Ashfield delivers community care programs within the Sydney Inner West Region through several Commonwealth funded programs. These programs support the aged and those living with a disability to lead fulfilling lives by providing life enriching services in the community. We offer quality care, empowering clients to maintain their independence, while assisting with their everyday needs.

     

    About the role

    We are looking for a highly motivated and experienced full- time Lifestyle Advisor (Program Coordinator) to be responsible for the delivery of the suite of services within the Inner West region.

     

    Essential criteria

    • Tertiary qualifications (Diploma or higher) in Allied Health , Community Services Management, Aged Care Management or other related discipline
    • experience in Consumer Directed Care case management/account management/client assessments with particular emphasis on negotiations that bring together conflicting requirements and expectations into agreement
    • experience in the leadership and supervision of a team
    • work systematically to achieve client needs and operational requirements
    • proven ability to work independently and as part of a dynamic team
    • actively seek out and develop new business relationships with consumer prospects
    • experience creating/following a system for transforming leads/referrals into sales
    • experience managing on and off site teams. Knowledge and experience in staff recruitment, induction, supervision and training
    • knowledge and experience in maintaining budgets, funding allocations and funding body agreements and reporting
    • excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • high level computer literacy e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
    • high level organizational skills
    • proven ability to perform community outreach with other service providers
    • proven ability to produce appropriate stakeholders reports
    • willingness to work within the values of Wesley Mission
    • current Drivers licence

     

    Remuneration

    Salary and employment conditions are in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010. A fully maintained motor vehicle and salary packaging is attached to this position.

     

    Closing date

    Wednesday, 7 September 2016

     

    Apply now

    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:

    Rita Napolitano

    Email: rita.napolitano@wesleymission.org.au

     

    The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission. Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values. Indigenous People are encouraged to apply.

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  • Education Consultant

    Wesley Dalmar Out of Home Care Ballina / 9 September 2016

    • full time position (maternity leave position until 7 July 2017)
    • Ballina location
    • available for 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.”

    Wesley Mission has a long established history in providing Out of Home Care across New South Wales.

     

    About the role

    This exciting position entails supporting children and young people in foster care to achieve their educational potential. You would be working one to one with a range of students, providing school support and out of school tutoring. You will also be co-ordinating a team of educational mentors and offering direct support to case managers and foster carers.

    The agency provides regular supervision and support for all staff and opportunities for professional development. 

     

    Essential criteria

    • Tertiary qualifications in Education
    • understanding of the educational needs of children in Out-of-Home Care
    • experience in working with children with behavioural difficulties
    • high level of oral and written communication skills for a variety of audiences
    • proven ability to deliver successful outcomes through consultation and negotiation
    • current unrestricted driver’s licence

     

    Desirable criteria

    • qualifications in Special Education
    • experience in teaching children in Out-of-Home Care

     

    Remuneration

    Salary and employment conditions are in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010. Wesley Mission offers attractive salary packaging options and the role includes a fully maintained vehicle.

     

    Closing date

    Friday, 9 September 2016 by 5pm

     

    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 by email or post. For further information, or to submit an application, please contact:

    Rachel Williams

    Phone: 0447 203 798

    Email: rachel.williams@wesleymission.org.au

    Address: PO Box 218, Gosford NSW 2250 (Attention: Rachel Williams)

     

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

     

    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). Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values. Indigenous people are encouraged to apply.

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  • Partners in Recovery (PIR) Program - Support Facilitators

    Partners in Recovery (PIR) Program / 9 September 2016

    • part-time and full-time positions available  (19-38 hrs/week)
    • Newcastle location

     

    About us

    Wesley Mission has been serving the community for over 200 years.  It is one of Australia’s largest welfare organisations.

    Partners in Recovery (PIR) is an initiative funded by the Commonwealth Government (Department of Health and Ageing) designed to better support people with severe and persistent mental illness with complex needs, and their carers and families, by getting services and supports from multiple sectors to work in a more collaborative, coordinated, and integrated way.

    PIR aims to improve partnerships by building better links and referral pathways between various clinical and community support organisations responsible for delivering services to the PIR target group

     

    About the role

    The role of the PIR Support Facilitator is to facilitate services and supports for individuals who are eligible for PIR services or NDIS coordination of supports. The Support Facilitators primary role is to enable each client to either develop an action plan based on their individual needs using a recovery oriented approach or to support and coordinate the already developed NDIS plan.

    The PIR Support Facilitator becomes the central contact for the client throughout the plan, whilst actively engaging additional services and supports to enhance recovery outcomes. The role of the PIR Support Facilitator is also to deliver assertive outreach to “hard” to reach persons with severe and persistent mental illness and complex needs to enable their health and social needs to be met.

     

    Essential criteria

    • recent experience in the human services sector, with consumers who have complex needs (for example in the mental health, general health, housing, employment, disability, AOD, justice or welfare sectors)
    • ability to collaborate with a range of service providers and community organisations to achieve the clients recovery goals
    • a demonstrated person centred, recovery focused approach to care that is informed by a sound understanding of mental health and illness
    • experience working with people with severe and persistent mental illness in a care coordination or support worker role
    • demonstrated understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities
    • proven ability to manage own workload and own time, including the establishment and achievement of priorities in work demands
    • highly developed conceptual and analytical skills, including the ability to identify and manage emerging issues, trends and risks and undertake a process of change management to achieve goals
    • skilled in the use of computers/clinical software including client management and data systems and Microsoft programs.
    • hold a current unrestricted NSW Driver’s Licence

     

    Desirable criteria

    • understanding of the National Disability Insurance Scheme

     

    Remuneration

    Salary and conditions will be in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Award 2010 (SCHADS).

     

    Closing date

    Friday, 9 September 2016

     

    Apply now

    For further enquiries or to obtain an information pack including position description please contact:

    Barbara Rowe

    Phone: 02 4915 3602

    Email: barbara.rowe@wesleymission.org.au

     

    To be considered please submit your cover letter and a written application specifically addressing all essential and desirable criteria together with the prescribed ‘Application for Employment Form’ and your current resume to:

    Paul Procter (Operations Manager)

    Email: paul.procter@wesleymission.org.au

    Address: 15 Denison Street, Newcastle West NSW 2302

     

    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). Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values. Indigenous people are encouraged to apply.

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