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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.

We're one of Australia’s largest not-for-profit organisations. And we're still growing. Come to the Wesley Mission Career Expo and discover how your skills and passion can make a real difference in our community.

  • 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
  • Care Worker (in home Community Care)

    Wesley Home Care & Disability / 28 February 2017

    • permanent part-time positions available (20 base hours/week)
    • flexible work arrangements
    • Sydney Inner West region
    • training opportunities
    • new and exciting program

     

    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 & 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 covering the Inner West Region is delivered by Wesley Mission in partnership with Sydney Local Health District.

     

    About the role

    Successful applicants will work within Sydney’s Inner West Suburbs, visiting clients in their own homes across Ashfield, Burwood, Canada Bay, Canterbury, Leichhardt, Marrickville, Strathfield, and part of the City of Sydney. You will join our growing Wesley Home Care & Disability team.

     

    Essential criteria

    • registered Motor Vehicle with comprehensive insurance
    • current NSW Driver’s license
    • 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
    • ability to work a regular part-time roster – days and hours to suit
    • a desire to support the mission and values of Wesley Mission

     

    Desirable criteria

    • Italian, Greek, Cantonese, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic speakers are highly desirable but not essential

     

    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, plus reimbursement for kilometers and uniform allowance. Attractive salary packaging and training opportunities are provided.

     

    Closing date

    Tuesday, 28 February 2017 by Midnight

     

    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.

     

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

     

    A copy of the Position Description can be found below.

     

    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
  • Support Worker and Care Workers (multiple regions)

    Wesley Home Care & Disability / 28 February 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
    • Northern Sydney  - Macquarie Park, Ryde, Hornsby and Northern Beaches
    • Illawarra
    • Southerland Shire
    • St George Area
    • Eastern Suburbs
    • Sydney LGA
    • Inner West

     

    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.

    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

     

    Essential criteria

    • those speaking a second language is 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.

     

    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/Care Worker [and nominate preferred region] to HumanResources@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
  • Caseworker/Team Leader

    Brighter Futures Cumberland / 27 February 2017

    • permanent full-time position (38 hours/week)
    • based in Dundas
    • make a real difference!

     

    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 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.

     

    About the program

    As part of Wesley’s Family and Community Services group, the Brighter Futures program provides targeted support to vulnerable families with children aged 0-8 years to prevent them from entering or escalating into the child protection system.

    The Brighter Futures Early Intervention Program is funded by NSW Family and Community Services and is a voluntary, child focused program.  Brighter Futures aims to promote strong, functional and well supported families within the community. This is a dynamic and challenging opportunity for an experienced professional to join a committed team’s that is well respected in the sector.

     

    About the role

    Brighter Futures is currently seeking the services of: 

    Caseworker / Team Leader (Cumberland) 38 hours per week – Permanent Full time

     

    Essential criteria

    • Tertiary qualification(s) in Psychology, Counselling, Social Work, Social Science or related fields
    • proven leadership skills including: effective professional guidance and supervision to caseworkers/group workers
    • demonstrated ability to engage families at the point of initial contact,  build relationships of trust and cooperation
    • demonstrated knowledge and experience working with families in a strengths-based, solution-focused approach and child centered, family focused integrated service framework
    • working knowledge of issues relating to Family Violence, Child Protection, parent Drug and Alcohol Misuse, Parenting Skills, Child Behaviour Management, learning difficulties, parental mental health and social isolation
    • high level ability to liaise, network and maintain solid working relationships with a variety of professional and community groups and government departments
    • ability to work effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) organizations and communities
    • high level written and verbal communication skills, with experience developing case summaries and completing child protection reports
    • high level self-management, critical analysis and organisational skills
    • Working with Children’s Check and 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 Level 6 salary range, plus superannuation and salary packaging. Wesley Mission offers flexible working conditions and a fully maintained vehicle for private use.

     

    Closing date

    Monday, 27 February 2017

    Interviews will be held on Monday, 6 March 2017

     

    Apply now

    Please find an Application Pack below.

    All applications must address the essential in entirety. If this is not done the application will not be considered.

     

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

    For further information, please contact:

    Lorena

    Phone: 02 9804 5200

     

    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
  • Practice Leader

    Wesley Accommodation Services / 27 February 2017

    • full-time position
    • based in Smithfield

     

    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 currently seeking the services of an experienced Practice Leader to ensure implementation of support plans and programs for clients within our Accommodation Services. This role will be an integrated part of the accommodation services and the role will combine normal rostered shifts in a 24/7 roster along with dedicated hours to monitor and support clients to achieve personal outcomes.

    The successful applicant will be well-presented, professional and enjoy accepting challenging tasks.

     

    Essential criteria

    • Certificate IV in disability work
    • minimum 3 years’ experience in managing services for people with disabilities or similar
    • proven experience in role modelling and practice leadership in regards to direct support
    • solid working knowledge of the National Disability Standards, NDIS and related activities

     

    Desirable criteria

    • a high level of knowledge and understanding of person centred practice, the disability sector, external agencies and  good support practices

     

    Remuneration

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

     

    Closing date

    Monday, 27 February 2017

     

    Apply now

    Please find a copy of the Position Description below.

     

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

    Catherine Pillars

    Phone: 9857 2520

    Email: catherine.pillars@wesleymission.org.au

     

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

    Jenni Spencer

    Email: jenni.spencer@wesleymission.org.au

    Address: 3 Dalmar Place, Carlingford NSW 2118

     

    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
  • Practice Specialist

    Wesley Brighter Futures and Youth Hope / 27 February 2017

    • full-time position (38 hours/week)
    • based in Blacktown
    • excellent 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

    Brighter Futures and Youth Hope support Children and Young People (aged 0-15) and their families through the Nepean, Cumberland and Blacktown areas. The programs aim to address immediate safety issues for children and support families toward healthier relationships and improve well-being.

     

    About the role

    The Practice Specialist works closely with the program leadership group and is key in supporting quality practice through training and development, file reading, coaching and mentoring and other project based work.

     

    Essential criteria

    • Tertiary qualification(s) in Psychology, Counselling, Social Work, Social Science or related fields
    • minimum of 5 years’ experience in child, youth and family case management (or related practice)
    • demonstrated high level capacity, skill and commitment to working collaboratively and in a team environment
    • demonstrated willingness and capacity to support stronger outcomes for children, Young People and families and program development via ‘on the job’ coaching/mentoring of Caseworkers, the facilitation of training and development for staff and the coordination and implementation of project work as required
    • demonstrated commitment to reflective practice/Group Supervision, Wrap Around models of Service Provision and the 10 principles of Family Work Practice (as identified by FaMS)
    • high level ability to liaise, network and maintain relationships with partner agencies, professional groups and Departments of Health and Community Services
    • demonstrated high level written and verbal communication skills
    • high level self-management and organisational skills
    • extensive working knowledge of, and experience in, working with children, Young  People and families around Domestic Violence, Child Protection, Parent Drug and Alcohol Misuse, Parenting Skills, Child Behaviour Management, Learning Difficulties and Parental Mental Health issues
    • current NSW or National Driver’s Licence

     

    Desirable criteria

    • previous training and experience in the development and facilitation of professional competency based training.
    • experience with Structured Decision Making tools

     

    Remuneration

    Salary and employment conditions are in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 Level 7. Salary will include salary packaging benefits. Superannuation is paid in addition at 9.5%.

     

    Closing date

    Monday, 27 February 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, and an Application for Employment form. For further information, or to submit an application, please contact:

    Sharon Kumar

    Email: sharon.kumar@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).  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

    Application Pack
  • Programme Manager

    Taree Out of Home Care / 3 March 2017

    •  full-time position
    • based in Taree

     

    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 Dalmar Out of Home Care offers a challenging and rewarding management opportunity for an experienced professional.

    He or she will be responsible for:-

    1. Providing leadership of the Programme’s team of case managers, team leaders and foster carers in providing support for the physical, emotional, spiritual and social needs of children and young people in the programme.
    2. Ensuring that the number of foster carers within the programme is maintained at an agreed level, and that carers are provided with training and support.
    3. Supporting staff in the development of identified professional skills.
    4. Ensuring the programme fulfils all requirements relating to the Office of the Children’s Guardian (OCCG) accreditation.
    5. Preparing annual budgets for the programme in consultation with the Operations and Senior Placements Manager and ensuring that the programme operates within the agreed budget.
    6. Identifying opportunities for growth and expansion of the service, new areas of service delivery and research.
    7. Initiating, supporting and encouraging appropriate fundraising activities to augment capital and programme funding.
    8. Growing the footprint of Wesley Dalmar in the Taree/Mid North Coast area

     

    Essential criteria

    • degree in Social Work, Psychology or equivalent related degree
    • experience in a leadership / management role supporting staff
    • networking skills and partnership building attributes
    • high degree of experience in supervising and supporting staff
    • experience working with children and families – preferably in Out-of-home Care
    • knowledge of N.S.W. Child Protection and Out of Home Care Standards
    • flexibility to work some evenings and occasional Saturdays
    • current driver’s licence
    • excellent Interpersonal and communication skills
    • excellent written and verbal Communication skills
    • commitment to continuous improvement and OH&S Principles

     

    Remuneration

    Salary and employment conditions are in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 Level 7.

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

     

    This is a child-related position and appointment is conditional on a satisfactory Working with Children Check and Criminal History Record Check.

     

    Closing date

    Friday, 3 March 2017 by 5pm

     

    Apply now

    For more information please contact:

    Tim Goble, Senior Placements Manager Northern

    Phone: 0400 546 786

    Email: tim.goble@wesleymission.org.au

     

    Please submit your resume/CV with a brief cover letter and a separate document indicating how you meet the essential criteria.

    For more information or to submit an application, please contact:

    Jill Whatson

    Phone: (02) 6552 0277

    Email: jill.whatson@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).  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

  • Program Manager

    Wesley Brighter Futures / 6 March 2017

    • full-time permanent position
    • salary + car allowance + 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 Brighter Futures program funded by NSW Family and Community Services provides voluntary child focused targeted support to vulnerable families with children aged 0-8 years to prevent them from entering or escalating into the child protection system. This is a dynamic and challenging opportunity for an experienced professional to join committed teams that are well respected in the sector.

     

    About the role

    The successful applicant will enjoy managing multiple tasks, meeting deadlines, monitoring project plan progress, and preparing high quality project documentation.

    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’s check and criminal record history check.

     

    Essential criteria

    • Tertiary qualification(s) in Psychology, Counselling, Social Work, Social Science or related fields
    • proven leadership and management skills including: experience in supervision of staff; partner management; leading practice reflection, team development and managing a multi-disciplinary team
    • 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 partner agencies and 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, NSW), 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 driver’s licence

     

    Desirable criteria

    • working knowledge of the  child and family support and child protection sectors
    • working knowledge and understanding of the Brighter Futures Early Intervention Program
    • experience in using Structured Decision Making tools in work with Families and Children
    • 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 7, with capacity for salary packaging and the provision of a fully maintained motor vehicle available for private use. Superannuation is paid in addition at 9.5%.

     

    Closing date

    Monday, 6 March 2017

     

    Apply now

    Please find an application pack below. 

     

    Please submit a cover letter addressing the selection criteria, your resume with current referees and an Application for Employment Form to sharon.kumar@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).  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

    Application Pack
  • Registered Nurse (Mental Health)

    Mums & Kids Matter / 28 February 2017

    • full time (38hrs) and part time (22.8hrs) permanent positions available
    • 7 days a week on a 24/7 roster
    • based in Liverpool, NSW

     

    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

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

    Mums and 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.

    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.

     

    Essential criteria

    • Australian citizen or permanent resident – no visa sponsorship is available for this position
    • 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 centred, recovery oriented approach
    • demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the Mental Health Act 2007 and relevant legislation
    • must hold a current unrestricted NSW Driver’s License
    • 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

    Tuesday, 28 February 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:

    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.

    Position Description
  • Caseworker/Groupworker

    Wesley Brighter Futures Cumberland / 6 March 2017

    • permanent full-time position (38 hours/week)
    • based in Cumberland area
    • make a real difference!

     

    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 & with the help of supporters we can turn lives around for good. As part of Wesley’s Family and Community Services group, the Brighter Futures program provides targeted support to vulnerable families with children aged 0-8 years to prevent them from entering or escalating into the child protection system.

    Brighter Futures Cumberland is currently seeking the services of:

    • Caseworker / Groupworker 38 hours per week Permanent Full Time

    The Brighter Futures Early Intervention Program is funded by NSW Family and Community Services and is a voluntary, child focused program.  Brighter Futures aims to promote strong, functional and well supported families within the community. This is a dynamic and challenging opportunity for an experienced professional to join a committed team’s that is well respected in the sector.

     

    Essential criteria

    • Tertiary qualification(s) in Psychology, Counselling, Social Work, Social Science or related fields
    • demonstrated ability to engage families at the point of initial service contact, build relationships of trust and cooperation, problem solve and resolve conflict
    • high level ability to liaise, network and maintain solid working relationships with a variety of professional and community groups and government departments
    • high level written and verbal communication skills, with experience developing case summaries and completing child protection reports
    • high level self-management, critical analysis and organisational skills
    • proven ability to work effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) organizations and communities
    • working knowledge of issues and experience in working with children and families experiencing Domestic Violence, Child Protection issues, Parent Drug and Alcohol Misuse, Parenting Skills , Child Behaviour Management, Learning Difficulties, Parental Mental Health and Social Isolation
    • experience in managing electronic files and databases
    • flexibility to work some evenings and occasional Saturdays
    • current Working with Children’s Check and 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 Level 5 plus superannuation and salary packaging. Wesley Mission offers a flexible working conditions and a fully maintained vehicle for private use.

     

    Closing date

    Monday, 6 March 2017

    Interviews will be held on: 15 March & 16 March 2017

     

    Apply now

    Please find an Application Pack below.

     

    All applications must address all essential and desirable criteria from Position Description (point 6). If this is not done the application will not be considered.

     

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

    If you have any queries, please contact Lorena on 02 9804 5200.

     

    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.

    Application Pack
  • Youth and Family Health Facilitator

    Youth Hope / 3 March 2017

    • full-time position (38 hours/week)
    • based in Blacktown
    • excellent 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

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

     

    About the role

    To build capacity in children, young people, families and the Youth Hope team to understand and manage health and disability issues which affect participants in Youth Hope – especially those issues which affect child/young person safety, school engagement and resilience.

     

    Essential criteria

    • Tertiary qualification(s) in psychology, mental health or related fields
    • experience in the provision of psychological or mental health services to young people aged 9-15 and their families
    • experience working within a solutions focused, cognitive behavioural therapy and trauma informed framework
    • demonstrated knowledge and experience working with complex and high needs families around issues of children and young people (CYP) safety, welfare and wellbeing
    • demonstrated ability to engage families, build relationships of trust and cooperation, problem solve and resolve conflict
    • demonstrated capacity to liaise and work collaboratively with service providers, networks, government, community and young people
    • high level written and verbal communication skills
    • commitment to the Wrap Around model of service provision, 10 Practice principles of family work (as defined by FaMs), evidence based practice, and CYP centred practice
    • current NSW or National driver’s licence

     

    Desirable criteria

    • working knowledge of the Youth and Family Support sector in the Penrith and Blacktown local government area
    • experience with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) organisations and communities
    • experience in using Structured Decision Making tools for family assessment or other evidence based assessment

     

    Remuneration

    Salary and employment conditions are in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 Level 6. Salary will include salary packaging benefits. Superannuation is paid in addition at 9.5%.

     

    Closing date

    Friday, 3 March 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, and an Application for Employment form. For further information, or to submit an application, please contact:

    Sharon Kumar

    Email: sharon.kumar@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). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

    Application Pack
  • Youth Support Worker

    Early Intervention and Placement Prevention Program (EIPP) / 26 February 2017

    • part-time position (22.8 hours/week)
    • based in Newcastle

     

    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 seeking the services of a highly motivated and suitably qualified and experienced person to fill this exciting vacancy.

    The EIPP Program funded by the State aims to provide support to vulnerable children, young people and families.

    Wesley Newcastle EIPP Program supports vulnerable young people aged 12 to under 18 years and their families through providing information and early intervention support in response to identified issues and prevent escalation of issues.

     

    Essential criteria

    • possess a minimum Certificate IV in Youth Work, Community Services or  Welfare or related discipline
    • demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the needs of vulnerable young people and their families in the Newcastle local government area which if not addressed through a specific targeted early intervention, will likely escalate
    • demonstrated knowledge and understanding of appropriate and effective evidence based targeted early intervention programs and short term supports for young people and their families to address identified issues and prevent escalation of problems which will prevent or reduce likelihood of the young person entering or remaining in child protection and out-of-home care
    • demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Child Protection Legislation and associated mandatory reporting obligations
    • demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Confidentiality and Privacy Principles
    • demonstrated knowledge and understanding of and Strengths Based, Solution Focused Practice
    • demonstrated excellent communication and interpersonal skills, demonstrating confidence in effectively engaging young people in accordance with youth friendly principles
    • an ability to work independently and in a team environment
    • competency in data collection, evaluation, measuring outcomes and report writing
    • demonstrated computer skills in and information management skills, with experience in the use of Outlook, Microsoft Office and data collection systems
    • satisfy standard security checks including Criminal History Record Check and provide a valid Working With Children Check clearance number
    • have a current drivers licence
    • demonstrate a commitment to continuous improvement and WH&S Principles

     

    Desirable criteria

    • previous experience working within a family or youth support services
    • previous experience in the development and facilitation of evidence based group work activities
    • experience in building and maintaining effective professional relationships with stakeholders
    • knowledge of relevant government agencies and service providers relevant to youth work practices

     

    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, 26 February 2017

     

    Apply now

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

     

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

    Barbara Rowe  

    Phone: (02) 4915 3602

    Email: barbara.rowe@wesleymission.org.au

     

    To be considered for this great role, only applicants who provide a cover letter along with a written application specifically addressing each of the Selection Criteria as listed together with the prescribed ‘Application for Employment Form’ and your current resume will be considered. Send to:

     

    Sue McGuinness, Community Engagement Team Leader

    Email: susan.mcguinness@wesleymission.org.au

    Address: 16 Wood Street, 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.

    Applicaiton Pack
  • Youth and Family Cultural Worker

    Wesley Young Healthy Minds Service / 26 February 2017

    • casual fixed term contract position (up to 30 hours/week)
    • employment duration: until 30 June 2017
    • based in Newcastle

     

    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

    This is an exciting opportunity to join an established team in a new position to provide early intervention support for vulnerable children and young people and their families, who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.

    The role will be to facilitate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people’s connection to culture to support and strengthen their mental health outcomes. This may be done through case work, group work and community connections to relevant support services.

     

    Essential criteria

    • be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, identify as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person, or accepted as such by the community in which you live, or formerly live
    • Tertiary qualification(s) in Community Welfare, Counselling, Social Work, Social Science , Art Therapy or related fields
    • cultural competence and respect for Aboriginal and Torres Strait young people and their families
    • working knowledge of the local ‘first to know’ agencies
    • demonstrated understanding of the challenges and protective factors for young people in the local area
    • demonstrated understanding of mental illness and its impacts on young people, their families and community
    • experience in providing targeted therapeutic group work programs
    • knowledge of and commitment to a strengths based / solution focussed practice
    • high level written and verbal communication skills, with experience developing case summaries and completing child protection reports
    • hold a valid Working with Children’s Check
    • flexibility to work some evenings and occasional Saturdays
    • current NSW or National driver’s licence

     

    Desirable criteria

    • working knowledge of an evidence based case management system
    • art, play, musical therapy training and/or experience
    • experience delivering programs to young people in a cultural context

     

    Wesley Mission considers that being Aboriginal or a Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational requirement for this position under s14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).

     

    Remuneration

    Salary and employment conditions are in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010, Level 4, Paypoint 1 plus casual loading.

     

    Closing date

    Sunday, 26 February 2017 by midnight

     

    Apply now

    Please find a copy of the Position Description below.

     

    Applications that do not address each of the criteria will not be considered.

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

    Applicants successful for interview will be contacted by email.

     

    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
  • Clinical Psychologist Registrar

    Mums and Kids Matter / 10 March 2017

    • pilot program NSW Health
    • full-time position
    • based in Liverpool LGA
    • 24/7 rotating roster
    • attractive package including fully maintained vehicle and 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 program

    Mums and Kids Matter is a ground breaking and exciting pilot program at Wesley Mission that aims to support mothers living with severe and persistent mental illness and their children aged 0-5.

    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, for the mother and immediate family, and for the community.

     

    About the role

    Mums and Kids Matter is currently looking for a clinical psychologist registrar to work as part of a multidisciplinary team, based in our 24 hour residential service.

    As a mental health professional, you will work closely with a mother and her children to help identify needs, conduct mental health interventions, support daily living activities and build on parenting and independent living skills in the mother’s natural setting.

     

    Essential criteria

    • clinical psychologist registrar
    • demonstrated experience assessing and conducting interventions with clients with complex mental health needs
    • demonstrated experience in a mental health setting and/or
    • demonstrated experience in educating and involving parents, carers and others to facilitate the normal development and learning of children and helping children aged 0-5 years achieve their developmental milestones
    • knowledge and commitment to working in person centred recovery oriented approach
    • excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills
    • must hold a current unrestricted NSW Drivers Licence
    • understanding of child protection issues
    • must be available to work a rotating roster

     

    Desirable criteria

    • experience working within multidisciplinary teams, including working in settings that adopt both a medical/clinical model as well as a therapeutic approach
    • coaching experience
    • understanding of family focused planning
    • experience working with and assessing the needs of families with children 0-5 years
    • working knowledge of child and family support services

     

    Remuneration

    Salary and employment conditions are in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010, Level 5 plus a fully maintained vehicle. Attractive tax saving salary packaging, sacrifice up to $9,010 of your yearly income. Superannuation is paid in addition at 9.5%.

     

    Other benefits

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

     

    Closing date

    Friday, 10 March 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. For further information, or to submit an application, please contact:

    Sarah Kelshaw

    Phone: (02) 9608 9629

    Email: sarah.kelshaw@wesleymission.org.au

     

    Previous applicants need not apply.

     

    Come find your purpose as part of an organisation where success is measured in changed lives.

     

    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
  • Service Team Leader (TACP Plus)

    Wesley Home Care & Disability / 28 February 2017

    • 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 & 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 & 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 Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010, and salary packaging is available. Wesley Mission offers flexible working conditions to enable work-life balance. 

     

    Closing date

    Tuesday, 28 February 2017 by midnight

     

    Apply now

    Please find 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 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.

     

    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
  • Case Manager – Central Coast

    Wesley Dalmar Children’s Services / 10 March 2017

    • full-time position
    • based in Gosford
    • generous salary packaging including fully maintained vehicle
    • eligibility list for future full-time/part-time positions on Central Coast and Hunter region

     

    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 Mission has a long established history in providing Out of Home Care across NSW. We have recently expanded our foster care services on the Central Coast.

    This is a child-related role. This position offers a challenging and rewarding opportunity to work with children, birth parents and foster carers, as well as involvement in the recruitment, assessment and training of new carers.

     

    Essential criteria

    • degree in Social Work, Social Welfare, Psychology or related discipline
    • flexible working hours including some evenings and weekends
    • current unrestricted driver’s licence
    • demonstrated ability to write reports to a professional standard with excellent verbal and written skills
    • excellent interpersonal communication skills
    • ability to work as a part of a team and independently
    • demonstrated conflict resolution skills and ability to develop rapport and strong professional relationships

     

    Desirable criteria

    • previous experience in Case Management
    • demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of applications
    • experience working with children and families and/or in the OOHC field
    • knowledge of therapeutic care frameworks

     

    Remuneration

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

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

     

    Closing date

    Friday, 10 March 2017 by 5pm

     

    Apply now

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

    Rebekah Jackson

    Phone: 4320 1200

    Email: Rebekah.Jackson@wesleymission.org.au

    Mail: PO Box 218 Gosford 2250

     

    For further information, please contact:

    Kate Pryde

    Phone: 4320 1200

    Email: Kate.Pryde@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). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

  • Caseworker (complex)

    Wesley Mission Specialist Homelessness Services / 3 March 2017

    • full-time position
    • based in Inner West Sydney region

     

    Would you like to be a part of a team of case managers who are dedicated to whatever it takes for as long as it takes? A team who are prepared to return to the drawing board when hoped outcomes evaporate or when good outcomes sour?

     

    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

    An opportunity exists for an experienced, motivated and teachable person to work alongside women and families who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness. You will be required to work under the oversight of WAGEC (operational) and Wesley Mission (HR and general line management) as well as alongside other partner organisations in supporting our homeless neighbours to exit homelessness and improve their stability, independence and happiness.

    This is a demanding but rewarding role, requiring initiative, collaboration, creativity, resilience and genuine compassion. It will involve working from WAGEC office sites in Redfern and Burwood. It will include participating in the on call rotation, and may occasionally require availability on weekends and public holidays. It will require travel across the districts in which services are delivered.

     

    Essential criteria

    • qualifications and experience relevant to the provision of quality case management services, especially to women experiencing, domestic & family violence, social isolation, mental illness
    • sound understanding of homelessness and an ease in providing warm and credible empathy to people who are at risk of, who are, or who have been homeless
    • experience in working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities
    • can articulate the contribution of case management to supporting permanent exits from homelessness
    • great communication skills and strong administrative competencies – computer literacy, documentation, data collection etc.
    • proven ability to perform in complex and challenging community welfare settings – flexible and creative approaches to work, matched with tested personal attributes such as resilience, patience, initiative, compassion and commitment to self-care
    • willingness to work in a variety of settings and to travel across the districts in which we deliver services
    • ability to embrace Wesley Mission’s values and to work within its codes of ethics and conduct – and to work respectfully alongside the mission and values of partner organisations

     

    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

     

    Applicants will need to possess a current Driver Licence, Apply First Aid Certification, and satisfy relevant security checks including but not limited to a Working with Children’s Check.

     

    Remuneration

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

     

    Closing date

    Friday, 3 March 2017 by 5pm

     

    Apply now

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

    Vanessa Daniels

    Phone: 0409 039 744

    Email: vanessa.daniels@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). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

  • Client Services Coordinator

    Wesley Home Care and Disability / 15 March 2017

    • permanent full time position
    • Ashfield location
    • 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 health services.

    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.

     

    About the role

    This is an exciting opportunity to be part of Wesley Mission’s new and innovative TACP PLUS Program, working towards assisting individuals with complex needs, younger people with disabilities, and their carers to live in the community and to access necessary supports.

     

    Essential criteria

    • absolute commitment to client centred care and support where courtesy and respect are essential
    • minimum 3 years general 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
    • experience with the scheduling of rosters or demonstrated transferable skills
    • strong communication skills to liaise effectively with a wide range of people in different capacities
    • ability to work within organisational quality management systems
    • ability to follow organisational policies, procedures and guidelines
    • ability to implement and deliver improvement measures
    • 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
    • experience in the development and maintenance of staff rosters or similar

     

    Remuneration

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

     

    Salary and employment conditions are in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 Level 4, Pay Point 4.

     

    Closing date

    Midnight Wednesday, 15 March 2017

     

    Apply now

    Please find a copy of the Position Description below.

     

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

     

    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 (including provision of a valid Working with Children Check clearance number).  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

    Position Description
  • Catering Assistant

    Wesley Taylor, Narrabeen / 10 March 2017

    • casual and permanent part-time positions
    • immediate start
    • make a difference in the community

     

    Are you looking for a role where you can say “I made a difference today”? Then look no further!

     

    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

    Situated in Narrabeen, Wesley Taylor is a Wesley Mission operated aged care facility and Retirement Village. This service is part of Wesley Mission, a large high profile Christian charitable organisation with over 400 different programs of care in NSW.

    We are currently seeking an experienced Catering Assistant to join our committed team in providing exceptional service to our residents.

    The successful applicant must be prepared to work a variety of kitchen/dining room shifts including morning, afternoon and evening; and also be willing to train and undertake duties as a cleaner, when required.

     

    Essential criteria

    • experience in working in a dining room/kitchen setting, preferably in an aged care facility.
    • knowledge of kitchen and cleaning processes, systems and equipment, including HACCP
    • excellent communication and time management skills
    • demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
    • good understanding of OH&S and Infection Control

     

    Desirable criteria

    • food handling certificate
    • aged care experience\

     

    Closing date

    Friday, 10 March 2017

     

    Apply now

    Please submit a copy of your CV/resume and a cover letter addressing all the selection criteria to Paul.O’Connell@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.

  • Life & Community Support Professionals

    Wesley Disability Services / 10 March 2017

    • casual and part-time positions in day program and children respite service across Sydney
    • locations: Granville (day program) and  Dundas (children’s respite)
    • SCHADS Award Level 2.2 - 2.4
    • salary packaging (if eligible)

     

    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
    • current WWCC (Working With Children’s Check)
    • 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 2, Paypoint 2-4 range.

     

    Closing date

    Friday, 10 March 2017

     

    Apply now

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

    Wesley Lifeskills Granville:

    Lana Myhalveska

    Phone: 9897 2344

    Email: lana.myhalevska@wesleymission.org.au

     

    OR

     

    Children’s Respite Dundas:

    Johnson Hassan

    Email: johnson.hassan@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.

  • Cleaning & Catering Team Member

    Wesley Rayward Carlingford / 10 March 2017

    • casual position
    • based in Carlingford
    • Aged and Community Care sector

     

    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.

    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

    This is a great opportunity if you are passionate about providing hands on quality service to our aged care residents. In this role you will be joining our Hotel services team in catering and cleaning. We provide meals of high quality to our 74 residents in a hotel-like but homely environment. In this position you will be required to assist in the preparation and serving of meals. We maintain our state of the art facility in a constantly clean and safe condition. In your position as a cleaner you will be required to maintain our standard and focus on the wellbeing of our elderly residents. You will report directly to the Client Services Coordinator.

     

    Essential criteria

    • experience as a hotel/domestic employee preferably in an aged care environment
    • strong work Health and Safety focus
    • exceptional customer service skills and ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines
    • demonstrated knowledge and working experience within regulatory requirements
    • excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a high attention to detail
    • passion and commitment to the aged care arena with the ability to work independently and as part of a team

     

    Closing date

    Friday, 10 March 2017

     

    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:

    Sanjay Nair, Client Service Coordinator

    Email: sanjay.nair@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 a Criminal Record Check in Aged Care). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

  • Carer Support Services Officer

    Wesley Service Delivery / 3 March 2017

    • casual fixed-term position (2 days/week; contracted until 30 June 2017)
    • based in Newcastle
    • great opportunity to work in one of Australia’s fastest growing and innovative sectors

     

    About us

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

    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 currently seeking the services of a suitably qualified and experienced person who will be primarily responsible for support Carers in the Hunter Region in their caring role by providing flexible assistance such as:

    • preventative and early intervention support to carers
    • counselling and emotional support
    • carer specific information, education and training
    • culturally appropriate carer specific information and resources
    • appropriate referral to other local services and support in accessing mainstream services

    This position will be based in Newcastle.

     

    Essential criteria

    • an understanding of Carer needs and local services
    • demonstrated knowledge of best practice support and service delivery to Carers
    • situationally appropriate oral and written communication skills to flexibility and sensitively support Carers
    • demonstrated skills in providing counselling and emotional support to Carers
    • demonstrated time management skills with the ability to meet both known and emerging individual Carer support needs
    • demonstrated skills in providing individual or small groups with information, education or training
    • demonstrated ability to identify options for referral and where identified make referrals to other service providers
    • relevant vocational or tertiary qualifications or equivalent work experience
    • demonstrated  ability to work independently and in a team environment
    • excellent computers skills and be competent in using the Microsoft Office suite

     

    Desirable criteria

    • knowledge of Carer networks, organisations and service providers in Newcastle and the Hunter Region
    • experience in researching and reporting using action research methodologies
    • previously worked for a community based organisation
    • research and analytical skills

     

    The successful applicant will be well presented, professional and enjoy accepting challenging tasks.

     

    Remuneration

    Salary and employment conditions are in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 based on past achievements and experience with generous salary packaging available.

    Salary details: SCHADS Level 5 NAPSA Grade 4

     

    Closing date

    Friday, 3 March 2017

     

    Apply now

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

     

    Please submit a copy of your CV/resume and a cover letter addressing all the selection criteria, together with the prescribed ‘Application for Employment form’. For further enquiries, an information pack, or to submit an application, please contact:

    Michael Pigram, Sector Support Training Coordinator

    Phone: 02 4915 3600

    Email: michael.pigram@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).  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

    Position Description Application for Employment form
  • Trainer and Assessor (Illawarra/Shoalhaven region)

    Wesley Vocational Institute / 16 March 2017

    • casual fixed term contract position
    • based in Illawarra/Shoalhaven region

     

    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 Vocational Institute (RTO Code 90091) is seeking long term contract/casual trainers who are qualified to deliver and assess training within the Illawarra/Shoalhaven region for the following industry areas;

    • Aged Care, Home Care
    • Disability
    • Mental Health
    • Drugs and Other Alcohol
    • Community Services
    • Business
    • Retail

     

    About the role

    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, and to a range of different client groups.

    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

    • 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

    Thursday, 16 March 2017 by 4pm

     

    Apply now

    Please submit a copy of your CV/resume and a cover letter addressing all the selection criteria, plus an updated trainer matrix to: kara.clarke@wesleymission.org.au

    Applications not addressing all 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.

  • Trainer and Assessor (Sydney metro area)

    Wesley Vocational Institute / 16 March 2017

    • casual fixed term contract position
    • based in Sydney metropolitan region

     

    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 Vocational Institute (RTO Code 90091) is seeking long term contract/casual trainers who are qualified to deliver and assess training within the Sydney metropolitan area for the following industry areas;

    • Aged Care, Home Care
    • Disability
    • Mental Health
    • Drugs and Other Alcohol
    • Community Services
    • Business
    • Retail

     

    About the role

    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, and to a range of different client groups.

    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

    • 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

    Thursday, 16 March 2017 by 4pm

     

    Apply now

    Please submit a copy of your CV/resume and a cover letter addressing all the selection criteria, plus an updated trainer matrix to Julie-ann Ventura via email: julieann.ventura@wesleymission.org.au

     

    Applications not addressing all 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.

  • Casual Recreational Activities Officer

    Wesley Taylor Narrabeen / 10 March 2017

    • casual position
    • based in Narrabeen

     

    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’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.

     

    Essential criteria

    The successful applicant must have:

    • 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

     

    To be successful in this position, you will be reliable, hardworking and have empathy for caring for the frail aged.

     

    Closing date

    Friday, 10 March 2017

     

    Apply now

    If you feel you have what it takes to join our enthusiastic team, please send your resume and cover letter to:

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

    or email olivier.valente@wesleymission.org.au

     

    Preferred applicants will be required to undergo a criminal record history aged care check.

     

    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.