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Established 200 years ago, Wesley Mission is a Christian community service organisation. We’ve pioneered a diverse range of services that address the needs of the whole person, not just their current challenges. We look for a ‘fit’ in Wesley Mission staff with our vision and values. Indigenous people are encouraged to apply.

  • Financial Counsellor/Educator

    Wesley Counselling Services / 12 February 2016

    • full time position available
    • provide vital support to the counselling team
    • opportunity to expand your skills
    • Wollongong location 2 days / Sutherland 3 days

     

    Wesley Counselling Support Services provide vital support in a range of areas including gambling, financial and legal services.

    In this role we are seeking a Financial Counsellor/Community Educator to work with people with gambling problems and their families in a full-time position at our Wollongong location.

    Essential criteria

    • sound background and training in financial counselling.
    • have experience and/or competency in delivering community education programs.
    • demonstrated crisis telephone assessment and counselling skills
    • have an interest in and/or knowledge of problem gambling issues
    • be an accredited member of the Financial Counsellors’ Association of NSW (or working towards accreditation).
    • demonstrate highly developed communication skills in written and oral situations, with supportive & positive attitude toward all persons for whom there is responsibility, accountability or care.
    • be computer literate, including the use of Microsoft Office.
    • hold a current NSW drivers license
    • demonstrates a commitment to the vision, mission and Christian principles of the Wesley Mission which support a values driven service culture

     

    Desirable criteria

    • sound background and training in general counselling.
    • have experience in dealing with problem gamblers and their families.

     

    Remuneration

    Remuneration will be in accordance with the Social Community and Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 (classification subject to the successful applicant’s knowledge, skills and experience). Generous salary packaging benefits are available

    Closing date

    Friday 12 February 2016

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

    Apply now

    For further information about this role, please contact Tracy Hartas. Please submit your cover letter addressing all selection criteria and current resume to Tracy Hartas.

    To enquire and submit an application, please contact us.

    Tracy Hartas

    Ph: (02) 4725 9200

    Email:Tracy.Hartas@wesleymission.org.au

    Employment application
  • Casual Personal Care Assistants

    Wesley Tebbutt Dundas / 12 February 2016

    • casual positions available
    • 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!

    Situated in Dundas, Wesley Tebbutt is a 68 beds aged care facility, 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 experienced Personal Care Assistants to join our committed team in providing exceptional care to our residents.

    Selection Criteria

    • demonstrated experience as a Personal Care Assistant, or equivalent position in the Aged Care environment
    • Cert III or IV in Aged Care
    • current First Aid Certificate
    • an understanding of the Aged Care Accreditation Standards and continuous improvement process
    • ability to work independently and part of a team
    • excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
    • commitment to training and professional development
    • ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines
    • experience working within an exceptional client service culture
    • passionate and committed to the Aged Care arena with the ability to work in a team environment
    • sound computer skills
    • experience with electronic care management systems
    • availability to work 3-4 days /per week morning, afternoon and night shifts.
    • understanding with ACFI.

     

    Closing date

    Friday 12 February 2016

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

    Apply now

    Please submit applications, including resume and cover letter addressing the selection criteria to Lilibeth Guevara.

    Lilibeth Guevara

    Ph: (02) 9845 4999

    Email:

    Employment application
  • Gambling Counsellor

    Wesley Mission / 12 February 2016

    • Newcastle West location
    • part time position available
    • provide vital support to the counselling team
    • opportunity to expand your skills

     

    Wesley Counselling Services provide vital support in a range of areas including gambling, financial and legal services.

    In this role we are seeking a Gambling Counsellor to work with people with gambling problems and/or their families in a part-time position (4 days) at our Newcastle West location.

    You must be able to demonstrate:

    • having relevant qualifications in Counselling or Psychology
    • experience and training in addiction and/or gambling counselling.
    • skills & experience of a broad range of therapeutic approaches when working with individuals, couples and families.
    • hold membership of professional association (i.e. APS, PACFA, CAPA, ACA) or working towards.
    • highly developed communication skills in written and oral situations, with supportive & positive attitude toward all persons for whom there is responsibility, accountability or care.
    • being computer literate, including the use of Microsoft Office.
    • demonstrates a commitment to the vision, mission and Christian principles of the Wesley Mission which support a value driven service culture.
    • hold a current NSW driver’s license

     

    Desirable Criteria

    • experience in community education and/or community networking.

     

    Remuneration

    Remuneration will be in accordance with the Social Community and Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 (classification subject to the successful applicant’s knowledge, skills and experience). Generous salary packaging benefits are available.

    Closing date

    12 February 2016

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

    Apply now

    For further information about this role, please contact Tracy Hartas on 0459 244 620. Please submit your cover letter addressing all selection criteria and current resume to Tracy Hartas.

    Tracy Hartas

    Ph: 0459 244 620

    Email: Tracy.Hartas@wesleymission.org.au

    Employment application Position description
  • Lifestyle Advisor, Aged Care

    Wesley Mission / 12 February 2016

    • part time position (15 hours per week)
    • Port Macquarie location Monday, Wednesday and Friday
    • salary packaging benefits
    • learning and development opportunities

     

    Wesley Mission is a dynamic and growing Christian Organisation with a heart and passion for serving our community wherever the need exists. Wesley Home and Carer Support Services assists frail aged people and those living with a disability to lead fulfilling lives by providing life enriching care in the community.

    About the role

    The Lifestyle Advisor role is an exciting opportunity to facilitate the success of our business growth, maintenance and community profile. With a focus on Business Development and Community Engagement, your experience in these areas will be well regarded as you promote Wesley Mission Home & Carer Support Services as the 'go to' option while establishing and strengthening relationships with peak bodies and other relevant referrers.

    While direct industry experience is an advantage we are also keen to hear from people who have transferable skills and passionate about leading change in this area.

    Your responsibilities will include

    • management of Current Client Portfolio, Care Plans and Reviews
    • client acquisition, assessment and Intake process
    • maintain client management computer system
    • community engagement – actively promote services and seek opportunities to engage with peak bodies, relevant forums and other referrers
    • service grow for the region

     

    Skills and experience

    • excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • experience in account management/case management
    • experience with managing budgets
    • strong computer skills including MS Office and previous use of a Client Management System
    • ability to participate in on call duties and out of hours events as required
    • demonstrated ability in developing and initiating new business/promoting services/community engagement
    • team management experience

     

    You will also need a valid NSW driver's licence and your own vehicle, minimum of Certificate IV in Aged Care, Disabilities, Case Management or Service Coordination or willingness to obtain relevant certification with Case Management

    Closing date

    Friday 12 February 2016

    The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission.

    Apply now

    Take action now! If you have what it takes to make a success of this role we would love to hear from you straight away. Send your resume along with a cover letter addressing the key criteria to: admin.adscentralcoast@wesleymission.org.au or for further information please contact Sharon.

    Sharon Somaiya

    Ph: (02) 4352 3880

    Email:admin.adscentralcoast@wesleymission.org.au

    Employment application
  • Data Coordinator

    Wesley Comunications, Fundraising & Volunteering / 12 February 2016

    Helping to maintain and build our database

    • full-time role located in convenient CBD offices
    • genuine opportunity to have a positive impact on community
    • part of a strong growing organisation
    • salary packaging benefits, and ongoing learning and development opportunities

     

    Wesley Mission is a leading, multi-faceted Christian not-for-profit organisation making a real difference in the community. We currently have an exciting opportunity for an energetic and passionate individual in our fundraising team.
    About the role

    With a positive manner and an eye for detail, your proven data, systems, finance and administration experience will combine with your passion to serve the community in this key role. You will receive extensive support from a passionate and highly skilled team, and strong mentorship from a highly proficient Data Analyst and an experienced Fundraising Manager.

    The Wesley Mission fundraising team is geared for growth and are excited about taking our performance to the next level. In your role, you will identify new opportunities within the supporter database to facilitate this.

    Essential skills/knowledge includes:

    • experience in managing and interacting with a database/CRM (preferably thankQ)
    • experience in data-mining/extract/import, segmentation and organising data for campaigns
    • experience in managing multiple stakeholders and clients requesting support
    • experience in managing internal and external stakeholders to achieve set objectives
    • proven organisational skills, ability to multi-task, prioritise workloads and meet deadlines and budgets
    • exceptional attention to detail, natural organisational ability and ability to see patterns in data
    • highly proficient computer skills with working experience in MS Excel, SQL and MS Access
    • eagerness to learn and grow in the role

     

    This is a fabulous opportunity to join an experienced, creative and passionate team committed to our Vision to: ‘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.’

    Closing date

    Friday 12 February 2016

    The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission.

    Apply now

    If you have what it takes to succeed in this role we would love to hear from you. Please email your resume and cover letter outlining your suitability to Chantelle Polley.

    Chantelle Polley
    Email: chantelle.polley@wesleymission.org.au

    (Previous applicants need not apply)

    Employment application
  • Clinical Support Worker

    Wesley Out of Home Care Clinical Services / 12 February 2016

    • full time position available
    • opportunity to expand your skills

     

    Wesley Dalmar as a result of enhanced funding is developing a range of support services to assist children and young people in Out-of-Home Care.

    We are looking for a Full time (38 hrs per week) Clinical Support Worker in the Penrith area. In this hands on role you will assess and provide interventions for clients in OOHC. You will be part of a team that provides assessment, interventions and facilitates access to appropriate community resources and services.

    Essential Criteria

    • provisional or fully registered Psychologist or social worker;
    • strong clinical assessment skills;
    • experience in supporting families; preferable within an Out-of-Home Care setting;
    • familiar and able to implement Parenting Programs (Triple P, 123 Magic);
    • experience working with children and young people with difficult behaviours;
    • an ability to develop and implement therapeutic interventions with children and young people;
    • ability to work flexible hours;
    • ability to work independently.

     

    Desirable Criteria

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

     

    Remuneration

    An attractive salary package based on the SCHADS( Level 6 pay point 1) is on offer, which also includes a fully maintained vehicle and salary packaging opportunities.

    Closing date

    12th February 2016

    Applicants will undergo a police check and working with children check.

    Wesley Mission requires staff to affirm Wesley Mission’s Vision and Values.

    Apply now

    For an application package please contact Suzanne Slater-Liehr.

    To enquire and submit an application, please contact us.

    Suzanne Slater- Liehr

    Ph: (02) 4723 9288

    Email:Suzanne.Slater-Liehr@wesleymission.org.au  

    Employment application
  • Operations Manager - Supported Accommodation

    Wesley Mission / 12 February 2016

    • 35 hours/week
    • attractive package
    • specialised focus on disability accommodation services
    • based at Carlingford

     

    Wesley Mission is a large, high profile charitable organisation operating in NSW across a diverse range of community services such as aged care, employment services, private hospitals, counselling and family services. We are seeking an Operations Manager to work with Wesley Mission’s Accommodation Services and support programmes.

    Wesley Accommodation Services provides residential support to 40 people living in group home settings located throughout the greater metropolitan Sydney region.

    The successful applicant will:

    • provide effective management of Wesley Accommodation Services and Support Programmes
    • ensure that residents are the focus of all activities related to the functioning of the accommodation services.
    • ensure effective management systems
    • provide leadership and develop a positive culture within the service.

     

    Knowledge and Skills required:

    • minimum five years working experience in managing services for people with disabilities or similar
    • tertiary qualifications in community services management, psychology or other related discipline.
    • solid working knowledge of contemporary approaches to service delivery in accommodation services.
    • solid working knowledge of National Disability Standards as well as NDIS and related activities.
    • demonstrated high level knowledge and understanding of the Disability sector, external agencies including funding and policy protocols, accreditation and industrial legislation.
    • demonstrated advanced level skills in stakeholder engagement and relationship management.

    This role provides a great opportunity to make a difference by working for an organisation dedicated to improving people’s lives.

    Successful applicant must obtain a working with children check and criminal record check prior to employment.

    Closing date

    Friday 12 February 2016

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

    Apply now

    If you would like an application package, please contact Jenni Spencer at jenni.spencer@wesleymission.org.au.

    Applications should include a cover letter and resume and must address the selection criteria. Please forward your application to Cathy Beverley, Executive Manager – Residential Care.

    Jenni Spencer

    Email: jenni.spencer@wesleymission.org.au.

    Cathy Beverley

    Email:cathy.beverley@wesleymission.org.au

    Employment application
  • Education Mentors

    Wesley Mission / 13 February 2016

    • upper Central Coast & Casino and Lismore regions
    • casual position, 1 hour per week
    • opportunity to expand your skills

     

    Wesley Mission is one of Australia’s largest Church and Christian welfare organisations.

    We are currently seeking the services of experienced Teachers to provide education support to children living in Out-Of-Home Care in the Upper Central Coast, Casino and Ballina regions. This will be in the form of one-on-one tutoring with a focus on developing literacy and numeracy skills.

    Essential Criteria

    • local tertiary qualified educators, with experience in either Primary or Secondary.
    • current valid driver’s license and access to a reliable mode of transport
    • skills in conducting comprehensive assessments, development of proficient professional reports and educational intervention plans.
    • skills in assessment, design, implementation and review of education programs for individual children and young people

     

    Desirable Criteria

    • experience or willingness in teaching students with learning difficulties or special needs
    • an understanding of the impact of trauma, attachment dysfunction and grief and loss on the education of children and young people.

     

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

    Closing date

    13 February 2016

    The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission (including provision of a valid Working with Children Check clearance number).Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values. Indigenous People are encouraged to apply.

    Apply now

    Written applications addressing the selection criteria to the Education Consultant in your area.

    To enquire and submit an application, please contact us.

    Christopher Halliday

    Upper Central Coast region

    Email:Christopher.Halliday@wesleymission.org.au

     

    Samantha Peate

    Casino and Lismore region

    Email:Samantha.Peate@wesleymission.org.au

    Employment application
  • Program Coordinator

    Wesley Vision Valley / 14 February 2016

    • full time position available
    • opportunity to expand your skills!

     

    Wesley Vision Valley, an activity of Wesley Mission, is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Program Coordinator. Wesley Vision Valley delivers a range of outdoor and adventure activities at our property in Arcadia, NSW.

    The successful applicant will have significant experience in the outdoor industry, ideally already with some experience coordinating programs.

    Key tasks include:

    • liaising with clients and designing appropriate programs
    • preparing quotes and invoicing clients
    • rostering and liaising with casual staff
    • briefing staff on daily tasks and overseeing program delivery
    • welcoming client groups to the site and presenting arrival talks
    • facilitating activities as required
    • new activity development & program design

     

    This role also includes ‘outside’ time, facilitating activities, overseeing program delivery and assisting with staff training & assessment.

    We’re looking for someone with a strong customer service focus, excellent communication skills, the ability to present to large groups of people, a friendly manner and ability to handle multiple demands at the one time.

    Essential Criteria

    • minimum Cert IV in Outdoor Recreation
    • proven experience in group facilitation and group leadership
    • excellent time management and punctuality
    • proficient in Microsoft Excel
    • first aid training (Senior or equivalent)
    • driver’s licence
    • own transportation and accommodation

     

    Desirable Criteria

    • NSW working with children check card (must be obtained prior to working at WVV)
    • TAE Trainer & Assessor
    • a firm understanding of Work Health & Safety
    • bronze medallion (less than a year old)

     

    Remuneration

    Remuneration will be based on experience, and all successful applicants are required to attend pre-employment training.  

    Closing date

    Sunday 14 February 2016

    Child protection legislation requires preferred applicants to be subject to employment screening. Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm the Mission’s values. Indigenous people are encouraged to apply.

    Apply now

    For further enquiries, or a full Position Description, please contact Ben Kaiser on (02) 9655 2619 or ben.kaiser@wesleymission.org.au.  
     
    Applications should include a cover letter and resume and must address the essential selection criteria. To apply, please forward your application to Ben Kaiser.

    Ben Kaiser
    Ph: (02) 9655 2619    
    Email: ben.kaiser@wesleymission.org.au  

    Employment application
  • Wesley Urban Mission Coordinator

    Wesley Mission / 15 February 2016

    • part time position available
    • 1 year contract
    • opportunity to expand your skills

     

    Wesley Mission is pioneering a local mission initiative to provide high-school aged youth the opportunity to grow in faith by coming alongside our neighbours in greatest need. The initiative is called Wesley Urban Mission (WUM) and was successfully piloted with more than 50 youth and young adults in October 2015. This role will be critical in growing the involvement of church youth groups, Christian schools and individuals in the event.

    Applications are sought for a part-time role to promote and assist in the organising of our Wesley Urban Mission event.

    The successful applicant will be responsible for:

    • promotion of the WUM event
    • responsive follow-up with participating churches, schools and individuals
    • working with the leadership team in the organising and implementation of the event

     

    Essential Criteria

    The successful candidate for this role will:

    • be passionate about engaging youth in Christlike servanthood
    • have demonstrated experience in promotional activity and customer service
    • be able to engage and communicate with a variety of stakeholders such as church leaders, parents and school administrators/ faculty
    • be an excellent planner and organiser

     

    Closing date

    Monday 15 February 2016

    The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission.

    Wesley Mission is a uniquely shaped church. The people who make up our congregational life come from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. They include recognised leaders in Australian society as well as those who live at society’s margins.

    Our Christ-centred faith is lived out in word and deed, particularly through our community services in such areas as homelessness services, aged care, suicide prevention, child and family services, disabilities services, mental health and youth services.

    Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values

    Apply now

    To enquire and submit an application, please contact us.

    If you have what it takes to make a success of this role we would love to hear from you. Please email your resume, cover letter outlining your suitability to Jason Ng.

    Jason Ng

    Email: jason.ng@wesleymission.org.au

    Employment application
  • Fundraising Officer, Events

    Wesley Communications, Fundraising & Volunteering / 16 February 2016

    Exciting new opportunity to join a growing team

    • full-time role located in convenient CBD offices
    • genuine opportunity to have a positive impact on the community
    • part of a strong growing organisation
    • salary packaging benefits, and ongoing learning and development opportunities

     

    Wesley Mission is a leading, multi-faceted Christian not-for-profit organisation making a real difference in the community. We currently have a new and exciting opportunity for an energetic and passionate individual to join our growing fundraising team.

    About the role

    This role requires a highly motivated and persuasive person with an eye for detail, who will have the opportunity to deliver a number of wide ranging fundraising events - someone who is used to juggling competing deadlines, is committed to delivering integrated projects and experienced in managing and negotiating with different stakeholders.

    The Wesley Mission fundraising team is geared for growth and excited about taking our performance to the next level. In your role you will identify new prospects and opportunities to assist the team in achieving this growth.

    Essential skills/knowledge includes:

    • extensive project management experience
    • proven track record in developing, promoting and managing successful fundraising events
    • strong interpersonal skills; patient and flexible with experience in managing and motivating internal and external stakeholders to gain ‘buy-in’ and achieve set objectives
    • experience of successfully using peer-to-peer mechanisms to drive funds, awareness and supporters
    • proven organisational skills, ability to multi-task, prioritise workloads and meet deadlines and budgets
    • thorough attention to detail
    • proficient computer skills with working experience in MS, Excel.

     

    This is a fabulous opportunity to join an experienced, creative and passionate team committed to our Vision: ‘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.’

    Closing date

    16 February 2016

    The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission.

    Apply now

    If you have what it takes to succeed in this role we would love to hear from you. Please email your resume and cover letter outlining your suitability to Chantelle Polley.

    Chantelle Polley

    Email: chantelle.polley@wesleymission.org.au

     

    Employment application
  • Trainer & Assessor

    Wesley LifeForce Suicide Prevention Services / 17 February 2016

    • make a real difference in saving lives!
    • Sydney based
    • involves extensive national travel, including some weekends
    • salary packaging gives this role the edge

     

    Do you care for the lives of those in need…people who are vulnerable and hurting?

    Why not make your next career move as a trainer working for Wesley Mission’s ground-breaking program.

    Wesley Mission has been a leader in the suicide prevention field since 1963, establishing the Lifeline movement and Wesley LifeForce.

    This is a role that offers many rewards for committed individuals. Facilitating and delivering suicide prevention training to community members and targeted professionals around Australia, you will be largely autonomous whilst managing specific deliverables. You will need solid experience as a Trainer and Facilitator, and may have a nursing, teaching, or counselling background. Mental health training experience will be highly regarded, however comprehensive training in Wesley Mission’s programs will be provided.

    Essential Criteria

    • experience working in mental health or counselling
    • demonstrated experience in delivering effective training programs
    • superior communication/presentation skills
    • able to travel extensively in NSW and nationally
    • hold a current NSW drivers licence

     

    Desirable Criteria

    • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
    • a passionate attitude to adult training and education
    • Accreditation as an ASIST or Mental Health First Aid trainer

     

    Remuneration

    Remuneration is in accordance with the Social Community and Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 Level 5. Generous salary packaging benefits are available.

    Closing date

    Wednesday 17 February 2016

    Successful applicants will be required to undergo a Criminal Record Check. Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm our values. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

    Apply now

    For further information please contact Maria Krohn on (02) 8922 9035. To view the position description and to complete an application form please visit the Wesley Mission careers section at: www.wesleymission.org.au/posvac and select the position from the list and follow the links.

    Please submit your cover letter addressing all selection criteria and current resume to maria.krohn@wesleymission.org.au.

    Maria Krohn

    Ph: (02) 8922 9035

    Email: maria.krohn@wesleymission.org.au

    Employment application
  • Senior Marketing Officer

    Wesley Mission / 17 February 2016

    • full time position available
    • located at Sydney CBD head office
    • lively and enjoyable work culture

     

    Wesley Mission is a high profile, multi-faceted Christian organisation making a real difference in the community. We currently have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and experienced Senior Marketing Officer to lead our Corporate Communications team.

    This role will draw on your extensive hands-on experience in marketing communications project delivery, with an emphasis on digital communications, marketing strategy, integrated campaign development, and your love of collaboration in leading a team. Your strong communication, stakeholder engagement skills, demonstrated experience in being resourceful and innovative with lean budgets, ability to bring creativity and commerciality together and experience in growing profile and brand awareness will all be requirements of this exciting and fast paced role.

    To sum up, here's what we're looking for:

    • extensive hands-on experience in development of marketing strategies and integrated campaign delivery
    • demonstrable experience in resourceful and innovative integrated marketing project delivery to build awareness
    • flexible, motivated team leader with an engaging can-do attitude
    • ability to see the big-picture while maintaining attention to detail
    • clear communicator, both verbally and written - ability to think on your feet
    • proven experience in all forms of marketing communications including digital platforms and social media to meet business objectives
    • proven organisational skills, ability to multi-task, prioritise workloads and meet  deadlines
    • an understanding of the Australian Christian landscape is advantageous

     

    Working with your team your focus will be on the delivery of projects to build the profile of Wesley Mission and the strategic development and co-ordination of our print, online and video communications strategy. You are not fazed by the need to think fast and think strategically, while managing the detail of projects and your team. This role reports to the Marketing & Communications Manager, and you are working with five direct reports.

    This is your opportunity to join a dynamic, creative and fun team committed to our vision, to ‘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.’

    Closing date
     
    Wednesday 17 February 2016

    The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission.

    Apply now

    If you have what it takes to make a success of this role we would love to hear from you. Please email your resume and cover letter outlining your suitability to chantelle.polley@wesleymission.org.au

    Chantelle Polley
    Email: chantelle.polley@wesleymission.org.au


    Employment application
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist – Alcohol and Drugs

    Wesley Hospital Ashfield / 19 February 2016

    • full time position / Inner West Sydney
    • private psychiatric hospital

     

    About Wesley Mission

    'Do all the good you can, by all the means you can…to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.’

    Wesley Mission has a real mission – to change the lives of those in need. Wesley Hospital Ashfield has gained an excellent reputation in the private and public sector and has a friendly team environment, providing quality care and maintaining ethical values whilst operating as a commercial activity. It is a 38 bed psychiatric facility treating addictions, eating and mood disorders and has a large number of day programs.

    Importantly, the role will also be part of a positive working culture where all feel proud to be part of the team.

    About the Role

    We have an excellent opportunity for a Registered Nurse passionate about making a difference in the field of Addictions Recovery. You will be working a rotating roster including morning and afternoon shifts, and report to the Director of Nursing, requiring you to manage the Addictions Recovery Unit. Maximum numbers of 19 patients are admitted to the unit.

    Your clinical responsibilities include coordinating patient admissions, developing therapeutic caring relationships with patients, providing evidence-based practice to alleviate patient distress. Experience in mindfulness based therapies would be an advantage. 

    You will communicate with patients, families, other health caregivers, and administrators and enjoy working with a multidisciplinary team of medical professionals to improve patient care. The role includes acting as a mentor/preceptor to less experienced nurses and you will be enthusiastic about creating positive change in patient care through leadership, management and education skills.

    Essential skills and experience

    • current registration as a Registered Nurse (no restrictions).
    • minimum 2 year Nursing experience in addictions recovery
    • a consultative leadership/management style.
    • ability to work independently and in a multidisciplinary team
    • excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
    • good computer skills

     

    Benefits of working at Wesley Mission

    • access to a free personal and professional Education Support program, an Educational assistance scheme for eligible staff with career growth and opportunities.
    • access to discounted Bupa Health and Travel Insurance as well as salary packaging.

     

    Closing date

    5pm, Friday 19 February 2016                                                                                                            

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

    If this interests you, please contact us. Indigenous People are encouraged to apply.

    Apply now  

    For more information or to request a Position Description please contact Catherine Andrews, Director of Nursing (02) 9716 1400. To apply please email your CV with a cover letter that addresses the selection criteria, to Catherine Andrews.

    Catherine Andrews

    Email: catherine.andrews@wesleymission.org.au

    Employment application
  • Catering Assistants

    Wesley Taylor Narrabeen / 26 February 2016

    • casual positions available
    • 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!

    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 experienced Catering Assistant to join our committed team in providing exceptional service to our residents.

    The successful applicant must have:

    • 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

    • a food handling certificate
    • aged care experience

     

    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.

    Closing date

    Friday 26 February 2016

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

    Apply now

    Please submit applications, including resume and cover letter addressing the selection criteria to Paul O’Connell

    Paul O’Connell

    Email:Paul.O'Connell@wesleymission.org.au

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  • Gambling Counsellor

    Wesley Mission / 26 February 2016

    • full time position available
    • provide vital support to the counselling team
    • opportunity to expand your skills
    • Sydney City location

     

    Wesley Counselling Services provide vital support in a range of areas including gambling, financial and legal services.

    In this role we are seeking a Gambling Counsellor to work with people with gambling problems and/or their families in a full-time position at our City location.

    You must be able to demonstrate:

    • having relevant qualifications in Counselling or Psychology
    • experience and training in addiction and/or gambling counselling.
    • skills & experience of a broad range of therapeutic approaches when working with individuals, couples and families.
    • hold membership of professional association (i.e. APS, PACFA, CAPA, ACA) or working towards.
    • highly developed communication skills in written and oral situations, with supportive & positive attitude toward all persons for whom there is responsibility, accountability or care.
    • being computer literate, including the use of Microsoft Office.
    • demonstrates a commitment to the vision, mission and Christian principles of the Wesley Mission which support a value driven service culture.
    • hold a current NSW driver’s license

     

    Desirable Criteria

    • experience in community education and/or community networking.

     

    Remuneration

    Remuneration will be in accordance with the Social Community and Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 (classification subject to the successful applicant’s knowledge, skills and experience). Generous salary packaging benefits are available.

    Closing date

    26 February 2016

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

    Apply now

    For further information about this role, please contact Shannon Hunt on 0427 041 522. Please submit your cover letter addressing all selection criteria and current resume to shannon.hunt@wesleymission.org.au

    Shannon Hunt

    Mob: 0427 041 522.

    Email: shannon.hunt@wesleymission.org.au

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  • Care Workers

    Wesley Home and Carer Support Services / 4 March 2016

    • casual positions available
    • Northern Sydney Region
    • opportunity to expand your skills

     

    Real People, Real Needs

    Wesley Mission has been ministering to a community with real 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, church services, activities and people to support those in need effectively – wherever they are.

    Home and Carer Support 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.

    Selection Criteria

    • Certificate III in Community Care or Equivalent
    • previous experience working with frail aged people, younger people with disabilities, people with dementia and complex needs, preferably in the community setting
    • experience in monitoring clients and reporting behavioural or health changes
    • experience with providing personal care assistance, including the use of mobility aids
    • strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • the ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as independently
    • an understanding of WH&S issues and risk management for client home-based care and during transport of clients
    • willingness to undergo a National Police Check & Working with Children Check
    • registered Motor Vehicle and Current NSW Drivers licence and mobile phone
    • ability to work out of school hours, weekends and evenings
    • a desire to support the mission and values of Wesley Mission

     

    Remuneration

    Position is subject to award conditions under the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 as Home Care Worker Grade 3.

    Kilometre & uniform allowance is included. Salary Packaging Opportunities and Training Provided.

    Come and enjoy the security, flexibility, educational opportunities of working for a not for profit organisation and help shape the future!

    Closing date

    Friday 4 March 2016

    Wesley Mission is an EEO employer and is committed to the vision:

    “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 youcan”

    Apply now

    To enquire and submit an application, please contact us.

    Written applications addressing the above criteria and location to: 

    Ivana Copo

    Home and Carer Support Services,

    PO BOX 7453 Brookvale NSW 2100

    Email: ivana.copo @wesleymission.org.au

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  • Trainer and Assessor

    Wesley Vocational Institute / 10 March 2016

    • seeking casual/contract trainers
    • opportunity to expand your skills

     

    Wesley Vocational Institute is seeking long term contract/casual trainers who are qualified to deliver and assess training within the Sydney region for the following courses;

    • CHC33015  -  Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)
    • CHC33015  -  Certificate III in Individual Support (Home Care)
    • CHC33015  -  Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)

     

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

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

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

    Essential Criteria

    • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110)
    • minimum 3 Years Industry Experience since 2006
    • related package qualifications
    • demonstrated experience delivering quality training and assessment in VET
    • current driver’s 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

    4pm, Thursday 10 March 2016

    Apply now

    Please send applications addressing essential and desirable criteria plus an updated trainer matrix to Elizabeth Beleski.

    Applications not addressing all criteria will not be considered.

    Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring staff to affirm the Mission’s values.

    Elizabeth Beleski

    Email: Elizabeth.Beleski@wesleymission.org.au

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