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Program Worker

Wellways Australia
  • Exciting part-time (0.8FTE) opportunity based in Hobart, fixed term till 30 June 2023
  • Join a nationally recognised and growing provider of mental health and disability services
  • $77k annual salary (pro-rata) + superannuation + salary packaging benefits + leave loading

Wellways is committed to reconciliation, lived experience and inclusivity. We strongly encourage and warmly welcome people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, people with a lived experience of mental health and disability and people who identify as LGBTIQA+ to apply. Even if you only meet some of the criteria, we'd love to hear from you.

If you'd like to know more about our reconciliation commitment, please visit our website.

Do you have experience in the mental health field or with recovery-orientated practices? We are seeking a driven and motivated individual that shares our passion in helping others, to work in partnership with individuals, their families and carers to provide a range of non-clinical based support to assist the individual to achieve their recovery goals. The individual will benefit from receiving specialised psychosocial support, centred around their needs and goals.

The Wellways to Recovery program is funded by the Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania to assist people who are experiencing severe or persistent mental health issues to progress on their recovery journey by working towards goals that increase their inclusion in the community.

About you

Your excellent interpersonal and communication skills will go hand in hand with your demonstrated alignment with Wellways values. You will hold a relevant qualification or demonstrated experience and skills in providing high-quality recovery-orientated services to people experiencing mental health challenges.

What do you need?

  • Tertiary Qualifications in a social science or related discipline
  • Prior experience working within the mental health industry or community-based organisation
  • Effective communication skills, verbal and written including the ability to complete reports
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Current and valid Driver's License and the ability to undertake travel
  • The right to work within Australia
  • Satisfactory National Police Records Check, Working with Vulnerable People's Check with NDIS Endorsement
  • NDIS Worker Orientation Module Certificate
  • Evidence of COVID booster vaccination or valid medical exemption

About Wellways

Wellways Australia exists to help all Australians lead active, fulfilling and inclusive lives in their community. We achieve this by supporting and working with individuals, families and the community to help them imagine and achieve better lives. We advocate for change to ensure people have access to the best possible care and information when they need it. We provide a wide range of services and assistance for people with mental health issues, disabilities, youth and older Australians and those requiring community care.

For a copy of the position description or a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Linda Carpenter, Manager - South Tasmania on 03 6169 0601.

We encourage early applications as successful applicants may be contacted prior to closing date.

Wellways Australia Limited is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable people. All applicants applying for roles within Wellways must undergo a screening process prior to their successful appointment. 

The health and safety of Wellways participants and employees is our highest priority and all Wellways roles are covered by directives that require mandatory COVID vaccinations. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of COVID-19 vaccination or valid medical exemption prior to commencement.

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