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Wesley Mission is a high profile, multi-faceted Christian organisation making a real difference in the community. We work with the most disadvantaged in our community by providing over 200 services ranging from aged care, homeless services, child and family care, counselling, employment, training and education, and health services.
Our Vision is “Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.”
Wesley Mission has a 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 Student Well Being Worker is partially funded by the Department of Education and the school community itself, to work closely with the school learning and support team or wellbeing committee by delivering student resilience and wellbeing services. The Student Well Being Worker will provide services via groups and one-on-one short and long term interventions to children and youth at a local Public School, who are exploring social skills, healthy relationships and work with young people and their families to identify strategies to stabilise and enhance their health and wellbeing.
The Student Wellbeing Worker (SWW) is a role that is a part of the Wesley Newcastle Child, Youth and Family team. The SWW will work out of a local public school in the Newcastle area providing one on one support, group and referrals to specialist services to support and enhance student’s wellbeing.
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.
Salary and employment conditions are in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010, Level 4, with capacity for salary packaging. Superannuation is paid in addition at 9.5%.
Please find a copy of the Position Description attached below.