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Carer Coach

Wellways Australia
  • Rewarding Full Time Fixed Term opportunity available till 30/06/2024 based at Penrith
  • $37.54 p/hr + 10% Super + Leave loading + Salary packaging benefits!
  • Join a life changing program to support carers, our unsung heroes, to be the best version of themselves whilst caring for others!

About Your Next Exciting Opportunity!

Facilitated coaching is a one-to-one service that is carer led and directed. The coaching service aims to support carers to increase their individual agency, empowering them to find practical, small steps towards self-identified goals. It involves the carer engaging with a coach to assist them to acquire skills and resilience to help them sustain their caring role.

The service duration of facilitated coaching is between one (1) and six (6) sessions and can be conducted face to face, over the phone or over online channels. Over the course of the coaching sessions, the trained Carer Gateway coach will work with the carer to identify their personal goal(s) and to create, implement and maintain an action plan for working towards these goal(s).

Reporting to the Carer Coaching and In-person Peer Support Co-ordinator, the Carer Gateway Coach will be responsible for:

  • Facilitating the program in accordance with training and the Facilitated Coaching Service Guidelines
  • Facilitate one-one-one coaching to carers, to achieve the program's required KPI's
  • Creating an environment Carers will find welcoming, real and empowering
  • Ensure relationships with Carers are positive and are built on Wellways values
  • Engaging professionally and positively with key external and internal stakeholders
  • Community engagement / networking and establishing referral pathways
  • To work autonomously while also being a supportive and flexible team member

Pre-employment requirements

  • Diploma
  • Appropriate IT skills
  • Evidence of working rights within Australia such as a passport or birth certificate
  • A current valid Driver's License
  • National Police Records Check (less than 12 months old)
  • NSW Working with Children Check (Current or willing to obtain prior to employment)
  • NDIS Worker Orientation Module Certificate
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check
  • FULL COVID19 Vaccination (including booster) or valid medical exemption

Benefits & Culture

Wellways supports an inclusive approach in both the workplace and community where everyone can imagine and achieve their goals to their fullest potential. This is your opportunity to join a nationally recognised organisation with over 2,000 staff members across 93 sites where you can gain access to ongoing support and opportunity for career development.

  • Join a brand new and supportive team
  • Onsite formal clinical supervision
  • Salary packaging up to $15,899 per annum
  • An Employee Assistance Program which aims to support and empower employees and their loved ones

For a full list of our staff benefits, visit here.

Who To Contact

For a confidential discussion about the role, we encourage you to contact Program Coordinator, Bradley Buckland on 02 4623 0123.

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

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.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with a lived experience are encouraged to apply.

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