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Program Worker - Shepparton

  • Casual opportunity based in Shepparton
  • $38.78/hour + attractive salary packaging benefits + superannuation + penalty rates
  • Join a nationally recognised provider of mental health services and make an invaluable impact on the lives of others

Wellways Australia is a leading not-for-profit organisation dedicated to ensuring all Australians lead active and fulfilling lives in their community. We work with individuals, families and the community to help them imagine and achieve better lives.

Wellways has a number of programs providing services to the Goulburn Valley catchment. We employ program workers to work across all of these programs.

This position provides support for the implementation and ongoing development of best practice Residential rehabilitation through the Youth Residential Rehabilitation program. The program aims to provide a range of biopsychosocial rehabilitation support strategies that promote and support social inclusion and independence within the community. The residential programs provide a practical environment that facilitates the maintenance of, and/ or the development of skills in the domains of daily living, learning, working, social and health. These programs are delivered in partnership with Goulburn Valley Area Mental Health Service.

Under the support and direction of the Manager, the role forms part of the Goulburn Valley Hume team and works with the team and other key stakeholders in the ongoing development and effective implementation of regional and program plans.

Why us?

Wellways are a team of over 2000 people, operating across 93 sites nationally. We are committed to creating inclusive communities where everyone can imagine and achieve their hopes and potential, and we are always on the look-out for like-minded people who would like to be a part of this. We are a supportive, professional and hardworking team working to optimise outcomes for people who choose to use our services. With a commitment to making a meaningful contribution within our communities.

All our staff are truly valued, and we offer these amazing benefits to support you: https://www.wellways.org/careers-wellways

What do you need?

  • Relevant qualifications or commensurate experience working in a support role for people with a mental health challenge
  • Demonstrated experience and/or transferable skills & knowledge in working with people with serious mental health challenges
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • NDIS Worker Orientation Module Certificate
  • Satisfactory National Police Records Check, Working with Children's Check and Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme (DWES) Checks prior to commencement are mandatory

To apply and to download a copy of the position description please visit our careers page by clicking Apply Now.

For a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Gemma Marchant, YRR Coordinator on 03 5822 8660.

We warmly encourage people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and people with a lived experience of mental health and disability to apply. 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.

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