Community Engagement Support Worker

Rockhampton & Capricorn Coast
Community Services & Development
Community Development
Contract/Temp
Posted 4d ago

About the program

Wellways Australia is the first point of contact for all Australian Government Carer Gateway funded services in South West Sydney and across Queensland, aiming to help carers access practical information and advice and connect with services in their local area. Carer supports and services aredelivered using a network of local Carer Gateway regional service providers Carers and those who provide a caring role to someone in their life who has a disability, mental health issue, chronic health condition, terminal illness or are frail aged.

About the role

The Community Engagement Support Worker is an exciting role that that is responsible for undertaking intake, assessment and planning services for Carers accessing support provided by the Carer Gateway across Queensland.

Key responsibilities include, however are not limited to:

  • Identifying hidden or hard to reach carers and communities
  • Providing Intake, Planning and Assessment services to Carers
  • Providing Carers with information on internal and external programs/services
  • Developing action plans and Ensuring action plans focus on providing service solutions that maintain and strengthen Carers health and wellbeing

Skills & Experience

  • Demonstrated knowledge of caring roles and the impact on Carers health and wellbeing to determine support requirements
  • Experience in coordinating responsive individualised support to individuals, families, young people and children with caring roles
  • Effective communication skills, verbal and written, including the ability to develop reports, public speaking and conference

Pre-employment requirements

  • Certificate IV in Community Development
  • Evidence of working rights within Australia such as a passport or birth certificate
  • National Police Records Check
  • Blue Card and Yellow Card (or NDIS Worker Screening Check)
  • NDIS Worker Orientation Module Certificate
  • COVID-19 Vaccination certificate

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
  • Fortnightly pay
  • Salary packaging up to $15,899 per annum
  • An Employee Assistance Program which aims to support and empower employees and their loved ones
  • Ongoing support and supervision
  • For a full list of our staff benefits, visit https://www.wellways.org/careers-wellways [link removed]
  • For a confidential discussion about the role, please contact John Clayton on 0468575470 or

Applications close 10th December, 2021.

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.

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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