Headway Gippsland Inc.

Thank you for showing an interest in joining us at Headway.

As a growing and respected organisation in the disability sector, we’re proud of what we do and how we do it. Our diverse, skilled and dedicated staff, no matter where they are within the organisation, are passionate about ensuring people with a disability regain and retain their independence. We offer very competitive rates of pay and staff are paid in line with the SCHADS award. 

If you feel you have what it takes to make a difference to someone then please get in contact with us.

We require staff to have:

  • Up-to-date CPR and First Aid.
  • As of 1 February 2021, The National Disability Insurance Scheme Worker Screening Check (NDIS Check) has started. All new workers in risk assessed roles for registered NDIS providers will need to get an NDIS Clearance before they can start work. For more information, visit vic.gov.au/ndis-worker-screening-check.
  • A Working with Children Check. You can apply for the fee to be waivered once the NDIS Check is done.

We cover Bass Coast, South Gippsland, West Gippsland, Latrobe, Sale, Bairnsdale and Lakes Entrance regions.

If you are interested in joining our team as a Life Skills Officer, please have a look at the position description here. These are casual positions supporting people in the home or in the community.

How to apply

Send in your job application to Dianne Mumford with a CV and cover letter attached by emailing d.mumford@headwaygippsland.org.au.

Please include in the email your contact details and the job you are applying for. If you have any enquiries about your application, please contact the Headway Gippsland office by phoning (03) 5127 7166.

Life Skills Officers (from Warragul to Bairnsdale) – casual

We are seeking to recruit Life Skills Officers to support participants right across Gippsland. These are casual positions. Life Skills Officers offer our participants a supportive environment to reach their full potential.

Certificate IV Community Services (Disability) or equivalent qualifications are highly desirable. Applicants must have a current driver’s licence, up-to-date First Aid and CPR and a Working with Children Check.

Click here for the full position description.

Please note… as of 1 February 2021, The National Disability Insurance Scheme Worker Screening Check (NDIS Check) has started. All new workers in risk assessed roles for registered NDIS providers will need to get an NDIS Clearance before they can start work. 

Life Skills Officers (Sale and Bairnsdale) – casual – male staff for male participants

We are seeking to recruit male Life Skills Officers to support male participants in Sale and Bairnsdale. These participants wish for male support workers.

These are casual positions. Life Skills Officers offer our participants a supportive environment to reach their full potential.

Certificate IV Community Services (Disability) or equivalent qualifications are highly desirable. Applicants must have a current driver’s licence, up-to-date First Aid and CPR and a Working with Children Check.

Click here for the full position description.

Please note… as of 1 February 2021, The National Disability Insurance Scheme Worker Screening Check (NDIS Check) has started. All new workers in risk assessed roles for registered NDIS providers will need to get an NDIS Clearance before they can start work. 

Service Engagement Coordinator (Morwell) – full time

A new role for our business, the Service Engagement Coordinator is an important addition to our team, providing a dedicated rostering and support role for both staff and participants.

The position is based predominantly at the Morwell office, but requires some travel across Gippsland to engage with outreach workers (Life Skills Officers) and clients. This includes supervision and performance review support.

The successful candidate will have previous experience in scheduling or rostering and detail-oriented data management. Excellent administration is a key focus of this role, including client note-taking and correspondence with all levels of staff.

Click here for the position description.

View the job advertisement on Seek by clicking here.

Please note… this position has a different application process as to what is outlined above. Please use the following instructions:

  • Applications must include a resume and a response addressing Key Selection Criteria and be submitted via Seek or be emailed to hello@fullcirclehr.com.au with subject: Service Engagement Coordinator, Headway.
  • Applications not addressing the Key Selection Criteria may not be considered. Agency applications will not be considered.
  • Applications close 5pm on April 16, 2021.
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