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Community Engagement Support Worker

  • Rural, Part time role (0.6) until 30th June 2023 in Goondiwindi, Queensland
  • $35.77 per hour + Superannuation + Salary Packaging + Leave loading
  • A rewarding career with a nationally recognised provider of mental health and disability services


Wellways is committed to reconciliation, lived experience and inclusivity. We strongly encourage and warmly welcome people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, people with a lived experience of mental health and disability and people who identify as LGBTIQA+ to apply. Even if you only meet some of the criteria, we’d love to hear from you.


If you’d like to know more about our reconciliation commitment, click here  Reconciliation | Wellways 


About the role
The Community Engagement Support Worker plays an integral role in the delivery of services across the Carer Gateway program specifically for Rural Outreach. You will work to promote Wellways services and use your local connections to reach carers that may not have easy access to the services via the contact centre.


This role is predominantly a community engagement role, coordinating events, database work.

You will provide intake, planning and assessment services to carers as well as supply carers with information on internal and external programs/services.  Your local knowledge of the community will be a great way for you to develop action plans and focus on providing service solutions that maintain and strengthen carers’ health and wellbeing.


Your passion to help others who are in a caring role will be a great strength when connecting and  sourcing the right supports for those that care for the ones they love.


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 will be delivered 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.


Pre-employment requirements

  • Certificate IV in Community Development or relevant cert IV certificate
  • Evidence of working rights within Australia such as a passport or birth certificate
  • Current valid driver’s license
  • Satisfactory National Police Records Check
  • Blue Card and NDIS Worker Screening Check (Current or willing to obtain prior to employment)
  • NDIS Worker Orientation Module Certificate:
  • COVID 19 Vaccination with 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. We want you to join our nationally recognised organisation where you can gain access to ongoing support and have great career development and a place for you to forge a new career path for yourself! Wellways is a non-profit organisation and offers a great salary packaging options to bump up your take home pay.


For a confidential discussion about the role, please contact
Stacey Edwards 0423167926


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 and Booster 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. ​



The Community Engagement Support Worker plays an integral role in the delivery of services across the Carer Gateway program specifically for Rural Outreach.



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