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In Grow’s 2017 staff survey, conducted by Enhancing Community Business, a resounding 100% of survey respondents said that they either loved or liked working for Grow and 96% said they were proud to work for Grow.

So if you are considering a job in the not for profit sector, consider working with Grow – and be a part of our community.

If you would like to make an enquiry or submit a resume, please contact us at national@grow.org.au

Current Advertised Positions:

Senior Field and Residential Field Worker – Full Time – Grow 

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  • National Mental Health Organisation
  • Full time position
  • Generous leave allowance and flexible working arrangements
  • Office based in Narrabundah ACT

Grow is a community mental health organisation whose aim is to help people overcome personal challenges related to mental illness through a peer lead, structured, mutual help program within a caring and sharing community.  At our ACT branch, we have four mutual help groups in addition to our five bed mental health rehabilitation and transition house located in Narrabundah. Your role will be to support the mutual help groups in ACT and surrounding areas, and provide oversight to the delivery of our residential support program. 

About the role:

Primary functions include:

  • In collaboration with the ACT Manager, provide oversight on the day to day operations of our residential program and supervision of our residential workers
  • Supporting and developing quality of existing Grow Groups
  • Developing opportunities to establish new Groups
  • Undertake outreach to promote local Grow Groups and our Residential Program and establish and maintain referral pathways and community support.  
  • Nurture leadership of members and volunteers

About you:

The successful applicant will need to identify with Grow’s philosophy and values, be self-motivated, team spirited, and open to ongoing training.

You will need at a minimum a tertiary qualification in Community Services and experience in mental health and rehabilitation services. You will need to hold a current First Aid Certificate, ACT driver’s licence, and have current ACT Working with Vulnerable People Registration .

Requirements for applications:

Applications must include a covering letter, resume and a document addressing the key selection criteria and mandatory requirements outlined in the position description.  You will also be required to provide and two professional references one of which will be your most recent employer. Applications that do not include these requirements will not be considered.  The position description is available on the above link

For further information about the role, please contact Justin Famularo on 0421977002

How to apply for this job

Email to justin.famularo@grow.org.au 

Applications close by COB Friday 3rd May 2019

 


Residential Program Worker (Casual)

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  • National organisation
  • Located at West Hoxton {Close to Leppington Station}.
  • Flexible working environment
  • Casual Position with possible perm  part-time

We are seeking candidates for a casual position for our 17 bed Mental Health Residential Program in West Hoxton, NSW. The program offers long term residential support to people recovering from mental illness / AOD issues.  

ABOUT US

Grow is a not-for-profit non-government organisation which was started in Sydney in 1957 by people who believed that, together, they could support each other to overcome the difficulties they experienced in their everyday life that were caused by mental illness and go on to live a life full of hope and aspiration.  The Grow Residential Program builds on this mutual help approach.  It is a therapeutic community that supports recovery from mental health condition, with or without co-existing substance abuse.

ABOUT THE ROLE

This position involves working with individuals who have mental health conditions, with or without a co-existing substance abuse issues. The role is to support and inspire persons in recovery by using Grows 12 step program. You will be responsible for delivery of the day-to-day structure including group facilitation, resident management and service delivery.

We are seeking both people for both casual and a permanent part time positions working on average two days per week with opportunity for additional shifts for holiday relief or to cover other staff absences.

ABOUT YOU

The successful candidate will have experience in the community services and at minimum hold a Cert IV in mental health or community services.  You may also be a second-year university student studying social or health services and interested gaining firsthand experience in residential rehabilitation. You will be required to have or attain a current First Aid certificate.  You will need to be able to work with minimum direction, be self-motivated, flexible, team spirited, open to ongoing training and able to identify strongly with Grow values. A current Driver’s License and own transport is essential.

Requirements for applications:

Applications must include a covering letter, resume and a document addressing the key selection criteria and mandatory requirements outlined in the position description.  You will also be required to provide and two professional references one of which will be your most recent employer. Applications that do not include these requirements will not be considered.  The position description is available on the above link

For further information about the role, please contact Justin Famularo on 0421977002

How to apply for this job

Email to justin.famularo@grow.org.au 

Applications close by COB Friday 12th April 2019