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In Grow’s 2016 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:

Branch Manager – Full-Time – NT

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  • National Mental Health Organisation
  • Salary from $83,000 plus super, plus salary sacrifice
  • Generous leave allowance.
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Office based in Darwin

Grow’s unique program of peer support and personal development has enabled the recovery of its members for over 60 years. The Grow Program engages its members to  contribute to the recovery of others and the continued development of the Program by sharing their lived experience.  This lived experience has also contributed to the further development of new programs that focus on wellness and early intervention.

This position will be responsible for continuing the growth and development of Grow in the Northern Territory.  This is a hands on position that includes both management responsibilities such as business development and contract management, and the hands on delivery of Grow’s programs including our early intervention program, Get Growing, targeted at young people at risk.  You will provide leadership to a small but growing team of staff and volunteers. You will be supported in your role by a national leadership team based in Brisbane

The successful applicant will have tertiary qualifications in health, community or social services and must have considerable management experience in the not-for-profit sector, preferably mental health services. We encourage applications from people that can use their lived experience of mental illness in this role.

 

How to apply for this job

For enquiries please contact Clare Guilfoyle, CEO of Grow on 07 3397 7629 or 0488 162 622.

Applications must include a resume and letter which addresses the key selection criteria outlined in the position description which can be found on the Grow website at grow.org.au.

Applications close 5pm 27th April 2018

 



Health Promotions Officer – Part-Time – WA

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  • National Organisation
  • Attractive remuneration package and generous leave allowance.
  • 15 hours per week negotiable up (2 days a week) Part time
  • 12-month contract.
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Applications close 28.04.2018 (Grow reserves rights to close earlier)

About the role:

Grow is seeking a part time Health Promotion Officer for a 12-month contract covering maternity leave for our Western Australia Branch. Initially the role will be for minimum 2 of days per week with a view to increase to 4 days per week, subject to funding. The continuation of the role past the 12 months contract is subject to funding.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the development and implementation of a Health Promotion Program aimed at reducing the incidence of mental illness and stigma, suicide and suicide attempts, and promotes positive mental health

About you:

The successful applicant will have tertiary qualifications in health promotion or similar or be working towards these qualifications.  Experience in developing health promotion programs is essential.  The successful applicant should also have experience in training other staff or volunteers to successfully deliver health promotion programs.  You should also demonstrate excellent organisational skills and have the ability to develop strong working relationships with community groups and other key stakeholders. Grant writing experience is desirable.  

Remuneration includes generous leave provisions and option to salary sacrifice. Pay rate is negotiable based on experience and skill. 

Grow is a national organisation which offers a consumer-driven program for people wishing to recover or establish their mental health and coping skills. Grow helps people develop personal skills and build their personal resources to overcome life’s challenges. The mutual support and friendship developed creates an ongoing network and community of sharing, support and care. The program has been operating for over 60 years and is supported by substantial research.

 

How to apply for this job

Please contact Western Australia Manager if you have any questions regarding the position on 9228 1411.  

Please send your application including a comprehensive resume and statement addressing the selection criteria to national@grow.org.au

Applications close 21st April 2018 5pm.  
(Grow reserves all rights to close position) 

 


Fieldworker – Full-Time – WA

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  • National Organisation
  • Salary from $59.000 plus super, plus salary sacrifice
  • Generous leave allowance.
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Company vehicle for work-related use

Grow was established 60 years ago, and operates 30+ Mutual Help Support Groups in Western Australia, open to all people willing to improve their mental health. Grow is a community mental health organisation whose aim is to empower people to overcome the personal challenges resulting from mental illness through mutual help and peer support in a group setting, skills development and a supportive, inclusive community. Over the next few years Grow Western Australia will be expanding its mental health programs as part of the new strategic plan 2018-2021. You could be part of this exciting change. 

About the role:

Working hours can include some evening and occasional weekend work. The region covered by this role is the East Metropolitan Region.

Primary functions include:

  • Ensuring compliance of Mutual Help Support Groups to the Program blueprint
  • Providing support to Mutual Help Support Groups and increasing the member participation
  • Establishing new Mutual Help Support Groups in the East Metropolitan Region
  • Promoting and marketing Grow Groups, and establishing referrals
  • Performance reporting for the region

About you:

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

Selection Criteria:

  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in Community Services
  • Field development experience in expanding Community Services
  • Minimum a qualification in Community Services such as Certificate IV Mental Health or superior
  • Mandatory requirements – current First Aid Certificate, WA Driver’s Licence, & Police Clearance

Desirable:

  • Tertiary qualifications in community services or related
  • Working with remote or disadvantaged communities
  • Grant writing experience

Requirements for applications:

Applications must include a cover 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 two professional references. Applications that do not include these requirements will not be considered. 

For further information about the role, please contact the Manager on 08 9228 1411 or national@grow.org.au

How to apply for this job

Please email applications to Grow at national@grow.org.au

Applications close 21st April 2018 5pm.  
(Grow reserves all rights to close position)