What are the Wellways PARC Locations and services in the South East?

Our South East PARC sites cater to different groups including:

  • Adult PARC – Clayton
  • Adult PARC – Narre Warren
  • Extended PARC – Narre Warren (participants can stay up to 6 months)
  • Women’s PARC – Springvale
  • Youth PARC - Dandenong
     

Are there casual employment opportunities available? 

Yes, there are casual employment opportunities at all five PARCS sites for the Recovery Worker, Sleepover Worker and Peer Worker roles.

As part of your application, let us know if you are interested in a casual opportunity.
 

Are there part-time employment opportunities?

Yes, Wellways supports flexible working and there are part time employment opportunities at all five PARCS sites for the Recovery Worker, Senior Recovery Worker, Sleepover Worker and Peer Worker roles. 

As part of your application, let us know if you are interested in a part time opportunity. 
 

What are the shift times?

Shifts times include:

  • 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • 2pm - 10pm
  • 5pm - 9am (includes sleepover, 11pm – 7am)
     

What learning and development opportunities are available at Wellways?

We provide access to ongoing training, professional development and professional practice supervision to improve your skills and advance your career. 

The training you will be part of as a Wellways PARC employee include:

  • Working Well Together
  • Outcomes Star
  • LGBTIQ+ Affirmative Practice
  • ASIST Training Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training
  • Family Sensitive Practice
  • Sustainable Tenancies Training
  • Trauma Aware Practice
  • Group Facilitation Training
     

What qualifications do I require to work at a Wellways PARC?

All roles except for the Peer Worker role require a qualification (min. Certificate IV or above) in the following areas:

  • Mental Health
  • Social Science (Psychology, OT, Social Work)
  • Alcohol and Other Drugs
  • Community Services or other related disciplines

Similar related areas and candidates currently studying are also considered. 
 

Who do I address my cover letter to?

You can address your cover letter to Raelene Taylor, Manager Recruitment Services.
 

Is there a selection criteria I need to address as part of my application?

There isn’t a key selection criteria you need to address as part of your application, however, we would like a short cover letter outlining why you’re interested in the role and what skills, experience and interests you would bring to the role.
 

The Position Description mentions, ‘the ability to undertake some travel’, what does this entail?

This includes short-distance travel for things such as going to the local shops or attending appointments with participants.
 

Am I required to use my own car for work-related travel?

No, you don’t have to use your own car for work-related travel. 

I have some further questions, how do I make contact?

Email us at recruitment@wellways.org with any questions you have, and we will respond to you as soon as we can.

Position Descriptions

Program Manager, PARC - Melbourne South East

 

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Team Leader, PARC - Melbourne South East

 

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Peer Recovery Worker, PARC - Melbourne South East

 

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Recovery Worker, PARC - Melbourne South East

 

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Senior Recovery Worker, PARC - South East Melbourne

 

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