Careers at Wayss

Join us and use your skills to make an impact

We’re looking for people, who like us, really care about helping some of the most disadvantaged in our society – people facing homelessness and those experiencing family violence.

We have over 160 passionate team members, working across 38 different programs who are based in five locations throughout the Southern Melbourne region.

Last year over 16,400 people accessed our services, and this year the numbers look to be bigger.

Join us and play an essential part in helping us positively change lives.

Practitioners - The Orange Door

Key Responsibilities:

These positions work collaboratively as part of an integrated practice approach to respond to the needs of children, young people and families experiencing family violence and vulnerability concerns.

Key Information:

  • Full Time
  • South East Suburbs
  • Practitioner salary $84,849 to $88,702  per annum
  • Plus superannuation
  • Plus generous tax benefits through salary packaging
  • Plus Mobile phone for business and personal use
  • Five weeks annual leave plus 17.5% leave loading and generous personal leave entitlements
  • Inclusive workplace with complimentary health and well-being programs

Specialist Family Violence Practitioner

Key Responsibilities:

The Specialist Family Violence Program, the Specialist Family Violence Practitioner provides outreach case managed support to women who are experiencing or recovering from Family Violence.

Key Information:

  • Full Time
  • South East Suburbs
  • $84,849 to $88,702 per annum
  • Plus superannuation
  • Plus generous tax benefits through salary packaging 
  • Plus Mobile phone for business and personal use
  • Five weeks annual leave plus 17.5% leave loading and generous personal leave entitlements
  • Inclusive workplace with complimentary health and well-being programs

Position Closes  9am 24 September 2021

Family Violence Practitioner - Rapid Response

Key Responsibilities:

The Practitioner provides vital face to face response and phone support for women and families who are leaving or have recently left their home due to family violence, providing short term interventions that support and assist during an immediate period of crisis. 

Key Information:

  • Full Time
  • South East Suburbs
  • $84,849 to $88,702  per annum
  • Plus superannuation
  • Plus generous tax benefits through salary packaging 
  • Plus Mobile phone for business and personal use
  • Five weeks annual leave plus 17.5% leave loading and generous personal leave entitlements
  • Inclusive workplace with complimentary health and well-being programs

Position Closes  9am 24 September 2021

Specialist Family Violence Intensive Case Management Practitioner

Key Responsibilities:

The Specialist Family Violence Intensive Case Management Practitioner provides intensive case management support to clients and any accompanying children assessed at serious family violence risk.

Key Information:

  • Full Time 
  • South East Suburbs
  • $84,849 to $88,702  per annum
  • Plus superannuation
  • Plus generous tax benefits through salary packaging 
  • Plus Mobile phone for business and personal use
  • Five weeks annual leave plus 17.5% leave loading and generous personal leave entitlements 
  • Inclusive workplace with complimentary health and well-being programs

Position Closes  9am 24 September 2021

Team Leader, Services for Young People

Key Responsibilities:

The Team Leader position leads a team of workers in delivering best practice services to young people accessing housing and support across a range of service delivery models

Key Information:

  • Full Time – Maternity leave replacement until April 2022
  • South East Suburbs
  • $92,694 to $96,804  per annum (pro-rata)
  • Plus superannuation
  • Plus generous tax benefits through salary packaging 
  • Plus Mobile phone for business and personal use
  • Five weeks annual leave plus 17.5% leave loading and generous personal leave entitlements (pro-rata)
  • Inclusive workplace with complimentary health and well-being programs

Position Closes  9am  24 September 2021

Project Lead - Step Ahead - Services for Young People

Key Responsibilities:

The position is responsible for leading the implementation of our Youth Foyer model and coordinating the implementation of a staff training program across all services for young people.  

Key Information:

  • Full Time – Fixed term 6 months
  • Pakenham
  • $92,694 to $96,804  per annum (pro-rata)
  • Plus superannuation
  • Plus generous tax benefits through salary packaging
  • Plus Mobile phone for business and personal use
  • Five weeks annual leave plus 17.5% leave loading and generous personal leave entitlements (pro-rata)
  • Inclusive workplace with complimentary health and well-being programs

Position Closes  9am  24 September 2021

Case Worker, Services for Young People

Key Responsibilities:

The Case Worker will work with young people experiencing homelessness or who are at risk of homelessness to address their immediate needs and coordinate housing and support outcomes through a case management approach. 

Key Information:

  • Full Time
  • Pakenham
  • $74,179 to $79,810  per annum
  • Plus superannuation
  • Plus generous tax benefits through salary packaging 
  • Plus Mobile phone for business and personal use
  • Five weeks annual leave plus 17.5% leave loading and generous personal leave entitlements
  • Inclusive workplace with complimentary health and well-being programs

Position Closes  9am 24 September 2021

Specialist Family Violence Intake Worker

Key Responsibilities:

The Specialist Family Violence Intake Worker this position provides face to face and telephone based support to women and women with children who are experiencing family violence

Key Information:

  • Full Time 
  • South East Suburbs
  • $84,849 to $88,702  per annum
  • Plus superannuation
  • Plus generous tax benefits through salary packaging 
  • Plus Mobile phone for business and personal use
  • Five weeks annual leave plus 17.5% leave loading and generous personal leave entitlements 
  • Inclusive workplace with complimentary health and well-being programs

Position Closes  9am 28 September 2021

Initial Assessment and Planning Worker (IAP)

Key Responsibilities:

The IAO worker is  responsible for providing, information, assessment and referrals to support families, couples and individuals who are in housing crisis to access short, medium and longer term, secure and affordable accommodation.

Key Information:

  • Full Time 
  • Dandenong
  • $74, 179 to $79,810  per annum
  • Plus superannuation
  • Plus generous tax benefits through salary packaging 
  • Plus Mobile phone for business and personal use
  • Five weeks annual leave plus 17.5% leave loading and generous personal leave entitlements 
  • Inclusive workplace with complimentary health and well-being programs

Position Closes  9am  28 September 2021

Project Lead - Step Ahead - Services for Young People

Key Responsibilities:

The position is responsible for leading the implementation of our Youth Foyer model and coordinating the implementation of a staff training program across all services for young people.  

Key Information:

    • Full Time – Fixed term 6 months
    • Pakenham
    • $92,694 to $96,804  per annum (pro-rata)
    • Plus superannuation
    • Plus generous tax benefits through salary packaging 
    • Plus Mobile phone for business and personal use
    • Five weeks annual leave plus 17.5% leave loading and generous personal leave entitlements (pro-rata)
    • Inclusive workplace with complimentary health and well-being programs

Position Closes  9am  24 September 2021

Case Worker, Services for Young People

Key Responsibilities:

The Case Worker will work with young people experiencing homelessness or who are at risk of homelessness to address their immediate needs and coordinate housing and support outcomes through a case management approach. 

Key Information:

  • Full Time
  • South East Suburbs
  • $74,179 to $79,810  per annum
  • Plus superannuation
  • Plus generous tax benefits through salary packaging 
  • Plus Mobile phone for business and personal use
  • Five weeks annual leave plus 17.5% leave loading and generous personal leave entitlements
  • Inclusive workplace with complimentary health and well-being programs

Position Closes  9am 24 September 2021

Specialist Family Violence Intake Worker

Key Responsibilities:

The Specialist Family Violence Intake Worker this position provides face to face and telephone based support to women and women with children who are experiencing family violence

Key Information:

  • Full Time 
  • South East Suburbs
  • $84,849 to $88,702  per annum
  • Plus superannuation
  • Plus generous tax benefits through salary packaging 
  • Plus Mobile phone for business and personal use
  • Five weeks annual leave plus 17.5% leave loading and generous personal leave entitlements 
  • Inclusive workplace with complimentary health and well-being programs

Position Closes  9am 27 September 2021

Are you looking to make a difference?

The family violence workforce is essential for responding to and working towards ending violence against women and children.

We are currently seeking expressions of interest from people who want to make a real difference through working with women and children experiencing family violence.

If this sounds like you, to find out more and to apply, please select the Apply Now icon below.