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Employment arrangements and benefits

  • Annual leave: 5 weeks per year
  • Personal leave: 
    10 days year 1
    15 days personal leave years 2-4
    20 days personal leave year 5 plus (no cap)
  • Long Service leave above standard – 13 weeks after 10 years
  • Provision of Company vehicles for  management positions and nominated outreach positions
  • Access to pool cars to undertake your offsite work, with clients, attendance at meetings and training events
  • Subsidised car parking
  • Immediate access to generous salary packaging arrangements supported by a first class external provider at minimum cost


Professional development

  • Core training for all positions
  • Internal and external training opportunities to promote continual professional development
  • Continuing Professional Development
  • Internal and external placements for staff studying in a relevant field
  • Study leave


Organisational development

  • Opportunities for input at an organisational level:
  • Input and feedback for policy development
  • Input and feedback into the development of the Quality Work Plan
  • Direct involvement/membership QWP Action groupson objectives and projects related to our staff, our clients, our infrastructure and our leadership
  • Input and feedback into program evaluation and service delivery gap analysis, with a focus on continual service delivery improvement


Career development options

  • 12 direct service programs across youth services, women’s services and housing services that provide many options for changing career or broadening experience and knowledge. We average 10-15 internal staff appointments annually.
  • Added to this are options for moving between 8 locations operated by WAYSS including a main office and 7 outpost locations two of which are 24/7 facilities.
  • Performance development and review policy and procedure which requires regular review of your action plan throughout the year


Staff well being

  • Quit Smoking subsidy
  • Free onsite vaccinations for influenza
  • Subsidies for vaccinations conducted offsite for hepatitisA and B and whooping cough
  • Free onsite workplace health checks
  • Regular free fruit runs
  • Barbeque breakfasts
  • Pedometer challenge
  • Resilience training
  • Supervision Policy and Procedure which requires regular meetings with your supervisor to discuss your wellbeing, your work and your professional development
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • FV policy