Social Support Groups

  • 0.16 EFT  (ongoing)
  • Facilitate a relaxed fun and supportive environment for new and regular group participants
  • Permanent ongoing position in a supportive and respectful organisation
  • Based in Sunbury

About the role:

This position is responsible for planning a fun and varied weekly social recreational activity group for people under the age of 65 years with a disability.

The group aims to facilitate independence in social and living skills for participants as well as providing respite for carers.

The New Horizons program operates on a Tuesday evening between 4.00pm-8.00pm. Preparation time commences from 2.00pm weekly.  Activities are both centre and community based with an evening meal included in activity program.

About you

  • Empathy and a genuine interest in supporting participants to live independently and achieve their goals.
  • A commitment to working from a strengths-based approach with participants.
  • Listens actively and inspires confidence and trust.
  • Creativity, energy and compassion.
  • Flexibility to innovate within a changing environment.
  • Ability to plan work and establish appropriate priorities.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake and maintain a National Criminal History Check (NCHC), an NDIS Safety Screening check and hold a current valid Working With Children Check.  As a healthcare provider, all our staff will need to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or have a medical exemption by an authorised medical practitioner.

Further Information:

Position Description

For a confidential discussion, please contact Deb McCallum, Team Leader Social Support Groups and Respite, on 9744 9267 or email

How to apply:

As an employer, we value diversity and encourage applicants from all cultures and backgrounds.

To be considered for a role, your application must include a cover letter, resume (including 3 referees) and responses to the key selection criteria, which need to be submitted via email to:

Applications Close: Thursday 19 May, 5pm