Adaptable Mentor - Hervey Bay & Fraser Coast

Last updated: 12/09/2023

IMPACT Community Services Limited (IMPACT) is a high profile, community owned organisation supporting the most vulnerable and marginalised members of our community. Since 1978, we have been supporting local people experiencing disadvantage, poverty and exclusion. Our vision is to improve lives. IMPACT is also a Child Safe Organisation committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people.

Do you like supporting people to identify and achieve their employment goals? If so, then IMPACT’s Adaptable Mentor position is definitely for you. 

This rewarding opportunity supports clients to identify occupational strengths, skills, interests, work preferences, values, lifestyle needs, job satisfiers and motivators, in order to plan for future vocational goals during times of change. Working one-on-one and in small groups in a full-time capacity until June 2024, you will provide the support, training and motivation to assist people become more resilient in the workforce. 

The program also assists participants to understand the various types of emotional reactions they may experience during this time and strategies for managing these reactions effectively. Adaptable is one of the programs under the WORKFit suite of programs.

Our WORKFit initiative is comprised of four programs: Adaptable, JOBGym, JOBScan and JOBHelp. Each designed to operate as individual programs but once combined create a continuum of supports from developing employability skills through to securing employment. Depending on their level of need, clients enter the program at a stage that best suits their circumstances.

To thrive in this role; you will be flexible, take the initiative and not be scared to try something new. You will enjoy a challenge and be vocal on ideas to support change and continuous improvement. But most of all, you will know that what you do contributes to the bigger picture and that in this role, you are making a difference by helping people be the best possible version of themselves.

Our offer to you:

  • 9 day fortnight so enjoy a long weekend every second week
  • Salary packaging up to $18,500 per year to increase your take home pay
  • Birthday bonus day off
  • Paid 2 hours per month to donate to a worthy cause of your choice
  • Opportunities for advancement with our 'grow your own' approach
  • Professional development by participating in internal and external training
  • Reimbursement of Working With Children and NDIS screening cards

To find out more, view our Position Description and full list of staff benefits

How to apply

Submit your application today and provide your:

  • Cover letter showing us why you are a great match for this role
  • Current Resume

IMPACT welcomes all applications, including from Indigenous Australians, people with a lived experience of mental health concerns and recovery, a disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ+ and from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. 

We believe that diversity in our workplace makes us stronger and we provide equal opportunity to all. IMPACT is proud to be an INCLUSIVE EMPLOYER 2022-2023 with the Diversity Council Australia. Selection for all vacancies is made on the basis of merit. 

The successful applicant will be required to obtain background checks prior to employment, including a Working with Children Check and an NDIS Worker Screening clearance.

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:

  • Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a Mentor?
  • Do you have a current NDIS Worker Screening Check?
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