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100+ Years we’ve been around

20+ Services we offer

10,000+ People we’ve helped

Are you up for the challenge?

We are always looking for passionate people who are up for the challenge to join our team. We boldly tackle the toughest challenges in Western Australia and walk with our clients, wherever it takes us, for however long we are needed.

Our dedicated staff and volunteers fully engage in the local communities in which they are based, and endeavour to work with individuals, families and communities to deliver services that best meet our client needs. Guided by our values, we focus on opportunities for community members to re-engage and participate positively in the community.

It isn’t always easy. It isn’t always fun. But it can be so incredibly rewarding. If you want to make a genuine difference to the lives of Western Australian’s who need it most, then a role at Hope Community Services could be for you.

Students Please Note: We have filled our metro student placement opportunities for 2023 and are no longer taking applications.

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“I feel privileged to have a role in people’s lives, at a point of vulnerability. The opportunity to use my skills to ensure that our programs meet our vision of empowering people to take back control of their lives inspires me daily.”

“I love working for an organisation that has a strong social impact agenda and who go where many other organisations do not. We reach the most isolated and remote parts of WA and ensure that quality services are available for everyone.”

“I was drawn to HOPE because of the organisational commitment to working regionally and alongside Traditional Owners to create better health and social impacts and outcomes statewide”.

“HOPE’s mission and vision resonate with me. I am passionate about working alongside communities to address social inequalities, family violence, and mental health / trauma and I am lucky enough to work for an organisation that is also passionate about supporting those facing the toughest challenges.”

“HOPE is firm, confident and transparent in its commitment to provide social and emotional wellbeing services to those most in need in WA. This aligns with my own values and aspirations in the social services sector.”

“Since starting work with HOPE I’ve found that the team’s passion and commitment to ongoing improvement and innovation matches my own. They are ready to listen and open to change”.

“I love working at HOPE as I am passionate about young people being able to access quality services and youth workers to support them on their journey to make positive choices for their future and for the future of their community.”

“HOPE has provided me with the opportunity to begin working in a field I love. It is a supportive and caring environment that has given me room for growth both professionally and personally.

“Living a value-based life and sharing the same passions and aspirations as HOPE makes going to work an exciting venture every day. The support from my peers and the rewarding work we all do keeps me constantly fighting for health promotion and change.”

“Working for HOPE provides me with the opportunity to get involved and make positive changes in people’s lives.”

Why work for HOPE?

In addition to working for a not-for-profit organisation with great people in a rewarding role, a career at HOPE also offers:
  • Salary packaging benefits
  • Flexible working hours and locations (where applicable to role)
  • Grow with HOPE – Opportunity for career progression – our “Promote from within” culture
  • Grow with HOPE – Generous and extensive training and professional development opportunities
  • Opportunity to travel within Western Australia
  • Unity in Diversity – our staff reflect our commitment to diversity and inclusion.
To find out more about a career at Hope Community Services, email our People & Culture Team via hr@hopecs.org.au.

Our current job vacancies

About the Opportunity 

The role’s primary function is to work with other staff to create a safe and respectful home environment for young people to assist them to take responsibility and make healthy life choices.

Facilitate activities and support young people to achieve their goals, developed in their strengths based daily personalised program, and bail conditions whilst in the residential services.

Shifts are varied. There is a mixture of weekday shifts, weekday evening/overnight shifts and weekend day/overnight shifts. Staff work a mixture of shifts as part of their role.

Reporting of incidents as required by HOPE and funding body and within contractual timeframes.

For more information or to apply for this role view the full job advertisement or email hr@hopecs.org.au

Clinical Educator

  • Part Time position (30.6 hours a fortnight).

About the Role:

The Clinical Educator has a significant role in providing holistic support to students and graduates participating in the Early Career Program at headspace Kalgoorlie and Esperance. Through mentoring and supervision, you will be assisting students’ and graduates’ translate their mental health skills training into practice.

This role also will engage and build relationships with universities to support activities aligned with the goals of the Early Career Program. These activities including supporting study groups and coordinate student placements, to program evaluation and education activities.

For more information or to apply for this role view the full job advertisement or email hr@hopecs.org.au

As a Residential Support Worker, you will work with other staff to carry out the day to day, routine and upkeep of the Bail house. You will work with young people to build rapport based on trust and respect, and help work to develop goals and strategies to manage their wellbeing. You will respond to mental health concerns and behaviour in a non-judgmental and compassionate manner.

This service is a 24hour facility so the successful candidate will be required to work during the evening as well as during the days

Ideally, you will have experience in working with vulnerable young people and knowledge of the issues impacting young people in the Youth Justice system. This understanding will give you the ability to navigate difficult behavioural situations. You will show commitment to HOPE's vision, mission and values and understand how to work respectfully and in a culturally secure way with Aboriginal communities and individuals. It is desirable to be working towards a Certificate IV in Youth, Mental Health, and/ or Community Services with some experience.

For more information or to apply for this role, view our job advertisement or email hr@hopecs.org.au

About the Opportunity 

The role’s primary function is to work with other staff to create a safe and respectful home environment for young people to assist them to take responsibility and make healthy life choices.

Facilitate activities and support young people to achieve their goals, developed in their strengths based daily personalised program, and bail conditions whilst in the residential services.

Shifts are varied. There is a mixture of weekday shifts, weekday evening/overnight shifts and weekend day/overnight shifts. Staff work a mixture of shifts as part of their role.

Reporting of incidents as required by HOPE and funding body and within contractual timeframes.

For more information or to apply for this role, view our job advertisement or email hr@hopecs.org.au

Hope Community Services is introducing Peer workers across our Community Alcohol and other Drugs Service.

Peer Workers at HOPE work are valued members of our Community Alcohol and Drug Services (CADS) teams where they help to connect HOPE with the local community and deliver services.

The Peer Worker’s responsibilities include:

  • Acting as a first point of contact for clients
  • Working alongside the participants and the counsellor/educator to identify goals that are important to the participant.
  • Supporting participants to connect in the community
  • Facilitating support groups
  • Keeping records of service delivery using our online client management system

 

As a Peer Worker you will also be supported to advocate for consumer rights and provide feedback to the Primary Health Networks regarding barriers to services.

For more information or to apply for this role, view our job advertisement or email hr@hopecs.org.au

headspace GP

  • Part Time, 1 day a week, located in Esperance.

About the Role:

Our headspace GPs work with young people aged 12-25, around mental health, sexual health, drugs and alcohol, preventative healthcare and other physical health problems. Having a GP on site allows providing bulk billing services to young people allows for access a wider range of health options, all under one roof. We have a collaborative and holistic model of care at headspace. GPs are supported by a team of experienced youth healthcare experts.

You will have strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to build and nurture relationships at a personal level, organisational and community level. You will be working closely with our headspace Clinical team. You will develop referral pathways across the youth sector with stakeholders such as external health providers and other community services organisation.

Requirements of the Role:

You will have a passion for working with, and inspiring resilience in young people. A Tertiary qualification including relevant professional registration with APHRA is required. As well as a commitment

For more information or to apply for this role, view our job advertisement or email hr@hopecs.org.au

The Practice Nurse, based at headspace Esperance will play an active role in supporting the ongoing development of the physical and sexual health stream. The Practice Nurse is responsible for providing person-centered support, education, referral, and advocacy to young people aged between 12-25 years regarding their physical, sexual, mental, and psychosocial health. This role will work closely with key stakeholders and the Community Engagement team to promote health and wellbeing in the community and within secondary schools. The Nurse will also build capacity within the multidisciplinary team by providing secondary consultation.

For more information or to apply for this role, view our job advertisement or email hr@hopecs.org.au

headspace Receptionist

  • Part time, 45.6 hours per fortnight located in Esperance.

About the Opportunity 

The receptionist is responsible for a wide range of general administration reception duties in the headspace Esperance office.

 

Requirements of the Role: 

  • Provide a friendly and welcoming reception service to young people, and their family, friends, and carers.
  • Provide administration support to the headspace Esperance team
  • Provide assistance with events.
  • Make client appointments with headspace staff and on-site consortium partners.
  • Collect, record and distribute incoming mail and send outgoing mail.
  • Receive, redirect, and respond to emails and phone calls.
  • Purchase stationery, photocopier supplies and sundries, and ensure there is sufficient stock.
  • Prepare documents including filing-, photocopying, binding, laminating, and shredding.

 

For more information or to apply for this role, view our job advertisement or email hr@hopecs.org.au

  • About the role:Stepping into the Manager role, you will be overseeing the growth and development of HOPE’s Pilbara Community Alcohol and Drug Service (PCADS) contract.

    You will lead a small team of specialist staff who are deeply committed to driving better outcomes for people. You will deliver innovative strategic solutions and lead a team to deliver high performance outcomes.

    You will ensure respectful support and effective interventions are given to people who experience alcohol and other drugs/ mental illness, including one to one counselling and group sessions. In this role you will be working collaboratively with stakeholders to address the impact of alcohol and other drug use in the Pilbara.  There will be a focus on building and nurturing relationships at a personal level, organisational and community level to identify needs and achieve positive outcome.

For more information or to apply for this role, view our job advertisement or email hr@hopecs.org.au

  • This role will be part of HOPE's exciting and meaningful Community Alcohol and Drug Service (CADS) operations in the Pilbara.As a Prevention Officer you will be part of the team responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of AOD plans at a local and regional level, throughout the Pilbara. The Prevention Officer will work collaboratively to implement community events and activities that promote public education campaigns and facilitate community connection.  There will be a focus on building and nurturing relationships at a personal level, organisational and community level to identify needs and achieve positive outcomes.

    You will contribute to the positive image of Hope in the community through driving the delivery and development of outcomes focussed services for clients, ensuring continuous improvement, practice and service quality

For more information or to apply for this role, view our job advertisement or email hr@hopecs.org.au

Hope is introducing Peer workers across our Community Alcohol and other Drugs Service.

Peer Workers at Hope CS work as valued members of our Community Alcohol and Drug Services (CADS) teams where they help to connect HOPE with the local community and deliver services.

The Peer Worker will be responsible for

  • making initial contact with our service users and promoting authentic connection before walking alongside them in recovery right through to exit planning
  • Working alongside the participants and the counsellor/educator to identify goals that are important to the participant (and their family), prioritising actions and plan for how to achieve the goals.
  • supporting participants in the community
  • facilitating support groups
  • keeping records of service delivery using our online client management system

As a Peer Worker you are also expected to advocate for consumer rights and provide feedback to the Primary Health Networks regarding barrier

For more information or to apply for this role, view our job advertisement or email hr@hopecs.org.au

Residential Support Worker 

  • Full time, Part time and Casual positions, located in Broome.

About the Roles:

Broome Bail house Hope aims to create a safe and respectful home environment for young people going through the Youth Justice system.

The Day Program Mentor works collaboratively with the Coordinator to develop a personalised, strengths-based daily activity plan for each young person residing in the Bail service. This plan creates opportunities for young people to experience a healthy lifestyle and recreational activities.  The Day Program Mentor is also responsible for providing support to the individual needs and goals, as identified by the young person and their Youth Justice Service case plan.

As a Residential Support Worker, you will work with other staff to carry out the day to day, routine and upkeep of the Bail house. You will work with young people to build rapport based on trust and respect and help work to develop goals and strategies to manage their wellbeing. You will respond to mental health concerns and behaviour in a non-judgmental and compassionate manner.

Both positions will show leadership by setting boundaries and being a positive role model for young people, underpinned by the service rules and guidelines.

For more information or to apply for this role, view our job advertisement or email hr@hopecs.org.au

Residential Support Worker 

  • Casual positions, located in Hedland

About the Roles:

Hedland Bail house Hope aims to create a safe and respectful home environment for young people going through the Youth Justice system. This service is a 24hour facility so the successful candidate will be required to work during the evening as well as during the days. Standard shift times are 4.45pm - 7.45am (with some flexibility offered by a supportive team)

As a Residential Support Worker, you will establish the day to day, routine and upkeep of the Bail house. You will work with young people to build rapport based on trust and respect, and develop goals and strategies to manage their wellbeing. You will respond to mental health concerns and behaviour in a non-judgmental and compassionate manner.

For more information or to apply for this role, view our job advertisement or email hr@hopecs.org.au

Do you want to help empower people in your community while learning and growing your skills?

HOPE is a community managed organisation working in the alcohol and other drugs, justice and mental health fields. HOPE provides services across Western Australia supporting people who are most marginalised and who have the most complex needs.

HOPE recognises that the people we serve need access to spaces that are safe and inviting so relationships can begin and flourish. Key to success is having staff and students who are committed and capable in developing healthy enduring relationships with clients and stakeholders in the communities we operate in.

We have services in the following locations, in which you can place your Expression of interest:

Head Office

•Perth

Metro

•Armadale

Goldfields

•Kalgoorlie

•Leonora

•Esperance

Midwest

•Geraldton

Our Culture

HOPE strives to provide a safe workplace and promotes progressive policies that prioritise the health, safety and unique needs of our team. Hope’s ambition is to be an employer of choice by supporting students (who hopefully turn into staff in the future) to grow, learn, innovate and achieve their potential. We invest in developing our people to sustain the workforce built on ‘growing our own’.  For students we will provide supervision, training and support. By doing a placement with HOPE you’ll be learning valuable skills while helping the community.

Find out more about HOPE on our website.

If you need support to submit your application, please email hr@hopecs.org.au

In your cover letter please elaborate on which service and region you would like to be considered for,  if you are selected to move forward you will be sent a series of screening questions.

Please note: Unfortunately student placements are limited each year, as we want to ensure a high quality training and supervision is provided.  Applications will progress based on alignment of personal and organisation values, merit and relevance of study

For more information or to apply for this role, view our job advertisement

HOPE recognises that the people we serve need access to spaces that are safe and inviting so relationships can begin and flourish. Key to success is having staff and volunteers who are committed and capable in developing healthy enduring relationships with clients and stakeholders in the communities we operate in.

We have services in the following locations, in which you can place your Expression of interest to volunteers and get involved:

Head Office

•Perth

Metro

•Armadale

Pilbara/Kimberley

•Kununurra

•Broome

•Hedland

•Karratha

•Newman

Goldfields

•Kalgoorlie

•Leonora

•Esperance

Midwest

•Geraldton

For more information or to apply for this role, view our job advertisement or email hr@hopecs.org.au

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