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Working at Skylight

Skylight employees work together to deliver on Our Mission, Our Vision and Our Values.

We welcome applications from people who:
• are willing to embrace our mission, vision and values
• have skills, experience (including lived experience) and enthusiasm for their role
• enjoy working with others to achieve results and outcomes
• can observe our policies and procedures at all times

As employment opportunities arise at Skylight, they will be posted on this page.

If you are interested in working at Skylight, please read the Information for Applicants carefully and submit your application.

All positions at Skylight require a current SAPOL Police Check and DCSI Child-related Employment Screening.
 

 

Current Vacancies


Project Support Officer - Gender & Sexually Diverse (GSD) Services

SKYLIGHT's mission is to increase opportunities to achieve
good mental health, to promote acceptance of mental

illness in the community and provide quality services for
people with mental illness, their family and friends

Project Support Officer – Gender & Sexually Diverse (GSD) Services

0.3 FTE Fixed Contract to 31 July 2018

SACS Level 3 or 4 with generous salary packaging available

Based at Skylight Wayville

Skylight programs deliver a range of recovery oriented community mental health services by working alongside people experiencing mental illness, family and friends who care for them, and the broader general South Australian community.

Skylight programs are developed with input from participants to ensure responsive, effective services, which build on strengths, increase resilience and improve mental health.  

We are seeking applicants who identify as part of the LGBTIQ community or a strong interest in Gender & Sexually Diverse (GSD) service provision with experience working with youth or volunteers. The role will require travel across multiple sites.

The Project Support Officer – GSD Services will organise and facilitate the Queer Youth Drop-In service, GSD events, provide support and direction to community workers, support workers, volunteers, students, and the broader organisation, to further develop GSD inclusivity.  

The successful applicants will have:

  • A degree, certificate or diploma relevant to mental health and training or equivalent experience
  • Ability to successfully interact with young people, people living with mental illness and their carers
  • Ability to carry out promotions and build relationships on the community including local services and schools
  • Current SA Drivers License and willingness to use own vehicle
  • National Police clearance and DCSI Child-related Employment Screening

A Job Description and Information for Applicants
document are available on our website www.Skylight.org.au

To be considered, please address the following questions in a maximum of one page, together with a cover letter and your resume:

  1. Please demonstrate previous experience in development and/or delivery of GSD or youth focussed services or your strong interest in the community
  2. What networking experience do you have with LGBTIQ mental health services or the Gender and Sexually diverse community as a whole? 
  3. Describe situations where you have previously supported or coordinated a GSD service, GSD event or youth activity or the competencies required to do so 
  4. Is there anything else you would like to add?

Applications via Seek or to recruitment@Skylight.org.au by 5pm Monday 2 October 2017

Skylight is committed to promoting a diverse workforce and values the experience and skills of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged.

Applications via Seek or to recruitment@skylight.org.au

Please click here to view the Job Description
Please click here to view the Information for Applicants


Support Worker

Multiple casual positions available Metropolitan Adelaide

Skylight Programs deliver a range of recovery oriented community mental health services by working alongside people experiencing mental illness, family and friends who care for them, and the broader general South Australian community.

Skylight is keen to recruit Support Workers capable of providing individualised support to participants in the metropolitan Adelaide area. Shifts are across various times during the day and include weekends.    

Support Workers will build and maintain respectful and compassionate relationships with participants and follow set support plans. This will include working closely with participants to achieve goals including but not limited to attending appointments, transportation, and daily living support skills.

Certificate III Individual Support (Home and Community) and current tertiary students studying in the mental health area are encouraged to apply.

The successful applicants will have:

  • Certificate III Individual Support (Home and Community) and/or knowledge and skills gained through work experience commensurate with community mental health services
  • Sound knowledge and awareness of mental illness (psychosocial disability) and related comorbidities and the associated impact on individuals, carers and the community
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs, email and the internet
  • Current SA Drivers License and willingness to use own vehicle
  • National Police clearance and DCSI Child-related Employment Screening

Job Description and Information for Applicants document are available on our website www.skylight.org.au

To be considered, please address the following questions in a maximum of one page, together with a cover letter and your resume:

  1. Describe what skills you believe to be most important when delivering support to participants in the community
  2. Describe how you work through challenges and how you feel this would impact support given to participants
  3. Provide an example(s) of how you would create positive connections with participants across a broad range of age groups, backgrounds and interests

Skylight is committed to promoting a diverse workforce and values the experience and skills of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged.

Applications via Seek or to recruitment@skylight.org.au

Please click here to view the Job Description
Please click here to view the Information for Applicants

This recruitment is open and ongoing. Applicants will be contacted for interview when vacancies arise.

Volunteering at Skylight

Volunteering opportunities arise through the needs of Skylight services for volunteer support as well as offers received from volunteers with skills which may be used to compliment various Skylight services. Volunteering opportunities at Skylight occur regularly within some services, including:

  • Wayville, Christies Beach, Mannum and Eyre Activity Programs
  • Fundraising support
  • Skylight Board

Current Volunteer Vacancies

Herb, Produce and General Gardener

Under the general direction of the Activity Programs Coordinator the Herb & Produce Gardener will volunteer their time to plan, build and plant a sustainable kitchen garden. The Herb & Produce Gardener will grow and maintain herbs, vegetables and fruit for use within Parnangga's kitchen and cooking programs and general gardening as needed. Role Description here


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Email:   skylight@skylight.org.au 

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