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Reference Number 11968
Position Title Community Development Practitioner
Employment Type Fixed Term Part Time
Department Hummingbird House
Location Hummingbird House K-ESS
Classification Social, Community, Home Care & Disability Services Industry Award 2010 - SCS Level 8
Hours per Fortnight 20
Position Summary

Community Development Practitioner 

Wesley Mission Queensland (WMQ) is a large and dynamic organisation with more than 65 locations throughout South East Queensland supporting 100,000 Queenslanders every year. As a not-for-profit organisation with over 100 years' experience in delivering aged care, Wesley Mission Queensland has a history steeped in hope, respect, compassion, empowerment, innovation, justice and integrity. To learn more about our organisation, please see

Working closely with the Family Support Manager and multi-disciplinary leadership team of Hummingbird House, the Community Development Practitioner will oversee, guide and advise the implementation of a community development approach to palliative care at the service, so as to identify, develop and more effectively integrate support networks for families receiving care for their child during illness, while dying, and into bereavement. Documentation, analysis and evaluation of this project work, with a view to research publication is also a requirement of the role.

As a senior and experienced practitioner, this role will bring significant expertise to guide the development of community development focused policy, procedures and practice framework across Hummingbird house, and will also lead the implementation of the HH community development work plan across the service.


Applications must address the 'Qualifications, Knowledge and Requirement' for this role (contained within the attached position description) and are to be submitted online at by 4pm of the closing date.

Why work with Wesley Mission Queensland:

Working alongside people who love what they do
Salary Packaging
Product Discounts
Travel Discounts
Access to discounted holiday units
Employee Assistance Program


Wesley Mission Queensland's Vision is a compassionate, just and inclusive society for all.  We are committed to EEO, OH&S, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity.  We are a preferred employer for older workers.  Successful applicants are expected to abide by the WMQ Code of Conduct.  Relevant criminal record checks will be undertaken on recommended applicant.  To view our Privacy Policy, please click here.  Salary Packaging is available to permanent Staff to potentially enhance remuneration.


Essential Requirements Essential: Must have a current Drivers licence and willingness to drive in the course of work.
Contact Person Elham DAY
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Closing Date 03/07/2020
Position Description
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.