Wesley Mission Queensland
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amazing work placement experience the team are so lovely and helpful and made the learning experience so wonderful to be a part of great atmosphere loved it
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Learned a lot. I was volunteering in a playgroup and always a fun listening to kids and mothers. Broaden my socializing and communication skills. Not a cloudy day, we had so much crafts and activities going for mothers and children.
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Free lunch
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Volunteer with no pay
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Very disappointed by management. I can not say anymore. They really care about the residents but when it comes down to the workers they mean nothing to them.
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I have been involved through many avenues such as work and personal life and on many occasions I believe that another company would or could do better. Because community nurses or nurses In general are given time frames to deal with clients it makes it almost impossible for all tasks to be completed and completed well.
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It a good place to work at Nice people Friendly staff Good management You learn about you Cliet on a one on one level Fast pasing Interactive Family oriented
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Wesley Mission Qld do not practice what they preach in terms of compassion, empathy and Integrity. Middle and Upper Management and Executive are unskilled and inexperienced in working with diversity and disability. Wesley Mission Qld discriminate and bully their staff, silencing wistleblowers, despite having a policy. As a 'Services and Community' org, they should be shut down.
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It was indeed a very good experience for me, the people and knowledge i learn was very helpful for me and hopefully in the future. I dont mind to do this kind of volunteer job again
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Organisation enable managers to bully staff. Aiming to reduce staff security, forcing staff to take 3 hour shifts and broken shifts without penalties. Organisation actively trying to get rid of long term staff and replacing them with pool staff with 16 hours a fortnight contract. HR not listening to staff's concerns and on the side of management. Wesley should look at their mission statements and change them to suit with their current aims.
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Lovely staff and residents
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Poor cultures, poor management and poor ethos.
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I loved my shorter stint in WMQ. It was wonderful to work with a small IT team. Great work culture, flexibility and wonderful managers to work with. Enjoyed every bit of it
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lots of potential & scope of practice, big build,grateful residents and families. senior management fail to support staff, unaware of staff needs on care floor. strong culture of bullying, blame, harassment; inconsistency and favoritism upon staff recruitment and retention. The NGO promotes a Christian ethos. management promote buddhism- mindfulness and meditations are compulsory elements of training & work. practising christians have little or no voice in the workplace. Overall lack of career development, big funding issues. inadequate support or mentorship. not a supportive or friendly culture to work in
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massive build, clients value staff
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inflexible working hours, poorly managed, no career development
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But no pay stability due to losing hours. No fixed working hours with clients being rotated . Suitable for second income but not as primary income. on going improvement in management
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You were always given help if and when needed. The residents were always given options and had a plethora of choices. Well resourced and well organised.
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Great facility with many dedicated staff who work extremely hard. Management will not listen to any concerns regarding the workplace culture. Management practise intimidation of employees to coerce them to be quiet regarding many concerning workplace practices Staff endeavour to improve things for clients without support from management
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Great clients
Cons
Management are corrupt and dishonest
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A very busy fortnight with input for new staff, terminations and fortnight wages. Running shift rosters into the pay system. Corrections after wages have been distributed.
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I worked in high care and palliative care. It was a very rewarding job even though it was hard and heavy work. Just showing up to work and being able to make even just one resident smile or make their days just a little easier was so rewarding,
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Flexible around study
Cons
Heavy work
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Good place to work. Feeding client, changing their incontinence pads, getting them in and out of bed, and talking to them and keeping them company when things were not so busy. I learned a lot about caring for dementia clients.
Pros
Good Lunch room, tea coffee microwave, lockers.
Cons
much walking - rooms are really spread out
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- Good workplace, continuously improving - Always striving to do better - Good working environment - Friendly staff - Caring and empathetic staff
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idealistic job: case management, therapeutic interventions, providing quality of life opportunities to clients, individualized care packages and end of life care in a wonderful custom-made environment. Loved the families, the clients, the potential... senior management have no clue what happens on the care floor; the stresses and strains, under-staffing, staff working over-time & missing breaks to provide one-to-one care. sadly there is strong culture of bullying, blame, harassment; inconsistency and favoritism exist. The NGO is primarily Christian. It promotes and practices Christian values and beliefs yet Buddhism reigns in this environment! mindfulness and meditation sessions are compulsory elements of your training & work. If you're a christian and don't agree then be prepared to be challenged or persecuted for standing by your faith. lack of career development, no funding, no progression. inadequate support and mentorship.
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massive building, staff are valued by clients
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inflexible working hours, poorly managed, no career development
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I would work for these families again given the chance I would take my own activities and arts and crafts for the children to do on a daily basis. we did things like learn the alphabet, learnt how to spell & count. all the families were absolutely wonderful and it was very sad saying goodbye to them as you become part of the family.
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Personal Care Staff and Nursing Staff provided great support and encouragement. Variety of shifts offered to meet work/life balance. Getting to know the residents and providing support to them was extremely rewarding.
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Contains a vibrant quality and is a very humanitarian facility. Although only there for a small amount of time, could see the camaraderie between the workers.
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Met new people
Cons
Was apprehensive about some of the surroundings
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