Working at ermha

Jobs that change lives!

  • Are you looking for a career or an employer change?
  • Are you interested in a career in mental health and cognitive disability?
  • Do you want to make a difference in the lives of people and have an impact in the community, and help to change the world?
  • Are you new to the sector, a new graduate or an experienced practitioner?

Our Culture – what it’s like to work at Ermha

We have an engaged workforce that is inspired to learn, innovate and collaborate to deliver high quality service to our community. In the same way that we expect all of our people to demonstrate our values in the way that we work, we also expect our people to demonstrate a range of capabilities across our work that are part of the culture at ermha. We are committed to building a work force that has more than technical expertise as its cornerstone. We are committed to building a workforce that is passionate about our work and making a difference in the world.

At Ermha

  • We are an innovative, forward thinking and an agile organisation
  • We collaborate to achieve exceptional outcomes
  • We are emotionally healthy and continuously learn from our interactions with clients and services
  • We are creative and we design fit for purpose, client focused solutions
  • We make things happen

“We have a workforce with the talent and empathy required to improve quality of life and wellbeing for the clients we serve. We teach, coach and support our people to build their skills and capability relevant to their role. We develop functional expertise that increases our capacity to co-design, deliver, coordinate and monitor complex supports and behaviour interventions. We influence Public Policy. Our leaders understand our business and can lead, coach and inspire our people.”

Our work practices

At ermha, due to the diverse nature of the work that we do, we do not operate a typical office-based work environment. Many of our team members are mobile and work offsite in an in reach capacity and we have both part-time and full-time work patterns available.

Build a career at ermha

We offer a wide range of career opportunities at ermha from entry level positions through to executive roles. There are opportunities at ermha to grow within the organisation.

Entry level staff: We offer a wide range of entry level roles at ermha ranging from support workers, case managers and care-coordinators. We accept new graduates into our graduate program each year as well as people starting out in their career along with experienced staff who enjoy direct service delivery. Minimum qualifications are at cert IV level. We support all our staff and train and educate them in the TDM, our model of service delivery.

Clinical staff: We have employment pathways for tertiary qualified clinical specialists including behaviour support practitioners, mental health nurses, occupational therapists and psychologists. We accept senior staff who lead teams as well as entry level positions.

Team leaders: Team leaders are experienced senior staff, who have spent several years in direct service delivery. Our team leaders supervise and support teams providing direct support to ermha clients. Minimum qualifications are at certificate IV although previous experience and high performance are pre-requisites.
We encourage our talented entry level staff to gain skills and experience to be able to transition into team leader roles. We support staff to develop into team leaders through supervision, support and from 2018 an emerging leaders program.

Managers: Our managers have significant experience in delivering front line services and leading high performing teams. As a minimum, we expect our managers to have a diploma qualification. Our managers lead multiple programs, develop budgets and ensure the highest quality service delivery. Our managers receive leadership training and we invest in further developing their management capabilities.

Executives: Our executives are leaders of the business, and in many ways the “public face” of ermha. Highly experienced and strategic thinkers they are content experts, who bring a dynamic presence to our work. They lead and inspire our people to achieve our vision and mission.