Work with an organisation that cares about you and your community

Are you community-minded and looking to use your skills to make a difference? Keen to be part of an organisation that supports you and others? We want to hear from you!

We are currently on the lookout for talented individuals who share our values. You’ll be joining an organisation that’s been supporting the community for over 150 years while building a lasting culture of flexibility, support and well-being. That’s why we offer our employees a wide range of unique benefits and perks, including:

  • Flexible work arrangements that are truly flexible! Tailor your schedule to work from home or the office on the days that suit you
  • 9-day fortnight for full-time employees
  • Generous salary packaging arrangements
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Professional development opportunities to take your career to the next level, including education and study leave
  • Structured performance and 1-on-1 development check-ins and secondment opportunities

At Windermere, we believe that everyone is someone in our community, and this applies to those we assist and to those who work with us. Check out the full list of Windermere employee benefits below.

Salary Packaging
Windermere’s employees have the option to apply for Salary Packaging through an external provider (AccessPay) of up to $15,900 as tax-free salary. A further $2,650 as tax-free income can be claimed for meals and entertainment.
Staff Discounts
Access to a range of exclusive discounts, such as Perkbox, commercial pricing for The Good Guys and United Petroleum. Corporate discounts for private health insurance are also available through HCF and Medibank Private.
Employee Referral Program
Earn up to $500 for introducing a new employee to Windermere.

Work-life balance

Windermere Ways of Working
We provide flexible ways of working (WoW) to support and empower you to be your best at work, by providing options of working from home (exceptions apply), in the office and/or a combination of both.  
Welcome & Inclusion
We aim to build diverse and inclusive services and work environments where all individuals from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander, CALD, LGBTIQ+ communities and those living with disability will know and feel accepted, affirmed, safe and celebrated. Windermere is delivering this through the implementation of our Welcoming and Inclusion Strategy 2021-2024.
RDO & 9-Day Fortnight
Windermere is committed to employee wellbeing by providing a flexible work environment by offering full time staff the option to take a rostered day off (RDO) of one day every four weeks or a set work pattern of nine days per fortnight.


Flexible Leave Scheme
50/52 or 51/52 Flexible Leave Scheme enables you to purchase an additional one or two weeks of leave entitlement on top of your four weeks of annual leave each year.
Leave loading
In addition to four weeks of annual leave, all staff will receive an additional 17.5% leave loading on annual leave (this equates to 1.35% on top of your annual salary).
Study Leave
In accordance with Windermere’s Study Leave Policy, qualified staff can apply for study leave without loss of pay in order to undertake approved courses.
Paid parental leave
As a Windermere primary caregiver, you will receive up to 6 weeks full pay / 12 weeks half pay in addition to the standard government-funded paid parental leave entitlement. A secondary caregiver will receive two weeks of full pay/ 4 weeks of half pay in addition to the standard government-funded paid parental leave entitlement.
Personal Leave
Windermere offers generous personal leave provisions. We also allow one personal leave day per financial year to be taken as a ‘Wellness day' that can be used for any reason to support employee wellness, volunteer activities, special occasions and/or cultural events.
Personal Leave Donations
Windermere employees have the opportunity to apply for donated personal leave when they have exhausted all their other leave entitlements. This scheme is funded through donated personal leave from existing employees within the organisation.
Portable Long Service Leave
Eligible employees can now accrue long service entitlements and transfer them from job to job under Victoria’s Portable Long Service scheme. This benefit is available to all employees who are employed under Windermere’s Collective Agreement.
Windermere Gift Days
We offer all employees gifted time off between Christmas and New Year. This is subject to organisational performance and is considered annually.
Blood donation leave
Windermere will provide one hour of paid leave per financial year to attend an approved blood donation centre.

Your health & wellbeing

Wellbeing and Recognition Committee (WARC)
The Wellbeing and Recognition Committee (WARC) committee is made up of staff members who advocate on behalf of all service divisions.
Immunisation Program
An annual flu vaccination program is offered to all employees. Windermere also reimburses you for other immunisations, including Whooping Cough and Hepatitis A & B.
Employee Assistance Program
If you and your immediate family members need assistance with matters affecting your well-being, both personally and professionally, we offer free access to professional and confidential counselling service through our external provider, TELUS Health.


Recognition of Anniversary and significant years of service
Employees are acknowledged and rewarded for significant years of service by being presented with a corporate gift and certificate of appreciation. Employees also receive a personal letter from the CEO on each anniversary of employment.
Recognition Awards
Windermere participates in “Values Monday”, where every two months employees are asked to nominate colleagues who embody our values and behaviours.

Development & support

We offer a diverse range of learning opportunities and activities recorded through a centralised learning management system. The learning experiences we offer include workshops, virtual classrooms, webinars and eLearning.
Secondment opportunities
Windermere aspires to attract and retain a highly skilled and experienced workforce by offering secondments opportunities for professional development and fostering cross-organisational knowledge and collaboration.
Supervision & support
We engage in regular supervision, which provides employees with an opportunity to address learning and professional development, support needs and capacity, practice and administrative requirements and accountability.

To view our current vacancies, click here.