Make every day matter
When you join Forward, you’re making a career choice that will make a difference – to you and our clients. Everyone on our team is driven by our uniting purpose – to help people living with a spinal cord injury achieve their goals, whatever they may be.
Why join Forward
Join our team and start a rewarding career with a great organisation in a growing industry.
Some of the benefits of working with Forward:
- You are part of a caring organisation with a long history of helping others
- Your work makes a tangible difference to people with spinal cord injury and their families
- Family-friendly flexible workplaces
- Excellent career and learning opportunities
- Collaborative and supportive working environment
- Salary packaging of up to $15,899
- Long service leave after 5 years
- Active social club
- EEO employer – we pride ourselves on our diverse and inclusive workplace
- Shifts no longer than 8 hours
- Specialists in spinal cord injury with excellent training
Stories from Forward Thinkers
I work directly with the residents here. I know them well, I’ve been here since 2012, and this is like my second home. It’s definitely like a family.
I worked in a hospital before, that was definitely really busy. When I started working here I immediately had more attachment with the residents and I became more interested in spinal cord injury.
It’s a really rewarding place, it’s very fun to work here, it’s not like ‘under pressure’ work. Work here is friendly, with a friendly team. The time is passing very quickly!
Personal Care Assistant
When I first came to Ferguson Lodge, I was a bit apprehensive in working here. I had no knowledge of this type of work but… I’ve been here for 20 years! So if it wasn’t fulfilling and fun for me, then I would’ve left ages ago.
The residents do look upon us as part of their family. I really enjoy coming to work because I know that I can be myself and the residents are quite supportive of that. They’re very cheeky, there’s bantering and joking and, it just makes your shift a lot easier.
My favourite thing about Forward is the people. It’s inspiring to witness the profound impact we have made supporting people with spinal cord injury and to see all the lives we continue to touch each day.
Through collaboration within our teams, the community, and the wider sector we can extend our reach and our positive impact.
It’s an exciting time for our organisation as together we continue to build a unified vision and sense of purpose always with the needs of our clients front of mind.
What are you waiting for?
As a progressive and purpose-driven organisation, we value and respect every member of our staff, offering industry-leading benefits, training and support.
Find out more about our vision, purpose & values
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