annecto remains open and will continue to provide support services throughout the Coronavirus outbreak


Work with us! Advertising for Instructors

Want to work with us and work with adults with a disability and their support people to achieve what is important to them? We are currently advertising Instructor roles for our Group Services in Bacchus Marsh and Melton, and in our Enhancing Independence service in Ballarat, Bacchus Marsh, Ballan, Melton and Werribee.

The instructor position provides direct care responsibilities in Group Services in Merrimu’s centres and community settings. You will ensure the individual needs of people we support are met in line with their person centred plans.

We are looking for people with experience within the disability field and sound knowledge of the sector and/or relevant life experience that would enable you to work positively with the people we support.

Please contact us for a full position description.

Applications and enquiries to be sent to Julia McDonald, Workforce Development Coordinator.
Phone: 5366 3006

Closing Date: Ongoing

Upcoming respite dates and activities

Merrimu’s respite is running on select weekends until April!
See the list below of individual activities scheduled until February. This is available for adults with a disability over 18 years old.
You do not need to have accessed any service before but do need to qualify for support  from the Department of Health and Human Services. The program’s numbers are limited and are filling up fast, so please contact us if you would like more information or to book!

Date Activity Extra Details
Sunday 15th October Rodders car show $10 each, Spending money optional
Saturday 18th November Strawberry and Cherry Fair Money for lunch
Saturday 25th November Disco at Bacchus Marsh centre N/A
Saturday 16th December Movies and lunch at Woodgrove Entry, $10 for lunch
Wednesday 10th January Cooking and activities at Bacchus Marsh centre $5 each
Saturday 10th February Swimming Aqua Pulse Hoppers Crossing $7 each, packed lunch required