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CYMHS Family Carer Peer Worker

Job posted: 15/06/2022
Applications close: 06/07/2022 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Community Services, Nursing

Reference: 27309

Reference: 27309

Occupation: Community Services, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

 Family Carer Peer Worker



  • Child and Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS)

  • Part Time, ongoing (15.2 hours per fortnight

  • Generous Salary Packaging and Employee Benefits


Eastern Health


Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.


About the role


Are you passionate about the importance of the family/carer lived experience voice in child and youth mental health services?


An exciting opportunity exists to join the Child, Youth and Family Participation team at Eastern Health Child and Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS).


The successful applicant will have personal lived experience as a family/carer of a young person (12-26yrs) with mental health difficulties and preferably been involved with public child and youth mental health services.


As the successful applicant you will be a passionate supporter of high quality child and youth mental health services and will join the youth and family carer peer workforce to ensure the family/carer lived experience is embedded within the service.


You will be supported by the Manager of the Child, Youth and Family lived experience team and work within a friendly and supportive team, committed to making a difference to the lives of children, young people and their families/carers who have serious mental health difficulties.


 You will receive the following additional benefits:



  • Regular peer supervision (individual and group)

  • Being part of an existing structure dedicated  to promoting the voice of lived experience

  • Great staff benefits, including salary packaging 


If you have the ability and drive to make a difference take hold of this opportunity and apply today! For full details refer to the attached Position Description. 


Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.


Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  This offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 & Influenza, prior to commencing employment.


What we offer


Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!



  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals 


Next Steps


If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!


Please note:



  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury

  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.

  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.

  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.


 Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence


**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**

CYMHS Family Carer  Peer Worker

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

EVIE THOMAS - (04) 7733 7375
Stacey Noble - (04) 0081 0165

CYMHS Family Carer  Peer Worker