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Dual Diagnosis Peer Support Worker

Job posted: 16/07/2021
Applications close: 30/07/2021 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North West Region | Bendigo

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Bendigo Health Care Group

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical

Reference: 32348

Reference: 32348

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North West Region | Bendigo

 Work in an environment that offers: 



  • Flexible working hours so you can balance your life commitments

  • An opportunity to work with a leading regional health service

  • The ability to make a difference to our patients 



The Position 


Position Title: Dual Diagnosis Peer Support Worker
Department: Residential Rehabilitation (Dual Diagnosis)
Classification: PW50 - PW55 
Salary per hour (exc. super): As per EBA
Hours per fortnight: 40
Employment Status: Fixed Term - Part Time 


The Peer Support Worker role will provide a unique lived experience perspective on recovery to enhance clinical mental health service delivery. You will offer an optimistic viewpoint to consumers and provide a role model for hope and recovery. 

The Peer Support Worker will provide opportunities for consumers to develop meaningful engagement in the program and relevant community networks. Role responsibilities will encompass engagement and participation in the clinical team and emotionally and practically supporting consumers to work towards their recovery goals.



Bendigo Health


Our 700 bed state of the art hospital was built in 2017. We are a leader in regional health care, combining outstanding services with a strong education, training and personal development culture. We have all of the latest technologies allowing our 4500 staff to deliver Excellent Care to Every Person, Every Time. Our teams are friendly and we offer a supportive working environment for career progression. Remuneration is in accordance with Victorian Public Health Enterprise Agreements and generous salary packaging arrangements are offered to all staff.



The Team


The Clinical Operations Division encompasses acute and mental health services.  We provide a wide range of general medical, surgical and speciality services including; Oncology, Cardiology, Renal, Emergency, Women’s and Children’s, Critical Care, Specialist Clinics and Mental Health Services.


The Mental Health Service provides psychiatric care and treatment across a large catchment area in Victoria stretching from Swan Hill in the north of the state to Gisborne in the south. Family sensitive practice is central to our models of mental health care and best practice ensures the identification, inclusion and support of families, carers and children.



Bendigo Region


Bendigo is one of Victoria’s fastest growing regional cities making it a great city to live and work in. Bendigo provides services for the region’s population of over 300,000 and so the city offers excellent schools, shopping and cultural precincts, sporting facilities and various tertiary facilities. We can offer generous flexible working arrangements - giving you more time to enjoy the fantastic restaurants, beautiful parks, walking trails and wineries within our region.



Diversity and Inclusion


Bendigo Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace diversity and social inclusion and encourage people from a diverse cultural background, people with disabilities and or Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people to apply.



How to apply


For further information on the position please refer to the position description available on our website www.bendigohealth.org.au.  Applications are to be submitted online. If successful for a position at Bendigo Health you must provide evidence of your full immunisation record as part of the onboarding process.

Dual Diagnosis Peer Support Worker

Job type:

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Contact:

Simon Guttridge - (03) 5454 6510

Dual Diagnosis Peer Support Worker