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Peer Support - Consumer

Job posted: 21/06/2022
Applications close: 12/07/2022 (Midnight)
12 days remaining

12 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 53540

Reference: 53540

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

About Monash Health


Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 22,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org.


Monash Health Mental Health Services provides a range of community, bed-based and specialist services covering the Casey, Cardinia, Greater Dandenong, Kingston and Monash LGAs – a population of nearly one million.


The Mobile Support and Treatment Service provides intensive recovery-oriented treatment to consumers experiencing a range of mental health problems in their own environment.


About the Role


An exciting new opportunity exists to join out enhanced Mobile Support and Treatment Service as a Consumer Peer Support Worker.   The Dandenong Mobile Support and Treatment is looking for someone with lived experience to join our dynamic team.


This role is part time position (0.5eft) 5 days per fortnight.   


About You


You are able to use your own life experience of mental health and personal recovery to support people with a lived experience of mental health issues.


What we offer:



  • mentorship and career guidance

  • support to attend relevant forums and conferences

  • a supportive learning environment


In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay, access to onsite discounted staff car parking and gym (only where relevant), uniform (only where relevant) and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


How to Apply


Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity, and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.


Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.


Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries regarding employee accounts contact Recruitment Services by email – recruitment@monashhealth.org. 


Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed.  These include:



  • reference checks;

  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;

  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same);and

  • proof of immunisation.


A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.


As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.


To comply with Victorian Public Health directions, all employees working in the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status. To support your application, and to be compliant with any public health orders in place at the time of, and during, your employment, you will be required to upload evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19. Acceptable evidence is a copy of a Government Official Immunisation History Statement or Digital Certificate showing all vaccination dates. It is a requirement of Monash Health to collect, record and hold vaccination information. Offers of employment will only be made to candidates who can provide acceptable evidence that they meet full vaccination status.

Peer Support - Consumer

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Viol Bellizia - 9767 8222

Peer Support - Consumer