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Peer Worker Consumer Support

Job posted: 23/02/2021
Applications close: 09/03/2021 (Midnight)
12 days remaining

12 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Community Services

Reference: 36802

Reference: 36802

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Community Services

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.


Austin Health's Mental Health Division incorporates a number of specialities and services across community and bed-based services, with inpatient beds located on all three campuses.  The Division provides catchment-based area mental health services, in addition to a number of regional and statewide specialty services.


HOPE - PEER WORKER CONSUMER SUPPORT


An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and experienced Peer Support Worker to join our Hospital Outreach Post-suicidal Engagement (HOPE) initiative on a permanent, part time basis.


The successful applicant will have lived experience as a first-hand user of public mental health services.  The role provides


one to one peer support to consumers following engagement with the HOPE initiative, using personal lived experience to provide a model of hope and recovery, including direct and over the phone support.


Please refer to the position description for more details.


Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.


Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Peer Worker Consumer Support

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Contact:

Julie Hume - (03) 9496 6412
Sally Doherty - (03) 9496 6469

Peer Worker Consumer Support