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Peninsula Health
Reference Number 22269
Position Title Aged Persons Mental Health-Peer Worker
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Location Peninsula Community Mental Health Service
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Peninsula Health's Mental Health Service are seeking innovative and energetic Peer Support Workers to be part of our Aged Persons Community Intensive Treatment Team which is a part of an expanding mental health service on a permanent part time basis.

The Consumer Peer Worker and Carer Peer Worker will use their lived experience to provide individualised support to consumers or carers with the goal of recovery, modeling hope for recovery, and encouraging self-awareness by exploring an individual’s meaning of their experience.

If you are a team player and are excited by the desire to provide evidence-based excellence in care to our consumers and carers then we would love to hear from you!

About our Aged Persons Community Intensive Treatment Team

APCITT conducts face-to-face comprehensive assessments which include addressing the needs of the carer/family, providing brief intervention, subsequent referral and integrated planning strategies to both Peninsula Health Mental Health Service activities and external service providers.

The team works a 7 day rotating roster, 1 shift per day 8:30am-5pm.

How to apply

To apply, please click on the APPLY NOW button to forward you current resume and covering letter for consideration

Other Information

• Ensuring the health and safety of our patients, visitors and staff is at the heart of everything we do. As part of this commitment, all new members of our team must meet the immunisation requirements of their role prior to commencement.
• Peninsula Health is committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.
• Peninsula Health believes in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce where each person’s uniqueness is valued. Peninsula Health believes that by embracing the diverse life experiences and perspectives of our people, we will provide high-quality health care to all members of our community – regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, cultural background, disability, religion or sexual orientation.
Selection Criteria
Contact Person Stan Drakos
Contact Number 0466341031
Alternate Contact Person Jeni Thorne
Alternate Contact Number 92388640
Closing Date 25/09/2017
Position Description Peer worker Level 2 Position Description.pdf