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Peer Work Project Manager

Consumers of Mental Health WA (Inc.)

Consumers of Mental Health WA (CoMHWA) is the peak body for consumers of mental health services in WA. As a community based not for profit organisation, CoMHWA understands, listens and acts upon the voice of consumers of mental health and the wider community.

About the role

CoMHWA’s Peer Work Project Manager will manage the ASPIRE project to grow employment pathways for Peer Support Workers and develop a Peers Online Digital Engagement Strategy. The successful candidate will also manage and grow CoMHWA’s peer leadership and support within the mental health sector. We encourage you to visit the CoMHWA website to find out more about the ASPIRE project and our peer leadership work.

  • This is a contract to 28th February 2023
  • Full-time position – 75 hours per fortnight
  • Immediate start
  • Onsite, secure parking
  • Great location, opposite Belmont Forum

To be successful

Essential Criteria:

  • Lived experience of mental health recovery.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills with a strong team orientation and consumer focus.
  • Demonstrated management skills relevant to project planning, implementation and evaluation.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work as part of a team on the basis of an ethos of collaboration, kindness, co-operation, respect and mutual support.
  • Demonstrated skills/attributes in working with people with lived experience of mental health issues.
  • Ability to work autonomously, use initiative and provide leadership of a team to accomplish required Project outcomes.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills in order to develop strategies, ideas and opportunities for resolving issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to inspire and achieve change.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Demonstrated peer leadership.
  • Experience in providing peer supervision.
  • Experience in working with people across a diversity of backgrounds.

In addition to the advertised salary the successful applicant will have the option to participate in a very attractive tax reducing salary packaging scheme.

Please visit the CoMHWA website to find out more about our organisation: www.comhwa.org.au.

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