- Job posted on: 3rd May 2021
- Applications close:
Positions are available across Newcastle and the Hunter region. The successful candidates will be working a rotating roster including weekends, evening and occasional night shifts. All positions are classified at Level 3 on the Flourish Australia Enterprise Agreement (2018).
As a Mental Health Worker or Peer Worker, you will work in the community to support people accessing our services who have a lived experience of mental health issues to achieve their hopes and dreams. You will play an important part in assisting people to maintain wellness and realise their goals. On a day to day basis you will:
The difference between the two roles is a Peer Worker is required to use their lived experience of a mental health issue and personal recovery openly, appropriately and effectively to build professional relationships with the people they support that also experience a mental health issue.
It is not a requirement for Mental Health Workers to use their lived experience of a mental health issue in their everyday work.
Flourish Australia is one of Australia’s most experienced community mental health organisations. Our services are comprehensive and highly personalised because each person’s experience will be different and their needs, as an individual, are unique. Together we set goals, connect individuals with the right people, support services and opportunities to meet their needs.
For further information, please contact Kelly Hodge, Manager. E: firstname.lastname@example.org, using the subject line: Peer Workers and Mental Health Workers enquiry via EthicalJobs (please do not email applications)