- Sydney > Surry Hills
- Job posted on: 2nd Dec 2021
- Applications close:
Unique opportunity to combine your your expertise in fitness with your passion for mental health to support people with a lived experience achieve their recovery goals!
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.
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:
We value lived experience and believe peer support is a powerful part of the mental health recovery journey. Therefore, our Peer Worker roles are for those willing to use their lived experience and personal recovery to mentor people with a lived experience of a mental health issue.
Buckingham House is a recovery-based Day to Day Living Program providing opportunities to learn and develop skills, form social networks, participate in community activities, develop confidence and accomplish goals. Some activities in the program include:
For this role, we are looking for someone with a background in personal training or experience facilitating groups to support our physical activity related programs. You will work across the Buckingham House programs but also use your expertise to develop and run our gym sessions and related activities.
For further information, please contact James Austin, Manager.E: James.firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject line: Peer Workers / Mental Health Workers - Surry Hills enquiry via EthicalJobs (please do not email applications).
All successful applicants will be asked to provide evidence of compliance with COVID-19 vaccination Public Health Orders (where applicable).
Position descriptions are attached.