- Job posted on: 17th Jun 2021
- Applications close:
We have full-time vacancies available in the following locations:
These roles are closed-term ending 30 June 2022 working Monday to Friday. All positions are classified at Level 3 on the Flourish Australia Enterprise Agreement (2018).
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.
We have a strong commitment to the participation of people with lived experience of mental health issues in our workforce. We value diversity and encourage applications from suitably qualified people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island backgrounds, people from CALD and LGBTI communities and mature age candidates.
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.
For further information, please contact Matthew Salen, Cluster Manager. E: firstname.lastname@example.org, using the subject line: Peer Workers / Mental Health Workers - Sydney enquiry via EthicalJobs (please do not email applications)