Peer Support Worker – Nuriootpa – Full Time

Country & Outback Health Inc
Nuriootpa, Australia
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Joining our team as a Peer Support Worker gives you an opportunity to draw on your own lived experience to shape the recovery path for individuals. You will provide information and referral support to link individuals with appropriate services enabling them to foster confidence and inspire hope on their own path to recovery.

The Role

  • Permanent full-time position based in Nuriootpa
  • 75 hours per fortnight (Mon-Fri)
  • The peer support worker will utilise lived experience to provide information and referral support to consumers and carers to link with appropriate services to meet their needs including but not limited to housing, health, employment and financial supports.
  • Facilitates consumers and families to establish and maintain engagement with services to support recovery using recovery-orientated principals.
  • Support consumers to implement action plans developed through needs assessment and planning in conjunction with other workers.
  • Provide waitlist monitoring and care.
  • Provide follow-up aftercare for consumers discharged and disengaged from service.
  • Work under the guidance and direction of the Engagement Officer.

About You:

  • Personal lived experience of mental health issues and recovery.
  • A person-centred approach to communication with others about their
  • recovery journey.
  • Ability to develop relationships and maintain appropriate boundaries.
  • Desirable qualifications in Mental Health or Peer Support.
  • Desirable experience in a similar setting.

What's in it for you?

  • Supportive working environment, a great team with flexibility
  • Salary range: $64,693 – 70,086 per year and generous salary packaging options to increase your take‑home pay
  • 5 weeks annual leave plus 17.5% leave loading

Closing Date: Applications are shortlisted as they come in, so apply today!

To apply directly APPLY HERE

For more information, please contact Christine Partington – Team Leader CWC/NDIS on 0401 336 798

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diversity and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and communities including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all ages, genders, ethnicities, religions, cultures, sexual orientations, people with lived experience and people with disabilities.