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Reference Number 49634
Position Title Consumer Peer Support Worker
Location North West Area Mental Health Service,  Coburg
Award Psych NonDirect Care [76]
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  • Based at our clinic in Coburg, close to public transport and free parking option 
  • Flexible Hours/working arrangements available
  • Part Time Fixed Term working 32 hours per fortnight until June 2020

Life With Us:

The Moreland Community Team is a large, supportive and dynamic team made up of staff that are truly passionate and motivated in supporting consumers and their families/carers. We provide a comprehensive range of specialist mental health services to people who reside in the local government areas of Moreland and Hume.

Our team has a long-standing reputation for being collegial, supportive and placing value in the individual skills, experience and personal attributes that each member of our team brings.

As we are part of a large multi-site service including multiple Area Mental Health Services we are able to provide our staff with unique opportunities to develop professionally.

A Job To Be Proud Of:

We are looking for a compassionate, dedicated and resilient individual to join the Moreland Community Team as a Consumer Peer Support Worker.


This is a Part Time position, working 32 hours per fortnight, based primarily at our Bell St Coburg Campus

  • Provision of peer support and information to mental health consumers linked to our community teams
  • Empowering consumers to make their own choices about their recovery with an emphasis on strengthening their internal resources
  • Working closely with other lived experience and clinical staff of NWAMHS.
  • Supporting Group work

Your Contribution: 

  • Have been or currently are a first- hand user of mental health services
  • Passionate about helping and supporting others
  • Interested in working as part of a team
  • Belief in personal Recovery and can support others on their Recovery journeys

Our Commitment To You:  

  • We are a values - based organisation. A career with us is a rewarding experience offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement
  • Attractive salary and working conditions including annual and CPD leave, salary sacrifice and flexible working arrangements if needed 
  • Access to Professional Development through our Training and Development Unit 
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; staff health service, peer support program and Employee Assistance Programs 

Connect With Us:

Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au or click ‘Apply Now’.

Melbourne Health is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.

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All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working With Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.

Contact Person Tanya Goodison
Contact Number 0393559700
Alternate Contact Person John Tee
Alternate Contact Number 0393559700
Closing Date 01/09/2019
Position Description
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