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Peer Support Worker


Employer: Sonder
Work Type/s: Casual
Classification/s: Social Work
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Adelaide

Job posted on: 01 October, 2019.
Applications close: 01 October, 2019. (Expired)

We invite you to be part of an organisation in which 82% of staff have voted a 'TRULY GREAT PLACE TO WORK' by Best Practice Australia.

Do you want to be part of an exciting opportunity and on the cutting edge of service provision?

Sonder has a 25 year history of delivering primary care services. With a presence across both country and metro SA, our aim is to improve the health and wellbeing of the community by coordinating and integrating health and community services and by working in partnership to identify local needs and create strategies in response.

Sonder is recruiting a Peer Support Worker to work in Sonder’s Walk-In After hours Mental Health Service, in our Head Office at Edinburgh North.

This is a Casual Contract (up to 20 hrs per week) Fixed term until 30 June 2020 with the likelihood of extension.

We are seeking motivated and passionate staff with a lived experience in Mental Health to engage with the clients of the Walk-In After Hours Mental Health Services and their families within an administrative role.

This service provides mental health support to adults in the in the Outer Northern region of Adelaide on Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturdays between the hours of 5 to 10 pm including public holidays.

The Peer Support Worker will draw from a strengths based recovery orientated service of care and act as a role model towards recovery for people experiencing mental illness. In addition, the Peer Support Worker will work collaboratively with the Mental Health Clinicians and support the Mental Health Clinicians by performing vital administrative roles.

A Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work is required for this role.

The information package on our website contains information about Sonder, and guidelines on submitting your application.

You will find within the information package:

  • An overview of Sonder
  • Position description and role requirements
How to apply for this job

This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.