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Carer Peer Workers x3 - Family & Carer Mental Health Program - Chatswood / Gosford/Penrith

Employer: Parramatta Mission
Work Type/s: Part Time
Classification/s: Mental Health & Counselling, Family Services, Social Work
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 24 September, 2018.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

  • Part Time -  2days/wk
  • 3 Positions available - one in Chatswood, one in Gosford, one in Penrith

Parramatta Mission offers recovery-oriented support to individuals living with mental health concerns. The Family and Carer Mental Health Program offers education, training and individual support services to families and carers of those with mental illness, aiming to improve carer well-being, resilience, coping skills and relationships. As the Carer Peer Worker, you will have a lived experience in a caring role and the ability to appropriately and purposefully articulate your own journey to support others.  

For this role you will need:

  • Experience in providing individual advocacy for families and carers of people with a mental health illness
  • An understanding of, and experience in the application of the recovery model
  • A demonstrated ability to liaise with other organisations/health care professionals who are involved in consumer care
  • Practical knowledge and understanding of issues facing people with a mental illness and their carers
  • A demonstrated ability to work cohesively within a team, as well as independently to achieve KPIs
  • An unrestricted drivers’ licence

What we offer:

  • Part time position for great work/life balance!
  • A competitive salary with generous NFP salary sacrificing options

This is your opportunity to promote hope and recovery in peoples lives!

How to apply for this job

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