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GROW Program Worker - South Tasmania

GROW Australia
  • Southern Tasmania (Servicing South Tasmania including Hobart and surrounding suburbs)
  • Program Worker position  
  • Community Services & Development
  • Permanent Part-Time - 15.2hrs per week (2 days) 

About the Organisation:

GROW Australia is a national community-driven organisation specialising in mental health support developed from the lived experience of recovery since 1957. Our programs are designed for people to take back control of their lives, overcome obstacles and start living a life full of meaning, hope and optimism. GROW offers the opportunity for people to share challenges and solutions for recovery in a supportive and structured way within the context of a caring, sharing community.

About the Role:

GROW Australia is seeking a motivated Program Worker to support service delivery in South Tasmania through online and face-to-face support groups.

The role is focused on supporting existing groups and expanding the Grow presence in South Tasmania and online, as well as generating referrals from outreach activity. The role will also work with groups of volunteers and assist them in working through group issues so that the program can continue to flourish and grow throughout the region.

About You:

You will be a caring and empathetic individual who understands the impact that poor mental health can have on a person’s life. Ideally, you will:

  • Understand the unique mental health challenges affecting those in South Tasmania
  • Have sound technological skills and feel comfortable supporting people in a digital format
  • Feel comfortable working with those who have a lived experience of mental illness from a place of hope and strength
  • Recognise every person’s value and the contribution they can make to the recovery of themselves and others
  • Understand Recovery Frameworks
  • Understand peer support groups
  • Be able to contribute to building a community among established and new members through support groups, social activities, leadership development meetings, and community weekends

The position description is available at:

Enquiries about this role can be made to Nikki Files, State Manager: Victoria/Tasmania, on [email protected] using the subject line: GROW Program Worker - South Tasmania enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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