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Peer Support Worker - Medication Support & Recovery Service

Access Health and Community
  • Part-Time, Fixed term role till June 2022
  • Freindly team environment
  • Generous Salary Packaging options

This is an exciting opportunity to join a motivated, enthusiastic and highly skilled team within the broader Alcohol and Other Drug service at Access Health and Community.

The Peer Support Worker – Medication Support & Recovery Service (MSRS) will provide practical and emotional support for clients and their families whose lives are significantly impacted as a result of pharmaceutical/medication misuses. This role provides the opportunity to share your experiences of recovery or role as a carer of someone with pharmaceutical/medication concerns and empower participants, their families, clinicians and the community to ultimately improve outcomes for clients and families/loved ones engaged in the MSRS. The role is a combination of individual and group work.

WHO ARE WE?

Access Health and Community (AccessHC)

AccessHC is a community health service that operates in the Cities of Boroondara, Manningham and Yarra offering a range of medical, health and community services.

The Alcohol and Other Drug service at AccessHC offers a number of specialist AOD services to the community at no cost to clients, including:

  • Medication Support and Recovery Service (MSRS) for use/misuse of prescription and over the counter medications
  • Youth services for clients aged 12-25 years
  • Adult services for clients aged 16 years +
  • Forensic assessment and treatment services
  • Family counselling for family/friends affected by substance use
  • Peer support groups for families and individuals
  • A secondary NSP on site to promote harm reduction for clients who are injecting drugs
  • Pharmacotherapy services with AccessHC GPs

To Apply

Please submit your application including your resume and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria. Please refer to the position description on the website for the key selection criteria and further information: https://accesshc.org.au/

Access Health and Community is a Child Safe Organisation.

Access Health and Community is a provider of disability services. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme and if necessary, an International Police check prior to any appointment. Further information can be found by clicking HERE

Access Health and Community actively encourages applications from Aboriginal peoples and people from a culturally and/or linguistically diverse background.

Beth Locke
Manager AOD
Contact: 03 9810 3035
Email: Beth.Locke@accesshc.org.au using the subject line: Peer Support Worker - Medication Support & Recovery Service enquiry via EthicalJobs

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