- $73K + Super + Salary Packaging
- Job posted on: 20th Nov 2023
- Applications close:
When you join the team at Mission Australia, you become part of a community who are determined to end homelessness and ensure people in need can thrive. United by our Christian purpose and values, we stand together with anyone who needs us, for as long as they need us. Find out more about us and our purpose.
Are you a person with a lived experience of alcohol and other drug challenges, who identifies with young people aged between 10-25?
Are you looking for a career working with young people and supporting them on their recovery journey?
If you do not have a qualifications are you willing to undertake study in a fully funded Cert IV in Peer work?
An exciting opportunity for someone who is or wants to become an Alcohol and Other Drug Peer worker to work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team to provide peer specific, peer support interventions to people 18 years and older. The Peer workers will draw on their own lived experience, personal knowledge and skills gained from overcoming the impacts of drug and/ or alcohol addiction to provide support and coaching to young people both individually and in a group context.
Your key responsibilities will be to:
Before starting work with us, you will need to undertake a national police history check, qualifications and referee checks, and have a clearance to work with children/vulnerable people.
Our innovative and inclusive culture will ensure you feel valued at Mission Australia as you help Australians in need and develop in your career.
We're committed to the safety and wellbeing of each other and the people we serve.
We recognise and respect diversity. So, whoever you are, if you're skilled and actively support our purpose and values, you would be welcome at Mission Australia.
Find out more about a career with Mission Australia.
If you need support to submit your application, please email [email protected] using the subject line: AOD Peer Worker enquiry via EthicalJobs.
To be considered for this opportunity, please click 'Apply for this job' and send your cover letter and resume today. As a committed Circle Back Initiative employer, we will respond to your application.
For further information regarding working with us, visit Working for Mission Australia.
Applications will be shortlisted as they are received. Please apply as soon as possible to be considered. Thank you.
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