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Peer Support Worker - Southern Wellbeing Hub

Neami National

We support individuals living with mental health challenges to achieve outcomes they value.

Position details

  • 1X Part-Time Permanent Position Available (0.6 FTE)
  • Classification: SCHADS Level 3 with a salary range of $71,215 - $76,353 pro rata per annum + Superannuation
  • Salary packaging arrangements providing tax benefits available for living and entertainment expenses increasing your take home income where part of your wage is paid tax free each pay, savings thousands in tax each year
  • Location: Southern Wellbeing Hub, South Australia.

About Neami National

We’re big believers in everyone having the opportunity to live a full life – and we give our all to support people to achieve the wellbeing and mental health outcomes that matter to them.

For some people this means having a stronger sense of self. For others, it might mean nurturing relationships, and for others, it could be building the confidence to tackle tomorrow. Everyone has different goals for their own life, and at Neami, we walk alongside people to help improve their quality of life, on their terms.

We are proud to support 32,000 people living with mental health challenges across Australia and offer more than 70 services, over 49 different Indigenous lands, across the nation. These include mental health and wellbeing supports, housing and suicide prevention services.

About your new role

Peer Support Worker (PSW’s) are integral members of the team and draw on their lived experience of life changing experiences and personal recovery. PSWs use these lived experiences to connect with others experiencing distress, break down stigma, exploring what recovery might look like for the person they are supporting, and instilling confidence and hope.

What will Neami offer in return?

  • Generous leave entitlements including paid parental leave, Gratis Leave and Wellness leave.
  • Professional development through regular practice development sessions and coaching with your supervisor.
  • Ongoing extensive in-house Learning and Development programs to encourage learning and skill-building.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) through Benestar - providing holistic health and wellness supports and resources to Neami staff and their immediate family.
  • Flexible work arrangements are available for maintaining your work-life balance.

What you will bring to the role

  • Lived experience of mental illness and/or of life changing challenges and a demonstrated experience of recovery.
  • Experience of the public or private mental health system.
  • A Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work (highly desired) OR Alternative training or experience as a Peer Worker OR A Mental Health (or equivalent Human Services or Community Services) qualification of Certificate IV level or above.

What the role requires

  • National Criminal History Check (police check) – disclosable outcomes considered.
  • Current Working with Children Check – required before commencement of work.
  • Current drivers licence.
  • Australian working rights.

How to Apply

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The terms and conditions of the role are listed in the attached position description. If you have any further questions not addressed in the job advertisement or position description, please contact:

Taila Leonello, Peer Support Lead [email protected] using the subject line: Peer Support Worker - Southern Wellbeing Hub enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Be Yourself - Neami values and celebrates diversity including multidisciplinary teams and the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, people with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that is accessible, inclusive and reflects the community in which we live.

A position description is attached.

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