- Job posted on: 16th Apr 2021
- Applications close:
There is the possibility of an extension for all positions, as the service expands. The successful candidates will be working Monday to Friday. All positions are classified at Level 3 on the Flourish Australia Enterprise Agreement (2018).
As a Mental Health Worker or Peer Worker, you will work in the community to support people accessing our services who have a lived experience of mental health issues to achieve their hopes and dreams. You will play an important part in assisting people to maintain wellness and realise their goals. On a day to day basis you will:
The difference between the two roles is a Peer Worker is required to use their lived experience of a mental health issue and personal recovery openly, appropriately and effectively to build professional relationships with the people they support that also experience a mental health issue. It is not a requirement for Mental Health Workers to use their lived experience of a mental health issue in their everyday work.
Flourish Australia is one of Australia’s most experienced community mental health organisations. For over 60 years, we have provided individual support to people with a lived experience of a mental health issue for them to live purposeful lives.
Flourish Australia is proud to have built one of Australia’s largest peer workforces, a proven, strengths-based approach to mental health recovery. Our vision is to create communities where everyone’s mental health and wellbeing flourishes. Our purpose is to support people to flourish, believe in their futures, and become contributing members of the community.
For further information, please contact Nicolle Richards, Team Coordinator. E: firstname.lastname@example.org, using the subject line: Peer Workers / Mental Health Workers - Nowra / Wollongong / Ulladulla enquiry via EthicalJobs, (please do not email applications)