- Job posted on: 18th May 2020
- Applications close:
At cohealth, we're passionate about human rights and equity. We strive to have a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community we're serving, as we know that makes us a stronger and better performing organisation. We value people of all experiences and identities, including all cultural backgrounds, faiths, gender identities, sexualities and abilities. Our inclusive workplace culture enables staff to bring their whole selves to work, where uniqueness is valued, and people experience a feeling of belonging. We're committed to enabling staff's full participation through promoting workplace flexibility and the provision of reasonable adjustments for staff that require modifications.
The LGBTQIA+ Peer Work Program seeks to improve the health and wellbeing of the LGBTIQA+ community by providing recovery-oriented, trauma-informed and culturally safe support. LGBTQIA+ Peer Workers will provide short-term support, with an emphasis on assisting consumers to navigate health and community services. The positions will be embedded into cohealth's mental health pathways team and will receive capacity building support from cohealth's Diversity & Inclusion team (including specialist mentoring through the Zoe Belle Gender Collective). The positions will be based at cohealth's Footscray and Collingwood sites.
*Please note; successful applicants may be required to work from home during COVID-19 restrictions.
Our ideal candidate will have:
For more information please see Position Description attached.