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Peer Worker

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Townsville, Mackay

We are about to launch an exciting new project and have some rewarding roles available for the right people to join the team, in either Townsville or Mackay. 

The project involves provisioning of programs to support the key objectives of the National Psychosocial Support Measure (NPSM) in the Townsville and Mackay regions. 

The programs will be for the community, and will provide a robust and comprehensive framework to improve access to holistic psychosocial support services. This includes the establishment and delivery of an after-hours Mental Health Hub and weekend programs to facilitate community engagement in mental health.

About the Role: 

As a Peer Worker, you will draw on your knowledge of mental health as a well as your own lived experience of mental illness recover, to act as a role model and provide hope to our consumers. You will be working with a team to facilitate activities and programs to give trust and confidence to consumers. 

Eligibility requirements for Peer Worker position:

  1. Minimum Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work. We will require a copy of your completion certificate and statement of attainment.
  2. Strong skills in time management, planning and conflict resolution.

Essential screening requirements for the position:

  • First Aid and CPR certificates (or ability to obtain)
  • A Blue card with a positive yellow card exemption (or ability to obtain)
  • A driver’s license and road worthy comprehensively insured vehicle
  • Successful completion of the NDIS worker orientation module (Free to obtain at https://training.ndiscommission.gov.au/)

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, please click on either Townsville or Mackay to apply or alternatively, email your application to hr@selectability.com.au (please ensure you include in the subject line which role and region you wish to apply for, or your application will not be considered)

Please include: 

  • Your Resume 
  • a short cover letter outlining your skills, experiece and why you are the best person for the role 
  • Your required salary
  • How soon you can start

If you require more information or have any questions about any of the roles, please contact selectability Human Resources on 07 4781 2600 or via email to HR@selectability.com.au 

These positions will close as soon as we find the right person. So, don't delay, apply today! 

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