Advanced Peer Worker

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We are Metro South Health

We are the major public healthcare provider for Brisbane's south side, Logan, Redlands and the Scenic Rim. We operate five major hospitals and a range of community, specialty and state-wide healthcare services. We are renowned for teaching and research excellence.

We are truly dedicated people who care about our community. We come to work to make a difference. We save lives, changes lives and make the world a better place. We overcome the many challenges that come our way by going above and beyond and achieve the best possible outcomes by working together. We are bold, innovative, collaborative, inspiring.

We recognise our strength comes from the diversity of our people and so we encourage people of all genders, ethnicities, ages, abilities, languages, sexual orientation and family responsibilities to apply.

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community.

We are part of and proud of the community we serve. We are better together.

Join us at Metro South Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.

About the Role

Through sharing the learnings and wisdom from the personal lived experience perspective:

  • Partner with the team to develop, deliver and evaluate the Community Care Units' education and activities
  • Assist consumers within Adult Mental Health Services, key service providers and non-government organisations to develop a better understanding of the recovery framework
  • Inspire and support consumers through formalised peer support, practical assistance, tailored education, information and referrals to learn the skills and knowledge to build resilience for mental and physical healthcare needs and to engage in their community.
  • Provide guidance and mentoring to the Peer Workers within the Community Care Unit.
  • Model personal recovery, self-awareness, self-belief, self-advocacy and hopefulness by sharing your own story of recovery to inspire and instil confidence in others.

This is an identified vacancy with a genuine occupational requirement for the position to be filled by a candidate with personal lived / living experience of mental health and / or substance use issues and recovery. Candidates not meeting this criteria will not be considered.

Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.

Our values of Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Engagement and Excellence, shape our culture within Metro South Health. Our values guide our day-to-day decision making and are fundamental to what we care about as a health service, how we behave, how we interact with each other and provide care to the many patients who come through our doors every day.

We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.

As a Metro South employee, you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.

You can find out more about why it's so great to work at Metro South here: ( ).

11 June 2024
Location: Australia Queensland Brisbane - South,Logan - Beaudesert
Salary: As per State Award AUD per year
Work type:
Locum Tenens
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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