Aboriginal mental health peer worker

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South Coast Medical Service Aboriginal Corporation

South Coast Medical Service Aboriginal Corporation is a non-government not-for-profit highly-regarded Aboriginal community-controlled health organisation providing health and health-related services relevant to the wellbeing and to the benefit of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities throughout the Shoalhaven.

Closing date: 

11pm, 26 August 2019

Timezone: 

Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST)

Location: 

Nowra
New South Wales

Job category: 

  • Project officer roles

Type of vacancy: 

Part time
Ongoing

Salary and conditions: 

Salary will be in accordance with South Coast Medical Service Aboriginal Corporation Enterprise Agreement

Job description/overview: 

The Aboriginal mental health peer worker will be required to work as part of the “Next Steps” Suicide Response Team, providing peer support, advocacy and consultation to local Aboriginal people residing in the Shoalhaven at high risk of suicide or following a suicide attempt. The program, in partnership with Grand Pacific Health, Flourish Australia and Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District, aims to reduce suicide rates among people residing in the Shoalhaven through improving links to local services, providing complimentary follow up and clinical services including culturally appropriate peer support.

Download a copy of the position description and selection criteria

Contact person and how to apply: 

For more information about the position contact Tamara Hopcroft on 02 4448 0200 or email hr@southcoastams.org.au


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