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community & peer advisor – spring hill brisbane.

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    Randstad are thrilled to be working with Open Arms to recruit a Community and Peer Advisor to join the team in Spring Hill, Brisbane on a 12 month contract with possible extension.

    The position requires someone with lived experience of mental health issues and Australian Defence Force (ADF) service, as either an ex-ADF member or partner/carer of a current or ex-ADF member. The role involves using lived experience to respectfully support and educate clients, consumers and stakeholders about strengths-based, recovery oriented practices and community support services.

    The Community and Peer Advisor will work collaboratively within a regional Community Engagement Team to provide direct support to Open Arms clients. The position will also work with key internal and external stakeholders to influence a recovery approach to service delivery for veterans and serving ADF members and their families, and in doing so, encourage well-being.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Provide personalised peer support services to current and former ADF members and their families in line with Open Arms policy and procedures
    • Encourage behaviours that promote mental health recovery and wellness for the purpose of client, community, and stakeholder education and engagement
    • Co-facilitate relevant group programs
    • Work with key internal and external stakeholders to influence a recovery approach to service delivery for veteran, current ADF and their families
    • Contribute to the development and maintenance of Open Arms’ Clinical Practice and Governance policies and Accreditation
    • Evaluation and research activities within Open Arms including strategic direction and quality improvement, particularly in relation to community engagement activities
    • Collaborate with Community and Peer Advisors and Community Engagement Coordinators

    ABOUT YOU

    • Lived experience of mental health issues and ADF service
    • Respectfully and effectively utilise experience to promote a recovery focused approach
    • Willingness to undertake relevant training and professional development, including completion of certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work
    • Working with Children (WWC) and/or Vulnerable People Checks/Clearance
    • Experience supporting veterans and/or their family members and encouraging recovery-oriented behaviours

    YOUR BENEFITS

    • $50 to $55 p/h + superannuation, paid weekly
    • Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
    • Supportive team with a drive to see you succeed personally and professionally
    • Genuine opportunity to support vulnerable and/or at risk clients and enhance well-being

    If this position appeals to you, please don't hesitate to apply! If you have any questions or would like to know more, contact Anoise via email - anoise.meegan@randstad.com.au

    Refer a friend and you could earn $250

    Are you looking for a permanent position in health, care or support or know someone who is? Sign up with us or refer a friend and you could earn a $250 voucher each! Conditions apply.

    At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.

    Randstad are thrilled to be working with Open Arms to recruit a Community and Peer Advisor to join the team in Spring Hill, Brisbane on a 12 month contract with possible extension.

    The position requires someone with lived experience of mental health issues and Australian Defence Force (ADF) service, as either an ex-ADF member or partner/carer of a current or ex-ADF member. The role involves using lived experience to respectfully support and educate clients, consumers and stakeholders about strengths-based, recovery oriented practices and community support services.

    The Community and Peer Advisor will work collaboratively within a regional Community Engagement Team to provide direct support to Open Arms clients. The position will also work with key internal and external stakeholders to influence a recovery approach to service delivery for veterans and serving ADF members and their families, and in doing so, encourage well-being.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Provide personalised peer support services to current and former ADF members and their families in line with Open Arms policy and procedures
    • Encourage behaviours that promote mental health recovery and wellness for the purpose of client, community, and stakeholder education and engagement
    • Co-facilitate relevant group programs
    • Work with key internal and external stakeholders to influence a recovery approach to service delivery for veteran, current ADF and their families
    • Contribute to the development and maintenance of Open Arms’ Clinical Practice and Governance policies and Accreditation
    • Evaluation and research activities within Open Arms including strategic direction and quality improvement, particularly in relation to community engagement activities
    • Collaborate with Community and Peer Advisors and Community Engagement Coordinators

    ABOUT YOU

    • Lived experience of mental health issues and ADF service
    • Respectfully and effectively utilise experience to promote a recovery focused approach
    • Willingness to undertake relevant training and professional development, including completion of certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work
    • Working with Children (WWC) and/or Vulnerable People Checks/Clearance
    • Experience supporting veterans and/or their family members and encouraging recovery-oriented behaviours

    YOUR BENEFITS

    • $50 to $55 p/h + superannuation, paid weekly
    • Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
    • Supportive team with a drive to see you succeed personally and professionally
    • Genuine opportunity to support vulnerable and/or at risk clients and enhance well-being

    If this position appeals to you, please don't hesitate to apply! If you have any questions or would like to know more, contact Anoise via email - anoise.meegan@randstad.com.au

    Refer a friend and you could earn $250

    Are you looking for a permanent position in health, care or support or know someone who is? Sign up with us or refer a friend and you could earn a $250 voucher each! Conditions apply.

    At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.