Peer Support Coordinator Youth Early Psychosis Program (hYEPP)

Job No: ANT276
Location: Darwin

Peer Support Coordinator Youth Early Psychosis Program (hYEPP) - Based in our Casuarina Office - Part Time

About Us

Anglicare NT is a respected provider of quality human services across urban, regional and remote area. Anglicare NT offers a range of career opportunities in the community and social services sector in a diverse range of fields such as children and youth, family relationships and counselling, out of home care, refugee and migrant, corporate services, financial counselling, mental health, disability and home care, social enterprises and specialist homelessness services.

Anglicare NT offers great benefits including a commitment to further training and development options, flexible working conditions, five (5) week’s annual leave and a strengths based environment. We also offer great salary packaging options that can significantly increase your take home pay.

Our motto of Respect, Fairness and Community articulates our values of cultural respect, social justice and partnership. By living our values, we work to achieve excellent outcomes and make a lasting difference in the lives of Territorians.

About the Position

As the Peer Support Coordinator you will be responsible for implementing the peer support program at headspace Darwin. The program will provide training and development opportunities to young people with lived experience of mental health concerns (specifically psychosis) to become peer support workers. Peer support workers will work with clinicians to improve outcomes for young people accessing services at headspace Darwin. The Peer Support Coordinator will facilitate workshops and training as well as provide practical and emotional support to peer support workers.

Please note: It is a requirement that prior to commencing in this role, you must possess an Ochre Card (Working with Children Clearance), a National Criminal History Check (within 3 months) and a current Northern Territory manual driver’s licence.

To access the Position Description please Click Here. Please address the key selection criteria.

For further information please contact Emily Brown, Program Manager hYEPP 08 8931 5999.

Applications will be assessed as received.

Experience of working closely with and having a strong understanding of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander culture would be considered an advantage. For more information on our Reconciliation Action Plan click here.

Anglicare NT is a Child Safe, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

In order to apply for this role please complete fields below and on the next page you will be required to attach your cover letter, complete resume and selection criteria, also please feel free to attach your qualifications and other certificates  including working with children, police check and driver license to support your application.

To view our other available vacancies please visit our careers website at http://www.anglicare-nt.org.au/vacancies/

 

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