Advanced Peer Workers Mental Health - Crisis Stabilisation Unit [DMV-427]

Advanced Peer Workers Mental Health - Crisis Stabilisation Unit [DMV-427]

07 Jan
Queensland Health
Australian Capital Territory

07 Jan

Queensland Health

Australian Capital Territory

The Role

An opportunity has become available for several Advanced Peer Workers Mental Health - Crisis Stabilisation Unit to join Gold Coast Health GCH where the focus of our 10 -strong team is on providing world-class health care to people living in the Gold Coast, and northern New South Wales region of Australia.p>

You will

Provide individualised, one-to-one peer support, practical assistance, education, and referral to consumers accessing the Gold Coast Crisis Response Service

Build safe, trusting relationships with consumers based on shared lived and living experience

Develop and deliver initiatives and strategies that improve understanding of mental illness

Facilitate recovery-oriented training and education for staff members and Students

Guide, orientate and mentor mental health Peer Workers

Requirements for the role

It is a requirement of this position that the employee has a lived/living experience of mental illness, service, and recovery

Experience working as a Peer Worker in public mental health or alcohol and other drug service or the non-government centre

It is highly desirable that applicants hold a Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work or can demonstrate that they are working towards the same

Evidence of vaccination, or be able to be vaccinated against and remain vaccinated against - Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella Chicken Pox, Pertussis Whooping Cough, Hepatitis B and COVID

Tuberculosis screening, to identify if the tuberculosis vaccination be required

Declaration of serious discipline history must be disclosed


Flexible work options

Career Development

Salary Packaging

Modern Facilities

Diverse Work Culture

Research Opportunities

Up to 12.% super

17. leave loading


full time and part time several positions, hrs negotiable

Base salary ranging from $79 546 - $87 per annum, $3049. $3359. per fortnight, $40. - $ hour

About Us

The Mental Health Crisis Stabilisation Unit provides consumers presenting with a mental health, alcohol and or drug crisis, illness a safe, supportive environment for acute mental health assessment, treatment, and management, including a range of short-term options tailored to meet individual needs.he core principles embedded in all aspects of this model of service includes trauma informed care, zero suicide, reduction in seclusion and restraint, and Integrated Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drugs Service interventions.his service is based in Robina.p>

About Gold Coast Health

Nationally and internationally recognised for innovative medical research and health care

Annual operating budget exceeding $1.billion

More than beds across three hospitals - Gold Coast University Hospital, Robina Hospital, Varsity Lakes Hospital and Robina and Southport Health Precincts

Secondary and tertiary health services across more than facilities

Opportunity to combine professional advancement, job satisfaction and relaxation into one fulfilling lifestyle

A workplace culture that encourages people to bring their whole selves to work so that they can perform at their best

Committed to reflecting the diversity of the Gold Coast community and ensuring each staff member is included and feels like they belong

How to Apply

APPLY to submit your application by Friday, 12 .p>

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