F-517 - Peer Specialist - Mental Health Acute & Continuing Care Team (ACCT) / Community Forensic Team

F-517 - Peer Specialist - Mental Health Acute & Continuing Care Team (ACCT) / Community Forensic Team

15 Sep
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Western NSW Local Health District
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Parramatta

15 Sep

Western NSW Local Health District

Parramatta

<p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:normal"><span><strong><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span><img alt="" src="https://mcusercontent.com/7c1c49b9463b0d4df3fcd5d8d/images/9e8c341d-0b66-4973-8488-34cb4bf60fba.jpg" style="height:100%; width:100%" /><br /> <br /> Employment Type</span></span></strong><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span>: <span style="color:black">Temporary Full Time up to 30 Jun 2021 (job share may be considered)<br /> <strong>Position Classification</strong>: Health Education Officer Non Graduate / Graduate<br /> <strong>Remuneration</strong>: $54,196.00 - $92,481.00 pa plus super<br /> <strong>Hours Per Week</strong>: 38<br /> <strong>Location: </strong></span></span></span><span style="color:blue"><u style="text-decoration:underline"><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span><a href="https://www.orange.nsw.gov.au/" style="color:blue; text-decoration:underline">Orange, NSW</a></span></span></u></span><br /> <span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span><span style="color:black"><strong>Applications Close: </strong>28 Sep 2020 - 11.59pm</span></span></span><br /> <br /> <em><span style="border:none windowtext 1.0pt; font-size:10.0pt; padding:0cm"><span style="background-color:white"><span>Western NSW Local Health District is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability and people from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply for our advertised positions. If you require any assistance with your application or have any questions about this position, please get in touch with the contact person listed in this advertisement.</span></span></span></em><br /> <br /> <strong><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span><span style="color:black">About the opportunity</span></span></span></strong><br /> <span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span>The Acute & Continuing Care Team (ACCT) provide mental health support for adults (18-64) who are experiencing a mental illness.<br /> <br /> The Peer Specialist will provide individual and group support to consumers by working collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team, utilising your personal lived experience of mental health challenges and personal recovery to support people and promote engagement in their individual treatment and recovery.</span></span><br /> <br /> <strong><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span><span style="color:black">What we can offer you</span></span></span></strong></span></span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span><span style="color:black">Country living with a meaningful career path</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span><span style="color:black">Paid leave entitlements</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span><span style="color:black">Allowances as per the relevant Award</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span><span style="color:black">Monthly ADOs for full time staff</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span><span style="color:black">Generous salary packaging options and other fringe benefits</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span><span style="color:black">Flexible work practices (as appropriate to the position and negotiated with your manager)</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span><span style="color:black">Corporate wellbeing programs, including the </span></span></span><span style="color:blue"><u style="text-decoration:underline"><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span><a href="https://wnswlhd.health.nsw.gov.au/health-careers/Documents/Orientation/Factsheet%20-%20Fitness%20Passport.pdf" style="color:blue; text-decoration:underline">Fitness Passport</a></span></span></u></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span><span style="color:black">Opportunities for learning and development, including in-house training with </span></span></span><span style="color:blue"><u style="text-decoration:underline"><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span><a href="https://www.heti.nsw.gov.au/" style="color:blue; text-decoration:underline">My Health Learning</a></span></span></u></span> <span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span><span style="color:black">and the NSW Health RTO</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span><span style="color:black">Professional growth and accelerated<strong> </strong>career progression</span></span></span><br />  </li> </ul> <p style="font-family:Arial"><strong><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><span style="color:black">Where you'll be working</span></span></span></span></strong><br /> <span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><span style="color:black">Mental Health, Drug & Alcohol Services - Orange</span></span></span></span><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><span style="color:black">, a part of the Western NSW Local Health District. For more information on living and working in our beautiful region, visit our website </span></span></span></span><span style="color:blue"><u style="text-decoration:underline"><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><a href="http://bit.ly/2eDQhin" style="color:blue; text-decoration:underline">Western NSW Health Careers.</a></span></span></span></u></span><br /> <br /> <span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span style="background-color:white"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><span style="color:black">With a population of 40,000 people, Orange is truly a major regional city with a true provincial feel. Located in the central west of New South Wales, and just over three hours from the capital and nearby coastlines, Orange has a regional airport which runs regular flights to Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.</span></span></span></span></span><br /> <br /> <span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><span style="color:black">Orange is reputed as one of NSW’s premier wine and food regions. It has a mild temperate climate with warm summers and cool winters with snowfall. Many health professionals choose Orange as their home as it offers prestigious schooling, affordable housing and land, a lifestyle where you can spend more of your precious time with family and friends, greater opportunities for community involvement, along with employment growth in health care, social assistance, retail, education and training.<br /> <br /> In Orange you can enjoy life without the challenges of metropolitan living.</span></span></span></span><br /> <br /> <span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><span style="color:black">For more information about the Western NSW Local Health District, </span></span></span></span><span style="color:blue"><u style="text-decoration:underline"><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><a href="https://youtu.be/yY6dum2k_5w" style="color:blue; text-decoration:underline">watch our video</a></span></span></span></u></span><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><span style="color:black">!</span></span></span></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial; margin-bottom:11px"><br /> <span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><strong><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span>Help with your application and how you apply for the position</span></span></span></strong><br /> <span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span>To be considered for this position, please ensure you address the Selection Criteria as thoroughly as possible. For information regarding the Selection Criteria and guidance with the application process, pre-employment checks and categories of vaccinations required for this role<span style="color:#1f497d">, </span>please review </span></span></span><span style="color:blue"><u style="text-decoration:underline"><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><a href="https://ocxz.cit.health.nsw.gov.au/excluded-apps/XXRecRequisitionPD-context-root/faces/XXRecRequisitionPDPG?xxJobId=REQ188239" style="color:blue; text-decoration:underline">Position Description</a></span></span></span></u></span><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span> and also download the </span></span></span><span style="color:blue"><u style="text-decoration:underline"><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><a href="https://mcusercontent.com/7c1c49b9463b0d4df3fcd5d8d/files/2e342447-d573-4b6d-aa58-9e7a0bb09ea7/WNSWLHD_Employment_with_Western_NSW_Information_Booklet_FEB_2020.pdf" style="color:blue; text-decoration:underline">Guide to Employment with Western NSW booklet</a></span></span></span></u></span><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span>.<br /> <br /> <span style="color:black">Please apply for this position online by clicking ‘Apply for Job’ at the top of this advertisement.</span></span></span></span><br /> <br /> <strong><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span>Need more information? </span></span></span></strong></span></span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:11pt"><span><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span>For role related queries or questions please contact Roslyn Dalton on <span style="color:blue"><u style="text-decoration:underline"><a href="mailto:[email protected]" style="color:blue; text-decoration:underline">[email protected]</a></u></span> or (02) 6369 2030</span></span></span></span></li> </ul> <p style="font-family:Arial"><br /> <span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><strong>Talent pool</strong><br /> If the selection panel identifies a surplus of suitable candidates for the role, an eligibility list may be created where candidates may be offered casual, permanent or temporary full-time or part-time positions within the next 18 months.</span></span></span><br /> <br /> <strong><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><span style="color:black">Targeted role</span></span></span></span></strong><br /> <span style="border:none windowtext 1.0pt; font-size:10.0pt; padding:0cm"><span style="background-color:white"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><span style="color:black">This is a targeted position in accordance with </span></span></span></span></span><strong><em><span style="border:none windowtext 1.0pt; font-size:10.0pt; padding:0cm"><span style="background-color:white"><span style="line-height:107%"><span>GSE Rule 26: Employment of eligible persons</span></span></span></span></em></strong><span style="border:none windowtext 1.0pt; font-size:10.0pt; padding:0cm"><span style="background-color:white"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><span style="color:black">. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to suitable Aboriginal applicants in order to improve access to employment and career opportunities. Aboriginal applicants will be required to demonstrate Aboriginality in addition to addressing the selection criteria. Applicants can upload their Confirmation of Aboriginality as an attachment to their application.</span></span></span></span></span><br /> <br /> <strong><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><span style="letter-spacing:.2pt">Stepping Up – Close the Gap</span></span></span></span></strong><br /> <span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><span style="color:black">The </span></span></span></span><span style="color:blue"><u style="text-decoration:underline"><span style="border:none windowtext 1.0pt; font-size:10.0pt; padding:0cm"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><a href="https://aes.org.au/" style="color:blue; text-decoration:underline">Aboriginal Employment Strategy (AES)</a></span></span></span></u></span><span style="border:none windowtext 1.0pt; font-size:10.0pt; padding:0cm"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><span style="color:black"><span style="letter-spacing:.2pt"> is working in partnership with the Western NSW Local Health District to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants wishing to apply for this role. For more information please contact </span></span></span></span></span><span style="border:none windowtext 1.0pt; font-size:10.0pt; padding:0cm"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><span style="color:black">the AES recruitment team on (02) 6882 8100 or email </span></span></span></span><span style="color:blue"><u style="text-decoration:underline"><span style="border:none windowtext 1.0pt; font-size:10.0pt; padding:0cm"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><a href="mailto:[email protected]" style="color:blue; text-decoration:underline">[email protected]</a></span></span></span></u></span><span style="border:none windowtext 1.0pt; font-size:10.0pt; padding:0cm"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><span style="color:black">. Alternatively, applicants can visit </span></span></span></span><span style="color:blue"><u style="text-decoration:underline"><span style="border:none windowtext 1.0pt; font-size:10.0pt; padding:0cm"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><a href="http://bit.ly/WNSWLHDSteppingUp" style="color:blue; text-decoration:underline">our website</a></span></span></span></u></span><span style="border:none windowtext 1.0pt; font-size:10.0pt; padding:0cm"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><span style="color:black"> for more information</span></span></span></span><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><span style="color:black">.</span></span></span></span><br /> <br /> <strong><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><span style="color:black">Connect with us on </span></span></span></span><span style="color:blue"><u style="text-decoration:underline"><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><a href="https://twitter.com/wnswlhd?lang=en" style="color:blue; text-decoration:underline">Twitter</a></span></span></span></u></span><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><span style="color:black">, </span></span></span></span><span style="color:blue"><u style="text-decoration:underline"><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><a href="https://www.facebook.com/westernnswhealthjobs" style="color:blue; text-decoration:underline">Facebook</a></span></span></span></u></span><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><span style="color:black"> and </span></span></span></span><span style="color:blue"><u style="text-decoration:underline"><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><a href="https://www.linkedin.com/company/western-nsw-local-health-district/" style="color:blue; text-decoration:underline">LinkedIn</a></span></span></span></u></span><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><span style="color:black">.</span></span></span></span></strong></p>

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