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APS5 Community and Peer Advisor

DFP Government

About the role The Community and Peer Advisor will work collaboratively within a regional Community Engagement Team to provide direct support to clientele as well as working with key internal and external stakeholders to promote exceptional service delivery for their clients. Specifically, in this role you be responsible for; Respectfully support and educate clients, consumers and stakeholders about strengths-based, recovery oriented practices and community support services Providing personalised peer support services to clients in line with Open Arms’ established policies and procedures. Promote awareness, understanding and continual service improvement Work effectively and cooperatively as a member of the Community Engagement Team Participate in Open Arms program evaluation and research activities, strategic direction and quality improvement, particularly in relation to community engagement activities.

Support participative work place practices in line with policies of WHS, Workplace Diversity and the Australian Public Service values, Employment Principles and the APS Code of Conduct. Collaborate with Community and Peer Advisors and Community Engagement Coordinators both locally and nationally, including participating in and contributing to a peer work Community of Practice. Skills and Experience Our client is ideally seeking candidates with lived experience of mental health issues and ADF service.

This can either be from the perspective of an ex-ADF member or partner, carer or similar for a current serving or ex-ADF member. Experience in casework or other human service delivery is highly regarded. Mandatory skills and experience required for this position include; Proven ability to respectfully and effectively utilise this experience to promote a recovery focused approach to support others 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 must be obtained prior to commencing in the position.

How to apply If this role is of interest to you and you would like to know more then please don’t hesitate to contact Tanisha Hine on Thinedfp.com.au or 02 6162 7311.

Date15 February 2021

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Salary 54.00 - 54.00 (Hourly Rate)

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