Peer Support Worker-Phone Line Operator

Location Manukau

Description

Peer Support Worker-Phone Line Operator Job Description Peer Support Worker Phone line Operator Part time, position available. Based in Manukau working with Homecare Medical Salary: $20.50ph - $25.

50ph (depending on qualification) This role falls under Pay Equity Settlement for Mental Health Support Workers. This service connects people in need of mental health support with Peers over the phone. It is one of many helpline services that constitute the National Telehealth Service.

As a peer support worker, you will be using your own personal experience with mental health and recovery to support anyone phoning. Peer talk is an effective way to overcome some of the barriers that make it difficult for people to access mental health care. This free phone-based counselling service makes it easier for those in need to get help.

As a role model and peer, you will be inspiring hope through sharing parts of your own recovery journey with those who are looking at moving towards different choices and options in their lives. Essential Criteria: Personal experience of mental health and recovery Have the ability to connect and relate to people Have strong cultural competencies Able to work in a team environment Have excellent communication and listening skills Have good computer literacy Are positive and encouraging with a good sense of humor Level 4 National Certificate in Mental Health and Addiction Support or equivalent Desirable Criteria: Intentional Peer Support Core Training Experience in person-centered approach Experience in telephone counselling/support services For more information about this job, please contact: Michael Verner on 021 049 9156 Closing Date: Wednesday 23rd September 2020 at 12pm A Job Description can be downloaded from the Ember website: https://ember.org.

nz/careers/ To apply for this position, please submit all of the following documents: 1. Download, complete and submit an Application Form from https://ember.org.

nz/careers/ 2. Prepare and submit an up-to-date CV. 3.

Submit a Cover Letter, answering the following questions: Why are you interested in this position? What skills, competencies, knowledge and experience can you bring to this role? 4. Email all of the above to gina.liember.

org.nz Peer Support Worker-Phone Line Operator Ember Services Limited Job type: Part Time Hours of work: 21 Location: Manukau City Wage: $18.90 - $25.

00 Listed: 09-09-2020 Closes: 23-09-2020 Reference: 434859-ORT.

Company
Ember Services Limited
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Salary

53040.00 AUD Annual salary

Work Type

Part Time

Posted

20 Oct 2020

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