Categories: Allied Health and Medical Science, Other Allied Health / Medical Science
Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.
Fixed term - Until June 2019
Part time role based in Dandenong with some travel required between locations
Great Staff Benefits
Make a difference and help create new types of services with young people and their families
Established in 2006, headspace is making a difference to the lives of thousands of young Australians in the area of youth mental health, by:
Giving young Australians and their families the opportunity to seek help early
Making it easier for young people and their families to access information
Creating awareness and educating young people and their families about how to get help
headspace YEPP is one of the world’s most comprehensive Youth Early Psychosis Programs being delivered through one program in each Australian state. Through this new initiative, young people and their families have timely access to comprehensive evidence based early psychosis services. This program aims to intervene early with young people who have unusual sensory experiences and/or beliefs and their families and supporters. The service builds on strengths and resilience, uses the wisdom of lived experience and fosters hope, potential and recovery.
You will act as a recovery champion within the team and be involved in the ongoing development of volunteer peer support roles in the headspace YEPP program, including peer support training and evaluation. As a part of this role, you will provide one to one peer support with young people within the headspace YEPP program and use your personal experience to model hope and share skills and knowledge.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Appropriate work visa
Current Victorian Driver's License
Current Working with Children Check or willing to obtain one
Be willing to undergo a Background Check
Access to Salary Packaging and Novated Leasing
Health and Wellbeing initiatives in addition to discounted health insurance
Great work/life balance
If this opportunity sounds like it is for you, click the APPLY button, including your resume and cover letter.
For more information regarding the position please contact Katie Wilson or Melanie Purkiss on ph: 9076 9400
Applications close Thursday 31 May at 11pm AEST
Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.