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Peer Worker PARC and ARCC

LocationThe Alfred
Work TypePart time
Positions1 Position
Job no: 67925
Category: Allied Health and Medical Science, Other Allied Health / Medical Science

Alfred Health

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.

  • Part Time – 0.8 (64 Hours)
  • Permanent Appointment
  • Classification - Peer worker level 2 – Year 1
  • Amazing benefit include salary packaging and excellent professional development opportunities


Alfred Mental and Addiction Health (AMAH) is responsible for the operation of services which focus on people with a severe mental illness residing in the Inner South Eastern area of Melbourne.

Services are provided by a number of teams located at the Alfred Hospital (Commercial Road, Prahran) and at St. Kilda Road Clinic, Aged Psychiatry at Caulfield, South Yarra PARC South Yarra, Alma Road CCU in St Kilda,  and the Child & Adolescent Service located in Moorabbin.


This position will work across both   Prevention and Recovery Care (PARC) and Alma Road Community Care Unit  (ARCC) services providing unique peer led lived experience, supporting recovery, planning and coping strategies that engage consumers in opportunities for meaningful community living with the incumbent working 0.4 on each site.

The PARC service model is a partnership between AMAH  and ERMHA  365 providing sub-acute residential step up / step down treatment and support for up to 28 days to consumers within AMAH catchment area. AMAH  provide the clinical component of the PARC Program and ERMHA 365 provide the on-site psychosocial support. ARCC provides a medium term residential rehabiltiaton program for 20 clients with 24 hour on site clinical support and case managment. 



  • Certificate IV in Peer Work

  • Cert IV in Mental Health


  • Formal qualifications are not mandatory for this role but may be helpful.


  • Salary Packaging
  • Discount Health Insurance
  • Car Parking (subject to availability)
  • Onsite Gym
  • Child care services

All enquires to Dan Cartlidge on 9076 9175

Applications Close: 11pm AEST, Wednesday 21st February 2024

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.

In accordance with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all Alfred Health employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, health care workers in Category A or B roles (as determined by the department’s risk ratings) are required to be vaccinated against influenza or hold an acceptable medical exemption.