Overview

NSW Government Western NSW Local Health District

Employment Type: Casual
Position Classification: Health Education Officer Grad / Non Grad
Remuneration: $30.45 – $50.71 ph (+ superannuation + salary packaging options are available to reduce your taxable income and increase your take-home pay)
Requisition ID: REQ459344
Location: Orange, NSW – Find out more
Applications Close: 12 January 2024– 11:59pm

Peer Worker – Mental Health Drug & Alcohol (MHDA)
Bloomfield Hospital

About the role
Are you wanting to use your own Lived Experience of mental health illness to offer, hope, recovery and empowerment to others?


As a Mental Health Peer Worker your own life experience of mental health and personal recovery is an integral part of the consumer’s personal journey due to your knowledge and understanding of issues experienced by people with mental ill health.

We are looking for Peer Workers who are person centred, are able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and are focused on providing individual and group peer support, recovery planning and goal setting, help with navigating the mental health service system, and individual and systemic advocacy for consumers.

A career with Western NSW means you can challenge yourself, make an impact and shape the future of rural health. To explore the benefits of a career in our Local Health District, visit the WNSWLHD website.


To apply for this role:

  • Create a profile in the Recruitment & Onboarding (ROB) System or sign in using your existing login
  • Upload your current resume
  • Answer the selection criteria

Role-related enquiries: Please contact Joyce Muriithi, Deputy Director of Nursing on (02) 6369 8841 or at Joyce.Muriithi@health.nsw.gov.au for more information.

Additional information for applicants:

  • All suitably qualified Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply for this position. This is a targeted position under GSE Rule 26. Where possible, affirmative action will be applied to support employment of eligible persons.
  • This recruitment may be used to create an Eligibility List for similar roles in the future (ongoing or temporary) that may arise in the next 18 months.
  • Western NSW is committed to creating a safe and accessible workplace that promotes diversity, inclusion and belonging. As a vibrant and diverse region, rich in community and culture, we welcome applications from all people to build a respectful workplace dedicated to delivering the best health outcomes for our community.
  • To find out more about the remuneration and conditions, visit NSW Public Health System Awards
  • For more information, visit a Guide to Employment with WNSWLHD

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