NSW Government

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Health Education Officer Graduate / Non-Graduate
Remuneration: $60.373.00 – $100,547.00 pa (+ superannuation + are available to reduce your taxable income and increase your take-home pay)
Requisition ID: REQ461319
Location: Orange, NSW –
Hours Per Week: 38
Applications Close: 27 February 2024 – 11:59pm

Peer Worker – Virtual Community Mental Health Team

Mental Health Drug & Alcohol – Orange

About the role
The Peer Worker will be part of the Virtual Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol Service and will provide recovery oriented and trauma informed support via virtual services to consumers across Western NSW Local Health District.

The Virtual Community Mental Health Drug and Alcohol team is a virtual multi-disciplinary team that provides specialist mental health drug and services across the district.

Western NSW Local Health District is at the forefront in the delivery of rural and remote Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol services across a catchment area of 400,000 square kilometres with regional centres – Dubbo, Orange and Bathurst – providing hubs for local and remote services.

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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 .

To apply for this role:

· Click ‘Apply’

· 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 Alex Schmich, Team Leader – Virtual Community Mental Health Service on (02) 6369 2080 or at 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 . 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.

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