Assertive Suicide Prevention Outreach Peer Workers (FT and PT) - SESLHD Mental Health Service

Mental Health Clinician
REQ205730 Requisition #
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Selection Criteria:

  1. Personal lived experience of suicidal crisis, and ability to meaningfully and purposefully use lived experience to provide peer support to people at risk of of suicide
  2. Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work or willingness to successfully complete within 18 months. For Graduate Health Education Officers, additional relevant health degree required
  3. Experience working in a Mental Health Peer Worker role with the capacity to use recovery orientated and trauma informed principles in providing support to people at risk of suicide
  4. Understanding of the suicide prevention sector and ability to utilise appropriate suicide prevention support such as crisis response, safety planning and managing risk
  5. Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to recovery oriented services, trauma informed care and lived experience involvement in service design, implementation and evaluation
  6. Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate effectively within the multi-disciplinary team and with a diverse range of stakeholders including consumers, families and service providers
  7. Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  8. Demonstrated excellent computer skills (proficient in MS Office applications)


Need more information?
  1) Click here for the Position Description and SESLHD Expected Standards
  2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Leonie Keogh on Leonie.Keogh@health.nsw; 

Applications Close: 31 January, 2021



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