Kyabra Community Association Inc. is a community-based organisation that is committed to strengthening individual, family and community life. We provide strengths-based, integrated responses to people in our community.

The Group Work and Training Team provides both learning and training opportunities to community members and staff. The group work and training opportunities are determined by funded requirement, staff requirement and priorities, and community needs. The team works with individuals, families and carers with sometimes complex issues to support hopes and goals for new and additional skills, understanding and knowledge to assist growth and change. Staff training will also contribute to additional skill and knowledge development.

For this position, we are looking to employ a Peer Support Worker with a lived experience of living with mental illness. The Peer Support Workers work with people with a mental illness, their family and other significant support person and provides group-based educational activities.

If you love being challenged and seek a personally fulfilling role in an organisation that makes a difference to the lives of others, then this may be the job for you.

Salary and conditions are in accordance with Kyabras Enterprise Agreement 2012, Level 1. We offer a family friendly work environment and a range of practice and professional development opportunities.

Applications close at 9:00am, Monday, 25th July 2016. Interviews will be held in early August and a three-month probationary period will apply.

Kyabra is an inclusive workplace and an equal opportunity employer.? We encourage people to apply regardless of age, class, gender, sexual orientation, cultural heritage, ability or disability, or past behaviour.

It is an organisational policy that all employees are required to carry a positive notice blue card and consent to any personal or criminal history checks.

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