Mental Health & Addictions Peer Support Specialist (Full Time) Manukau Community Mental Health
at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Counties Manukau, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Remuneration as per PSA Allied Health MECA guidelines
Do you have lived experience of mental distress and have experienced recovery? Have you completed an approved Peer Support Specialist training programme?
Use your specialised knowledge and training to provide peer support to assist others on their journey to recovery. Join our vibrant team in Manukau as a Peer Support Specialist!
The Manukau Community Mental Health Centre offers clinical assessment and treatment support to service users and whanau/families in the Manukau area. Within this team, you will play an integral part in peer recovery that inspires hope and encourages people to recognise that they are able to determine their own wellbeing. You will share wellness skills and strategies that may support peers to achieve their recovery and wellbeing goals. You will be working within a multi-disciplinary team of mental health professionals and cultural advisors, including Peer Support Specialists.
You need to have a full, clean driver’s licence with no limitations as you would need to use Counties Manukau fleet vehicles. Confidence with information technology is also important. You would need to have a passion to support others in their recovery and be able to build a strong rapport with service users. You need to be a good listener and use recovery enhancing language.
• Peer Support Specialist Certificate (CM Health approved)
• Completed personal WRAP training
• Full, clean driver’s licence with no limitations
• Excellent communicator
• Knowledge of recovery concepts and their application
To review the position description please ''click here''. Please apply online at www.countieshealthjobs.com
For more information on this role, please contact Amy Lin in the Recruitment Centre on 09 276 0044 ext 58680 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Job Number: CMH07463
Applications Close: 7th April 2023
At Counties Manukau Health people and their lives matter to us. We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to delivering the best health outcomes for our community. To help us achieve this we need a workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applications from all backgrounds who share our values and have a passion to work in our community and would greatly value seeing applicants from our Maaori and Pacific communities. We are also committed to our Disability Strategy, which focuses on people with disabilities; they are our patients, whaanau, community and our staff - all carefully considered in our action plan. Together we will improve the accessibility needs for everyone who has a disability. Our values are Valuing Everyone- Whakawhanaungatanga , Kind –Manaakitanga, Together –Kotahitanga, Excellent- Rangatiratanga. If these are your values too, then join us today.