Queensland Government Youth Peer Recovery Support Worker Part Time in Brisbane QLD

Queensland Government

Branch Brisbane QLD AU

Youth Peer Recovery Support Worker
Brisbane QLD

We offer employees competitive remuneration and generous employer superannuation contribution, benefits and incentives, career development and opportunity with…


Metro South Health is the major provider of public health services, and health education and research, in the Brisbane south side, Logan, Redlands and Scenic Rim regions. We serve an estimated population of 1 million people, 23 per cent of Queensland’s population. Every day, around the clock, we’re faced with challenges with the highest stakes; but we remain focussed on the needs of our patients practicing a person-centred approach to health care. From our reception staff to our doctors, administrators to housekeepers—we are committed to providing you and your family with quality health care.

The Youth and Family Wellbeing Team at Logan Hospital have a position available for a Youth Peer Recovery Support Worker on a part time basis. The desired applicant will have the ability to relate, empathise with, is aware of and sees issues from the perspective of a youth consumer, their families and people from other cultures and an ability to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the key mental health issues for youth mental health consumers.

Purpose of the Role

  • To assist our youth mental health consumers, key service providers and Non-Government Organisations (NGO’s) to develop a better understanding of the recovery framework while utilising your lived experience of mental health issues and work toward achieving the best outcomes for consumers.
  • Provide consumers with tailored education, information, referrals and support from personal experience of recovery, utilising available resources within the community to overcome stigma and facilitate access to mental health services and non-government agencies.


We offer employees competitive remuneration and generous employer superannuation contribution, benefits and incentives, career development and opportunity with outstanding support for workplace training and education within our flexible, family friendly workplaces.

Youth Peer Recovery Support Worker is comprised of salary between $35.45 – $39.06 per hour, (AO4). Temporary part time (up to 12 months with possibility of extension, hours negotiable).

From the large, technologically advanced tertiary Princess Alexandra Hospital, to our mid-size facilities in thriving suburbs, to community health centres servicing regional communities, we offer exciting career pathways and employment opportunities for health professionals.

Conditions of Employment

Some roles within Queensland Health are designated as ‘Vaccination Preventable Disease (VPD) risk roles’. A VPD risk role is a role in which the incumbent may be exposed to the risk of acquisition and/or transmission of a VPD. If you are applying for a role that has been designated as a VPD risk role you must be able to provide evidence that you either:

  • have been vaccinated against the VPD’s listed in the role description; or
  • you are not susceptible to the VPD’s listed in the role description.

You will be asked by the recruiting manager to supply this evidence if you are the preferred candidate for the role. Any job offer would be subject to the supply of evidence related to VPD in addition to other required employment screening. More information and evidence forms can be found at here.

How to Apply:
For full details about this position and how to apply, see the Role Description and Information Package for Applicants. The Information Package for Applicants outlines pre-employment checks that will be undertaken for successful applicants. Job Ad Reference: MSM04238961. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License.

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Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Brisbane, QLD, AU
Posted on: 2017-04-13
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