Peer Support Officer

Based in Alice Springs with some external travel to Amoonguna and Tennant Creek.
Casual or Permanent Part-Time Position for duration of contract with the possibility of extension.
Salary at SCHADS Award Level 4 to 5, based on experience.
Contact: Janet Wright, CEO – 0439 458 150 or 8953 1422
Expressions of interest accepted by email: [email protected] or drop into the DAS office in Reg Harris Lane, Mon-Fri 9:00 – 4:30.

Job description:

  • Identifying interested persons and coordinating the development of a small working group of people with lived experience of disability to meet monthly
  • Increasing awareness through community engagement about the inclusion of people with disability in Central Australia
  • Leading a variety of groups and assisting with coordination of monthly social events
  • Supporting people with lived experience of disability by raising awareness and advocating
  • Engaging with trainers and educators to share information on supports for people with a disability
  • Coordinate a casual pool of other Peer Support Officers
  • Required Qualifications:

  • Experienced in the disability sector
  • Basic abilities to use a computer and office equipment
  • Be a family member or individual with a disability
  • Additional Notes:

    Identified position for someone with a Disability, family member or carer would be considered.

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