About the Role

Reporting to the Head of Service Delivery with operational support from the Lead Regional Coordinator, Peer CARE Companion Regional Coordinators are responsible for the implementation, coordination, administration, and delivery of Peer CARE Companion in community services in their region. Including onboarding and supporting regionally based Peer CARE companions who also volunteer on the Peer CARE Companion warmline. 

This is a varied and dynamic role requiring keen attention to detail, exceptional interpersonal communication skills, and the ability to manage numerous short-term projects at any given time.

This is a full time, remote working from home, contract role based in Bathurst or Orange NSW, job share will be considered.

About You

You’ll bring with you:

  • A lived experience of suicide and an understanding of the impact it has on families, workplaces, friends, and communities. 
  • Previous experience in services delivery in a peer setting or in a similar role. 
  • Ability to work flexible times including some evenings and weekends (time in lieu arrangements negotiable). 
  • Sophisticated interpersonal skills, including the ability to sit comfortably with people who are distressed and have open conversations about suicide and listen with intent. 
  • Experience in managing competing priorities, complex tasks and coordinating activities. 
  • High-level written and oral communication skills and the ability to communicate and liaise effectively and sensitively at all levels, both internally and externally. 
  • Demonstrated capacity to maintain confidentiality and professional standards of behaviour in difficult and sensitive circumstances.  
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain strong relationships with colleagues and stakeholders at all levels. 
  • Demonstrated time-management, logistics and problem-solving skills.  
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Office 365, Monday.com and SharePoint. A working knowledge of Volaby would be beneficial.

This role requires a flexible and resourceful approach with a focus on detail to effectively multi-task and manage your own workload. It also requires effective and sensitive communication with stakeholders, Peer CARE Companions, participants and volunteers.

If you are looking to grow your career with an organisation that is having a significant impact on our community, we would love to receive your application.

For more information about our organisation please visit the Roses in the Ocean website

For more information about the role please email Kate Poulton at [email protected].

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