Professional Educator

Job No: ODMH159
Location: Sydney

  • Casual positions
  • Located in Western Sydney
  • Schads Level 5 

About One Door

One Door Mental Health is a leading for purpose service provider for those living with mental illness, their families and carers.  Our community creates a safe place that connects people, our services are innovative and supported by more than 30 years of experience, and our advocacy work is putting an end to stigma through education and understanding.  Creating a world in which people with a mental illness are valued and treated as equals is at the heart of everything we do.

Our workforce operates within our purpose-driven approach called Recovery 2gether.  Recovery 2gether provides a simple, clear, framework of support for: consumers, carers & families; staff; and the whole organisation. 

Our services are delivered mainly by self-organising teams; where team members are collectively accountable for working with the people we support and fulfilling team-tasks. Some teams are led by Managers.

The program

Western Sydney Recovery College is a collaborative, recovery-based college that seeks to increase the skills and knowledge of people we support (e.g. clients, consumers, carers, and professionals) in relation to mental health recovery in a supportive educational setting.

The role

The Professional Educator Professional educator co-develops and co-designs workshops with a Peer Educator for a range of students across the Western Sydney Region. The aim of the training is to increase knowledge, values and skills in relation to Recovery modalities and Practice.  The key responsibilities include to:

  • Collaborate with Peer Educators in the development and delivery of training
  • Co-develop training materials including session plans, handouts, PowerPoint presentation materials, participant workbooks and trainer guides as per contractual obligations
  • Facilitate learning by students through adult education methodologies that encourage self-determined engagement and includes strong collaboration with colleagues and students
  • Support the evaluation of courses, ensure the quality and efficacy of all courses, provie feedback in a constructive and active process.
  • Raise awareness of the recovery philosophy and the Recovery College through participation in promotional activities as required.

What we are looking for

  • Professional qualifications in a relevant discipline (e.g. mental health, peer work, disability) or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 5 years experience in mental health services, mentally ill health and mental wellbeing training, clinical practice, non-clinical professional service delivery.
  • Demonstrated experience in development of education material and the delivering training to a wide range of participants
  • A thorough understanding of mental health recovery philosophy, personal experience of recovery and ability to utilize this experience in providing training and education

Your application for this position will require you to have a Police Check (verified in the last 6 months), a current Working with Children's Check, an application in process for the NDIS Worker Screening clearance at Service NSW and under the current public health order, evidence of at least 1 dose of the Covid-19 vaccine or provide evidence of a medical exemption.

Your values and our values

Our values are integral to everything that we are as an organisation and how we interact with each other, our consumers and carers.  As you consider whether this role is for you, please take some time to reflect on your own values and One Door’s values.  Click here to view our values ASPIRE to work out if they resonate with you.

 Like to know more about this role?  Contact Jayke on 9199 6195.

  One Door Mental Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to engaging a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature aged applicants.

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