Vacancy Details

Vacancy Info:

Attention Line
Psychologist, Counsellors, Social Workers or Community Service Workers
Vacancy Type
Position Title
Team Leader, Peer Support & Coaching
Hours Per Week
Full Time
Eligible 3GA placement?
Eligible OMPS placement?
Position From
07 Apr 2021
Ad Expiry Date
31 May 2021
Date Posted
07 Apr 2021
Date Updated
07 Apr 2021


Position Description

Carers NSW is the peak body in NSW for carers of all ages and circumstances. We are a not-for-profit organisation connecting and empowering carers and improving their quality of life through support, referrals, capacity building and training.

As the Carer Gateway Service Provider (CGSP) in Region 4 of NSW (Central Coast, Hunter New England and North Coast) Carers NSW is looking for a Team Leader, Peer Support & Coaching to be based in Newcastle. This exciting opportunity is a full time contract role, with some travel across the region required.

The Role: 

The Team Leader, Peer Support & Coaching is responsible for managing and growing the activities of the In-Person Peer Support Facilitation and the creation of Carer Coaching teams - which includes:

  • Ensuring that the operation of these programs meets the Carer Gateway service guidelines and funding agreements
  • Conducting Peer Support Facilitation and Carer Coaching across the region
  • Evaluating the overall effectiveness of the delivery of Peer Support and Carer Coaching activities
  • Maintaining effective data and reporting mechanisms and regular reporting; and
  • Managing, supporting and developing the Peer Support and new Coaching team members based across the region
Essentials Description

Essential criteria: 

  • Tertiary qualifications in Community or Aged Care, Social Work, Psychology or other relevant discipline.
  • Relevant training qualification - Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or equivalent
  • Proven coaching experience
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and managing remote teams; and
  • Experience in relationship development and management with stakeholders, peak bodies and government organisations
Description of Benefits


We can offer you a competitive salary plus not for profit salary packaging benefits and a friendly team committed to the organisation’s purpose.

To learn more about what we do, please visit our website

Contact Details:

Practice Name
Carers NSW
Contact Name
Josette Lewis
Main Phone
Secondary Phone


24 Beaumont St
Hamilton, NSW, 2303