Applying with us is very easy

Simply complete your personal details below, then answer our questionnaire which is specific to this vacancy. Your answers to the questionnaire will enable us to process your application faster. At the very bottom of this page please upload your resume and a covering letter or supporting documents if relevant. We accept files in PDF, .doc or .docx formats, under 2MB.


You are applying for the position: Mental Health Peer Cadet | Sunshine



Application Form (All fields are required)

1. Where are my applicants coming from? Please select one answer only.:
Where did you hear about this vacancy? Please select one answer only.

2. Rights to Work in Australia:
Do you have rights to work in Australia?

3. Internal :
Are you currently employed by cohealth?

4. Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person:
Do you identify as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person?

5. COVID-19 Vaccination Status :
Have you received a Covid Vaccination?

6. Future Opportunities :
Should your application not be successful, which roles would you like to be considered for in the future?

7. Getting to know you:
What attracted you to apply for the Lived Experience Peer Cadet Program?

8. Student Details:
How did you hear about the Lived Experience Peer Cadet Program?

9. Student Details:
Are there any other considerations you would like to disclose? If so, please submit these considerations below:

10. Student Details:
Where a disclosable police record outcome is identified, generally a safety screening assessment is completed. This takes account of the inherent requirements of the role. Each case is decided in its context, and the applicant should be given an opportunity to explain the circumstances surrounding the outcome. A further check is conducted where an applicant disputes the police record. Please provide further information if you believe you are unable to obtain any of the screening requirements above (this is not necessarily exclusionary):

11. Student Details:
Do you currently have any of the following screening requirements?

12. Student Details:
It is important for applicants to have an understanding of peer work and the program before applying. Have you attended or watched a 2024 Peer Cadet Program information session?

13. Student Details:
As cohealth is a diverse organisation, is there another area of interest you might have that could be explored in the placement? (Select all that apply)

14. Student Details:
Which cohealth mental health program area (refer to Position Description) would you be interested in (name all that apply):

15. Student Details:
Why would you like to work at cohealth? (this answer may need to be edited for each application if you are applying to more than one organisation)

16. Student Details:
How would you describe your communication and computer skills?

17. Student Details:
Do you identity with consumer or carer lived experience (or both)?

18. Student Details:
Do you have a lived experience of utilising the mental health service system and experiencing an episode of recovery and healing? If you’re comfortable, could you briefly share your experience?

19. Student Details:
What training organisation (RTO) are you currently enrolled in/have you applied to?

20. Student Details:
Are you currently enrolled in or undertaking the Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work?

21. Getting to know you:
How do you manage your own self-care and wellbeing?

22. Getting to know you:
This role may involve sharing some of your lived experience. How would you use your lived experience to support people?


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