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SHARC Peer Workforce Capacity Building with Central Queensland, Wide Bay and Sunshine Coast Primary Health Network (PHN)

The Self Help Addiction Resource Centre (SHARC) has been active in peer projects and programs across the AOD sector for a number of years. SHARC has now been commissioned to deliver its Peer Workforce Capacity Building training beyond Victoria. We are excited to support the engagement and growth of the peer workforce nationally. SHARC, in conjunction with Central Queensland, Wide Bay and Sunshine Coast Primary Health Network (PHN) is delivering the following training opportunities: Peer…

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SHARCs Peer Projects are looking for a Peer Worker to join our team!

SHARC is a unique peer led organization. Since its establishment, SHARCs model of practice and service delivery has been underpinned by peer support. All of SHARCs current programs are based on the inherent value of lived experience. SHARC has a long history delivering peer projects, programs and services.  In 2017 Peer Projects became a program of SHARC to support the dedicated effort of SHARCs peer based initiatives. Current initiatives encompass peer workforce development and support,…

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Building Victoria’s Peer Workforce – Call out to prospective AOD Peer Workers

  The Self Help Addiction Resource Centre (SHARC) is leading the development of the emerging lived experience workforce in the Victorian Alcohol and Drug sector. SHARC envisions that every peer worker receives consistent high level training and support and agencies who employ workers hold an authentic understanding of the role of the peer worker. Do you want to take your recovery journey to the next step and help others? We are making a call out…

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PEER WORKFORCE: SHARC’s contribution to the DHHS Workforce lift

  The use of peer workers is a recognised strategy in enriching and expanding drug treatment and recovery outcomes. While peer work is a well-established and proven treatment modality in the mental health sector, it is a currently a relatively small activity in the Victorian AOD sector. This week the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announced an immediate workforce lift to support the expansion of alcohol and other drug services. This initiative recognises…

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