Youth Peer Worker – headspace Dubbo Marathon Health


Marathon Health is a not-for-profit, registered charity with a vision of enabling communities to thrive through improved health and wellbeing. 

We are looking for a Youth Peer Worker to join our team in Dubbo, NSW. The vacancy is Full Time, 75 hours per fortnight, or Part Time may be negotiated. The role will be ongoing.

What’s on offer: 

  • Tax Free Salary Packaging– Up to $15,900 per year and an additional $2,650 on meal entertainment, accommodation and venue hire
  • Novated leasing – save on your car and running costs
  • Retail discounts and cashback through our employee savings program
  • Up to 25 days annual leave per year, plus additional leave over Christmas/New Year
  • Access to Professional Development allowance and study leave
  • Positive workplace culture that values inclusion, innovation & employee growth

The Youth Peer Worker role:

  • Works directly with young people and their carers to enhance service engagement and experience
  • Collaborates with other staff and stakeholders to identify needs and deliver appropriate supports
  • Utilises a ‘lived experience’ perspective to support young people on their personal recovery journey

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • An ability to apply a lived experience lens to service delivery
  • A demonstrated understanding of mental health systems and recovery-orientated practice models
  • Passion and ability to positively promote mental health recovery
  • The ability to navigate computer applications including Microsoft Office programs
  • A willingness to engage in further education and training related to the provision of peer support

Full responsibilities of this role may be viewed on the Position Description found at

Apply today!

  • Upload your current Resume/CV and a Cover Letter outlining your suitability for the role.
  • Applications close Wednesday, 6 September 2023. Applications are reviewed as we receive them, so this job listing may close if a suitable candidate is found before this date.

For a confidential discussion about this opportunity, please contact Simone Grimmond on 02 5852 1900.

For more information on who we are and the benefits of working for us, visit, or follow us on Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.

We encourage people of all backgrounds and experiences to apply for our roles, including First Nations peoples and people with lived experience of mental health. 

Applicants must be willing to obtain a valid Working with Children Check (WWCC) clearance, and agree to undertake a national police screening check prior to commencing employment.