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Carer ConsultantMelbourne Health
'Carer Consultant' Part Time, working 48 hours per fortnight Monday to Friday (hours are negotiable) - Based at Coburg Play a vital role in providing systemic advocacy for the perspectives of families/carers Access to a range of employee benefits including salary packaging The Royal Melbourne Hospital As one of the largest health services in Victoria, and a team of more than 10,000 strong, we provide a comprehensive range of specialist medical, surgical, and mental health services; as well as rehabilitation, aged care, outpatient and community programs. We are a designated state-wide provider for services including trauma, and we lead centres of excellence for tertiary services in several key specialties including neurosciences, nephrology, oncology, cardiology and virtual health. Surrounded by a Parkville Precinct of brilliant thinkers, we collaborate to set new benchmarks in health excellence – benchmarks that impact across the globe.
While the work we do takes us in inspiring new directions; caring for each other, our patients and consumers is as essential to who we are, as any scientific breakthrough we make. We put people first - leading with kindness and working together, we excel as one Royal Melbourne Hospital. Your new team The North West Area Mental Health Service (NWAMHS) provides a comprehensive range of mental health services to adults aged between 16-65 who reside in the local government areas of Moreland and Hume.
We welcome professionals who are committed to delivering high quality care, working as part of a dedicated team and always keeping the consumer’s needs central to all care provided. We will support you in meeting your professional development requirements and we will go the extra mile to ensure you feel like part of our team from the beginning. Your success in this role, will be in your ability to Work closely with carers and lived experience workforce to ensure carer perspective is incorporated at all levels including planning, development, evaluation and training.
Participate in leadership groups of the service, project development, consultation and liaison with carers and partake in the leadership of the Carer Advisory Group. Work collaboratively with other carer and consumer workers and the AMHS clinical staff in direct service provision Advocate with respect to diversity issues affecting carers (CALD, gender, age, multiple disabilities and disadvantage) Your contribution Demonstrated experience as a Carer/Family member of an Adult Consumer of an Area Mental Health Service Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team Well-developed writing skills enabling prompt preparation of documentation & reports Our Commitment to you Here at The RMH we strive for excellence with a strong purpose that defines the work we do for our community – Advancing health for everyone, every day . This is the Melbourne Way.
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