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Reference Number 50888
Position Title Carer Consultant
Location Community Care Unit - Preston
Award Psych NonDirect Care [76]
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  • Part Time position working 40 hours per fortnight
  • Fixed Term contract until November 2020 backfilling internal secondment
  • Participate in the promotion of carer workforce initiatives in line with NAMHS & NWMH policy & service developments 

Life With Us:

Northern Area Mental Health Service believes in the effective delivery of high-quality psychiatric services. We are an established team that is connected, collaborative and enthusiastic to be at the forefront of progressive and remarkable initiatives. New infrastructure across the Northern suburbs is driving fresh developments and revolutionary program delivery that, in turn, is generating opportunities for career advancement and specialist skill growth.


A Job To Be Proud Of: 

  • Participate in carer/family consultation processes to assist the service managers and senior clinical staff to contribute to the development of policy and programs that are sensitive to carers’ needs
  • Attend relevant meetings as a member of NAMHS Executive, NAMHS Service and NWMH CCAG 
  • Participate in the promotion of carer workforce initiatives in line with NAMHS & NWMH policy & service developments 
  • Lead, develop, maintain and convene the NAMHS CLEAR Committee including recruitment and support of members 
  • Be involved with existing carer activities & work in conjunction with Area’s Family Work Leads 
  • Participate in and contribute to organisational activities that promote greater understanding of the role of carers and families in treatment and policy development

Our Commitment to You:  

  • NWMH boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development
  • We are a values-based organisation. A career with us is a rewarding experience, offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement
  • Attractive salary and working conditions including annual and CPD leave, salary packaging
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; staff health service, peer support program and EAP
  • Reward & Recognition Programs

Connect With Us:

Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au or click ‘Apply Now’.

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All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working With Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.

Contact Person John Dermanakis (Area Manager)
Contact Number 0450050526
Closing Date 08/02/2020
Position Description
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