Position Details
Reference Number 37440
Position Title Carer Consultant
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Location All Sites
Department / Ward / Clinical Area Adult Directorate, Mental Health Division
Hours per Week 19.00
Position Summary

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for a Carer Consultant, with direct personal (lived) experience as a family member/carer of a person with mental illness, to become an integral member of the Mental Health Division.

The Carer Consultant position will bring an expertise in family/carer needs, derived primarily from their own ‘lived experience’, by promoting the family/carer perspective across the Adult and TAPS division, in the North East Area Mental Health Service (NEAMHS). The incumbent will work closely with the Mental Health Division (MHD) leadership team and family/carer peak bodies to identify solutions for current service gaps as well as identify and facilitate training opportunities for families/carers and staff. 

Please refer to the Position Description for further details.

Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.

Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Contact Person Clare Manning
Contact Number (03) 9496 6479
Alternate Contact Person Julie Hume
Alternate Contact Number (03) 9496 6412
Closing Date 17/05/2021
Position Description
Carer Consultant - Adult April 2021.pdf Open
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