Carer Consultant

  • Company:
    Queensland Health - Darling Downs Hospital and Health Svc
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    1 day ago
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We are looking for a compassionate and empathetic Carer Consultant, who has had a personal lived experience as a carer for a family member using public mental health services.

  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Location: Toowoomba region
  • Contact Name: Natasha Paterson
  • Contact Number:
  • Closing Date: 01-FEB-21

About the Role

Working within our Rehab and Recovery team in Toowoomba, you will promote and provide guidance to the development and ongoing management of carer participation and provide systems advocacy in relation to consumer, carer and family related issues. As a confident and adaptable communicator, you will engage respectfully and effectively with clients and other key stakeholders. You will draw on knowledge and expertise gained through reflection on your own lived experience to drive high quality care and customer service throughout the health service.

Why Darling Downs Health

Darling Downs Health’s region is a large geographic area covering approximately 90,000 square kilometres. We are one of the largest employers in the region, with a diverse team of more than 5,500 staff. We deliver frontline health services across our 29 facilities and treat more than 85,000 admissions to hospital, see greater than 158,000 people through our Emergency Departments, support the birth of almost 3,000 babies and perform more than 19,000 breastscreens.

We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas throughout our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work culture that values and respects diversity in the workplace. We also believe that all our employees should be treated fairly, with dignity and with respect. Darling Downs Health is committed to providing a safe, secure and supportive workplace that aligns with our values of Compassion, Integrity, Dignity, Innovation and Courage.

As a Darling Downs Health employee, you will receive competitive remuneration and have access to:

  • A wellness program;
  • Generous superannuation;
  • Flexible work arrangements;
  • Career training and development; and
  • Salary packaging.

How to Apply

For full details of this position, please ensure you download the Role Description which provides information on how to apply and outlines pre-employment checks that will be undertaken for the successful applicant.

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