Carer Consultant

Job posted: 10/05/2024
Applications close: 31/05/2024 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Part time

Organisation: The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 75644

Reference: 75644

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Carer Consultant

Part Time

The Carer Consultant role is part of the Carer Lived Experience team and together with the team actively amplifies the carer Le voice across the service in order to increase a better understanding of the specific support and educational needs for carers. Providing the systemic support withion the team is a critical part of the role.

Your new role: 

  • The Carer Consultant works across the Royal Melbourne Hospital Mental Health Services - RMH to build service collaboration and inclusion of families and carers in program development to achieve better outcomes in service delivery.
  • The role is 3 days per week and will work across the service.
  • Participate in carer 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.

The Carer Lived Experience aims to support the recognition, inclusion, participations and needs of carers, families and supporters of the service. The team does this by supporting carers/families at an individual level through Carer Peer Support, advocacy and carer groups, and on  a broader level in ensuring that the carer lived experience perspective is included at all levels of service development.

About you:

  • Utilise your significant carer lived experience supporting an adult accessing public mental health services to contribute towars service developments and  carer participation across the service.
  • Think innovatively and work well within a team
  • Draw on the Carer Lived Experience work, underpinning frameworks, such as the Mental Health Act, Trianlge of care, Royal Commission Recommendations
  • Passion and resilience to progress the work of the Carer Lived Experience Team

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.


If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us.

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check, and where applicable, Working With Children Check.

All RMH employees are required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment including evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 (3 doses) and Influenza with a TGA approved vaccine (mandatory for all clinical and or patient facing roles) prior to commencement. This is in accordance with the Victorian Minister of Health’s Mandatory Vaccination Orders for COVID-19 and legislated requirement for influenza vaccination.   

Don’t delay, apply now!  - recruitment is ongoing, with interviews commencing as soon as suitable candidates are received.

Advertising may cease prior to the closing date.

Carer Consultant

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Anna Epifanio - 0458502202

Carer Consultant