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Peninsula Health
Reference Number 26596
Position Title Manager Lived Experience
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Location Frankston Hospital
Advertisement text • Ideal opportunity to develop your career
• Mornington Peninsula Location
• Salary Packaging Benefits


About Peninsula Health
Peninsula Health provides public healthcare services to residents of the Mornington Peninsula.

Our hospitals and emergency departments are located at Frankston and Rosebud, and we provide a wide range of community health, dental, rehabilitation, mental health, palliative care ad aged care services from campuses at Frankston, Hastings, Mornington and Rosebud.

Person centred care is at the heart of everything we do, guided by our values of Services, Integrity, Compassion, Respect and Excellence.

For more information on Peninsula health please feel welcome to visit our website http://www.peninsulahealth.org.au/

Position Summary
The Manager Lived Experience Workforce is a valued member of the Mental Health leadership team at Peninsula Health committed to upholding the values of the organisation and meeting our goals. Peninsula Health acknowledges and appreciates the lived experience of our clients and carers and support their individual resourcefulness, strengths and abilities through the provision of excellent, specialised mental health care.

The Manager Lived Experience Workforce will provide leadership in the implementation of the Victorian consumer and carer workforce strategies, and the development of peer workforce framework in line with this at Peninsula Health.

Key Responsibilities
The Manager Lived Experience Workforce will collaborate with representatives from the Mental Health Service, consumers and families/carers to develop and embed innovative ideas for the Lived Experience Workforce, including the development of a Lived Experience Workforce Framework and Strategy for the Mental Health Service. The Framework and any associated activities will align with best practice and consistent with the Strategy for the Family and Carer Mental Health Workforce in Victoria and the Strategy for the Consumer Mental Health Workforce in Victoria.

Essential Criteria
Please refer to the attached Position Description

Benefits
• Generous Salary Packaging - maximise an employee’s net salary by directing some of their pre-tax salary to pay for certain benefit items, such as rent, personal loan or mortgage
• Parking – On-site, low cost parking facilities at all sites
• Beautiful Mornington Peninsula location
• Career development opportunities
• Supportive team environment

How to apply
To apply for this position via Seek, please click on 'Apply for this Position' which will re-direct you to our careers page. From our Careers page, to apply or to continue with your application from Seek please click on 'Apply Now' and follow the below steps to finalise your application:

Existing Account Users:
1. Click 'Sign in' and follow the prompts to upload your Resume and Cover letter

New Account Users:
1. Click 'Register' to create an account
2. Once registered, click 'Sign in' in the top right hand corner
3. Type in the reference number (located at the top of the ad)
4. Re click 'Apply Now’ and follow the prompts to upload your Resume and Cover letter

If you experience any issues signing in or registering to our careers page, please feel welcome to contact our HR Hotline on 03 9784 2700.

If you have any questions specific to the positon you are applying for, please feel welcome to contact the hiring manager via the contact details below.


Other Information
• Ensuring the health and safety of our patients, visitors and staff is at the heart of everything we do. As part of this commitment, all new members of our team must complete a National Criminal History Records Check, meet the immunisation requirements of their role and demonstrate evidence of current work rights to work in Australia prior to commencement. You may also be required to provide a Working With Children Check card. To find out more about our quality employment standards and to prepare your application to join our team please visit: https://www.peninsulahealth.org.au/careers/working-preparing-employment/
• Peninsula Health is committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.
• Peninsula Health believes in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce where each person’s uniqueness is valued. Peninsula Health believes that by embracing the diverse life experiences and perspectives of our people, we will provide high-quality health care to all members of our community – regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, cultural background, disability, religion or sexual orientation.
• Peninsula Health ensures the safety and wellbeing of Victorians living with a disability and will conduct an additional pre-employment check prior to making an offer of employment to a potential employee. This safeguard strengthens existing pre-employment screening processes to better protect people with disability who access disability services.

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Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have a Diploma level qualification in Health, Welfare, Community Development and/or adult education (or equivalent experience) OR a relevant professional qualification in a health related discipline (psychology, nursing, social work, occupational therapy or speech pathology) with current Regi
Essential: Do you have demonstrated experience coordinating or working in a mental health program, peer support or lived experience program and/or the development and implementation of consumer/family participation within a mental health service?
Contact Person Bronwyn Lawman
Contact Number 97847101
Closing Date 09/12/2019
Position Description Manager Lived Experience Workforce.pdf