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Establishment—full-time equivalent staff (paid) (consumer consultants), average N[NNN{.N}]

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termFull-time equivalent staff—consumer consultants
METeOR identifier:Help on this term296496
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 07/02/2013
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The average number of full-time equivalent staff units paid for all consumer consultants within an establishment.

Data Element Concept:Establishment—full-time equivalent staff (paid) (consumer consultants)

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Representation class:Help on this termAverage
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[NNN{.N}]
Maximum character length:Help on this term5
Unit of measure:Help on this termFull-time equivalent (FTE) staff

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Consumer consultants are persons employed (or engaged via contract) on a part-time or full-time paid basis to represent the interests of consumers and advocate for their needs. This implies the person received a salary or contract fee on a regular basis. It does not refer to arrangements where the consumer only received reimbursements of expenses or occasional sitting fees for attendance at meetings.

The average is to be calculated from pay period figures. The length of the pay period is assumed to be a fortnight.

Data on full-time equivalent staffing numbers by category should be consistent with data on salaries and wages by staffing category. If the full-time equivalent for contract staff is not collected then salaries for those contract staff should be included in other recurrent expenditure data items.

Where staff provide services to more than one establishment, full-time equivalent staff members should be apportioned between all establishments to which services are provided on the basis of hours paid for in each (salary costs should be apportioned on the same basis).

Comments:Help on this termThis metadata item was amended during 1996-97. Until then, both average and end of year counts of full-time equivalent staff were included, and the end of year counts used as surrogates for the average counts if the latter were unavailable. The average count is more useful for accurate analysis of staffing inputs for establishment outputs and for assessments and comparisons of labour costs.

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Origin:Help on this termNational Health Data Committee

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Is used in the formation of Establishment (mental health)—full-time equivalent staff (paid), total N[NNN{.N}] Health, Retired 11/04/2014

Has been superseded by Establishment—full-time equivalent staff (paid) (mental health consumer workers), average NNNN.NN Health, Standard 07/02/2013, ACT Health, Final 16/08/2018

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
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Mental health establishments NMDS 2005-06 Health, Superseded 21/03/2006

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2005-06 Health, Superseded 07/12/2005

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2006-07 Health, Superseded 23/10/2006

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2007-08 Health, Superseded 05/02/2008

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2008-09 Health, Superseded 03/12/2008

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2009-10 Health, Superseded 02/12/2009

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2010-11 Health, Superseded 01/12/2010

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2011-12 Health, Superseded 07/12/2011

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2012-13 Health, Superseded 07/02/2013

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