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Mental health carer workers

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termGlossary Item
METeOR identifier:Help on this term450730
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 07/12/2011
ACT Health, Final 16/08/2018
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Persons employed (or engaged via contract) on a part-time or full-time paid basis, where the person is specifically employed for the expertise developed from their experience as a mental health carer.

Mental health carer workers include the job titles of, but not limited to, carer consultants, peer support workers, carer support workers, carer representatives and carer advocates.

Roles that mental health carer workers may perform include, but are not limited to:

  • Participation in mental health service planning
  • Mental health policy development
  • Mental health service evaluation
  • Training and education of professionals and carers
  • Mentoring duties
  • Advocacy roles
  • Liaison activities
  • Carer support roles

Relational attributes

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Establishment—full-time equivalent staff (paid) (mental health carer workers) Health, Standard 07/02/2013
ACT Health, Final 16/08/2018

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

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

Establishment—recurrent expenditure (salaries and wages) (mental health carer workers) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)] Health, Standard 07/02/2013
ACT Health, Final 17/08/2018

Mental health consumer and carer workers, 2018 Health, Candidate 09/08/2018

Mental health establishments NMDS 2014-15 Health, Superseded 13/11/2014

Mental health establishments NMDS 2015-16 Health, Superseded 04/09/2015

Mental health establishments NMDS 2016-17 Health, Superseded 17/08/2017

Mental health establishments NMDS 2017–18 Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

Mental health establishments NMDS 2018–19 Health, Standard 25/01/2018
ACT Health, Final 17/08/2018

Mental health establishments NMDS 2019–20 Health, Standardisation pending 05/12/2018

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