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Mental health carer workers

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Metadata item type:Help on this termGlossary Item
METeOR identifier:Help on this term717103
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 16/01/2020
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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 lived 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

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Supersedes Mental health carer workers Health, Superseded 16/01/2020, ACT Health, Final 16/08/2018

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Establishment—full-time equivalent staff (paid) (mental health carer workers) Health, Standard 16/01/2020

Establishment—full-time equivalent staff (paid) (mental health carer workers), average NNNN.NN Health, Standard 16/01/2020

Establishment—full-time equivalent staff (paid) (mental health consumer and carer workers) Health, Standard 16/01/2020

Establishment—full-time equivalent staff (paid) (mental health consumer and carer workers), average NNNN.NN Health, Standard 16/01/2020

Establishment—recurrent expenditure (salaries and wages) (mental health carer workers) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)] Health, Standard 16/01/2020

Mental health establishments NMDS 2020–21 Health, Standard 16/01/2020

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