Information15.2 hours per week.
The Carer Consultant, in collaboration with staff and management, will work specifically with families or significant others and consumers to address issues, needs and challenges by:
•Enabling the family perspective to be included in all aspects of the service planning, delivery, professional development and evaluation.
•Facilitating the improvement of the services in response to families needs.
•Liaising with families to ensure that their broad views are communicated to the relevant services.
•Collaborating with the service leadership to analyse and define current service gaps and make recommendations regarding strategic directions in two areas: enhancing carer input to treatment of consumers and considering ways of more effectively providing direct support to carers.
•Working with the management, staff and carers to promote carer sensitive practice across the service continuum.