Consumer and Whanau Engagement Facilitator
South Canterbury District Health Board
Timaru, South Canterbury, NZ
4h ago

Inpatient Mental Health Service Kensington Centre

Permanent, Part time, 16 hour per fortnight,

Weekday Office Hours

No specificeducational requirements necessary, but salary is based on educationalbackground

Watch this video to learn how this moment is yours!

Life is acollection of small moments : meaningful moments, challenging moments, momentsto remember. At SCDHB, we want to support our people to enjoy more of themoments that matter.

Are you ready to join us?

An excitingopportunity has arisen for somebody who has lived experience, from a consumerand / or family member perspective, with a mental health and / or addictionservice.

What you bringfrom a lived experienced focus is invaluable. It will enable you to connectwith others experiencing mental health and / or addiction challenges, buildrelationships with other consumers and / or family advisors or facilitators andbe informed and involved with national, regional and local developments andimprovements within the Mental Health and Addiction Services and make adifference for the people of South Canterbury.

The voice,skills and knowledge that you will bring to the leadership table will enable animproved partnership model to care delivery.

As the title indicates, you willbe a facilitator to enable meaningful and purposeful engagement from consumersand families, at all levels, that will keep them at the centre.

In doing so,people will be better informed, and stigma and discrimination will be reduced.

If you have thetenacity, passion, and curiosity to find answers to the unanswered questions,support a partnership approach for consumers and families, and to be a part ofa team committed to putting people at the centre, then this is a job for you.

Why choose South Canterbury DHB?

As one of thecountry’s smaller DHBs our people always have room to move and grow - you’llget a wider exposure to specialties and enjoy the benefits of a flat structure : processes that run smoothly and a fun, friendly culture.

With us, you’re morethan just a number; you’re part of a team where everyone knows your name.

On top of allthat, you’ll get to enjoy the fantastic Timaru lifestyle : between the beach andthe mountains, work-life balance is truly achievable here.

AtSCDHB, integrity, collaboration, accountability, respect and excellence are atthe heart of everything we do. We are a proudly diverse team, as we know adiverse and inclusive workforce achieves the best outcomes for our patients andcommunities.

If you share in these core values and bring them into every aspectof your patient care, we can’t wait for you to join us.

Apply now - thismoment is yours!

Please apply forthis vacancy online at https : / / scdhb.careercentre.net.nz

We look forward to receiving your application directlyvia our Careers Site.

If you have any questions regarding this role pleasecontact Human Resources by phoning 03 687-2230.

Closing Date : OPEN 2021

Please include a brief overview of yourexperience with mental health services in your cover letter.

This advert will close once a suitableapplicant is found.

Aspart of our duty of care towards our patients, it is crucial that allpatient-facing staff be fully immunised. If you have made it to the laterstages of recruitment, you will be expected to produce your immunisationrecords for infection control purposes.

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