- Job posted on: 3rd Sep 2020
- Applications close:
We seeking a person with Lived/Living experience as the Project Coordinator who has first-hand experience of AOD and MH issues and recovery (as a consumer) and importantly, the ability to apply in practice the learning and knowledge gained through their experience. The position will collaboratively work with Brisbane South PHN, AMHS, service providers, including primary care, to build capacity and capability and identify and address barriers to service access.
The Coordinator will:
The project aims to guide, inform and design a response that will improve outcomes for people with a lived/ Living experience of AOD/MH. This will include a system level approach to driving service integration and positive engagement with people who have co-occurring AOD and MH concerns. The project aims to reduce system fragmentation between AOD and MH service providers, reduce stigma and discrimination through relationship building, raising awareness, influencing systems, and building capacity and capability across commissioned programs and primary healthcare systems (including General Practice).
The project approach will recognise that people with a lived/living experience of substance use and co-occurring mental health issues are a central part of identifying and developing solutions to address system issues and fragmentation including stigma and discrimination, and support the development of an integrated and more seamless approach.
The project will be supported by an AOD lived/living experience practitioner acting as a systems-level connector.
With any further enquiries contact Katie Farmer on 07 3620 8801.
A full application pack is available below.