- Job posted on: 21st Nov 2023
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This role is a designated LLE position which requires the person to have Lived - Living Experience (LLE) across Mental Health, Suicidality and Alcohol and Other Drugs use. We welcome applicants that have LLE in one area, two areas or all. This disclosure process will be supported through co-design best practice. Please see ‘support offered’ to apply at the bottom of the application. This role is not open to people whose lived experience comes solely from a carer perspective.
This is a unique collaborative role that will work across both Brisbane South Primary Health Network (BSPHN) and QuIVAA. This newly created role is your opportunity to work with and build a dedicated LLE voice to create a transformational space that centers these perspectives within health system reform and organisational change.
You will be supporting opportunities for participants to have their voices heard individually and collectively throughout project processes. Including people who identify as having a LLE of mental health, AOD, suicide and carers, internal stakeholders, service partners, peak bodies and other community stakeholders. Your focus will be authentically embedding the lived and living experience BSPHN regional planning, supporting the existing LLE groups.
The position will support activities that align with the outcomes of the co planning sessions and support BSPHN to embed the LLE Engagement Framework across regional planning; ensuring that the policies and procedure support people with LLE to thrive as advocates within health reform. The role will work alongside internal teams and external stakeholders to embed and further strengthen the LLE workforce across the region. This role includes the development and implementation of an adaptive LLE workforce best practice for the Brisbane South region. The future direction of this role is to be informed by the regional planning landscape.
The right person will be a confident and capable facilitator and coproduction designer who is able to work with diverse viewpoints from a LLE dedicated perspectives. This role requires a knowledge of the LLE movement and LLE frameworks and guidelines.
QuIVAA is a peer-based organisation which has been advocating for the health and human rights of people who use drugs in Queensland for over 30 years, owned and operated by people who use drugs for people who use drugs. QuIVAA aims to be the amplified voice representing the diversity of people who use drugs, through advocacy aimed at addressing systemic and individual issues affecting people throughout Queensland. Operating through a peer-based harm reduction philosophy, QuIVAA encourages and supports members to be active and have input into the issues that affect them.
Brisbane South PHN specialise in person-centred, place-based health system reform that delivers meaningful change and sustainable results. We are partnering to build a health and wellbeing system in which every person in the Brisbane south region, especially those with the greatest need, is supported to live well and experience care that is connected, high quality and easy to access -– our vision is ‘the best possible health and wellbeing for every person in the Brisbane south region’.
Through our partners and contracted providers, we commission the delivery of services for our region’s most vulnerable people, including those in need of mental health, drug and alcohol and other support services.
A key component of the Working Together Differently Foundation Plan is the development of the LLE Engagement and Workforce Development Project. QuIVAA will employ and offer support to the Lived Living Experience Project Coordinator and Voices of Substance an AOD representative group and will facilitate and support the co-design process for the engagement of lived living experience throughout the regional planning process.
Preferable Lived Experience
Facilitation, Consultancy and delivery
Teamwork and communication
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A position description is attached.