A career in the forensic mental health sector is diverse, challenging and rewarding. A career at Forensicare will be like no other. If you’re passionate about supporting people in their mental health recovery, Forensicare is where you need to be. You will be a part of a caring and supportive team, making a real difference to people living with the dual stigma of mental illness and offending. We approach our work with curiosity and a commitment to understanding the unique needs of our consumers and carers. Working across community, hospital and prison settings, you can learn, apply your specialist skills and advance in your profession. Together, we can contribute to a more connected, compassionate mental health and criminal justice system.
- Job Description:
Enhance consumers recovery within a multi disciplinary team
Be part of a growing lived experience team
Use Peer support principles to mentor positive recovery
Facilitate group activities and support consumer voice.
Share relevant recovery strategies and stories based on your own lived experience.
Facilitate/Co-facilitate Recovery Groups
Practice in a way that is mindful of dynamic power imbalances
Provide informal, practical support to consumers, including listening to consumer concerns, providing information about the Forensic Mental Health System and assisting consumers to access appropriate supports.
Lived Experience as a consumer of mental health services.Considerable experience in a similar designated consumer lived experience role.
Demonstrated commitment to mental health consumer recovery
Respect for individual diversity and an understanding of how to respond sensitively to issues of diversity
Qualifications in Mental Health or a willingness to work towards such