Consumer representative opportunity – Rockingham Kwinana Mental Health Consumer Advisory Group (CAG) – applications close 31 May

Expressions of Interest For Consumer (client/patient) Members

–         Are you passionate about improving mental health services in your area?
–         Would you like to represent the views of consumers at a service planning level?

Rockingham Kwinana Mental Health Consumer Advisory Group (CAG) is a working group made up of people who have used mental health services within in the last five years and now work towards improving service provision.We do this through systemic advocacy. We also aim to reduce the stigma caused by misinformation.

(RKPG) Mental Health Service values the opinion of the community and strives to provide the best possible service to clients and their families.  They provide services to people in both community and hospital settings.

Rockingham and Kwinana Mental Heath Consumer Advisory Group (CAG) aims to represent the consumer experience at all levels of service provision

The CAG are looking for people with a lived experience as a consumer of mental health services, who have a strong desire to represent the consumer perspective.

The prerequisites for ordinary membership:  That the person is over 18 years of age, has used mental health  service, private or public,  within the last five years and have a strong desire to make a difference. Though they are the only prerequisites for the membership, we would like to encourage males especially those under aged under 30 and those from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply

Meetings are held in Rockingham the first Tuesday of the month at 12.30pm and sitting fees are provided.

CommitteeRole
Rockingham Kwinana CAG Five (5 ) Consumer positions

Training and ongoing local support will be provided.

Committee positions are voluntary, but reimbursement of costs is offered.

To apply please send a cover letter including details of your skills and
Lived experience in mental health to:
Email   michelle.sadlier@health.wa.gov.au
Post     Michelle Sadlier
Peel and Rockingham Kwinana Mental Health Service
P.O. Box 288
                Rockingham   WA 6968

Applications Close 31st May  2019