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Youth Consumer Advisor

Advertiser: Auckland UniServices LimitedMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
8 Jul 2019
Location
Auckland, Auckland Central
Work Type
Part Time
Classification
Community Services & Development, Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services

Youth Consumer Advisor

BECOME A YOUTH CONSUMER ADVISOR

Are you passionate about youth mental health? Have you used youth mental health or alcohol and other drug services? Would you like to use your experience to make a difference? If the answer is YES, then we'd like to hear from you!

  • Have an active say
  • 16 hours per week
  • Grafton based office

The Job:

You have the opportunity to work across several projects to make them youth friendly. You will engage with District Health Boards, non-governmental organisations, the Mental Health Commission and other youth, either in services, or with those working with youth.

In the role you can expect to participate on panels to effect policy, advocate nationally/internationally, host events, support others in their advocacy work, and design youth friendly resources.

About you:

  • Be passionate about improving mental health outcomes for young people
  • Have a good idea of what 'recovery' means to you
  • Have experience in project work
  • Can relate, identify and connect with youth / peers
  • Enjoy working in a team
  • Can effectively communicate information to diverse audiences
  • Capable of working with Maori and Pacific groups and understand how the Treaty of Waitangi applies to the mental health sector

Who we are:

Werry Workforce Whāraurau is contracted by the Ministry of Health to develop the workforce engaged in infant, child and adolescent mental health and addictions.

Check out our job listings at http://www.werryworkforce.org for more information

Or get in touch with James Boyd at j.boyd@auckland.ac.nz

If this sounds like you apply online now with your CV and cover letter. Applications close on Monday, 22 July at 9am. Please note interviews may commence immediately on application, so get in quick!

www.uniservices.co.nz

BECOME A YOUTH CONSUMER ADVISOR

Are you passionate about youth mental health? Have you used youth mental health or alcohol and other drug services? Would you like to use your experience to make a difference? If the answer is YES, then we'd like to hear from you!

  • Have an active say
  • 16 hours per week
  • Grafton based office

The Job:

You have the opportunity to work across several projects to make them youth friendly. You will engage with District Health Boards, non-governmental organisations, the Mental Health Commission and other youth, either in services, or with those working with youth.

In the role you can expect to participate on panels to effect policy, advocate nationally/internationally, host events, support others in their advocacy work, and design youth friendly resources.

About you:

  • Be passionate about improving mental health outcomes for young people
  • Have a good idea of what 'recovery' means to you
  • Have experience in project work
  • Can relate, identify and connect with youth / peers
  • Enjoy working in a team
  • Can effectively communicate information to diverse audiences
  • Capable of working with Maori and Pacific groups and understand how the Treaty of Waitangi applies to the mental health sector

Who we are:

Werry Workforce Whāraurau is contracted by the Ministry of Health to develop the workforce engaged in infant, child and adolescent mental health and addictions.

Check out our job listings at http://www.werryworkforce.org for more information

Or get in touch with James Boyd at j.boyd@auckland.ac.nz

If this sounds like you apply online now with your CV and cover letter. Applications close on Monday, 22 July at 9am. Please note interviews may commence immediately on application, so get in quick!

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