National Mental Health Consumer and Carer Forum – Queensland representative EOI

The Queensland Mental Health Commission has engaged the Mental Health Lived Experience Peak (MHLEPQ) to lead the recruitment of the vacant Queensland consumer representative position on the National Mental Health Consumer and Carer Forum (NHMCCF).

As a member of the NMHCCF, the Queensland consumer representative will use their lived experience, understanding of the mental health system and communication skills to listen, learn, advocate, and promote issues and concerns that reflect the lived experiences of mental health service consumers.

NHMCCF members will meet face-to-face or by teleconference several times throughout the year, regularly providing feedback on matters of relevance including consultation on national mental health initiatives and policies, with opportunities to participate in working groups, contribute to advocacy briefs, and with a focus on engagement with state-based consumer networks.

Find out more about the role here. Applications close 8 April 2022 at 4:00 pm.