Advisor - Consumer Engagement - Mental Health and Addiction Programme at Health Quality & Safety Commission, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Fixed term 30 June 2024
- 0.6 FTE (up to 24 hours per week)
- Wellington or Auckland based
- Required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19
The Health Quality and Safety Commission (the Commission) are looking to recruit an advisor to provide consumer engagement and consumer 'co-design' subject matter expertise, connections to leaders, experts and networks in this area and ensure appropriate consumer engagement and input into quality improvement design and implementation. The role will support the mental health and addiction programme; this was initially a five-year programme commencing 1 July 2017, now extended to seven years until 30 June 2024.
The successful applicant will have in-depth and expert knowledge of consumer engagement in mental health and/or addiction and working knowledge of co-design principles. They will also have experience of working with healthcare consumers and providers to identify service issues and suggest improvements. The person will offer advice in this area to the Commission's staff, advisors, clinical leads and work programmes and proactively work with the sector to promote service changes that increase consumer involvement in their care and healthcare performance and quality.
The person in this role will use their subject matter expertise and personal experience to work in partnership with other team members to support the design, implementation and evaluation of quality improvement and patient safety programmes, specifically the mental health and addiction programme.
You will excel in working in partnership with multiple stakeholders with a high level of skill in problem solving, conceptual thinking and distilling ideas to inform decision-making. Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills are essential for this role.
The Commission is a stand-alone Crown entity with a Board responsible to the Minister of Health. The Commission is responsible for assisting providers across the whole health and disability sector, both private and public, to improve service safety and quality and therefore outcomes for all those who use these services in New Zealand. You can read more about us, our work, and our values on our website: https://www.hqsc.govt.nz/
The Commission has a strong focus on Māori health advancement and reducing inequity, and the successful candidate will contribute to these goals.
We celebrate inclusion and diversity in all areas of culture and are proud to have the Rainbow Tick certification. This reflects our organisation's commitment to creating a visibly inclusive and accepting work environment for our takatāpui and LGBTTQI++ kaimahi (staff) and manuhiri (visitors).
If you have any questions about this role, please direct them to email@example.com and to apply for the role please upload your completed application form, cover letter, and CV using the application form on our website: https://www.hqsc.govt.nz/about-us/vacancies/
This role closes at 5pm on Thursday, 6 October 2022.
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