Building collaborative cultures of care

within NSW mental health services

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Enhancing leadership

Peer workers lead the ongoing support for for people with lived experience of mental health issues.

In practice

  • Engaging peer workers or people with lived experience in recruitment processes, including interview panels.
  • Co-designing education days for consumers involving peer workers, carers and the multidisciplinary team.
  • Co-producing orientation and training packages for staff and people accessing mental health services.
  • Supporting options for peer workforce leadership and career progression.