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Lived Experience (Peer) Workforce

The Lived Experience (Peer) Workforce is a lived experience team providing a responsive program of recovery-oriented peer work, education and information for consumers, carers and families.

The team’s goal is to increase consumer, carer and family participation in the planning, delivery and evaluation of mental health services.

Members of the team include:

  • Team Leader
    Operationally responsible for the Lived Experience Peer Workforce.
     
  • Senior Peer Coordinator
    Promotes and facilitates consumer participation and supervises the peer worker team.
     
  • Senior Carer Peer Coordinator
    Promotes and facilitates carer and family participation and supervises the carer peer worker team.
     
  • Peer Workers
    Provide non-clinical peer connection and engagement to consumers.
     
  • Carer Peer Workers
    Provide non-clinical peer connection and engagement to family and carers.
     
  • Peer Assistants
    Provide peer connection and engagement, interaction and companionship to in-patients.
     
  • Consumer and Carer Representatives
    Represent the voices of consumers and carers.

Our lived experience is our most important attribute and is the foundation of Peer Work.

Read more about how our work aligns with the Queensland Framework for Mental health lived experience workforce.

For more information about Mental Health Services, please visit the Mental Health Services page


Last updated 03 Feb 2023