Position Details
Reference Number 38638
Position Title Consumer Partner
Employment Status Contractor
Location All Sites
Hours per Week 1.00
Position Summary

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for enthusiastic Consumer Partners to join our Patient Experience Unit.

To be successful in this role you will have lived experience and can draw from people's experience of health care to influence objectives, role and outcomes of committees and and working groups.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Bring a consumer perspective to the specific issues identified in the relevant activity 
  • Be available to attend at least 75% of meetings per year 
  • Work collaboratively with staff managing the activity 
  • Observe the Austin Health Code of Conduct and Policies and Procedures

Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. 

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.

Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Selection Criteria Essential: Please share with us your interest in and skills/experience supporting your application as a consumer representative with Austin Health • Why do you want to be a consumer representative with Austin Health? • Please explain your experience with the healthcare system • Please state your links to th
Contact Person Helen Pitman
Contact Number (03) 9496 3564
Alternate Contact Person Danella Webb
Alternate Contact Number (03) 9496 6724
Closing Date Open Ended
Position Description
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