Consumer Consultant

Job posted: 16/02/2021
Applications close: 09/03/2021 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Latrobe Regional Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 14556

Reference: 14556

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Latrobe Regional Hospital (LRH) is the major provider of specialist health services in the Gippsland region, east of Melbourne.  Our comprehensive range of services extends to emergency and intensive care, elective surgery, allied health, obstetrics, medical and radiation oncology at the Gippsland Cancer Care Centre, Dialysis and Aged care.

LRH has a number of outstanding facilities following a recent expansion. These include a cardiac catheterisation laboratory, large Emergency Department, endoscopy suites and modern and contemporary inpatient units. These complement extensive Allied Health amenities including a gym and pool.

LRH is the regional provider of Mental Health Services in Gippsland. LRH Mental Health Service operates an integrated specialist mental health program across the region and provides inpatient and community mental health care for adults, children and young people and older persons.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a short term contact or casual positions of up to 4 months for a person who has experience as a consumer of mental health services.

If you answer yes to the below questions then we want to hear from you.

  • Do you have a strong commitment to providing a consumer perspective on mental health services?

  • Do you have well-developed communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to consult and liaise with other consumers, carers, staff members and other relevant agencies when required?

  • Do you have the ability to think critically, creatively and to encourage creative thinking about alternative ways of providing mental health services to meet consumers' needs?

  • Do you have good organisation and time management skills?

  • Are you able to effectively participate in committees, working groups, meetings, education sessions, file evaluations?

  • Do you have good computer literacy with the ability to use word, excel and understand online platforms?

  • Are you able to relate well with consumers and carers, external agencies and the general public?

  • Do you have the ability to articulate and represent consumer’s issues and concerns?

  • Do you have the skills to relate well with all levels of personnel within the organization?

  • Are you able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team?

For further information about this position please contact Linda Waters, on (03) 5128 0013

Applicants will be required to apply for and satisfactorily obtain a National Police Check and Working with Children Check.

Latrobe Regional Hospital is a child safe and equal employment opportunity employer. We recognise and value inclusion and diversity and encourage all people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply for our positions.

LRH’s Koori Health Liaison Officer is available to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent applicants on (03) 5173 8653.

*LRH reserves the right to appoint prior to the application close date*

Consumer Consultant

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LINDA WATERS - (03) 5128 0013

Consumer Consultant