Consumer Lead (Senior Project Officer) (VPSG5)

Job posted: 16/07/2021
Applications close: 01/08/2021 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 6th May 2022

Organisation: Safer Care Victoria

Salary: $101,120 - $122,348

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/DH/SCV/533058

Reference: VG/DH/SCV/533058

Occupation: Projects

Salary Range: $101,120 - $122,348

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Health plays a critical role in the Victorian health system and is responsible for shaping it to meet the health needs of Victorians into the future. We also lead the Victorian Government's response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Working with our partners, we oversee Victoria's health system including mental health, ageing and aged care and preventive health. We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated to provide responsive and quality services to all Victorians. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTQI+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services.


Consumer Lead (Senior Project Officer)

The Consumer Lead (Senior Project Officer) will work within a multidisciplinary team to advance the development and implementation of the Partnering in healthcare framework and key improvement initiatives to

embed a person-centred approach to healthcare improvement.

You will use your knowledge and skills in consumer engagement and project management to develop and support strategies the build capacity for people to participate fully in their care.

You are results-oriented, with a passion for supporting others to learn and achieve improvements to healthcare outcomes, to the benefit of Victorians.

Are you:

  • Passionate about      improving consumer engagement and participation in health care?
  • Recognised for your deep understanding of the experiences of consumers in healthcare and your commitment to improving safety and quality of health care in Victoria?
  • An effective communicator with strong stakeholder engagement and collaboration skills?
  • Able to help coach and grow others to acquire the skills required for person-centred, strategy or service design.


Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note: For this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.

For further information please visit the Department of Health <https://www.vic.gov.au/department-health>

Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this position.

Consumer Lead (Senior Project Officer) (VPSG5)

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Full time / 6th May 2022

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Lidia Horvat, Manager | 0425 774 965, Lidia.Horvat@safercare.vic.gov.au

Consumer Lead (Senior Project Officer) (VPSG5)