Position Details
Reference Number 162050
Position Title Consumer Engagement Manager
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Barwon Health only
Employment Status Temporary Part Time
Program Chief Medical Officer
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 64
Position Summary
  • Gain invaluable experience in an exciting role
  • Continue to develop your own professional knowledge and skills
  • Ongoing training and professional development life

About the facility 

Barwon Health, based in Geelong, Victoria, is one of the largest and most comprehensive regional health services in Australia, providing the full spectrum from primary care, community services, aged care, rehabilitation, mental health, emergency and acute care and employing over 7,000 staff. Barwon Health is a major teaching hospital for the Deakin Medical School and has an active and growing research base.

About the role 

Barwon Health is committed to ensuring consumers are at the forefront of everything we do. An opportunity exists to support Barwon Health to implement and maintain systems for partnering with consumers. This includes managing the Consumer Representative Program and the Consumer Representative WISE (Written Information Simply Explained) program.

Note: This is a temporary maternity leave opportunity.

About the culture

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Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team on (03) 4215 0520 or via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

We Barwon Health are proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Essential: University degree qualification (or higher degree) in Health Sciences, Information Management, Marketing / Communications, Community Engagement, or related.
Essential: Demonstrated ability to innovate, identify improvements, find solutions to problems and implement change
Desirable: Knowledge of the health sector, health services accreditation processes, trends in partnering with health consumers and working with volunteers
Essential: Demonstrated high level interpersonal, written and verbal communication, collaboration and consultation skills
Desirable: Knowledge of health literacy, user centred design, universal accessibility principles and awareness of the communication access needs of people from diverse backgrounds
Contact Person Lee Scott 
Contact Person Job Title Deputy Director Health Service Standards 
Contact Number 0431 818 834 
Contact Email lscott@barwonhealth.org.au 
Alternate Contact Person Marg Way 
Alternate Contact Number (03) 4215 1245 
Closing Date 05/06/2020
Position Description
File name 
Consumer Engagement Manager PD May 2020.pdf Open
Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on closing date. Please ensure your application is added before then as we do not accept late applications.