Manager Consumer and Community Engagement

Bundaberg, QLD |

Remuneration value up to $138,841 p.a.

Job Description: 

  • To lead and coordinate the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of systems and frameworks to support partnering with patients, carers, other consumers and community stakeholders to improve the safety and quality of care for the Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service.
  • To promote the formation of partnerships between staff, consumers and the community for better health outcomes.
  • The position reports to the Executive Director Governance. Progress and key outcomes will be reported through the clinical governance committee structure to the Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service Executive and Board.

Skills and Experience:

  •  Demonstrated high level ability to lead, plan, initiate, coordinate, implement and evaluate consumer and community engagement initiatives and to apply knowledge and understanding of issues and relevant national and state policies related to consumer participation and community engagement.
  •  Knowledge and understanding of project management and evaluation methodology, community engagement principles and practices, continuous quality improvement processes and risk management.
  •  Well-developed interpersonal communication, facilitation and negotiation skills, including an ability to utilise a range of community engagement mechanisms to communicate effectively with vulnerable population groups.
  •  Demonstrated ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team and develop partnerships with relevant local organisations.
  •  Demonstrate a high level of oral, written and engagement communication skills. This includes project plans, report writing, education planning and presentation skills.
  •  Actively promote and utilise contemporary Human Resource Management practices, with reference to respect and commitment to the team, professionalism and judgement, ethical decision making, Workplace Health and Safety, Equal Employment Opportunities and Anti-discrimination.

How to apply:

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Starting date: 
Friday, April 12, 2019
Closing date: 
Monday, April 29, 2019
Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service
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