Consumer and Carer Community Representative Opportunities

Consumer Representatives (Committee Members)

The role of a Consumer Representative is to provide a consumer perspective.  This can differ from SALHN staff and clinician perspectives.  It involves promoting the interest of consumers and attending meetings to ensure that the organisation is achieving person and family-centred care, and thus improving the care experience for consumers and staff.

Reimbursement: Yes
Training provided: Yes
Closing date: 3 July 2020
Positions available:
We are seeking an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Members and Consumer Members.

SHEP: Arthroplasty Working Group

Challenging Behaviours Committee

End of Life Committee

Mortality Review Committee


Patient and Family Representatives

The role of the Patient & Family Representative is to be independent of, while working in partnership with staff, in their provision of holistic care by increasing the involvement of patients, families and carers. The aim is supporting person patient and family-centred care, and thus improving the care experience for consumers and staff.

Positions available: 4 positions - no experience necessary
Reimbursement: Yes
Training provided: Yes
Closing date: 11 July 2020

2020 Patient & Family Representative Role Description (PDF 136KB)  
Patient and Family Representative Nomination Form (DOCX 167KB) 
The Patient and Family Representative Program video
Recruitment Poster (PDF 171KB)