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New CHAG and Consumer Register positions

6 January 2023

Alpine Health has a number of new opportunities for consumers and community members and we are now seeking expressions of interest to join one of the following:

  1. Our Community and Health Advisory Group.
  2. Our new Consumer Register as either a Health Literacy Consultant or Community Consultant
  3. A number of Alpine Health committees as a Consumer or Community Member.

Applications close on Sunday 5th February.

 

Please express your interest in any of these roles by email to:

Turi Berg, Partnering With Consumer Officer

0438 325 235 | [email protected]

Community and Health Advisory Group

CHAG plays an important advisory role in our community by:

  • Providing a consumer perspective on the planning and delivery of our programs and services.
  • Providing advice on issues related to diversity and disadvantage.
  • Advocating to the Alpine Health Board of Directors on behalf of the community.

Alpine Health is looking for community members with the following skills and attributes to join CHAG.

Key skills:

  • Actively contribute a consumer perspective to CHAG discussions.
  • Have an interest in improving Alpine Health services and programs.
  • To reflect and advise on community health issues.

Personal attributes:

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Acceptance of the philosophies, beliefs and rights of others.
  • Sensitivity to the needs of patients, residents and clients.
  • Warmth, understanding, empathy and composure.
  • The ability to work cooperatively with others.

CHAG formally meet every two months with senior managers and Board Directors. CHAG members are expected to attend 75% of these meetings.

To see what CHAG have been up to in recent years, please see our latest Quality Accounts

For more information about the roles, responsibilities and expectations visit CHAG 

Please express your interest in an email to:

Turi Berg, Partnering With Consumer Officer

0438 325 235 | [email protected]

Health Literacy Consultant or Community Consultant

Alpine Health is seeking a number of community members to join the new Consumer Register as either Health Literacy Consultants or Community Consultants. These consultants will support the work of our Community and Health Advisory Group (CHAG) to improve the consumer experience.

Health Literacy Consultants will play an important role by helping to ensure that consumer information is easy to find and understand. Health Literacy Consultants will develop and review consumer fact sheets and information packs that are simple and clear to understand. If you have an eye for detail, please get in touch.

Community Consultants will help to gather feedback from our community about their experiences with our programs or services and will assist with our annual community consultations. If you have great community networks or just love talking to people and would like to help support improvements at Alpine Health, please consider becoming a Community Consultant.

Please express your interest in an email to:

Turi Berg, Partnering With Consumer Officer

0438 325 235 | [email protected]

Consumer or Community Member on Committees

Consumers or community members can make a positive contribution to Alpine Health by joining a committee. These members sit alongside staff to review and guide program and service planning, development and implementation.

The role of consumers and community members on committees is to:

  • Present the consumer perspective
  • Contribute lived experiences
  • Ensure consumer concerns are recognised and addressed
  • Provide feedback to the committee on issues affecting consumers
  • Ensure accountability to consumers

Alpine Health is currently seeking expressions of interest to join the following committees:

  • Population Health Committee
  • Clinical Governance Committee
  • Aged Care Committee
  • Community Services Committee
  • Infection Prevention and Control Committee
  • Consumer Experience Committee
  • Alpine Institute Committee

Download the Guide for Consumer and Community Members on Committees for further information about each committee 

Please express your interest in an email to:

Turi Berg, Partnering With Consumer Officer

0438 325 235 | [email protected]

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