Dental Health Services Victoria Community Advisory Committee
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Consumer Member - Community Advisory Committee
Dental Health Services Victoria (DHSV) has a vacancy for a Consumer Member on its Community Advisory Committee.
This is a voluntary position.
It’s the people who make the difference at Dental Health Services Victoria.
About the role:
The DHSV Community Advisory Committee is a sub-committee of the DHSV Board. It is a legislated advisory committee, to provide advice and direction to the Board of Directors to assist the Board in carrying out its consumer and community engagement responsibilities.
The Committee consists of between six and ten Consumer Members and two Board Directors.
Consumer Members bring diverse experiences and perspectives to the Committee. If you can provide the perspectives of refugees and asylum seekers, and/or pregnant women, we would particularly like to hear from you.
· Participating in Community Advisory Committee meetings quarterly for two hours.
· Contributing to the work of the Committee to assist in meeting its responsibilities as outlined in the Terms of Reference.
To be successful in this role you will have:
· Recent or current experience as a consumer of public dental services (i.e. as a patient or carer of a patient) and a strong connection with one or more community groups accessing public dental services.
· The ability to communicate ideas clearly and actively participate in and contribute to Committee discussions and deliberations.
The Board must give preference to people who are not health practitioners and who are not currently or recently employed in the provision of health services.
For more information:
Contact Sue Kearney, Executive Officer, by email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 9341 1390.
For more information about the DHSV Community Advisory Committee including the Terms of Reference:
Dental Health Services Victoria (DHSV) is the leading public oral health agency in Victoria. We aim to improve the oral health of all Victorians, particularly vulnerable groups and those most in need. We provide Victorians with quality oral healthcare through The Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne (RDHM) and by purchasing dental services for public patients from more than 53 community health agencies throughout Victoria.
To apply for the position go to www.dentaljobs.org.au ,search for the position and follow the prompts to apply.
Tailored training programs can also be designed and delivered to meet your needs. We deliver training on many topics and can deliver training at a time and place that suits your community, and your budget.