Positions available: Consumer Advocates

WAHTN currently has an exciting opportunity for passionate Consumer Advocates to be part of an innovative Program of Work where the consumer and community ‘voice’ is integral to the way health research is undertaken.

In this unique and varied community development role, you will bring strong relationship management skills and provide a bridging role between researchers, consumer and community. With an understanding of the value consumer and community members can bring to research. You will provide advice and support to researchers and community members.

To be considered for the role, you will demonstrate

High level understanding of and experience in active consumer and community involvement principles and practice

A passion for consumer and community involvement

Strong understanding of the ‘lived experience’ consumer and/or community members contribute to research and teaching programs

Able to build and maintain supportive relationships with various stakeholders

Ability to work collegiately in a team environment

Full details of the position’s responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description on http://external.jobs.uwa.edu.au/cw/en/job/496864/consumer-advocate-ref-496864

Closing date: Monday 31 October 2016