At Ambulance Victoria we are proud to share our commitment to save and improve lives by providing outstanding care for our patients. It is our promise to every patient, and it sits at the heart of everything we do. No matter what corporate or support role you play in delivering our critical services to the Victorian public, you join a team dedicated to bringing our vision of ‘Outstanding emergency health care every time’ to life.
This imperative Voluntary function with our Community Advisory Committee (CAC) is critical to our ongoing success in fulfilling our commitment to the Victorian community. The Committee is made up of members of the community who reflect the voice of patients, carers, and families, and the diversity of the Victorian community and ensures that these voices are heard, understood and integrated across AV’s services.
The Committee meets four times per year and is appointed by the AV Board, members must be entirely independent of AV and must be able to represent and reflect the views of their community. We strongly encourage Expressions of Interest from a diverse range of people.
About the role
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
• Advise (but not direct) the Board and management on issues directly impacting the community, to ensure all Victorians have equitable access to safe, effective and timely care regardless of where they live or who they are. • Act as a direct link to Victoria’s communities. Communicate clearly experiences and contributions accordingly to the AV Board and the organisation. • Provide guidance on community needs and the impacts when AV develops or changes its policies or services, and how we can improve our community planning and engagement. • Participate in AV’s strategic planning for the future, and annual reports to the Board on how well we have delivered against our Community and Consumer Engagement Plan.
To be considered for this position candidates will have: • Ability to represent and voice the needs of your community members. • Excellent communication skills. • Ability to work collaboratively with others. • Availability to attend meetings four times a year (meeting attendance is paid and reasonable travel reimbursed).
Working at AV
We believe our people are our greatest resource and the sustainability of our workforce depends on how well we utilise our people's skills and abilities and whether our staffing reflects the diversity of the Victorian community. If you are ready to play an integral role and deliver results that help make a real difference, we want to hear from you!
Successful applicants will need to have received the mandated COVID-19 vaccinations and be willing to complete pre-employment screening including a Police Check.
By applying for this position with Ambulance Victoria, you agree to undertake an assessment of any Secondary Employment or outside interests, in line with AV's Secondary Employment procedure. This is required to ensure there is no perceived or actual conflict of interest for AV should you be successful and commence in the role.
How to apply
To apply, please submit an Expression of Interest and your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 16th June 2023.
For further information and to download an Expression of Interest form please visit ambulance.vic.gov.au/community.
At all levels of our organisation, a diverse and inclusive workforce allows us to deliver Best Care to the Victorian community, and helps create a healthier, more productive workplace for our people.