Victorians with a passion for improving the health and wellbeing of their community are being invited to nominate for their local hospital or health service board.

The Department of Health and Human Services is calling for applications for part time board positions of public health services and public hospitals, Health Purchasing Victoria, Ambulance Victoria, early parenting centres and multi-purpose services.

Boards play a vital role in overseeing and managing public health services to ensure they provide high quality, timely care, and meet performance targets and expectations.

The department is committed to ensuring every Victorian receives safe and high-quality healthcare.

These positions provide an exciting opportunity for suitably qualified and experienced Victorians to contribute and provide high level advice on the delivery of public health care to their community.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate and provide evidence in support of the skills they identify in their applications.

The department is committed to ensuring boards and committees broadly reflect the diversity of Victorian communities.

We welcome applications from women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all ages, people with disabilities, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse and intersex people.

Applications close at 5.00 pm on Monday 2 December 2019.

To apply for a board position, visit the Get on Board website and click on the 'Vacancies' tab and search by Health Service / Hospital name.

For further information please visit the governance page on Health.vic. For enquiries regarding the appointment process contact board.appointments@dhhs.vic.gov.au.

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