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Independent Panel Members

Employer: South Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network
Work Type/s: Casual
Classification/s: Alcohol & Other Drugs, Health Care & Allied Health, Mental Health & Counselling
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 06 September, 2019.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

  • Do have a passion for primary health?
  • Are you a subject matter expert in in Mental Health, General Practice, Allied Health, AOD, or similar?

We are looking for highly experienced and qualified members of the community to act as independent tender panel members.


At South Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network (SEMPHN), we care about health outcomes for people in the South East of Melbourne.

SEMPHN is one of six Primary Health Networks (PHNs) in Victoria, we are a 'for-benefit' social enterprise working on behalf of the Federal Government to improve local health care.

We want everyone in our community to be able to access the right care, in the right place, at the right time.

We are looking for members to sit on review panels as independent panel members with expertise and/or experience in Mental Health, General Practice, Allied Health, AOD, etc.

About the role

We are looking for Independent Panel members with experience evaluating tenders, preferably in primary health.

An understanding of good governance and probity is essential.

You must be prepared to sign a Conflict of interest declaration and list known affiliations

We will be reviewing applications and compiling an “Expression of Interest” list and contacting those with the relevant skills for the relevant panels as required.

You will be reimbursed for your time ($100 per hour, including travel time). You must have a valid ABN to receive payment.

You will be required to attend the panel meetings at our Heatherton office, Level 2, 15 Corporate Drive (or another nearby location).

Panel members need to be available during work hours. Hours devoted to tenders are variable and depending on the tender(s) this could range between 10-20 hours per panel.

How to apply for this job

If you are interested in being involved in our panels, we require the following information:

  • A cover letter listing your skills, experience and knowledge as it relates to panel reviews and primary health. 
  • Resume

Please include where you currently work and any other relevant information. 

All enquiries and applications can be sent to, using the subject line: Independent Panel Member EOI application via EthicalJobs. 

Please note that you must successfully complete a national police check to be considered as a panel member. 

Every panel member must also sign a Confidentiality Agreement.