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Base salary plus superannuation at statutory rate
Salary packaging in line with Registered Health Promotion Charity status
Flexible work practices
The Consumers Health Forum of Australia (CHF) is the national peak body representing the interests of Australian healthcare consumers and those with an interest in health consumer affairs. CHF works to achieve safe, quality, timely healthcare for all Australians, supported by accessible health information and systems.
CHF does this by:
CHF members and wider networks reach thousands of Australian health consumers across a wide range of health interests and health system experiences. CHF policy is developed through consultation with members and stakeholders, ensuring that CHF maintains a broad, representative, health consumer perspective.
CHF is committed to being an active advocate in the ongoing development of Australian health policy and practice. CHF has recently refreshed our strategy. Our Strategic Plan 2018-2022 is accompanied by a long term funding diversification plan.
Our organisational objectives are:
Advocating for impact – making credible and authoritative contributions to national health and social care policy and system design
Consumers shaping health – equipping consumer leaders to act with impact and influence
Partnering for purpose – strategically partnering with members, networks and stakeholders to maximise the impact of consumer voices and shape better health and social care
Resilient and strong – maintain and growing a strong and diverse membership, and assuring our financial sustainability.
To undertake engagement and communication activities to support the work of CHF with a particular emphasis on improving the use of online and digital media to engage members, stakeholders in health and related industries, consumers and the wider community in advocacy and policy development. The position supports the broad range of CHF communication activities and will take responsibility for both the monthly e-bulletin to members, HealthUpdate and the bi-monthly e-newsletter to stakeholders Consumers Shaping Health and our bi-annual e-journal Health Voices.
A full position description is available below.