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Consumer Representative - Expression of Interest

Expression of Interest - Consumer Representative

We are seeking a consumer representative for the Consumer Partnership Group.

About the Committee

The Consumer Partnership Group (CPG) provides comment and advice to the Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service (WBHHS) Executive. CPG Members:

  • give voice to consumer perspectives
  • highlight current consumer and community priorities
  • focus on positively influencing the patient experience
  • help us plan, deliver and evaluate our services

Skills and Talents

We are seeking volunteer Consumer Representatives to join the CPG.  You will be willing to:

  • engage collaboratively
  • ask great questions and commit to listen to others
  • have input into how WBHHS plan, organise, deliver, monitor and evaluate our health services
  • provide advice and feedback from a consumer perspective to the Executive Governance Committee

Time Commitment

  • Meetings are held on the second Monday of each month for one hour, 2:30pm – 3:30pm.  (Note: Currently virtual meetings are being held using the Microsoft Teams application.  Videoconferencing may also be used and is accessible from any WBHHS facility.)
  • Flexibility to be contacted via email and to commit to approximately one hour to review information before meetings

How we will support you

We will:

  • provide you with training and orientation to Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service
  • clearly explain the role and responsibilities
  • introduce you to your key support person who can assist you with any questions or concerns
  • support your participation by providing reasonable accommodations (eg accessibility, cultural, dietary, carer, emotional or other needs)
  • explain if and how you may be able to seek reimbursement of out of pocket expenses, eg mileage, including how to claim
  • keep in regular contact with you and provide opportunities for you to connect with other consumer representatives within our organisation

Please let us know if you are interested

If you are interested in joining this Committee/activity please provide your written response to the skills and talents using the form and email to [Chair’s/NUM’s/Project Lead’s name]  at

Applicants will be shortlisted and then invited to meet with a two-person panel for final selection.

Please do not hesitate to contact Moya Zunker, Manager Consumer and Community Engagement on 0437 173 623 if you have any questions.


Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service

Last updated: 25 January 2021