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Palliative Care Victoria Board Opportunity

Expressions of Interest Invited

Palliative Care Victoria’s Board invites expressions of interest from Victorian residents who are interested in contributing as a volunteer member of the Board. The Board is seeking a person who is able to contribute consumer or carer experience and insights to its governance and strategic thinking. This volunteer opportunity will fill a vacancy arising in November 2018.

Selection Criteria

Personal experience living with a chronic, life-limiting illness or providing care to a family member or friend with a life-limiting illness.

Interest in improving access to high quality palliative care and end of life care. This involves a willingness to provide insights, to ask questions and to consider thoughtfully a range of issues that inform the work of PCV. Experience of a palliative care service is desirable but not essential.

Personal values are consistent with PCV’s values of respect, empowerment, integrity and compassion.

Commitment to make a worthwhile contribution to the governance of PCV in accordance with the duties and responsibilities of a Board member. This includes other personal attributes, qualities, experiences and expertise that would contribute to the diversity and skills mix of the PCV Board.

Experience in Board governance is desirable but not essential. Education will be provided as needed.

Sound character – Board positions are subject to a satisfactory police check clearance and reference checks.

Information Pack

The Board Member Position Description and the expression of interest process are available here.

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