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Quality and Risk Committee (QARC) - Consumer Representative


Reference: 4045961

Expression of Interest


The cohealth Quality and Risk Committee (QARC), a committee of the cohealth Board, is seeking to recruit a consumer representative for 12 months with annual review to a maximum of 3 terms. The cohealth Quality and Risk Committee (QARC) operates under Terms of Reference that identify the purpose, functions and responsibilities, authority, meeting and reporting arrangements, membership and review activities of the Committee.

The QARC makes recommendations to the cohealth Board in regards to cohealth's work and compliance in the following areas:

  • Risk management
  • Internal control
  • Legal and regulatory compliance
  • Organisational performance
  • Quality and safety
  • Health and wellness
  • Human resource management
  • Other matters referred to it by the Board

The consumer representative will be required to provide a consumer voice and perspective to matters that are bought to the committee for discussion and analysis. These meetings will require pre-reading and preparation.


We are seeking a person with the following characteristics;

  • Demonstrated expertise in clinical governance / quality in the context of community health services
  • Demonstrated ability to represent a consumer perspective in Committee deliberations
  • Ability and willingness to participate in meetings with Board Directors and cohealth management
  • Sound interpersonal and communication skills


Commitment required for this role;

  • Four meetings per annum, duration two hours
  • Meeting preparation, 1.5 hours per meeting
  • Other, eg. participation in Community Advisory Committee / Board Forum, 3-5 hours per annum


Please submit your application attention to Nicola Raudys- Acting Senior Manager Governance, Governance and Projects:

  • Your resume
  • A cover letter outlining how your experience and skill will make a contribution to the Quality and Risk Committee


If you would like to hear more about this opening, please call or email Dan Brown - Acting Executive, Clinical Services and Quality on 0405 666 427 or

Closing Date: 19th March


Applicants will be shortlisted and invited to an interview with Chair of the QARC and the Executive Director of Operations on Monday 26th March. Referees to be contacted 27th March