Involvement Opportunity: Traumatic Brain Injury Consumer Advisory Group

Applications close: Friday, 30 April 2021


Connectivity (Traumatic Brain Injury Australia) are calling for people with a lived experience of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). The team need 8 people to help the organisation understand what education, information and research is needed to help people with TBI and their carers.

 

About the project:

Traumatic Brain Injury Consumer Advisory GroupConnectivity (Traumatic Brain Injury Australia) are a newly founded not-for-profit organisation with the aim of improving lives for patients and their families following TBI of all severities. The team is forming an advisory group of those with lived experience of TBI to help steer research and educational information created on TBI for the community.

About the opportunity:

Connectivity (Traumatic Brain Injury Australia) are looking for people aged over 18 to join a Consumer Advisory Group. The team seeks diversity within the group and is looking for those with lived experience of TBI whether it be themselves, a family member, friend or carer. The team welcomes applications from any gender and from diverse cultural backgrounds.

What am I expected to do?

As a member of the Consumer Advisory Group, you will be required to attend meetings 2 – 3 times per year, and:

  • Identify information which would be good for people with traumatic brain injury and the community to know.
  • Advise on the best way to convey information to people with lived experience of traumatic brain injury.
  • Identify areas you think need more research.

What skills or experience do I need?

This group is for people who have suffered a traumatic brain injury or those who have a close family member or friend who has experienced a TBI.

How long am I expected to be involved?

2 – 3 years.

Where will meetings be held?

Meetings will be held online via Zoom

What support is offered?

You will be offered a $35 per hour honorarium. The Consumer and Community Involvement Program also offers support and training to consumers and community members.

How to apply:

If you would like to apply for this opportunity please follow the link to application form http://bit.ly/TBI_CAG

or email us admin@cciprogram.org or call (08) 6151-1071