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LiverWELL is the peak not-for-profit, community organisation committed to reducing the impact of viral hepatitis and liver disease. We provide information, support, referral, education and advocacy for people living with viral hepatitis and liver disease and training for those who work with them.

With one in four Australians living with or at risk of liver disease, we offer opportunities to join our team and work with a diverse range of people to transform what is a key health issue facing our community.
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Now Seeking: Board Directors X2

LiverWELL (previously Hepatitis Victoria) is seeking two new Board Directors to contribute to the governance and oversight of its ambitious new strategic plan. LiverWELL’s vision is liver health for all Australians, by preventing and reducing the impact of liver disease and contributing to the elimination of viral hepatitis by 2030.

LiverWELL is a non-profit company limited by guarantee (ACN 634 668 205) and a registered charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission. In operation since 1982, our activities span advocacy, awareness raising, health promotion, community engagement, workforce training, and systems strengthening.

OUR VISION

Better liver health for Victorians, free from hepatitis and stigma.

OUR VALUES

  • Respect – We respect all people affected by liver disease, promoting dignity and challenging stigma and discrimination
  • Inclusion – We seek to understand and value the diverse circumstances and cultures of the people and communities with whom we work
  • Collaboration – We work in partnership with those affected by liver disease, and with others who share our values and aim
  • Impact – We strive for maximum impact, building on evidence, being innovative, and driving change to achieve better liver health.

You will serve as a full board member and join a talented, passionate, and future focused board. You will be encouraged to actively participate in at least one of the Board sub-committees which include the Finance, Audit and Risk Committee, the Strategy Committee, and the Governance Committee.

We have a diverse set of skills and experience amongst our existing directors. We are now seeking candidates for non-executive director role and those with the following experience would be highly regarded:

  • Government engagement/relations and understanding of current government priorities.
  • Interest and skills in funding diversification, for example fundraising, philanthropy, grants

It is expected that candidates will have a strong understanding of governance and the role of a board in governing an organisation. Preference will be given to candidates with proven board experience.

Our directors contribute their time and effort in a voluntary capacity, with reimbursements for travel and appropriate costs. Investment in professional development.

Please email expressions of interest by way of a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and interest, along with a CV by COB 12th June 2024 Please direct all applications to the Chair, Maria Marshall: Maria.Marshall@maddocks.com.au

LiverWELL is committed to a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and those people with lived experience of hepatitis and liver disease, and individuals of diverse backgrounds to apply.

LiverWELL is also open to candidates from across all states and territories of Australia.

LiverWELL incorporating Hepatitis Victoria is the peak not for profit, community organisation committed to reducing the impact of viral hepatitis and liver disease.

We provide information, support, referral, education and advocacy for people living with viral hepatitis and liver disease and training for those who work with them. With one in five Australians living with or at risk of liver disease, this is an opportunity to work with a diverse range of people to transform what is a key health issue facing our community.

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LiverWELL acknowledges the support of the Victorian Government.
We welcome people from all cultures, nationalities and religions. Being inclusive and providing equitable services is our commitment.

ABN 48 656 812 701

We acknowledge the traditional owners of the lands where we work - the lands of the Woi-Wurrung Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nations. We express our gratitude to them for their continued care and curation of these lands and waters. We pay our respects to Elders past and present.

LiverWELL observes and honours the Kulin Nation's intrinsic connection to land, sky and water, and the creator Bunjil. LiverWELL is committed to being led and informed by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders on bridging health outcomes for communities and improving liver health.