Role Title: Community Engagement Intern, Community engagement with donor-conceived people for the development of a donor-linking service
Organisation: Department of Health
Internship Period: Winter (June - July)
Location: Perth CBD
The Reproductive Technology Unit within the Department of Health will be launching a new donor-matching service in early 2023 which will support donor-conceived people to access information about their donors and siblings. It is important to engage with donor-conceived people in the development of the service to ensure it meets their needs. The intern will be involved in the community consultation. This will include a number of tasks including:
- developing resources/discussion paper for the community to inform community participants of the issues being discussed - organising a public forum with donor conceived people - creating a survey tool for additional feedback - collating the outcomes of the public forum - working with the team to plan how this feedback will shape the delivery of the service
WA Health is Western Australia’s public health system. With a State spanning over 2.5 million square kilometres, it is the largest area in the world covered by a single health authority. Our strategic priorities are focused on ensuring that Western Australians receive safe, high quality and accessible health care, no matter where they live.