GP Project Officer (CPC.124A)

Tuesday 19 September, 2017
  • Drive participation in cancer screening within priority communities
  • Play an integral role improving cancer outcomes with a leading non-profit
  • Full time fixed term position until 31 March 2018 - St Kilda Rd, Melbourne

About your environment

Cancer Council Victoria (Cancer Council) is an independent charity that has been leading the fight against cancer since 1936 through research, prevention and support. The Prevention Division provides a broad range of cancer prevention and screening programs. This includes the Screening, Early Detection and Immunisation Program, which aims to mobilise community participation in cancer screening and immunisation by:

  • Developing, implementing and evaluating bowel, breast and cervical screening activities
  • Encouraging participation in evidence-based screening and HPV immunisation programs, including among Aboriginal and culturally diverse communities

About your opportunity

We are seeking a Project Officer to play a key role in our team. Reporting to the Workforce Coordinator, you will: 

  • Implement and deliver a project improving participation in national cancer screening programs, such as BreastScreen Australia and NBCSP.
  • Collaborate with health professionals in General Practice in the SEMPHN to implement quality improvement models, aiming to increase screening awareness and accessibility for key communities.
  • Liaise with external service providers to ensure improvements in patient information and communication systems.

Apply your relationship management skills to drive GP endorsement of cancer screening programs, improving health outcomes for priority communities.

All about you

We are looking for someone with:

  • Tertiary qualifications in public health, social sciences or related discipline AND at least 3 years' experience in a project support role.
  • Exceptional relationship management skills and a proven ability to develop positive working relationships with colleagues, health professionals, and communities.
  • Demonstrated understanding of medical software, with experience in a GP environment.
  • High level organisational skills with a demonstrated ability to work independently, and coordinate multiple elements of a project concurrently.

What we can offer you

This full time fixed term position until 31 March 2018 provides a salary within range $56,400 - $62,420 pa plus superannuation, annual leave loading and the benefits of not-for-profit salary packaging and a meal entertainment card. We also offer a flexible and friendly work environment, social and wellbeing activities and a location close to public transport.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples are encouraged to apply

To apply and for more information

To apply for this opportunity download a Position Description and the Key Selection Criteria and forward your full application (resume, cover letter and completed Key Selection Criteria document) to . For more information contact Roslyn Ryan on (03) 9514 6421.

Cancer Council will only make contact with applicants that are shortlisted for interview, to take place on 6 October. We are also unable to respond to recruitment agency enquiries.

All offers of employment will be made subject to satisfactory completion of employment checks including evidence of right to work in Australia and a National Police Check.

Applications close COB Monday 2 October 2017