Nurse Project Coordinator (PREV.175)

Thursday 3 January, 2019
  • Lead new bowel cancer screening project
  • Collaborate with external partners across the GP sector
  • Full time fixed term position – St Kilda Road, Melbourne

About your environment

Achieving equitable outcomes for all Victorians is a priority for Cancer Council. Located within the Prevention Division, the Screening, Early Detection and Immunisation Program aims to mobilise community participation in cancer screening and immunisation by:

  • Developing, implementing and evaluating cancer screening, immunisation and early detection campaigns; and
  • Encouraging participation in evidence-based screening and HPV immunisation programs, including among Aboriginal and culturally diverse communities.

We do this by working in partnership with stakeholders to deliver community-based programs, implementing innovative media and communications activities and engaging with health professionals, particularly within the primary care sector to support participation in cancer screening, early detection and immunisation for community groups who do not screen regularly.

About your opportunity

We are seeking a Division 1 Registered Nurse to join the Cancer Screening, Early Detection and Immunisation Program (SEDI). Reporting to the Manager Workforce Development, your role is to lead a new bowel cancer screening project, funded by the South Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network (SEMPHN):

  • Plan and implement the project activities and develop, implement and evaluate the project deliverables;
  • Deliver academic detailing (practice-based training) to GP practices
  • Liaise with a range of internal and external stakeholders to deliver and report on project outcomes.

All about you

We are looking for someone with:

  • Division 1 Registered Nurse currently registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA);
  • Sound experience in project management, implementation, and evaluation within the health sector;
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills to lead strong collaborative partnerships;
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and manage delivery of innovative education and training strategies in the primary health and community health sector;
  • Health promotion, public health or other health related qualifications would be advantageous.

What we can offer you

This full-time (or job share) fixed term position to 31 December 2019 provides a salary within range $75,000 - $85,000 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.

To apply and for more info

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

Culturally and linguistically diverse applicants are encouraged to apply.

To apply for this opportunity download a Position Description and the Key Selection Criteria and forward your full application (cover letter, resume and completed Key Selection Criteria document) to For more information contact Clare O’Reilly on (03) 9514 6320. Please note that initial interviews will be conducted on Thursday 17 January 2019.

Cancer Council will only make contact with applicants that are shortlisted for interview. 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 Monday 14 January 2019.