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Tobacco Priority Settings Coordinator


Employer: Cancer Council Western Australia
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time
Classification/s: Health Promotion, Project Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Perth

Job posted on: 13 February, 2019.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

Who we are

At Cancer Council Western Australia we believe that every day is an opportunity to create a cancer free future. We work with our community to reduce the incidence and impact of cancer, every minute, every hour, every day. We do this through advocacy, research, prevention programs, and providing people affected by cancer with support.

Tell me more

We are seeking an experienced Project Coordinator to work within the Cancer Prevention and Research division and the Make Smoking History (MSH) team.

Reporting to the MSH Manager and working with key internal and external stakeholders you will be responsible for coordinating the successful delivery of the MSH Priority Settings project.

Your other main responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure the program and its activities align with evidence based tobacco control
  • Work effectively with both the health and community service sectors, stakeholders and other agencies to raise awareness of the need to address tobacco use/nicotine dependence
  • Recruit health and community services and guide them through an organisational change process to deliver a Make Smoking History project for staff and clients
  • Coordinate professional development events on behalf of the Make Smoking History team
  • Manage key external relationships with service providers and other health and community service Peak Bodies.
  • Create and develop tools and resources as appropriate
  • Ensure regular evaluation and reporting of the program and its activities is completed and make necessary changes to build capacity of the program

Who are you?

To be successful in this role you will have the following key attributes:

  • A tertiary qualification in a health or social services related profession
  • Demonstrated 3+ years’ experience in a project role
  • Strong experience and skills in stakeholder and project engagement
  • Knowledge of tobacco control issues
  • Experience or understanding of working with vulnerable groups is desirable
  • Strong verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Proven organisational skills with strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the values of Cancer Council WA
  • Actively foster the development of a culture consistent with the values of Cancer Council WA
  • Positive approach to the workplace

Based in Subiaco, this position is a full time and fixed term until 31 December 2019.

In this role you will enjoy:

  • Working amongst leaders in cancer prevention
  • A collaborative and supportive team culture
  • Benefits of not-for-profit salary packaging and a meal entertainment card.
How to apply for this job

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