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Cancer Support Coordinator - Fiona Stanley Hospital


Employer: Cancer Council Western Australia
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Health Care & Allied Health, Social Work, Volunteer Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Perth

Job posted on: 13 March, 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 beat cancer. We work with our community to reduce the incidence and impact of cancer. We do this through advocacy, research, education, and providing people affected by cancer with support to enhance their quality of life.

Tell me more!

We have an opportunity to join the Support Services team. As a Cancer Support Coordinator based at Fiona Stanley Hospital you will provide support services to assist people affected by cancer.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Providing emotional, social and practical support to individuals, families and communities affected by cancer
  • Assist in the delivery of support programs
  • Ensuring the hospital community has access to our latest information
  • Promoting and increasing awareness of our support services
  • Building and maintaining stakeholder relationships
  • Developing and managing a team of skilled support Volunteers
  • Maintaining, collecting, analysing and reporting on data for the centre

Who are you?

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

  • A tertiary qualification in Health or Allied Health, desirably registered with the Australian Health Professional Regulation Agency or equivalent body
  • Current Australian drivers licence
  • Well-developed relationship management and communication skills
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the values of Cancer Council WA
  • Have a positive approach to the workplace
  • Actively foster the development of a culture consistent with the values of Cancer Council WA
  • Experience in providing support to people diagnosed & living with cancer is desirable

This position is full time, 5 days a week.

In this role you will enjoy:

  • Working amongst leaders in supportive care
  • A collaborative and supportive team culture
  • Benefits of not-for-profit salary packaging

We are making progress towards our vision of a cancer-free future; join us to be part of the vision.

How to apply for this job

To submit your application in strict confidence, please include a covering letter clearly outlining how your skills and experience match the key attributes of the role as well as your résumé and send to careers@cancerwa.asn.au, using the subject line: Cancer Support Coordinator - Fiona Stanley Hospital application via EthicalJobs.

Please note: You will be required to provide proof of ability to work permanently in Australia. Working holiday visas will not be considered.