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Counselling and Legal Support Services Program Officer

Cancer Council Western Australia

About Cancer Council WA

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 support to people affected by cancer. It’s all of us against cancer.

The opportunity

Based in Subiaco, this position is part-time (0.8 FTE).

A new opportunity exists within our Cancer Support Services team. As the Counselling and Legal Support Services Program Officer, you will be responsible for supporting the efficient functioning of the legal pro bono program, the financial counselling services and the psychological counselling service.

Reporting to the Cancer Support Services Manager, you will also be responsible for:

  • Ensuring high-quality, consistent and seamless service to clients.
  • Monitoring and reviewing referrals to each program area ensuring adherence with current policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Invoicing and data entry for counselling sessions completed.
  • Developing and maintaining a provider register across the streams of service provision.
  • Building of relationships and working collaboratively with key service providers and internal and external stakeholders.

About you

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • A tertiary qualification in a health-related profession.
  • Demonstrated experience in program coordination preferably within health and/community sector.
  • High-level of computer skills across Microsoft Office suite and databases.
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently.
  • Demonstrated ability to organise and prioritise workload.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the values of Cancer Council WA.
  • Positive approach to the workplace.

Why work for Cancer Council WA?

  • A collaborative and supportive team culture.
  • Access to flexible work arrangements and personal leave options to support your wellbeing.
  • Access to career growth opportunities, events, and training.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program for personal or work-related circumstances, assistance with career planning, or working through challenging situations.
  • Benefits of not-for-profit salary packaging and a meal entertainment card.

How to apply for this role

If you feel this is the role for you, then click the “Apply Now” button without delay. Please include your resume and a cover letter clearly outlining how your skills and experience match the key attributes of the role.

Application should be addressed to: Cancer Support Services Manager.

Applicants are encouraged to submit their application as early as possible as Cancer Council WA reserves the right to reduce the application period and/or remove the job advertisement early should a suitable applicant be found.

We do not accept applications submitted by agencies.

Cancer Council WA promotes and fosters a working environment that values diversity and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, people who identify as LGBTIQ+ and people with disability to apply. So that our People and Culture team can best support your recruitment process, if you have any workplace support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.

With a Reflection RAP, and a commitment to “closing the gap” we encourage Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander candidates to apply. Please state on your application if you identify as being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

Cancer Council WA is a not for profit, equal opportunity employer and operates a smoke free working environment.

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