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Clinical Nurse Specialist

Cancer Council Victoria
  • Exciting opportunity for an experience, regional/rurally based oncology nurse – this role provides the ability to work flexibly from home, with some visits to our office, based in St Kilda Road, Melbourne
  • Use your rural and regional oncology experience, clinical and supportive care knowledge in a unique environment
  • Join a dynamic, supportive team, and play a key role in improving cancer outcomes
  • Part-time (0.4 FTE), 1 year fixed-term position (with possibility of extension)

About your environment

Since our establishment in 1936, Cancer Council Victoria has developed an international reputation for our innovative work in cancer research, prevention and support. As an independent, not-for-profit organisation, we play a leading role in reducing the impact of all cancers on all people.

The Cancer Information and Support Service is located within our Strategy and Support Division and provides information and support services to help minimise the impact of cancer on the Victorian community. The Service supports people affected by any type of cancer and responds to questions relating to the prevention, detection, treatment and management of cancer and allied conditions, with a key gateway to our services via Cancer Council 13 11 20.

Ref. no: CISS.04

About your opportunity

We are seeking an experienced Clinical Nurse Specialist to join our dynamic and supportive Nursing team, where you will:

  • Utilise your rural and regional oncology nursing experience to assist in facilitating engagement and promotion of the Cancer Council 13 11 20 service in your region in collaboration with local health and integrated cancer services. This may involve occasional travel
  • Provide tailored, evidence-based informational, practical and emotional support via our 13 11 20 service to people impacted by cancer. This includes the use of phone, email and other mediums such as SMS and webchat.
  • Provide appropriate referrals to Cancer Council programs and navigate people to other clinical and community-based services, dependent upon their individual needs
  • Participate in and contribute to the delivery and development of support programs and research initiatives to improve outcomes for people affected by cancer.

All about you

We are looking for a Registered Nurse currently registered with AHPRA with:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Oncology and/or Palliative Care Nursing.
  • Current experience working in a regional/rural area in oncology/palliative care nursing.
  • A demonstrated ability to respond to the information and support needs of people affected by cancer.
  • Highly developed communication, interpersonal and active listening skills.
  • A comprehensive understanding of all types of cancer
  • Demonstrated computer literacy skills

You will ideally continue to work elsewhere in a rural/regional clinical oncology setting to complement your work with Cancer Council 13 11 20.

What we can offer you

  • A base salary within range $75,486 - $84,872 pa (pro rata) pa plus superannuation and access to a generous not-for-profit salary packaging program (up to $18,550 of your salary tax-free), find out more here
  • The opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of those affected by cancer
  • A flexible and supportive workplace, with excellent work-life balance and opportunities for career progression and development

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