- Job posted on: 16th Mar 2020
- Applications close:
Reducing the burden of cancer. Cancer Council Queensland (CCQ) raises funds that are dedicated to improving quality of life for people living with cancer, research, patient care, prevention and early detection. We are dynamic, outcome-focused and responsive to community needs, committed to voluntarism and the pursuit of excellence in all activities. All employees and volunteers from CCQ, through their work, are actively involved in cancer control.
The Cancer Counselling Service is a free and confidential service that is available to all Queenslanders who would like help coping with cancer. Our goal is to provide accessible evidence-based psychosocial care after cancer and in doing so reduce distress and enhance positive adjustment for individuals and their families.
We are seeking a psychologist to join our Cancer Counselling Service team and make a difference to the lives of people affected by cancer by providing individual and group psychological interventions.
This is a permanent, part-time position working up to 22.5 hours per week.
You must hold a Psychology degree and be registered or eligible for registration in Queensland. You will have experience in clinical or counselling psychology and delivering telephone and/or face-to-face psychological interventions with an understanding of the impact of cancer on individuals and families. Postgraduate tertiary qualifications in Psychology are highly desirable.
Other skills essential to this role include the ability to contribute to training and educational activities, a high level of interpersonal and communication skills; proven ability to organise, manage and prioritise multiple tasks; and ability to work autonomously and within a team. Your success in developing and maintaining constructive professional networks and liaison with service providers is also essential.
Cancer Council Queensland is a growing community-based organisation offering employees flexible work arrangements, salary packaging opportunities, and a supportive team environment where healthy lifestyle balance is encouraged.