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About Us

For over 60 years, Cancer Council Queensland’s pioneering work has helped save thousands of lives and has improved the quality of life for people living with cancer. Our mission is to lead Queenslanders in a partnership against cancer.

Cancer Council Queensland raises funds that are dedicated to improving the quality of life for people living with cancer through research to support prevention and early detection.

We are dynamic, outcome-focused, responsive to community needs, and committed to voluntarism and the pursuit of excellence.

Cancer Council Queensland employees and volunteers lead Queenslanders in a partnership against cancer by employing high-performing employees who live our values of being responsible, inclusive, equitable, and collaborative.

Working at Cancer Council Queensland

Our greatest asset is our diverse team of talented, savvy people. Our awesome employees and volunteers tell us that Cancer Council Queensland is a meaningful, rewarding and fun place to work.

We provide a positive and supportive working environment where you will be a valued team member. We love to recognise and reward our team of superstars with employee benefits such as extra paid days off.

About the role

A unique opportunity to provide evidence-based psychological interventions and contribute to programs which promote the psychological adjustment of people affected by cancer.

You will be a part of the CCQ’s Cancer Counselling Service, delivering telehealth and face to face counselling interventions to people affected by cancer and their families.

This role also contributes to the review of Cancer Council resources and the delivery of workshops and presentations on the psychosocial impact of cancer, including stress and coping, adjustment, managing uncertainty and fear of cancer recurrence.

This role is a Permanent, Part-Time working 22.5 hours per week, across 3 days.

About you

To be successful in this role you will be highly motivated, have highly developed interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written, have a commitment to ongoing professional development and excellence in practice. You will also have strong organisational and time management skills.

Qualifications, Experience, Knowledge and Skills

Essential Skills:

  • Registration as a psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Authority (AHPRA).
  • Experience in clinical or counselling psychology.
  • Skills in the delivery of evidence-based telephone and/or face-to-face psychological interventions.
  • Be eligible for a Medicare Provider Number.

Desirable Skills:

  • Postgraduate tertiary qualifications in psychology.
  • Understanding the psychosocial impact of cancer on individuals, partners, and families.
  • Experience or training focused in the area of bereavement, grief and loss.


  • Flexible work arrangements (Flexible Work Hours and Work from Home options).
  • ATO-Approved Salary Packaging up to the value of $18,549 per Fringe Benefit Tax year.
  • Recognition and Rewards Program
  • Two paid Wellbeing days for 2024
  • One paid ‘Thank you’ day at the end of the year
  • Professional Development Allowance
  • Corporate social events (such as bring your dog to work day)
  • Team events, employee connectivity and Healthy Workplace Activities
  • Cancer Council Retail shop discount

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How to apply

Applications, including a current resume and cover letter, are required and should be addressed to:

People and Culture Team

Cancer Council Queensland

For your application to be considered, it is recommended that the following documentation is attached with your application:

  • Cover letter – Your cover letter should clearly indicate the position you are applying for and give a brief summary of your motivations for applying and your relevant skills and experience.
  • Current Resume – Your resume should include your contact details, work experience, educational background and professional development.

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

In line with our value of being inclusive, applications are strongly encouraged from Indigenous Australians, people from a range of cultural and linguistic backgrounds, people with a disability and LGBTIQA+ individuals.

The successful applicant will be required to conduct a current National Police Certificate.

Please be advised, Cancer Council Queensland will need to collect personal information from candidates during recruitment and onboarding processes. Therefore, in submitting an application for this role, you are acknowledging that you have read, understood and agree to the terms and conditions in our Privacy Collection Statement

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