Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

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3.3214 out of 5

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1 out of 51.0
4 months ago

Junior Postdoctoral Scientist

Mar 2020

Junior Postdoctoral Scientist

Melbourne VIC, Australia
Less than 1 year in the role, former employee

Terrible place to work- as a scientist, I did not enjoy dealing with these people and environment

The good things

Just a nice building
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The challenges

dealing with various people that are not helpful- think about their own benefit
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5 out of 55.0
4 months ago

Nurse

Mar 2020

Nurse

Melbourne VIC, Australia
Less than 1 year in the role, current employee

Great supportive place to work

The good things

Working environment and staff
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The challenges

Nothing everyone so helpful
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1 out of 51.0
5 months ago

Radiotherapy

Feb 2020

Radiotherapy

Parkville VIC, Australia
3 to 4 years in the role, former employee

In need of a drastic management shake up.

The good things

The help and support that patients were given.
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The challenges

If you want a working environment where your managers support you, look elsewhere. If you want a working environment where you'll be appreciated for your efforts, look elsewhere. If you want your colleagues to openly take credit for your achievements, then this is the place for you. Money isn't everything, respect and honesty are far more important and you wont get that here.
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4 out of 54.0
7 months ago

Manager

Nov 2019

Manager

Parkville VIC, Australia
3 to 4 years in the role, former employee

A great experience - felt valued as a team member and got to work with some amazing people who make a huge impact of patients lives and those who work there.

The good things

fantastic people who are very passionate about what they do. Great supportive leadership.
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The challenges

Some of the back office processes are clunky and not great from a team member perspective.
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4 out of 54.0
10 months ago

Project Manager

Sep 2019

Project Manager

Parkville VIC, Australia
Less than 1 year in the role, current employee

Amazing place to work

The good things

Great people that are passionate about what they do
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The challenges

Can’t think of anything
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5 out of 55.0
10 months ago

Undisclosed

Sep 2019

Undisclosed

Melbourne VIC, Australia

Really great, positive, productive and a really happy experience.

The good things

A collaborative work place.
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The challenges

The challenge for anyone joining Peter Mac is leaving their baggage behind and not bring it into PeterMac because that will contaminate the ethos.
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2 out of 52.0
11 months ago

Admin / operations

Jul 2019

Admin / operations

Parkville VIC, Australia
7 to 8 years in the role, current employee

Poorly led organisation

The good things

The ground staff people not senior leadership
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The challenges

Poor resources Poor recognition for effort Poor engagement of senior leadership with staff (self obsessed as you can see on social media Poor financial management - threatens patient safety Virtually no chance of internal promotion unless you a preferred by senior leadership
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1 out of 51.0
last year

Senior Research Officer

Jun 2019

Senior Research Officer

Parkville VIC, Australia
3 to 4 years in the role, former employee

HR does not protect employees

The good things

Beautiful new building
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The challenges

Research management is awful and HR doesn't do anything to rein them in. My experience at Peter Mac was so bad and my treatment by management was so appalling that I decided to get out of research after 25 years.
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2 out of 52.0
last year

Social work

May 2019

Social work

East Melbourne VIC, Australia

Pretty awful

The good things

Salary, benefits, proximity to city
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The challenges

Management, disparity between the way workers get treated
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5 out of 55.0
last year

Webmaster

May 2019

Webmaster

East Melbourne Victoria, Australia
former employee

Working alongside brilliant minds who work tirelessly to fight cancer

The good things

Amazing people to work with in a challenging field
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The challenges

Dealing with a disease like cancer and the hardships people face
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