- Job Listing Date
- 8 Jan 2020
- Blue Mountains & Central West
- Salary including Salary Packaging
- Work Type
- Part Time
- Healthcare & Medical, Nursing - General Medical & Surgical
- Do you enjoy providing a holistic approach to people living with blood cancer?
- Have you had experience providing a high level of emotional support and can provide a holistic approach to meet their needs?
- Apply today, and be part of shaping our transformation!
The Leukaemia Foundation is on an exciting transformation journey to deliver greater impact to our key stakeholders and the Australian community.
As a Blood Cancer Support Coordinator, you will apply your relevant skills and experience to contribute to; the development of strategies, assist in the implementation of initiative and deliver services that have a positive impact on those living with and after a blood cancer.
This is a permanent part time position of 22.5 to 30 hours per week, with flexibility around how these hours are dispersed across the week. This role will be based out of Orange and will provide support service within the Western Health Service.
In this role you will make a significant difference to people in the blood cancer community, working collaboratively with team members to deliver a tailored service to people living with blood cancer and their families. You will provide high level emotional support to people living with blood cancer, assist individuals with their needs and provide advice on how to navigate the health and other associated systems.
Our team of Blood Cancer Support Coordinators come from a variety of different tertiary backgrounds including; Nursing, Social Work/Counselling, Primary/community health development, Health Promotion and Project Management, Social Sciences, and Medicine. Although a post graduate qualification and or experience with Blood Cancer pathophysiology and clinical treatment is favourable, we will happily upskill the right candidate with strengths in other areas.
What are we looking for in this role?
In addition to the relevant tertiary level qualification, we are looking for the following:
- Proven experience working with haematology/oncology patients or other chronic conditions
- Sound practical understanding of the Australian health care system.
- Strong interpersonal skills; communicating effectively with health professionals and members of the community.
- Ability to build and maintain professional relationships and working effectively within a team.
- Sound computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite including Word and Excel, databases and a sound knowledge of internet practice
- A current driver's licence
- A valid working with children and vulnerable people clearance or the willingness to apply for one if appointed to the role
- Access to own vehicle needed with travel reimbursement available
- Salary including generous salary packaging up to $15,900 and entertainment card
- On-going training and development
- A collaborative, innovative and supportive team culture
- Social and well-being activities
- Join a dynamic national organisation which at its heart strives to make a positive difference in people's lives
- Employee Assistance Program
- Employee Rewards Program - significant retail discounts and offers
We want to hear from you!
If you're interested in this exciting role, please send through a one-page cover letter addressing the essential requirements of the role and your CV in PDF quoting JOB ID:1989 via the apply button.
If you would like to find out more about this career opportunity prior to applying, please contact the hiring leader Greg Zotos on 0481 011 897.
Don't delay - apply today! We will be shortlisting and interviewing as we receive applications and may appoint the right candidate ahead of the closing date.
Leukaemia Foundation is committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce that continues to reflect the community we support. The successful applicant will be required to undergo reference and police checks as part of the selection process.