Palliative Care Project Officer

Job posted: 13/09/2021
Applications close: 03/10/2021 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Horsham

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Wimmera Health Care Group

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 3851

Reference: 3851

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Horsham

Palliative Care Project Officer

Wimmera Palliative Care

RN Grade 3

Fixed Term Part Time

(32 hrs per fortnight)

We are seeking a Registered Nurse with Palliative Care experience to join our dedicated team at the WHCG Cancer Centre. This temporary part time position is available for 12 months and includes working 2 days per week. The successful applicant will work within our team to develop and implement Palliative Care initiatives including a bereavement program and implementing the Palliative Approach through the Wimmera region. This role entails providing project management, building key internal and external relationships and working collaboratively with key stakeholders, reporting and analytical support, and communicating, consulting and representing the organisation on key programs and projects. The Project Officer will ensure that the initiatives are implemented and operate in an efficient and sustainable manner and are compliant with all relevant guidelines and quality standards.

Key Selection Criteria include:


  • Current Health Professional AHPRA registration

  • Experience in leadership within a team and building a highly engaged culture

  • Proficient knowledge of clinical processes and healthcare systems

  • Proficient in the use of information technology (Microsoft Office, Teams & SharePoint) and willing to learn and master online data reporting tool(s)

  • Strong organisational and problem solving skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with a keen attention to detail

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to work autonomously and part of a team

  • Understanding of the importance of confidentiality and professionalism

  • Current Victorian Drivers Licence


  • Previous experience in project management

  • Palliative Care knowledge and experience

Attractive benefits offered by the organisation include:

  • Salary packaging,

  • Professional development and education programs,

  • Employee Assistance Program,

  • Comprehensive orientation program.

  • Accrued Day Off (full time employees only)

  • Flexible rostering

  • Opportunities for career progression

  • Free parking

This is a great opportunity to work in a diverse clinical environment and join a reputable rural health service dedicated to the provision of quality patient centred care and to meet the needs of the community.

For more information about this position view the Position Description and/or contact the person indicated below. Further information on Wimmera Health Care Group can be found on our website www.whcg.org.au or Facebook page.

Applications must be submitted online via e-recruit by the Closing Date.

Wimmera Health Care Group (WHCG) is committed to equal employment opportunity and promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including those with a disability.

WHCG encourages applications from people from culturally and / or linguistically diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

We aim to provide a safe environment for our staff, patients, residents and clients which includes supporting and responding to disclosures of family violence issues.

Pre-employment checks: All applicants must be willing to undertake a national police check and Victorian Employee Working with Children check prior to commencement of employment. All appointments are subject to pre-employment checks including immunisation clearance.

Palliative Care Project Officer

Job type:

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Carmel O'Kane - (03) 5381 9087

Palliative Care Project Officer