Senior Project Officer

The Department of Health plays a critical role in the Victorian health system and is responsible for shaping it to meet the health needs of Victorians into the future. We also lead the Victorian Government's response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Working with our partners, we oversee Victoria's health system including mental health, ageing and aged care and preventive health. We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated to provide responsive and quality services to all Victorians. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTQI+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services.

Job Details
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Department: Department of Health
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DH/489656
Closing Date: 19-Jan-2022
Salary Range: $102,637 - $124,183
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 489656 - VPS5 - Project Officer Senior_Cancer Services and Information - PD.docx (Word, 991KB)
Job Specification

489656 - VPS5 - Project Officer Senior_Cancer Services and Information - PD.pdf (PDF, 239KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Colin Hornby
9456 3687, colin.hornby@health.vic.gov.au

Position Details

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Senior Project Officer – Cancer Services and Information role is to provide support to the unit in the key project areas of state-wide medical oncology systems and data collection and Multi-Disciplinary Meeting (MDM) software implementation, and broader department issues relating to cancer.

Are you
• Experienced in engaging with the healthcare sector and have some knowledge of oncology systems and/or providers
• Able to consider and communicate complex healthcare policy and quality improvement information in a simple straightforward way
• Someone who can see the big picture but able to focus on detail when necessary

MANDATORY VACCINATION POLICY:

The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its workers and clients. As it is an essential element of any role within the department that employees be able to attend work onsite and to do so safely, employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of their employment. This requirement applies unless they have a medical condition which means they cannot be vaccinated against COVID -19. Therefore, the department will ask any prospective employee, who has been identified as the preferred candidate for a role within the department, to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination status prior to any offer of employment being made. If a prospective employee has a relevant medical condition which means they cannot be vaccinated against COVID-19, they should contact the department to discuss their individual circumstances.

HOW TO APPLY:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note: For this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.

For further information please visit the Department of Health <https://www.vic.gov.au/department-health>

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