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Screening Project Coordinator - Flexible Location

Cancer Council NSW

About Cancer Council NSW

Cancer Council NSW (CCNSW) is a community funded and focused not for profit. We are the largest cancer charity in NSW and our point of difference is that we work across every area of every cancer, from research right through to support.

CCNSW is an inclusive place to volunteer and work. We embrace diversity, celebrate our differences, and inspire each person to be their authentic self at work. As we strive to represent the communities we serve, we welcome and actively encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other diverse groups.

About the team

The Screening Unit works to support the three national screening programs for bowel, breast and cervical screening to improve participation.

It sits within the Cancer Prevention and Advocacy division which leads the organisation's work in cancer prevention, screening, policy and advocacy, to reduce smoking, improve sun protection behaviours, increase the proportion of people that are a healthy weight, reduce harmful levels of alcohol consumption and improve screening program participation.

About the role

The key purpose of this role is to develop, implement and evaluate projects to support screening programs, policy and environmental changes, advocacy campaigns, and public information campaigns to increase participation in the three national population screening programs.

It is a permanent full time role which can be based at our Woolloomooloo office or at another CCNSW regional office.

About You

  • Develop and maintain an up-to-date and expert knowledge of cancer screening issues.
  • Scope, develop and implement research, policy and/or communication projects to strengthen the evidence-base for screening projects and to support community-facing screening activity.
  • Contribute to drafting persuasive submissions and position statements about a range screening-related issues for government.
  • Liaise with key stakeholders, including other Cancer Councils, government agencies, researchers, public health organisations, community services and legal practitioners, to encourage partnerships and/or support for Cancer Council NSW's screening strategies.
  • Provide technical and general information - both written and verbal - to health professionals, public health and community service organisations, and the community through reviews, briefings, seminar and conference presentations, other addresses, published journal articles, website information and social marketing strategies.
  • In conjunction with Cancer Council NSW's Policy and Advocacy Unit, support the development, implementation and evaluation of screening advocacy campaigns by reviewing and summarising existing evidence, generating new evidence, contributing to campaign activities and conducting evaluations of state and local screening interventions.
  • In conjunction with the Evaluation Unit, assist the development of evaluation plans to assess the impact and effectiveness of Cancer Council NSW's screening initiatives.
  • Prepare submissions to secure funding for Cancer Council NSW's screening initiatives.
  • Manage and support volunteers and student interns to increase the Screening Unit's capacity.
  • Contribute to the strategic and operational plans of the Screening Unit.

About the Benefits

  • Work for purpose and know that your work fosters an engaged, diverse and culturally aware organisation.
  • Access to flexible work arrangements including a balanced approach to WFH and office.
  • Generous salary packaging options that can increase your take home pay by paying certain expenses using pre-tax dollars up to $15,900 a year.
  • Additional performance-based leave available.
  • Discounts available for everyday expenses such as private health, retail and fitness.
  • Recognised for Voice Project's 2021 "Best Workplace" Award.

If you require any adjustments to submit your application, please get in touch with us at careers@nswcc.org.au using the subject line: Screening Project Coordinator - Flexible Location enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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