Position Details


Reference Number 158101
Position Title Service Development Project Officer
Employment Status Part Time Fixed Term
Program Strategy Planning & Partnerships
Location Geelong Hospital
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 64
Position Summary
  • Leading and supporting regional projects which improve cancer service delivery
  • Great opportunity in a friendly and professional team
  • Ongoing training and professional development in a supportive team environment

About the Facility 

The Barwon South West Regional Integrated Cancer Service (BSWRICS) is the partnership network for all health services delivering cancer care in the Barwon South West region and is funded by the Department of Health & Human Services. BSWRICS is based at Barwon Health, University Hospital Geelong and works with a range of regional partners and consumers to support planning and improved integration and coordination of cancer services. 

About the Role

This role will primarily support the implementation of Optimal Care Pathways and the delivery of projects aimed at improving cancer service delivery across the Barwon South West region. You will work with a range of stakeholders to identify opportunities for system improvement and develop, implement and evaluate projects. As the successful applicant you will have demonstrated project management skills and the ability to develop partnerships with individuals and organisations to implement innovative solutions. 

About the Culture 

The BSWRICS team are an experienced team, committed to connecting cancer care to provide the best outcomes and experiences for patients. You will be well supported by team members and management in this welcoming and friendly environment.  

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • At Barwon Health we harness a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We will embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.
  • Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of our staff and consumers including children, and have appropriate recruitment resources in place to ensure background checks and reference checks are completed.
  • At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.
  • We Barwon Health is proud to be Totally Smoke Free.
Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Essential: Relevant tertiary qualifications in a health or related field relevant to the position
Essential: Demonstrated experience in the health care system and understanding of primary care and acute care sectors.
Essential: Ability to develop productive partnerships with individuals and organisations to implement innovative solutions
Essential: Strong leadership and change management skills
Essential: Demonstrated project management skills
Essential: Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Essential: Ability to work well independently and in a team
Essential: Ability to multi-task and manage a diverse work program
Desirable: Project management qualifications
Desirable: Knowledge and experience in a cancer related field
Contact Person Sue Riches 
Contact Person Job Title BSWRICS Manager 
Contact Number (03) 4215 0459 
Alternate Contact Person Leigh Matheson  
Alternate Contact Number (03) 4215 0459 
Closing Date 17/12/2018
Position Description
File name 
Service Development Project Officer Position Descrption FINAL 181129.pdf Open
Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on closing date. Please ensure your application is added before then as we do not accept late applications.