Position Details


Reference Number 157476
Position Title Prehabilitation in Cancer Care Project Lead
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Barwon Health only
Employment Status Temporary Part Time
Program Community Health Rehab & Palliative Care
Location Belmont CRC
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 48
Position Summary
  • Work within an interdisciplinary team with new state of the art facilities at Sunrise Centre housed at GMHBA stadium
  • Be an active part of a health care team that shows leadership and embraces change
  • Extend your career at Victoria’s leading regional health care service

About the role

This is an exciting Project Lead opportunity for a Physiotherapist or Exercise Physiologist who has experience in cancer care, to design, implement and evaluate the effectiveness and sustainability of a brand new Pilot Prehabilitation in Cancer Care Program. The Prehabilitation in Cancer Care Program aims to deliver timely, individualised, evidence based exercise programs for clients in the Prehabilitation phase of their cancer in the tumour streams of Lung, Colorectal and Myeloma within Barwon Health’s Community Rehabilitation Setting.

About the facility

The Project Lead Role will be based at Belmont Community Rehabilitation Centre surrounded by a highly skilled, cohesive, interdisciplinary team with access to the well-equipped gym, specialist equipment and private consult rooms.  The implementation phase of the Prehabilitation in Cancer Program may use other Barwon Health Community Settings such as the new state of the art Sunrise Centre housed at GMHBA stadium.

About the culture

Working within the Belmont CRC team and by consulting with key stakeholders such as project team key participants from Barwon Health’s Oncology/Cancer Services and Allied Health Department ensures you will be supported by innovative, passionate, skilled experts in the field of Allied Health and Cancer Care.

Be part of these teams who enjoy an interesting, challenging and meaningful work life. Continue to grow and develop your talents and capabilities with Barwon Health’s commitment to professional development.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club
  • Be our future Barwon Health Strategic Plan
  • Aboriginal Employment Plan
  • Our Commitment to Child Safety

At Barwon Health we celebrate and harness diversity, and consider it a competitive advantage. We encourage applications from all diverse backgrounds including individuals that identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, GLBTIQ+, and individuals with disabilities. Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all our consumers including children and appropriate rigorous reference and background checks will be undertaken.  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: Degree in Physiotherapy from an Australian Physiotherapy Council accredited course or Accredited Exercise Physiologist with Exercise Sports Science Australia.
Essential: Current national registration as a Physiotherapist or Exercise Physiologist with the Australian Health Professionals Regulation Agency.
Essential: Eligible for full membership of the Australian Physiotherapy Association or Exercise and Sports Science Australia.
Essential: Experience and knowledge working with the oncology population
Essential: Experience and skills in Project Management
Essential: Experience and skills in program/service measurement and evaluation
Essential: Clinical expertise in prescribing and delivering individualised, evidence based exercise programs for clients with cancer
Essential: Capacity to liaise and work effectively with a variety of health professionals and key stakeholders
Essential: Effective time management and prioritisation skills.
Essential: Proficient in the use of information technology.
Essential: Strong communication and report writing skills
Contact Person Rachel Baulch 
Contact Person Job Title Coordinator Belmont Community Rehabilitation Center 
Contact Number 0404 400 694 
Contact Email rachel@barwonhealth.org.au 
Alternate Contact Person Natalie Anderson 
Alternate Contact Number (03) 4215 5304 
Alternate Contact Email NATALIE.ANDERSON@barwonhealth.org.au
Closing Date 24/09/2018
Position Description
File name 
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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.