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Organisation : Cabrini Health

Location : Victoria (Epping)

Work Type : Contract/Temporary

Sector : Community Development

Salary Type : Hourly

Application Closing Date : 20 Dec, 2018

About the Role

Program Assistant Role

A unique opportunity at Cabrini Outreach to support asylum seekers in Melbourne.

This project is a partnership between Cabrini Outreach (Cabrini) which operates the Cabrini Asylum Seeker and Refugee Health Hub and Whittlesea Community Connections (WCC) in response to the significant unmet health needs of asylum seekers living in the City’s of Whittlesea and Hume.

You will assist in the establishment and administration of a pharmacy waiver program enabling people seeking asylum to access free prescribed medication.

The position will be two half days per week and operating from Whittlesea Community Connections Epping Office.

Key Capabilities

  • Ability to exercise judgement, show initiative and maintain confidentiality in all matters
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Well-developed interpersonal, problem solving, co-ordination and organisational skills
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills
  • Exceptional Microsoft Office skills as well as database management
  • Basic medical knowledge or previous experience in a healthcare environment would be desirable
  • Attention to detail 
  • Demonstrated self-motivation with the ability to work independently, as well as in a project team
  • Relevant qualifications an advantage

 Cabrini Offers

  • Salary Packaging
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Close to public transport

Cabrini is an equal opportunity employer

Cabrini is committed to providing a safe environment for children

Compassion – Integrity – Courage – Respect

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Cabrini Health


Cabrini is a Catholic charitable organisation inspired by the spirit and vision of Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini and the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. This order was founded by Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini who was canonised in 1946 and later proclaimed Universal Patron Saint of Immigrants. We are a community of care, reaching out with compassion, integrity, courage and respect to all we serve. With more than 4300 staff, 1000 accredited medical practitioners and several locations, we offer a range of employment opportunities to start, continue or advance your career.

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For details concerning this role, please contact

Tom Roth

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Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Program Assistant via Pro Bono Australia.


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