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Team Leader – Psychosocial Support

Organisation : Canteen

Location : Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Sydney (Sydney or Melbourne or Brisbane or Adelaide)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Advocacy, Healthcare & Medical, Project Management, Social & Support Work

Sector : Children, Community Development, Families, Youth & Young People

Salary type : Annual Package

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Canteen

About the role

Canteen and the Child & Youth Cancer Alliance
As part of a newly formed Child and Youth Cancer Alliance, Camp Quality and Canteen are working together to provide holistic support for 0-25 year-olds with cancer and their families.  

The Alliance has secured Australian Government funding to develop an online hub where parents can access all the practical and emotional support services their family needs. The program will see the consolidation of the Alliance’s services into a single, easy access support hub for children, young people and families
The Role
In this newly created position you will have the opportunity to shape this first of its kind program within child and youth cancer. The key focus of this role is to lead and support a national team of cancer navigators, whose primary remit is to link families of young cancer patients with appropriate supports within hospital and community based services.

Responsibilities include –

  • Managing a caseload of complex clients
  • Mapping key internal and external stakeholders
  • People management including recruitment and mentoring of cancer navigators
  • Establishing referral pathways to key community organisations
  • Close liaison with hospital-based pediatric and adult oncology in each state and territory

Benefits & Culture

  • Professional development opportunities
  • Receive significant executive level commitment and support
  • Tax-effective salary packaging & Generous leave entitlements
  • You will be employed by a highly regarded national organisation
  • Current National Criminal History Check and Working with Children Check

Skills Required
Your career to date will have you supporting young people and families impacted by complex or life limiting illness within cancer & oncology and navigating the complicated health system.  Alongside tertiary qualifications in an allied health, social work or nursing further skills required are:

  • Project management and planning skills
  • Demonstrated experience in management/ leadership within health or community sectors.
  • Experience in delivering case management and/or clinical intervention within child, youth or health focused settings whilst understanding a hospital framework.

If you’re motivated to support young people facing the challenges of cancer, your expression of interest should include a cover letter responding to the skills required above and resume to quoting #844480. Alternatively, contact Hayley Martin in Sydney on 8243 0570.

How to apply


Please quote in application: Team Leader – Psychosocial Support via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Advocacy, #Healthcare_and_Medical, #Project_Management, #Social_and_Support_Work
Sector: #Children, #Community_Development, #Families, #Youth_and_Young_People


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