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Organisation : Palliative Care Australia

Location : Australian Capital Territory

Work type : Part-time

Sector : Community Engagement

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $80,000 - $90,000

Application closing date : 27 Jun, 2022

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Palliative Care Australia

About Palliative Care Australia (PCA)

Palliative Care Australia (PCA) is the national peak body for palliative care. PCA represents all those who work towards high quality palliative care for all Australians. Working closely with consumers, our Member Organisations and the palliative care workforce, we aim to improve access to, and promote the need for, palliative care. We believe quality palliative care occurs when strong networks exist between specialist palliative care providers, primary generalist, primary specialist and support care providers and the community.

About the role

Location: Canberra, ACT

Employment Status: Part-time, up to 4 days (30.4 hrs) per week.

  • Excellent opportunity with a national community organisation
  • Help make a difference to the lives of many Australians
  • Excellent remuneration circa $80,000 – $90,000 (full-time equivalent) PLUS super PLUS salary packaging options
  • Flexible, family friendly working environment

About the Role

PCA is seeking an experienced Project Administration Officer to join their passionate team based in Canberra. This is a part-time position up to 4 days per week.

As the Project Administration Officer, you will assist and support the National Projects Manager, and team, with the administration of projects and sub-contracting arrangements under PCA’s National Palliative Care Project activity work plan. This stream of work is quite varied in nature and provides a range of opportunities to liaise with different groups and bring together key stakeholders in the palliative care sector, including consumers and carers.  This role requires high level organisation skills, initiative and the ability to work effectively and collaboratively across the organisation to achieve project goals.   

Your day-to-day responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to:

  • Coordinating the information resource management for the organisation, including undertaking a continuous cycle of review of online and hardcopy resources in consultation with content experts
  • Managing the internal processes for engaging members of the National Register for Palliative Care Consumers and Carers and the PCA Clinical Advisory Panel in project or advisory work
  • Coordinating and providing secretariat support for a series of forums in 2022-23, and bi-monthly meetings and range of working groups, including the Reconciliation Action Plan Working Group, and the National Register of Palliative Care Consumers and Carers
  • Providing project administration for work with Member Organisations and resource development projects
  • Contributing to writing draft content for the website, and the planning and promotional work of projects
  • Representing the organisation on a range of forums.

To be considered for this role, you will have demonstrated experience in project administration or management (foundational) and an understanding of the principles of palliative care and the Australian health system. You will be someone who is highly organised, shows initiative, and able to work under limited supervision and collaboratively with others to achieve project and organisational goals.   

With excellent communication and interpersonal skills, you will have strong stakeholder management experience and the ability to work within an advocacy and community development framework. Strong writing skills to adapt communications to suit a variety of audiences will also be crucial in this role.

An understanding of the health care barriers facing rural and remote communities, and those from diverse needs groups, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds will be highly regarded. 

About the Benefits

This is a unique opportunity to help drive the program, policy and research of an important community organisation, while enjoying the immense job satisfaction that arises from working in an area that benefits the wider community.

Your hard work and dedication will be rewarded with excellent remuneration circa $80,000 – $90,000 (full-time equivalent) PLUS super PLUS salary sacrificing options.

Applications close 5:00 pm, Monday 27 June 2022.

For further information about this position please contact the National Projects Manager, Chelsea Menchin, ph. 0417 210 515.


How to apply

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


Please quote in application: Projects Administration Officer via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Administration_and_Office_Support, #Project_Management
Sector: #Community_Engagement


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