Palliative Care Service Project Manager


Great career opportunity and exciting challenges. Join our team and make a difference in the community. Working in the Torres Strait and Cape is more than a job, it is a great opportunity to challenge yourself, become an integral member of the local community, develop collaborative relationships with other health professionals and be a part of making a difference to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health outcomes by providing comprehensive health services.

Workplace Location

Cairns region,Far North Qld

Tell me more…. This project management position is tasked for the development of a “Pop-up” model of palliative care delivery to the small rural and remote communities of Cape York and Torres Strait. The role will incorporate a broad consultation phase (assisted by Indigenous Liaison Officers) with community members, other service providers, other health care providers (RFDS, Apunipima, NPAFACS) and staff of the TCHHS.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Experience in working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and appreciation of the cultural sensitivities with respect to death and the needs of dying patients and their communities.
  • Recognised clinical experience in provision of palliative care services.

 If this sounds like the right fit for you, Torres and Cape can offer you:

  • Total Remuneration value up to $143 881 comprising salary between $120 856 - $126 105 p.a (HP5)

  • Total Remuneration value up to $143,803 comprising slalary between $116,092 - $126,037 p.a (NRG7)

  • Generous employer contribution to superannuation (12.75%)

  • Salary packaging option to increase your take home pay

Requirements for the role:

  • Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification and/or registration with the appropriate registration authority or association. Certified copies of the required information must be provided to the appropriate supervisor/manager, prior to commencement of clinical duties. Current registration with the Australian Health Practice Registration Authority (AHPRA) as a Registered Nurse or Health Practitioner, and current practising certificate is mandatory.

For additional information regarding the responsibilities, mandatory qualifications and/or other requirements for this position please refer to the role description.

About Torres and Cape Hospital and Health Services visit TCHHS website ( https://www.health.qld.gov.au/torres-cape )

How do I apply? Applications should be submitted ONLINE via the Smart Jobs and Careers website.

Do you need more information? Simply call the contact person listed on the role description.

Please no unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies