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Manager, Health And Community Relationships

Cancer Council Queensland - Brisbane City, QLD

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
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Our Mission
Reducing the burden of cancer. Cancer Council Queensland (CCQ) raises funds that are dedicated to improving the quality of life for people living with cancer, through research, patient care, prevention and early detection.

Our Purpose
CCQ is dedicated to supporting the community in cancer control. CCQ is dynamic, outcome-focused, responsive to community needs, committed to voluntarism and the pursuit of excellence in all its activities. All employees and volunteers from CCQ, through their work, are actively involved in cancer control.

Our Values
With integrity, agility and a deep sense of belonging - we are committed to supporting the cancer community.

Your Role
The Manager, Health and Community Relationships will be responsible for leading the state-wide coordination, development and management of Public-Private and community hospital and health services relationships, including Primary Health Networks. This role will provide leadership to a statewide team to increase Cancer Council Queensland’s presence across Queensland and to increase awareness and access to CCQ Support and Information Programs and Services.

Your Contribution
  • Manage the recruitment, training and supervision of Health and Community Relationships team members to drive outcomes aligned with CCQ’s strategic plan
  • Develop and implement frameworks, processes and procedures for evidence-based engagement to support service and program promotion.
  • Lead the planning and implementation of regionally specific health and community engagement to increase awareness and referrals to Cancer Council Queensland’s programs and services.
  • Develop, monitor and report team outcomes and activity in line with established key performance indicators and develop continuous improvement and evaluation strategies.
  • Work collaboratively with Managers across Cancer Support and Information to provide consistent key messaging regarding programs and services, contribute to evidence-based program development and delivery of innovative information sessions (face to face and virtual)
  • Manage, monitor and report on program/service budgets, income and expenditure including expenditure approvals, budget preparation and use of sound financial procedures.
  • Build networks and community awareness through the engagement of key stakeholders including clinicians, nurses, allied health professionals, community groups, and local businesses to improve uptake of CCQ’s programs and services to meet strategic priorities.
  • Contribute to organisational leadership initiatives fostering cross-departmental collaboration to promote opportunities for community engagement, program and service development and volunteering
Your Leadership Contribution
CCQ has a Leadership Capability Framework which outlines the necessary capabilities of leaders for the four different leadership levels: Executive (CEO and GMs), Senior Managers, Managers, and Frontline Managers (Team Leaders and Senior Coordinators).
  • The capabilities fall under three core capability groups: Vision and Strategy, Driving Outcomes, Attributes and Behaviours.
  • The framework also provides an overview of leadership through Leadership Balance, Focus for Success and Decision Horizons for each leadership level.
For further information please refer to Appendix 1 – Manager Capabilities (Manager) and CCQ’s Levels of Leadership – Concept and Context.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • Qualifications in health, health promotion, education or community development.
  • Experience in managing a diverse team both locally and remotely, including supervision, coaching and guiding team members to deliver outcomes.
  • Knowledge and experience in liaising with volunteers and volunteering programs.
  • Experience with program management and/or community engagement including planning, promotion, implementation and evaluation
  • An ability to manage and expand existing networks whilst identifying and establishing new opportunities.
  • An understanding of the impact that the diagnosis and treatment of cancer has on individuals, their partners and families.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to liaise effectively with all levels of the community.
  • Proven ability to organise, manage and prioritise multiple tasks.
  • Proven ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Well-developed administration skills, including intermediate computer skills.
  • A current Queensland Driver Licence is required.
Position Description Changes
  • It is understood that the responsibilities of this position will change as the organisation’s business requirements evolve.
Position Requirements
  • Conduct activities in accordance with Cancer Council Queensland policies, procedures and management instruction as and when required.
  • A key component of this role is the provision and maintenance of a working environment that is safe and without risks to health, safety and wellbeing, including safe access for entry and exit from the workplace.
  • You are to take reasonable care for your own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by your action or inaction. This includes complying, so far as reasonably able, with any reasonable instruction from CCQ as well as cooperating with any reasonable requirements relating to health, safety and wellbeing.
  • Work collaboratively with your team in pursuit of the overall organisational mission.
  • Work collaboratively with other members of Cancer Council Queensland to ensure support of, and excellence in, the delivery of all Cancer Council promotions and activities.
  • Other duties as assigned by your manager.
Position Conditions
  • Permanent, Part-time
  • Hours of work: Required to work 30 hours per week to cover business requirements, at the time you may be required to work outside regular business hours to attend events, meetings or presentations on evenings or weekends.
  • Travel: Regular travel is required.

Cancer Council Queensland is a growing community-based organisation offering employees flexible work arrangements, salary packaging opportunities, and a supportive team environment where healthy lifestyle balance is encouraged.

How to apply
Applications including a current resume and cover letter are required by 28th May 2021 and should be addressed to Danella Martin, Senior Manager, Information, Health and Community Partnerships.

Cancer Council Queensland

For your application to be considered, it is recommended that the following documentation is attached with your application:
  • Cover letter – Your cover letter should clearly indicate the position you are applying for and give a brief summary of your motivations for applying and your relevant skills and experience.
  • Current Resume – Your resume should include your contact details, work experience, educational background and professional development.
Applicants are encouraged to submit their application as early as possible as Cancer Council Queensland reserves the right to reduce the application period and/or remove the job advertisement early should a suitable applicant be found.

The successful applicant will be required to provide a current National Police Certificate
Cancer Council Queensland will contribute to equality and reconciliation by encouraging applications and inquiries for employment opportunities from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Brisbane City, QLD

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work


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