Position Details
Reference Number 20474
Position Title Psychologist Grade 2 - Project Manager
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre only
Employment Type Fixed Term Part Time
Division Chief Medical Officer
Location Melbourne
Award Classification Award : Psychologists
Classification From: PK1 - PSYCHOLOGISTS GR 2 YR1
Classification To: PK4 - PSYCHOLOGISTS GR 2 YR4
Position Summary

Outstanding candidates are encouraged to apply for positions now open at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre – a place where our normal days are extraordinary; as are the people we care for.


Peter Mac is one of a handful of integrated cancer research, education and treatment centres in the world. Each day our team strives to provide the very best in cancer care, even better treatments and potential cancer cures for all people affected by cancer.


Globally, we are facing one of the most pivotal times in the pursuit of cancer cures, and Peter Mac stands at its forefront. Together, we aim to lead a new era of cancer prevention, care and discovery, supported by state-of-the-art facilities at our new home within the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre building.


Your role in our future.

The main purpose of this position is to oversee the development of two psychology based self-management resources 1) for fear of cancer recurrence and 2) Sleep difficulties for people for people with cancer from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. The project manager will:

  1. co-design and conduct two focus groups with a range of CALD groups (Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese and Arabic) to develop content of the resources  
  2. work translators to  translate the resources and determine appropriateness
  3. produce a sleep and fear of recurrence booklet suitable for people from Chinese, Vietnamese and Arabic backgrounds


This opportunity is for a Fixed Term period of nine months, 15.2 hours per fortnight.


For further information about this opportunity, please review the position description or contact us for a confidential discussion.


Peter Mac offers its employees the following benefits:

  • Salary Packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Central City Location
  • Training and Development Program
Selection Criteria Essential: Registration with the Psychology Board of Australia
Essential: An APAC approved post-graduate qualification to Masters level in Clinical Psychology
Essential: Clinical experience in the delivery of psychological services to people and their families in health care / mental health setting
Essential: Project management experience
Essential: Understanding of research methodology
Contact Person Maria Ftanou
Contact Number 85597174
Alternate Contact Person justine.diggens@petermac.org
Alternate Contact Number 855 97174
Closing Date 17/10/2021
Position Description
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