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Skin Cancer Prevention Officer Full-time Job

6 days ago   Nursing   Brisbane Inner City,Brisbane - North   1 view
Job Details

The role
Reporting to the Manager, Prevention Strategy you will:

  • Prepare and provide high level advice in the planning, implementing and evaluating skin cancer prevention policy and interventions in a range of settings.
  • Identify, analyse, and convey complex ideas and information in relation to skin cancer prevention policy.
  • Design, manage and report on the delivery of pop-up skin cancer screening clinics targeting priority population groups in Queensland.
  • Work closely with and collaborating with key government and non-government stakeholders to support the state-wide delivery of the skin cancer prevention initiatives.
  • Advocate for and deliver high level healthy public policies and services that promote and protect the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities considering population diversity and health inequality.
  • Represent the Branch and the Department on key committees and at relevant regional and state forums as required.

The successful person
You will have:

  • Demonstrated high level ability to critically analyse information and data and provide evidence-based advice.
  • Shown high level planning and project management skills, including experience in the coordination, development, implementation and evaluation of state-wide health promotion interventions or initiatives.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to work as part of a high performing team.
  • Proven flexibility in approach to work and working environment with willingness to participate in cross program initiative to address crucial issues.
  • A tertiary degree in Public Health or Health Promotion is a mandatory requirement. (Certified copies of the required information must be provided to the appropriate supervisor/manager, prior to the commencement of duties).

About us
The Department of Health is responsible for the overall management of the public health system in Queensland. We are an organisation that strongly believes in the need to work with people who value the goals of our organisation and who will thrive in our workplace. Working at the Department of Health is about making a difference.

The Prevention Division delivers policies, programs, services and regulatory functions that aim to improve the health of the Queensland population by promoting and protecting health and wellbeing, detecting and preventing disease and injury; and supporting high quality health care service delivery.


  • A fast-paced, challenging and supportive environment
  • Competitive salary + generous superannuation and leave loading
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Diverse work culture
  • Career training and development

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please submit your resume and a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) outlining your skills and experience relevant for this role.

Company Description
Queensland Health is a dynamic organisation committed to providing a range of services aimed at achieving good health and wellbeing for all Queenslanders. Through a network of 16 Hospital and Health Services and the Mater Hospitals, Queensland Health delivers a range of integrated services including hospital inpatient, outpatient and emergency services, community and mental health services, aged care services and public health and health promotion programs.