St Vincent’s Melbourne, Victoria Project Officer Contract in Fitzroy VIC

St Vincent’s Melbourne, Victoria

Branch Fitzroy VIC AU

Project Officer
Fitzroy VIC

Staff Health Centre. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services including acute medical and surgical services, sub-acute care, medical diagnostics…

Full – time, Fixed term (18 months)

  • Department of Addiction Medicine
  • Excellent benefits including salary packaging
  • About St Vincent’s
    St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is part of St Vincent’s Health Australia and a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service which employs more than 5,000 staff across 18 sites throughout Melbourne. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services including acute medical and surgical services, sub-acute care, medical diagnostics, rehabilitation, allied health, mental health, palliative care, correctional health and community residential care. SVHM is one of Australia’s leading Catholic not-for-profit healthcare providers

    About the Department of Addiction Medicine
    The Department of Addiction Medicine at St. Vincent’s (which includes De Paul House withdrawal unit) is one of Australia’s leading centres for the medical treatment of drug or alcohol addiction. The work includes direct patient treatment, research, education/training and policy development. Our multidisciplinary team includes doctors, nurses, social workers and specialist counsellors, and our treatment services encompass both acute withdrawal and long term management, using state-of-the-art methods and facilities. We have a strong culture of education, training and teaching, from undergraduate students to senior clinicians across a wide range of professional disciplines.

    About the Role
    An exciting opportunity exists for an individual who is enthusiastic, energetic and competent to work in a multi-disciplinary team facilitating and coordinating project work for the Director of Addiction Medicine (DoAM). This person will have an important role in co-ordinating administrative needs of DoAM, as well as assisting and coordinating the expansion and development of the DoAM.


    • Prepare project plans, progress reports and a final report for the projects allocated
    • Prepare, record and keep all relevant documentation including agendas, minutes, reports from meetings attended by DoAM
    • Prepare draft submissions, grant proposals, papers for publication in collaboration with DoAM clinical staff and external collaborators where appropriate and relevant to the designated project work allocated
    • Participate in educational opportunities; read professional publications; maintain personal & stakeholder networks
    • Maintain confidence and protect operations by keeping information confidential
    • Assist with preparation of presentations including slide shows and other materials with appropriate institutional logo

    Qualification and Experience

    • Relevant tertiary qualification and experience
    • Experience in conducting literature review and the use of secondary research materials for the preparation of academic publications and briefing papers
    • Strong interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills
    • Demonstrated ability to deal confidently and professionally with stakeholders at all levels
    • Problem solving ability and initiative
    • Ability to be self-directed, motivated and work as part of a team
    • Strong time management skills and proven ability to work under pressure prioritise workload and meet deadlines
    • Experience in office administration and record keeping
    • Experience in planning and conduct of business meetings
    • High-level computer skills including Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher
    • Must hold a current Victorian drivers licence


    • Salary packaging
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Staff Health Centre
    • Staff Car Park

    All appointments are made subject to the candidate providing a current satisfactory National Police Certificate conducted by The Victoria Police.

    or proceed with Standard Application Form.

    Employment Type: Freelance
    Location: Fitzroy, VIC, AU
    Posted on: 2017-04-13
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