Clinical Program & Service Development Specialist

Closing April 28

Job Summary:

As the Clinical Program & Service Development Specialist, you will use utilise your scientist- practitioner skills to develop evidence-based psychosocial programs for young people impacted by cancer and parents to optimise well-being. For example, manualised psychosocial programs – Acceptance and Commitment Therapy based programs for young people living with cancer, Meaning-making based grief programs for young people bereaved due to cancer.

Working as a critical part of the Research, Evaluations & Social Policy team, you will also support the National Programs Manager and Coordinators to ensure successful program implementation, and with the other members of the Evaluation Team to ensure appropriate evaluation of the programs.

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Leading the development of Canteen’s evidence-based psychosocial interventions in line with organisational strategic priorities
  • Development of program manuals and resources
  • Liaising with internal (e.g., staff) and external (e.g., hospital, other NFP organizations, schools, program partners) stakeholders to develop interventions
  • Co-ordinating and facilitating program development working groups
  • Conducting literature reviews and maintaining a bibliographic database
  • Assisting in preparation of conference presentations and journal articles, and present work
  • Advising on the development and delivery of staff training for the implementation of psychosocial programs
  • Advising on the development of evaluation protocols
  • Appropriate record keeping, including maintaining agendas and minutes.
  • Supporting the development grant applications

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Qualifications & Experience;

  • Clinical psychologist and/or PhD in psychology
  • At least 3 years clinical experience, preferably working with young people
  • Program development experience
  • Evidence of a scientist-practitioner approach
  • Intervention implementation and evaluation experience desirable

Employment Details:

Location: Sydney, NSW

Job type: Maximum term 12 months, full-time

Hours of work: 5 days/37.5  hours per week

Application Info:

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The closing date is 28th April 2021.

You can apply on our website below, alternatively, send your CV and covering letter address the selection criteria to

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