Position Details
Reference Number 35568
Position Title BreastWest Support Officer
Employment Type Temporary Part Time
Location Western Health
Position Summary

About Us

Western Health manages three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. It also operates the Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a culturally diverse population of more than 1 million people. We have 7,000 employees who are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES).

Our continued growth has seen the addition of a new purpose built, multi-storey Joan Kirner Women's and Children's at Sunshine Hospital.

About the Role

Western Health Foundation are seeking a Support Officer to specialise in fundraising for our BreastWest Program.

The BreastWest Support Officer’s primary focus will be on establishing and strengthening relationships with individual breast cancer patients and the broader community, to encourage greater financial support for the BreastWest program.

This important role will have a hands-on approach to building one-on-one relationships with patients, relieving some of the fundraising responsibilities from the BreastCare nursing team and representing Western Health within the community.

The position will be based across both Sunshine and Footscray Hospitals.


We offer a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Work-life balance
  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Onsite fitness clubs
  • Culturally safe and respectful environment
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program


At Western Health, we value our employees and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience. Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a Working With Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies

Selection Criteria
Contact Person Daniel Crabb
Contact Number 0383457663
Contact Email daniel.crabb@wh.org.au
Closing Date 25/10/2019
Position Description BW Support Officer PD - September 2019.pdf
Application Guide click here to view
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