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Reference Number 16751
Position Title McGrath Metastatic Breast Care Nurse
Employment Type Fixed Term Part Time
Department / Ward Brighton Nursing General
Location Brighton
Award Acute Nurses & Midwives
Classification Clinical Consultant
Hours per week 30.40
Number of positions available 1
Position Summary


Cabrini is a Catholic charitable organisation inspired by the spirit and vision of Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini and the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. This order was founded by Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini who was canonised in 1946 and later proclaimed Universal Patron Saint of Immigrants. We are a community of care, reaching out with compassion, integrity, courage and respect to all we serve. With more than 4300 staff, 1000 accredited medical practitioners and several locations, we offer a range of employment opportunities to start, continue or advance your career. 

Cabrini is a not-for-profit health service and all surpluses are used to develop our services and facilities to provide the best possible care for patients and families. Cabrini supports and operates programs for disadvantaged people in our community. Patient care is the primary focus of our work and at the heart of all we do.There are acute facilities at Malvern, Prahran and Brighton, a residential aged-care home at Ashwood and a rehabilitation service at Elsternwick. The Cabrini Institute supports education and research, in order to continually improve the quality of care and educate tomorrow’s health professionals.

McGrath Metastatic Breast Care Nurse

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly skilled, motivated, confident, specialist Oncology/ Breast Care nurse to join our Breast Cancer Service at Cabrini Health for the position of McGrath Metastatic Breast Cancer Nurse.

This is a two year McGrath Foundation funded position hosted by Cabrini Health that will work as part of a multidisciplinary team to support and coordinate care and services for patients with Metastatic Breast Cancer.

The McGrath Metastatic Breast Cancer Nurse will be responsible and accountable for providing a high level of person centred supportive care for patients with complex health needs.  This encompasses patient assessment and coordination of care required, provision of education to patient, carer and staff; consultation, provision of counselling to the patient and carer, and liaison and collaboration with multiple stakeholders to ensure the best patient outcomes. The McGrath Metastatic Breast Cancer Nurse will be an integral and active member of the multidisciplinary team and hold reporting and data collection responsibilities.

The successful candidate must have well developed counselling and communication skills, strong leadership and advocacy skills, and be able to problem solve and collaborate with multiple stakeholders. A minimum of 5 years post registration experience in the field of oncology, palliative care or breast cancer nursing together with post graduate qualifications in similar field/s is essential.

As a McGrath Metastatic Breast Care Nurse working at Cabrini you will have the personal satisfaction of contributing to a breast cancer care service within a private hospital group with an excellent reputation in the total management of breast cancer patients.

To obtain more information refer to the attached position description.

Cabrini offers:

  • Generous salary packaging options
  • A supportive and dynamic work environment
  • Outstanding job satisfaction and fulfilment
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Close to public transport

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check


As per Cabrini policy, a mandatory copy of a current (under 12 months) police record check must be provided prior to the commencement date.


Cabrini is an equal opportunity employer

Cabrini is committed to providing a safe environment for children


Compassion – Integrity – Courage - Respect

Screening Criteria Essential: Post graduate degree in relevant field
Essential: Minimum 5 years experience in Oncology, Palliative Care or Breast Cancer Nursing
Desirable: Proficient computer skills, especially Microsoft Word and Excel
Contact Position Title Nurse Manager Day Oncology & Cabrini Breast Cancer Care
Contact Person Jacqui Hastings
Contact Number 03 9508 5930
Closing Date 16/05/2019
Position Description
PD McGrath Metastatic Breast Care Nurse - 2019.pdf Open
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.