Engagement, Translation, & Communications Officer - new position at Menzies School of Health Research

Menzies School of Health Research is one of Australia’s leading medical research institutes dedicated to improving Indigenous, global and tropical health.

The new Engagement, Translation, & Communications (ETC) Officer position will provide essential communications and community engagement support to research projects carried out under the auspices of the Centre of Research Excellence (CRE) in Targeted Approaches to Improving Cancer Services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians (TACTICS).

The TACTICS CRE is an Indigenous-led program of innovative, high-quality, applied research conducted on a national and international level, aimed at improving a broad range of cancer-related health services.

The ETC Officer will work with researchers in the TACTICS CRE on stakeholder engagement, communication strategies, and knowledge translation to maximize the impact of their research findings. 

For more information and to apply for this position visit the Careers page on the Menzies website.

The Supportive Care Needs Assessment Tool for Indigenous people is now available!

We are very pleased to announce that the online training module for the  Supportive Care Needs Assessment Tool for Indigenous people (SCNAT-IP) is now available.

The Supportive Care Needs Assessment Tool for Indigenous People (SCNAT-IP) is an evidence based supportive care needs assessment tool which accommodates the language, customs and culture-specific needs of Indigenous people with cancer.

As a health professional working in cancer care, you can use the SCNAT-IP tool as part of routine practice to identify the unmet support needs of your patient. Accurate measurement using the SCNAT-IP tool is important to improve care for Indigenous people with cancer.

Please visit www.scnatip.org for more information, and to do the training and download the tool.