National Juvenile Arthritis Project Officer

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime

  • Full time 12 months fixed term, with probable extension

  • Provide project support in establishing a national registry for children with arthritis and coordinating a clinical trial

  • Base Salary $91,644 + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

The Northern Clinical School within the Faculty of Medicine and Health is looking for a National Juvenile Arthritis Project Officer to assist in establishing the Australian Juvenile Arthritis Registry  for children with juvenile arthritis and their families. In addition, as part of the Australian Arthritis and Autoimmune Biobank Collective the National Juvenile Arthritis Project Officer will coordinate a clinical trial for down-titration of biologic therapies in children with arthritis.  

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • liaise with key client groups including paediatric and consumer organisations to work with families and clinicians to build participation in the National Registry

  • coordinate the setup of the clinical trial for children living with arthritis

  • assist with writing and submitting ethics applications

  • assist with patient data collection and follow-up

  • assist with monitoring and managing the budget of the project

  • some travel may be required to other national sites. Work related travel will be re-imbursed. A driving license is advantageous but not essential.

About you

  • has relevant tertiary qualifications in a health-related field or similar

  • has prior project experience within a healthcare field

  • has prior experience with writing ethics applications and data management

  • has proven leadership experience

  • has excellent verbal and written communication skills with excellent people skills.

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Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

As this position is located on an NSW Health site, it is a regulatory requirement to complete compulsory employment checks prior to starting in this position. For more information and instructions, please visit:NSW Health employment requirements

This position is designated as involving child-related work. To undertake or remain in this position, you are required to apply for and obtain a Working with Children Check clearance in accordance with the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.

EEO statement 

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People , women , people living with a disability , people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds , and those who identify as LGBTIQ . We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. 

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