Massage Therapist

  • Permanent part-time opportunity
  • 16 hours per week
  • Great work life balance and access to NFP salary packaging

About the program

Melbourne City Mission Palliative Care (MCMPC) was established in 1981 as the first community-based palliative care service in Victoria.  MCMPC aims to enhance quality of life by providing specialist interdisciplinary palliative care for people living with a terminal condition.  Support is also offered to families and carers.  Support includes the management of complex symptoms, loss, grief and bereavement.

About the role

This position is located within the MCM Disability, Early Childhood Intervention and Palliative Care division and implements MCM’s commitment to best practice in palliative care.

Working as a member of an interdisciplinary team, the Palliative Care Massage Therapist will provide massage therapy to MCMPC clients in accordance with the values, policies and procedures of Melbourne City Mission Palliative Care, and within the philosophy and organisational values of Melbourne City Mission.

Please refer to the position description for detail on key requirements for the role.

A position description containing further information is attached below.

Skills and experience

  • Membership with a professional massage association (i.e. AAMT, AMT, BTFA, AIMA or ATMS) as well as having completed accredited Oncology Massage Training
  • Prior work experience within palliative care and/or oncology setting

For enquiries about this role please contact Pam Harris, Coordinator of Allied Care on 9486 2666


We offer a competitive remuneration package including an attractive salary, access to tax-effective salary packaging arrangements and supportive work/life balance provisions. MCM recognizes the importance of investing in the training, learning and development of our staff.

How to apply

Applications should include a current CV and address the key selection criteria.

Inquiries can be directed to Pam Harris, Coordinator of Allied Care on 9486 2666.

Applications to Pam Harris via email:

Applications close 5pm on Friday 4th August 2017

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Appointment to this position is subject to the satisfactory completion of a National Police Check, International Police Check (if applicable), current Victorian Working with Children Check, current Victorian Driver’s License and the right to work in Australia.

Our commitment to diversity

At MCM, we embrace differences in gender, age, ethnicity, race, cultural background, disability, religion and sexual orientation. We know that diversity and inclusion helps us to attract, recruit, engage and retain a team of talented people. If you require specific support to apply for this position, please advise the recruiting manager whose contact details are listed in the advertisement. We will work with you to identify the best way to assist you.