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Get involved with North Richmond Community Health

You can support North Richmond Community Health’s work as a volunteer, member or employee. Our organisation relies on the unique skills of community members, clinical staff, strategists, volunteers and operational staff.

We value our community’s time, skills, efforts and expertise. See how you can get involved below.

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Oral Health Conference 2016 at North Richmond Community Health (NRCH)

A collaborative, positive and flexible working environment.

Employment

Our organisation is a busy health hub in the middle of Richmond. North Richmond Community Health, which includes the Centre for Culture Ethnicity and Health, is a great place to work.  You’ll find an environment where staff are inspired through meaningful work and supported by colleagues and management.

We prioritise an inclusive and positive working atmosphere at North Richmond Community Health. With flexible working arrangements, we help ensure that people of all circumstances are well-represented in our staff.

As an employee, you’ll enjoy a number of benefits including:

  • flexible working arrangements, including purchased leave, Accrued Days Off and Time-In-Lieu
  • wellbeing policy, with on-site subsidised fitness classes including pilates and personal training, work health checks and social events
  • comprehensive and competitive salary packaging options.

 

We enjoy rich cultural diversity in our workforce. Approximately 55% of our staff were born overseas and over 75% identify with an ethnicity other than Australian. Over 65% of our staff speak languages other than English.

We would like to hear from you if you have:

  • superior skills in delivering culturally-responsive services in your given field
  • keen ability to contribute to a respectful collegiate environment
  • can contribute to innovation and service improvement
  • effective relationship building skills to foster a harmonious workplace.

You are welcome to send expressions of interest in employment at North Richmond Community Health or the Centre for Culture, Ethnicity and Health to workforus@nrch.com.au.

To see positions available at the Centre for Culture and Ethnicity and Health, go to their website.

Current employment opportunities

North Richmond Community Health (NRCH) is committed to making healthcare more accessible and culturally relevant.

Our community health centre in Richmond provides a range of medical, allied health, dental and community services to clients from all backgrounds. We also provide specialist health services in other parts of Victoria, and work with health, government and community services around the country.

The Communications Officer is responsible for delivering marketing and communications content to all North Richmond Community Health services and projects and raising the profile of the work of the NRCH.

The position is offered on a part time basis, either 3 or 4 days per week.

Skills and Experience:

  • A minimum of 2 years Public Relations/Communications experience within a relevant field.
  • High level writing skills, including the ability to write for highly diverse audiences.
  • Demonstrated experience in the production of online and audio visual resources.
  • Experience with content management systems, social media platforms, and email marketing tools.
  • Intermediate Adobe Creative Suite, desktop publishing and video editing skills.

Qualifications:

  • Tertiary Qualifications in Public Relations, Journalism or Marketing (or equivalent work experience)
  • Current Police Check.
  • Current Working With Children’s Check
  • Victorian Drivers Licence.

All applications must be emailed and include a cover letter, cv and address the essential skills and experience selection criteria. Email subject line must state: Communications Officer Job Application. Please send applications to workforus@nrch.com.au by COB 5th January 2017.

For any enquiries please contact Jessie Richardson, Communications Director (03) 9418 9856.

Only successful applicants will be contacted.

Position Description

 

North Richmond Community Health (NRCH) is committed to making healthcare more accessible and culturally relevant.

Our community health centre in Richmond provides a range of medical, allied health, dental and community services to clients from all backgrounds. We also provide specialist health services in other parts of Victoria, and work with health, government and community services around the country.

This exciting new full time position in the Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) team is responsible for assisting in the prevention and treatment of overdoses through:

  • Providing training in overdose response and use of Naloxone to people who inject drugs and to the wider community
  • Providing overdose response training to NRCH staff
  • Liaising with emergency services and other health services to encourage inter-agency referral of people who are at risk of overdose.

North Richmond Community Health is located conveniently to public transport and onsite car-parking is also offered. We have an established employee wellbeing program and offer salary packaging.

All applications must be emailed and include a cover letter, cv and address the essential skills and experience selection criteria. Email subject line must state: AOD Overdose Response Coordinator Job Application. Please send applications to workforus@nrch.com.au

For more information, contact Kasey Elmore at kaseye@nrch.com.au

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Position Description

North Richmond Community Health Limited (NRCH) is a community based and managed health service. NRCH is committed to providing high quality and culturally appropriate health and social services, particularly to clients of refugee and migrant backgrounds. Services provided by NRCH are delivered in a developmental framework with an emphasis on direct health care and health promotion.

This position sits within the Health Independence Program (HIP) suite of services that are delivered across St Vincent’s Health Melbourne (SVHM) and North Richmond Community Health (NRCH).  Post Acute Care is funded by Department of Health and Human Services and assists clients to recuperate at home following discharge from a public hospital.

The Care Coordinator will provide support to clients in the post discharge period and assist them navigate the service system.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Intake, screening and assessment;
  • Liaising with clients, their carers/families, hospital clinicians and other community service providers;
  • Developing care plans with clients, engaging  / contracting a range of clinical and in home support services;
  • Provision of clinical services when required
  • Developing and maintaining strong networks with hospital clinicians, community service providers and neighbouring other Health Independence Programs

This is an exciting opportunity for an Registered Nurse or registered allied health clinician to join the Health Independence Program team at Richmond.

All applications must be emailed and include a cover letter, cv and address the essential skills and experience selection criteria.  Email subject line must state : Care Coordinator Job Application.  Please send applications to Sue Senewiratne on sues@nrch.com.au

For enquiries about this position, please contact Sue Senewiratne, Program Manager, Inner Melbourne Post Acute Care on 9418 9956  or sues@nrch.com.au

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Applications close Friday 11th January 2018.

Position Description

 

In 2018, the Victorian Government will open a medically supervised injecting room at North Richmond Community Health. The room will open as a trial, under supervision from the Victorian Government. The Project Manager will manage the local implementation of the injecting room. This will include establishing a project plan, developing, monitoring and reporting on risk management plan, project management advice on capital program and facility construction and reporting and monitoring of progress and maintenance of stakeholder relationships.

This is an exciting full time fixed-term opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to join the team at North Richmond Community Health.

All applications must be emailed and include a cover letter, CV and address the essential skills and experience selection criteria.  Email subject line must state : Project Manager Medically Supervised Injecting Room Job Application.  Please send applications to workforus@nrch.com.au

For enquiries about this position, please contact Demos Krouskos, CEO,  on 9418 9800  or demosk@nrch.com.au

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Position Description

Volunteers for Oral Health Conference at North Richmond Community Health (NRCH)

Working with the community, for the community.

Volunteering

Our valued volunteers support many of North Richmond Community Health’s vital services to the community.

Volunteer principles:

  • Volunteering benefits the community and the volunteer.
  • Volunteering is always a matter of choice.
  • Volunteering is an activity that is unpaid and not undertaken for the receipt of salary, pension, government allowance or honorarium.
  • Volunteering is a legitimate way in which citizens can participate in the activities of their community.
  • Volunteering is a vehicle for individuals or groups to address human, environmental and social needs.
  • Volunteering is an activity performed in the not for profit sector only.
  • Volunteers do not replace paid workers nor constitute a threat to the job security of paid workers.
  • Volunteering respects the rights, dignity and culture of others.
  • Volunteering promotes human rights and equality.

Current volunteering opportunities

Homework Program Tutor: Position description

Application form

Needle Syringe Program Assistant: Position description

Application Form

Due to the high interest in the  Needle Syringe Program Assistant, we will place potential volunteers on our waiting list.

Companion Animal Program Volunteer: Position description

Application form

Companion Animal Program volunteer handbook

Due to the high interest in the Companion Animal Program, we will place potential volunteers on our waiting list.

Membership

Membership of North Richmond Community Health Limited is free and entitles you to have an input in how we operate and deliver our services.

You may apply to be a Voting Member or an Associate Member.  Please take the time to read the rights and responsibilities of each class of membership in the application form below. To apply, please fill out the form below and send the completed copy to our Governance Manager, Cheryl de Blaquiere, at cheryld[at]nrch.com.au.

Application for voting membership form

Student Placements/Work Experience

North Richmond Community Health provides a supportive environment for Student Placements and Work Experience offered to post-secondary, undergraduate and post-graduate students.

Our placements aim to provide students with a valuable experience that enhances specific skills, leading to increased employability.

Placement opportunities are available in the following disciplines:-

  • Occupational Health
  • Speech Pathology
  • Social Work
  • Medical
  • Nursing
  • Allied Health
  • Dental
  • Community Services

Applications will only be accepted by filling out either a Student Placement or Work Experience form.   Please email completed forms to Nicole Burton at nicoleb@nrch.com.au.  For enquiries contact Nicole on (03) 9418 9967.

All applicants must have a current Police Check and Working with Children Check (obtained at their own expense), and must be covered by insurance. Unfortunately not all applicants can be offered a place.  This will be determined by the availability of qualified staff to supervise students.

Application Form Student Placements

Application Form Work Experience

 

 

 

 

 

 

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