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

A collaborative, positive and flexible working environment.

Job vacancies

This is a unique opportunity to become a part of the two year trial of Victoria’s first Medically Supervised Injecting Room (MSIR) at North Richmond Victoria.

North Richmond Community Health is seeking to employ a number of Harm Reduction Practitioners.

This position is responsible for supervising clients before, during and after episodes of injecting. The position aims to optimise health by saving lives and reducing injury from the negative effects associated with drug use.This position is part of the MSIR Harm Reduction team working closely with the Nursing team.

Core activities include:

  • client engagement
  • health assessment
  • management of health emergencies
  • health education
  • brief interventions and
  • referral to other health and welfare services.

Day, evening and weekend shift opportunities are available. Full time, Part time and casual will be considered.

We offer a competitive salary with salary packaging available, an extensive employee wellbeing program, and we are located close to public transport.

For further information regarding this position please contact Sarah Hiley at sarahhi@nrch.com.au.

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: MSIR Harm Reduction Practitioner Job Application. Please send applications to workforus@nrch.com.au to register your interest.

Position Description

This is a unique opportunity to become a part of the two year trial of Victoria’s first Medically Supervised Injecting Room (MSIR) at North Richmond Victoria.

North Richmond Community Health is seeking to employ a number of Registered Nurses.

This position is responsible for supervising clients before, during and after episodes of injecting. The position aims to optimise health by saving lives and reducing injury from the negative effects associated with drug use. This position is part of the MSIR Nursing team and works closely with the Harm Reduction team.

Core activities include:

  • client engagement
  • health assessment
  • management of health emergencies
  • health education
  • brief interventions and
  • referral to other health and welfare services.

We are looking for Registered Nurses with

  • AHPRA registration
  • At least two years post graduate experience working in needle and syringe programs, drug and alcohol services or crisis services
  • Experience in psychosocial and drug use assessment and referral, supportive counselling and crisis management desirable
  • Computer competence including the use of clinical databases
  • Understanding of, and commitment to, Harm Reduction and Social Justice
  • Understanding of the health, social and legal issues related to injecting drug use and marginalised populations
  • First Aid with oxygen administration preferred

Day, evening and weekend shift opportunities are available. Full time, Part time and casual will be considered.

We offer a competitive salary with salary packaging available, an extensive employee wellbeing program, and we are located close to public transport.

For further information regarding this position, please contact David Pemberton at davidp@nrch.com.au

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:  MSIR Registered Nurse Job Application. Please send applications to workforus@nrch.com.au

Position Description

We are looking for a Speech Pathologist for 2 days per week for 8 months.

The Speech Pathologist is responsible for providing assessment and therapy as part of a comprehensive pre-school speech pathology service to the community, including health education and health promotion.

Job tasks and responsibilities

  • provide high quality, evidence based Community Paediatric Speech Pathology services and health education.
  • Deliver Kindergarten and Outreach Services.
  • Provide health education and promotion activities.

Essential Skills and Experience

  • significant experience as a Paediatric Speech Pathologist in a Community Health setting.
  • Demonstrated specialist knowledge in the 0-5 year old age range.
  • Sound understanding of the Community Health Program.
  • Ability to manage a Speech Pathology caseload.

Please send applications to workforus@nrch.com.au by COB 25th July 2018

For any enquiries please contact Fiona Beale 03 9418 9843

Position Description

 

North Richmond Community Health 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.

North Richmond Community Health is seeking to employ a casual Oral Health Therapist.

The purpose of the position is to contribute to the achievements of the organisations aims and objectives by performing all duties within scope of practice to the highest standard..

Core activities include:

  • provide high quality clinical services,
  • contribute to the overall Oral Health Promoting Practice model.
  • maintain administrative clinical functions.
  • work effectively and efficiently within a team environment.

We are looking for applicants with:

  • Demonstrated experience in a similar role.
  • Relevant qualifications and AHPRA Registration as a Dental Practitioner.
  • Knowledge of/familiarity with medical terminology
  • strong computer literacy with the ability to learn new systems quickly
  • strong administration and organisational skills.
  • A current Working With Children’s Check and Police Check, or willingness to obtain.

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: Oral Health Therapist Application. Please send applications to workforus@nrch.com.au by COB 27th July 2018.

Position Description

 

The Media and Communications Manager is responsible for communicating NRCH’s values, vision and work to a range of stakeholders through engagement, advocacy, marketing and public relations.

This is a full time position.

Skills and Experience:

  • Demonstrated positive engagement with media (journalism experience highly desirable)
  • Two or more years’ experience leading a team
  • Demonstrated positive stakeholder management
  • Demonstrated ability to use communications to benefit organisation (whether through increased engagement, recognition or revenue)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Qualifications:

  • A tertiary qualification in fields related to communications, media, journalism or public relations
  • Current Police Check, or willingness to undertake
  • 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: Media and Communications Manager Job Application. Please send applications to workforus@nrch.com.au by COB 27th July 2018.

Position Description

Work with us

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.

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.

Volunteering positions

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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