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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 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

 All positions are casual and work is available on week days only. We offer 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 Previous applicants need not apply 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

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 services to clients from all backgrounds.

We are currently seeking a casual Registered Nurse to join our team.

The Nurse will be responsible for providing high quality nursing services to NRCH patients, assist with the management and maintenance of the Practice’s quality and risk systems and contribute to the planning and development of the Practice.

Key responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:-

  • responsibility for broad clinical activities with an emphasis on chronic disease management, primarily preparing GP management plans, care plans and health assessments.

  • Perform clinical duties within required level of clinical competency, according to best available evidence.  Duties include triage, immunisations and other injections; wound management, chronic disease management, ECG’s and collection of pathology samples.  Assist doctors with clinical procedures.  Maintain clinical documentation.

Skills and Experience:-

  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications and AHPRA registration;
  • Nursing experience, ideally within a community health based role;
  • Demonstrated understanding of the needs of general practice and interest in community-based nursing;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills across all ages and social groups;

The successful applicant will be required to undertake a Police Check.

All applications must be emailed and include a cover letter and resume.  Email subject line must state: Registered Nurse, Medical Centre Job Application. Please send applications to workforus@nrch.com.au by COB Friday 3rd May 2019. 

Please note : only successful applicants will be contacted.

Position Description

NRCH has zero tolerance of all forms of child abuse and all allegations and safety concerns will be treated very seriously.

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 services to clients from all backgrounds.

We are currently seeking to appoint Harm Reduction Outreach/Needle Syringe Program Workers within our Alcohol and Other Drugs Team, on a casual basis.

These positions are responsible for:-

  • provision of injecting equipment including needles/syringes, swabs and sharps containers in conjunction with safer drug use education;
  • provide referral information and support for clients;
  • responding to overdose incidents while working on Outreach;
  • Establishing connections with clients while on Outreach.

Key Selection Criteria:-

  • Certificate IV in Alcohol & Other Drugs, 4 core competencies;
  • demonstrated understanding of harm minimisation policy;
  • excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to liaise with people from diverse backgrounds.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake a Police Check.

All applications must be emailed and include a cover letter and resume.  Email subject line must state: Harm Reduction Outreach Needle Syringe Program Workers Job Application. Please send applications to workforus@nrch.com.au by COB Friday 3rd May 2019. 

Please note : only successful applicants will be contacted.

Position Description

NRCH has zero tolerance of all forms of child abuse and all allegations and safety concerns will be treated very seriously.

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 volunteers are integral to our organisation and provide a vital service to the community. They facilitate social connectedness and assist in improving the health and well-being of our community.

We have a range of volunteering roles throughout the year as well as ongoing roles. Our volunteers bring with them their unique backgrounds, skill set and experiences making a dynamic Volunteer Team.

 

Current Volunteering opportunities:

 

Due to the high interest in our programs, we may place potential volunteers on our waiting list.

Please note: Only successful Applicants will be contacted for an Interview.

 

 

Medical Administration Support Volunteer:

Position Description

Volunteer Application Form: General

 

Please note: Only successful Applicants will be contacted for an Interview.

Volunteer Application Form: General

 

Please note: Only successful Applicants will be contacted for an Interview.

 

 

We are looking for an engaging, organised individual to be part of our small (and growing) team of Pro Bono Volunteers and Communication Team. You will work alongside collaborative staff in a supportive, flexible work environment.

Time required: 3 months approximately, 1 – 2 days per week

Tasks

  • Work closely with Centre staff to organise Community BBQ
  • Engage community members and build social inclusion
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Skills and Experience

  • Experience in Community Event Management and/or Communications
  • Experience in community engagement and Communications and project management capability.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively in a team environment as well as independently
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills and understanding of community engagement strategies.
  • Well-developed problem solving abilities
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to multi-task to deliver outcomes on time

Benefits of Volunteering at NRCH

  • Work with diverse communities
  • Be part of supportive and collaborative work environment
  • Expand Professional Network

Volunteer Application Form: General

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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