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

A collaborative, positive and flexible working environment.

Job vacancies

Chief Executive Officer

Permanent

Melbourne

Close Date: 29/05/2020

REF: NRIceo0520

  • Exceptional executive role
  • Advance a dynamic and impactful organisation
  • Positively impact health and wellbeing in a vibrant community

The Position

North Richmond Community Health seeks to appoint an exceptionally talented CEO to lead the delivery of best-practice, high quality integrated health services that strengthen the capacity of individuals and communities across the neighbourhood of Richmond and the City of Yarra more broadly.

Reporting to a highly skilled and experienced Board, the CEO will be responsible for partnering with a range of stakeholders to drive strategic directions, ensuring integrated operations and services and the delivery of outstanding client-centred care. The CEO will also provide vision and leadership in support of an inclusive culture where employees are highly engaged.

The successful candidate will be a contemporary health sector leader who has a finely tuned understanding of, and approach to, the social determinants of health, and who ideally possesses a background in best practice programs around alcohol and other drugs, as well as the health needs of CALD communities including refugees. Equipped with a strong understanding of governance and experience in working to a Board, the appointee will be both strategically and operationally skilled, outcome focussed and able to demonstrate a track record of embedding cultures that are positive, cohesive and high performing. Possessing well developed political acumen, the CEO will be capable of influencing and negotiating with a range of stakeholders and build productive relationships.

The Organisation

Since 1974, North Richmond Community Health (NRCH) has provided health and community services to the culturally diverse residents of Richmond and the City of Yarra more broadly, and has worked in partnership with its local community to promote and improve equity, health and wellbeing.

A social determinants model of health underpins much of the organisation’s approach to people with, or at risk of, poor health outcomes. Primary care, early intervention and helping people with chronic and complex conditions are core to NRCH’s role.

To apply, please use reference NRIceo0520 and address your cover letter and resume to Deborah Komesaroff, dkomesaroff@fisherleadership.com or Liz Jones, ljones@fisherleadership.comor call +61 1300 347 437 for further information.

 

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:

Thank you for your interest in Volunteering with North Richmond Community Health.  Our Volunteer Services are currently on hold in order to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in our community.

You are welcome to submit an application and we will contact successful applicants when we recommence volunteering.

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

Only successful Applicants will be contacted for an Interview.

 

 

 

 

Homework Program Tutor:

Position description

Application form

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

Be part of The Cafe at North Richmond Community Health! We are seeking friendly, reliable volunteers who love working with the community. Whether you’re looking to get some hospitality experience or looking to volunteer your time, we would love to hear from you!

Mondays between 9.30am – 1.30pm for 2 months.

Position description

Application form

 

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 1 – 2 days per week

Tasks

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

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

 

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

 

We are looking to engage volunteers for our Social Inclusion Pilot Program to improve the health and well being of our community members through building social connectedness between resident and volunteer. The role involves supporting resident to access required services and other activities (eg. hospital or doctors’ appointments, attending social groups, shopping, walking, catching public transport).

Position Description

Volunteer Application Form: Social Companionship

*** Experience as a carer, an interest in AFL and creative pursuits would be desirable***

 

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

NRCH in partnership with the Richmond Housing Office runs a monthly group for the seniors in the City of Yarra.  The Group is run to provide a means for the seniors to get together and socialise, build new friendships and have outings to places around Melbourne.  Guest speakers are invited to provided health and community information and local entertainment is often provided.  The volunteer role would assist in the general running of the group and attend meetings to assist with planning.

Position Description

Volunteer Application Form: General

 

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

 

Please only submit this for advertised positions.

 

Volunteer Application Form: General

 

Only successful Applicants will be contacted for an Interview

Membership

We are currently updating our membership application form and will be making that available online shortly. In the meantime, please contact cristianak[at]nrch.com.au with any membership queries.

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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