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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.

The Quality & Risk Manager will be responsible for developing and improving North Richmond Community Health’s safety, quality, risk and compliance systems, coordinating accreditation, and driving a culture of continuous quality improvement.

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Evaluate and implement strategies to improve our quality, risk and compliance systems.
  • Integrate and support continuous quality initiatives.
  • Ensuring quality accreditation;
  • Proving regular quality, risk and compliance reports to Management teams and the Board of Directors.
  • Management of the compliance and risk database.
  • Reviewing, updating and implementing polices and procedures to meet accreditation standards.

Skills and Experience:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in quality improvement or risk management, or other relevant discipline will be highly regarded.
  • Significant professional experience in healthcare and/or quality management in a related setting.
  • Strong understanding of quality management and a commitment to continuous improvement.
  • Demonstrated experience planning, developing, evaluating and implementing quality, risk and compliance systems in a healthcare setting.
  • Experience implementing wide change management strategies.
  • High level interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Highly developed IT skills.
  • Knowledge of legislation and Australian Standards relevant to the Victorian Public Health sector.
  • Superior attention to detail and time management skills.

 A current Victorian Drivers Licence is also highly desirable.

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: Quality and Risk Manager  Job Application. Please send applications to workforus@nrch.com.au by COB Friday 29th  March 2019. 

Please note : only successful applicants will be contacted.

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.


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.


Volunteering positions

There are currently no opportunities available.



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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