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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 is seeking to employ a full time Office Manager/EA to the Medical Director. In 2017, the Victorian Government enacted legislation to establish a trial of Victoria’s first Medically Supervised Injecting Room (MSIR) at North Richmond Victoria. The Office Manager/ EA to Medical Director is responsible for ensuring the efficient operation of the Medically Supervised Injecting Room (MSIR) back office and providing Executive Assistance to the Medical Director. Key duties of the position, include:-

  • Manage incoming calls on the MSIR general inquiries number
  • Manage and coordinate MSIR tours
  • Provide executive assistance to Medical Director
  • Provide admin support for MSIR management, MSIR staff & external stakeholder meetings

Skills and Experience:-

  • At least 5 years administrative or office management experience preferably in the public health or drug and alcohol sector
  • High level of computer proficiency including MS Office suite.

We offer a competitive salary with salary packaging available, an extensive employee wellbeing program, and we are located close to public transport. 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: Office Manager/EA Job Application. Please send applications to workforus@nrch.com.au by COB 1st February 2019. For any inquiries please contact Kasey Elmore at kaseye@nrch.com.au Please note : only successful applicants will be contacted. Position Description

Full time – 2 years $78,000 plus salary packaging North Richmond location The Centre for Culture Ethnicity and Health (CEH) is seeking to employ a strategic thinking Communications and Campaign professional to grow our public profile, manage and improve the CEH brand and ensure our communication products across all channels are of the highest quality. We need a person skilled at media relations with an understanding of the multicultural sector who can operate in a dynamic environment, manage competing priorities and projects and provide support to a small team of professionals. Strategic advice to senior management at CEH is an important part of the role.  We’re looking for a professional with a minimum of five years’ experience with a mature approach to consistent messaging, campaigns, social media and brand management. If you’re interested in addressing inequity and have a strong sense of social justice, you might just be the person for this interesting and challenging role. All applications must be emailed and include a cover letter, resume and address the key selection criteria. Email subject line must state : Lead Communications and Campaigns Job Application.  Please send applications to workforus@nrch.com.au by COB Monday 4th February 2019. For any enquiries please contact Bernice Murphy on 0422 003 476 / 9418 9915 or bernicem@nrch.com.au Position Description

  • Casual Position – 5 weeks initially with the possibility of ongoing work;
  • Position commences immediately, subject to a satisfactory Police Check;
  • Must be available to work week days between 8am and 5pm with flexibility of work days required.

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 Training Administrator will be responsible for all aspects of NRCH training administration. There may be additional administration tasks depending on workload.

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Liaising with external training providers to book and confirm training sessions
  • Booking internal and external training facilities
  • Organising catering for training as required
  • Managing staff training records
  • Creating new training bookings for staff
  • Updating and maintaining the Learning Management System (LMS)

Skills and Experience:-

  • Excellent computer skills, including experience with Learning Management Systems and/or HR information Systems
  • Experience in organising training providers, venues and catering
  • Highly organised with the ability to multi-task
  • Flexible with hours to fit in with training schedule
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work independently and follow work instructions

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: Training Administrator  Job Application. Please send applications to workforus@nrch.com.au by COB 29th January 2019. For any enquiries please contact Nicole Burton at nicoleb@nrch.com.au

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

We are only accepting Applications for the positions below: 


Multimedia Journalist Pro Bono Volunteer   

We are looking for a creative person to be part of our small (and growing) team of Pro Bono Volunteers. You will work alongside collaborative staff in a supportive, flexible work environment.

(6-8 weeks – 6 hours a week. Anytime between Monday – Thursday, 8:00am – 5:00pm)


  • Content creation for Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Writing for social media and blog posts
  • Filming stock footage of our health centre and surrounding grounds
  • Editing video using Adobe Premier
  • Taking photos of people and our centre using and digital SLR camera
  • Approaching members of our community to gather stories (photo and video format)

Skills and Experience

  • Writing for digital media
  • Social media content creation
  • Videography
  • Photography

Benefits of Volunteering at NRCH

  • Create videos, photos and articles to add to your portfolio
  • Hands on learning with Adobe Creative Suite, WordPress and social media platforms
  • Opportunity for creativity
  • Practise using health literacy principles in your communication
  • Work with diverse communities
  • Be part of supportive and collaborative work environment
  • Opportunity to document Victoria’s first Medically Supervised Injecting Room
  • Expand Professional Network

Volunteer Application Form: Multimedia Journalist


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


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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