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Why work with us

The Centre for Culture, Ethnicity & Health is diverse, engaging and innovative place to work. Our staff are passionate and enthusiastic about what they do. We foster leadership and personal growth, have flexible working arrangements and attractive salary packaging options. We can offer you rewarding career if you are interested in the field of multiculturalism and wellbeing.

Professional Development

We support professional development and encourage staff to participate in learning and networking opportunities. Staff are able to attend our monthly cultural responsiveness workshops as well as attend industry events, conferences and pursue additional learning. Staff are also invited to attend Journal Club which is run by our research team. The purpose of Journal Club is to discuss and critically analyse the latest literature on areas surrounding health care, cultural competence, health literacy, and consumer participation.

Health and Wellbeing

We value the health and wellbeing of our staff and offer a number of physical and mindfulness activities. These include activities such as pilates, yoga and personal training.

Current Vacancies

Training Officer (Part Time Fixed-Term)

Position Description

The primary objective of the Training Officer (part time fixed-term, 0.8 EFT) role is to work with the training team to make CEH the leading cultural competence training organisation in Australia. You will do this by creating engaging and practical learning experiences with clients face to face, online, in webinars and through eLearning.

The Centre for Culture, Ethnicity & Health (CEH) is program of NRCH offering expertise in cultural diversity and health, cultural competence, social marketing, cross-cultural communication and consumer participation and health literacy to organisations across Australia.

Roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to

Develop and deliver professional education in multiple formats including face to face, online workshops, webinars and through eLearning.

  • Develop training for adult learners including adapting our existing workshops and knowledge into engaging digital formats.
  • Manage training requests from external organisations. This includes developing training proposals/plans with clients that meet their needs and reflect the knowledge and expertise of CEH.
  • Evaluate training and use this information to plan and revise existing and future training content and activities.
  • Contribute your expertise and insight to other CEH programs or projects.
  • Help position CEH as a key cultural competence training organisation for health and community services nationally by finding and contributing to opportunities to expand our profile.

​​​​​​​Essential Qualifications and Experience include, but are not limited to

  • Relevant Qualification in social science, health or community services
  • Delivery of professional development
  • Flexibility, innovation and initiative

To apply for this position, please forward your covering letter which addresses the essential skills and experience and resume to workforus@nrch.com.au including the subject line Training Officer Application, by close of business on Friday, 23rd July 2021. 

The preferred candidate will be required to undergo a Police Check prior to any offer of employment being made and only successful candidates will be notified.

Health Translations Project Officer (Part Time Fixed-Term)

Position Description

The Centre for Culture, Ethnicity & Health (CEH) is a program of NRCH offering expertise in cultural diversity and health, cultural competence, social marketing, cross-cultural communication and consumer participation and health literacy to organisations across Australia.

The Health Translations Project Officer will focus on our Health Translations project and support and extend the work of the current project staff. Health Translations is an online library of high quality, consumer focussed translated resources that enables equitable access for people from refugee and migrant backgrounds to the Australian health and social services sector through provision of relevant and reliable information in their first language.

Roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to

  • Review, edit, publish of high quality and accurate multilingual online content according to the content review schedule which meets departmental standards.
  • Keep accurate and complete records of your work activities in accordance with legislative requirements, information security and privacy policies and requirements.
  • You will maintain the Editorial Guidelines, Collections policy, keywords and thesaurus developed for the collection.
  • You will actively source new materials via sector newsletters and other publications or google search
  • You will help with marketing and promotion of Health Translations to communities and agencies in conjunction with team members.
  • You will assist with the collection of statistics via Google analytics for reporting purposes
  • You will contribute to the project by flagging/discussing new ideas or possible improvements with the HT team

Essential Qualifications and Experience include, but are not limited to

  • A qualification in information and library studies, web publishing or another related discipline, or equivalent experience, would be desirable.
  • Demonstrated experience with web publishing, web content management systems and tools.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the public, human services or community health sector
  • Experience working in a community library setting.
  • Experience in categorising and indexing resources for the collection.
  • Experience with stakeholder management
  • Excellent communication skills and capacity to engage with people from a range of backgrounds and abilities.
  • Excellent organisational skills and the capacity to be flexible in response to changing needs.

To apply for this position, please forward your covering letter which addresses the essential skills and experience and resume to workforus@nrch.com.au including the subject line Health Translations Project Officer Application, by close of business on Thursday, 22nd July 2021. Please note that applications that do not include a cover letter cannot be assessed.

The preferred candidate will be required to undergo a Police Check prior to any offer of employment being made and only successful candidates will be notified