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GenV Recruiters - Various locations

Murdoch Childrens Research Institute

Multiple vacancies available now for GenV Recruiters in our GenV team here at MCRI. These positions are available across areas such as Melbourne CBD, Epping Shepparton Geelong, Clayton, Sandringham, Dandenong, Wodonga, Mildura, Warrnambool and Hamilton . So we strongly encourage anyone who is interested in these roles to apply now and not miss out on this unique opportunity in moving research forward.

Our new GenV Recruiters, will be people who are highly motivated, have excellent interpersonal skills and an approachable, enthusiastic manner to enable successful recruitment of families. You will need to be sensitive to complex and stressful situations and are comfortable in hospital settings with newborn babies. The role of the GenV Recruiter largely focuses on visiting all parents/guardians of newborn babies for each hospital during the recruitment period, inviting them to participate in GenV. Home births are also eligible. Visits with families are mostly conducted face-to-face and will occur shortly after babies are born while still in the birthing hospital; some will be recruited elsewhere, e.g. in outpatient clinics or by phone/videoconference. Successful recruitment of participants is a key component of this whole-of-state study and requires effective communication skills and knowledge of the study design and outcomes. The training needed to understand GenV and the processes involved will be provided as part of the role. GenV Recruiters are “the face” of GenV in the hospital community and will be instrumental in the success of the project. As part of the recruitment team, GenV Recruiters will report to the local GenV Area Manager and work as part of a team in the hospital environment. GenV Recruiters will engage and work closely with members of the clinical ward staff and the Victorian Infant Hearing Screening Program (VIHSP) teams.

To be considered for this role, you must have the following:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and professional demeanour.
  • Comfortable in engaging with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent organisational, time management and prioritising skills.
  • Ability to work well as a team member as well as independently when required.
  • Ability to acquire required skills to operate recruitment equipment and conduct recruitment visits.
  • Efficient computer skills and the ability to enter data accurately.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Experience working within the maternity clinical environment or the health care industry.
  • Experience supporting and caring for newborns and families.
  • Experience working within a research organisation.
  • Experience in customer facing roles.
  • Ability to speak more than one language to assist with verbal interpretation during the recruitment process.
  • A current and valid Victorian motor vehicle driver’s licence and access to a road worthy motor vehicle with a minimum of third party insurance, to enable travel between hospitals, where necessary.

The role would be suited to people with experience in Midwifery, Nursing, Allied Health, or as Research Assistants or Carers. The position is offered Part-Time (7.6-30.4 EFT), with flexible hours over a 7-day roster.

The positions will be primarily based in clinical settings. Attendance at some training sessions at MCRI will be required.

What’s in it for you:

  • 12 Month Contract (Possible Extension).
  • Attractive Salary $71,488-$78,848 per annum (pro rata if Part Time) + Super (with Salary Packaging).
  • Part Time Hours Available.
  • Flexible Working Options.
  • Ongoing Career Development and Training.
  • Paid Parental Leave Scheme.
  • Health and Wellbeing Program and an Employee Assistance Program.

Apply Now!!

Download the position description. Any specific questions not answered in the position description should be directed to Brigid Regan brigid.regan@mcri.edu.au, using the subject line: GenV Recruiters - Various locations enquiry via EthicalJobs.

If you believe you have what we're after please click 'Apply Now' to proceed with your application. In one document only please place your:

  • Cover Letter
  • Response to Key Selection Criteria
  • Resume

If you experience technical difficulties when submitting your application, please contact recruitment@mcri.edu.au.

On occasions where we receive a large number of applications, we may close the advert ahead of the publicised closing date. We would therefore advise that you submit your completed application as soon as possible.

All applicants please be aware that in line with the Victorian Chief Health Officer’s Directions, all MCRI and VCGS workers must be fully vaccinated, unless a medical exception applies. Applicants will be required to provide their Australian Government COVID-19 Digital Immunisation Certificate/s or evidence of medical exception or evidence of vaccination booking as part of our pre-employment requirements.

We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability.

Should you require any specific support or adjustments please talk to us and we will be happy to accommodate.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Check and a Working with Children check is compulsory.

Please note, applications will only be considered when submitted via the MCRI website, through the Apply Now button below.

Thank you for your interest in this role. We look forward to receiving your application.

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