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28 Jun
Heart Health Check Lead

About us

The Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute is Australia's home of heart research. Utilising world best technology, the Institute is renowned for the quality of its scientific breakthroughs in its pursuit to discover better ways to diagnose, treat and prevent cardiovascular disease.

As a not-for-profit medical research facility in operation for over 27 years, the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute has delivered world-class research which has produced many ground-breaking discoveries and helped improve the lives of people worldwide. If you want to take your career to the next level and make a real difference by collaborating with some of the best scientific minds in the medical research sector, look no further.

Your next career opportunity

We have two casual vacancies available in our Heart Health Check Team. The Heart Health Check Lead will be responsible for performing mobile heart health checks within in Sydney and interstate within NSW.

The role is responsible for working collaboratively with a range of partner organisations, including Heartbeat of Football and HCF.

Reporting to the Heart Health Check Manager, the position will also work closely with other Heart Health Check staff members in the team. ​

What we will trust you with

  • Run controls on testing machines and ensure they are in working order.
  • Set up correct testing layout on the testing table.
  • Ensure equipment working and tubs have enough stock for the shift.
  • Set up the concierge station, competent in communicating with the public their estimated wait time, assisting them in filling in the form.
  • Confident driving our motor vehicle.
  • Perform the express and complete Heart Health Check including taking a participant's blood pressure, blood sugar, and cholesterol.
  • Providing each participant discreetly with information around opportunities to modify their lifestyle to minimise risks of developing problems that may compromise their health and wellbeing.
  • Trouble shooting errors on machines/equipment.

Does this sound like you?


  • Highly motivated

  • Capable of independent work as well as enjoying working in a team

  • Friendly and approachable with excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills

  • Flexible on the days, times and hours per week you are available to work


  • Experience with measuring blood pressure, blood sugar, and cholesterol along with a good understanding of healthy lifestyle factors and heart health will be highly regarded but not essential.

  • Certificate III in Health Services Assistance or a similar qualification.

Special Requirements

  • Current unrestricted NSW driver's license

What you will be proud of

Being part of an Institute that is not only dedicated to ​finding cures for cardiovascular disease, but one that also strives to ensure our employees and students enjoy a great working environment. We value and are committed to providing a safe working environment that embraces diversity, gender equity and promote flexible working arrangements for all employees. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply. We also welcome applicants with diverse educational backgrounds, professional knowledge, personality types, thinking styles and life experiences. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.​

What we offer:

  • A collaborative, innovative and supportive culture
  • State of the art research equipment
  • Salary packaging
  • Paid parental leave
  • Learning and development opportunities 

Come and work with us & help make a difference.​

Applicants must include a cover letter, CV and list of referees.