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21 Jun
Heart Health Check Lead - VIC
Melbourne

Casual Heart Health Check Lead​

Employment type: Casual

Melbourne, VIC

Reporting to: Heart Health Check Manager


Are you passionate about making a difference in cardiovascular health? Here's your chance to make a lasting impact by helping to promote a healthier and more informed community. Due to a significant uptick in interest from our clients and partner organisations, we're set to host a series of events aimed at promoting heart health across New South Wales. To meet the increasing demand, we are actively recruiting additional Heart Health Check Leads to join our casual team, performing mobile heart health checks in Melbourne, Victoria.


About you

Core to your values is a deep passion for heart health and a commitment to building strong connections in the community. Your enthusiasm and outstanding relationship building skills will drive positive interactions with a diverse range of people. You will take pride in representing our values and mission, bringing energy and professionalism to every interaction.

By doing so, you will play a vital role in raising awareness about heart health and inspiring positive lifestyle changes in our community. If you are keen on making a significant and lasting impact on the wellbeing of those you connect with, we look forward to receiving your application.


​The role

The Heart Health Check Lead will be responsible for performing mobile heart health checks at our partnered events, engaging with members of the public to perform health assessments. In particular, the Heart Health Check Lead will:

  • Act as a concierge: setting up station, greeting participants and assisting them with the required forms, and answering questions.
  • Measuring blood pressure, blood sugar, and cholesterol levels.
  • Provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of their heart health, offering guidance on lifestyle modifications to minimise cardiovascular risks.

​Does this sound like you?

Essential

  • Must have your own car and a current unrestricted VIC driver's licence.
  • Must be confident in driving our Chang Mobile – 2015 Jeep Compass
  • Exceptional reliability and punctuality.
  • Passionate about heart health and public health initiatives.
  • Experience with measuring blood pressure, blood sugar, and cholesterol along with a good understanding of healthy lifestyle factors.
  • Enthusiastic and capable of engaging people through positive interactions.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to quickly build rapport and connection.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively troubleshoot issues autonomously.
  • Flexibility with the days, times, and hours per week you are available to work, including traveling regionally for overnight or week long regional tours.

Desirable

  • Previous experience in healthcare, medicine, or related fields.
  • Certificate III in Health Services Assistance or a similar qualification.
  • Experience working with Indigenous communities or identification as an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander person is highly preferred, as our client is actively engaged in regional areas of Australia and aims to support Indigenous communities.

​About us

The Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute (the Institute) is dedicated to finding cures for cardiovascular disease and is one of the most respected heart research facilities in the world. Renowned for the quality of its breakthroughs, the Institute was established in 1994 and has grown to a team of more than 200 researchers from around the globe, working across five divisions.

A global centre-of-excellence, it integrates Cardiac Physiology and Transplantation, Developmental and Stem Cell Biology, Molecular Cardiology and Biophysics, Structural and Computational Biology, as well as Vascular Biology. At the Institute, we translate our discoveries into new diagnostics, prevention, and treatment of cardiovascular disease - reducing the incidence, severity, and impact of heart disease. 


​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

  • Salary packaging/sacrificing (up to $15,900 per annum plus $2,650 for meals and entertainment)
  • Flexible work schedule.
  • Opportunity to make a meaningful impact on community health.
  •  Collaborative team environment.
  • Continuous learning and development opportunities.

Early applications are encouraged, we are reviewing and conducting interviews on a rolling basis upon receiving applications.

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