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Research Nurse - Sexual Health

  • LocationMelbourne Sexual Health Centre
  • Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtCloses in 4 days
    Published on 21 Jun 2022
  • Job no: 55409
  • Category: Nurse, Research

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory to inpatient and home and community-based services.


This is an exciting opportunity to join the Melbourne Sexual Health Centre Research team.


  • Fixed Full-time 24months until June 2024. There is flexibility for 0.8EFT – 1.0EFT.
  • Research Nurse Level 2 (GR3B)
  • Located at Melbourne Sexual Health Centre (580 Swanston Street, Carlton)
  • Great staff benefits


The Department

Services provided by Melbourne Sexual health Centre (MSHC) include screening, testing, counselling, information, referral, health education and clinical management of STIs including HIV treatment and prevention. The Centre is a leading facility in sexual health research. MSHC employs approximately 95 staff, comprising Administrative Staff, Counsellors, Medical Officers, Nurses, Pharmacists, Laboratory Scientists and Researchers. Research Nurses at MSHC play an important role in developing and supporting research projects undertaken at the centre.

Further information about MSHC is available at  

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic level 2 (GR3B) research nurse to work on a variety of investigator initiated, collaborative group and pharmaceutical sponsored projects in sexual health that are currently underway along with future projects over the next 24 months.  The position will involve working with the senior research nurses and will provide an opportunity to work as part of a collaborative research group consisting of researchers from MSHC and Monash University. The appointee will be responsible for setting up the logistical aspects of research project(s) and for the management of their day-to-day operations under the guidance and supervision of the investigators and research nurse co-ordinator.

Qualification and Experience Required

  • Experience in sexual health and/or research nursing
  • Experience in undertaking STI/HIV testing
  • Ability to respond in a non-judgmental and sensitive manner to a diverse client group

The successful applicant will meet the requirements of the position description, hold a current registration with AHPRA as Registered Nurse Division 1 for at least 5 years and have experience of working in sexual health and/or a research setting.

Applications close: Sunday 3rd July 2022

Enquires:  Kate Maddaford 9341 6243 

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

All Alfred Health employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and Influenza with a TGA approved vaccine and must provide evidence of their vaccination status. This is in accordance with the Victorian Minister of Health’s Mandatory Vaccination Orders for COVID-19 and legislated requirement for influenza vaccination.    


  • Closes in 4 days - 03 Jul 2022
  • Published on 21 Jun 2022, 5:37 AM