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Research Assistant - BEFRIENDAS

Advertiser: National Ageing Research InstituteMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
14 Mar 2019
Melbourne, CBD & Inner Suburbs
$58,127 – 64,541 plus 9.5% Super
Work Type
Part Time
Healthcare & Medical, Clinical/Medical Research

Research Assistant - BEFRIENDAS

0.5 EFT Fixed Term

Salary range Yr 1-4, $58,127 – $64,541

The National Ageing Research Institute (NARI) is an independent, non-profit, research organisation recognised internationally as a centre of excellence in gerontology and geriatrics research.  The Institute provides clinical, psycho-social, health services and public health research specifically directed at older people and also has a major focus on translational research.  The mission of the Institute is to improve the life and health of older people through research into ageing.

We are seeking a Research Assistant to work on the BEFRIENDAS project within the Director’s Division.  The successful applicant will work on a randomised controlled trial project exploring the impact of befriending with people in residential aged care on depression, anxiety, loneliness and social support.

The successful applicant will have a bachelor degree in a social science, psychological science or health-related field, and experience working with, and an understanding of the issues associated with, older people and the residential aged care environment.

Please see the position description for a full list of responsibilities and selection criteria.

Applicants should include a Cover Letter, CV and addressed Selection Criteria when responding.

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Please send application to:        

For enquiries please contact Marcia Fearn at:

Applications close:   5pm Friday 29th March 2019

The application form will include these questions:
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  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?

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