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Congratulations on your new role.
Congratulations and welcome. To ensure your journey at The Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) is the best it can be, right from the beginning, we have designed this website to help you learn more about the RCH before and during your time with us.
It is important that the following documentation is completed and returned prior to your commencement date.
Please see below a list of documents you will need to complete, their description and where you can return them to:
New employee information form
Working With Children Check
All RCH employees must have a Working With Children card, or provide a copy of a completed Working With Children application form and payment receipt, before they are able to commence work.
Staff should also be aware that applicants and holders of a Working with Children Check have continuing obligations regarding disclosure of certain information - including change of personal details. Please familiarise yourself with the requirements
Please email a copy of the WWCC ID card or card number to:
Employee health information
Fair Work information sheet
Download the Fair Work information statement
This is for your information only. There is no need to return this.
Read the car parking for staff members page
If you would like to apply for permanent staff parking please read the above car parking for staff members page and fill out the
application for car parking privilege form
Valid visa (if applicable)
Qualifications and transcript results (if applicable)
We know that your first few months in a new position and organisation can be daunting, so we have outlined your first four weeks of on-boarding activities at the RCH. This will help to orientate yourself with your surroundings and ensure you are familiar with your conditions of employment.
Week 1 to 4
New employee induction program
Week 1 to 4
RCH compliance suite
Week 4 to 12
As an RCH employee you are required to comply with hospital policy and complete the New Employee Induction Program.Induction is a fully supported program where you will gain invaluable knowledge around hospital practices, policies and procedures.
The focus on the health and wellbeing of our staff and incorporating the psychological and physical safety in the hospital by way of the RCH compliance suite will form part of your induction to the hospital.
It is a mandatory requirement for all new RCH employees to attend New Employee Induction within their first four weeks. Your HR Advisor will book you into a session closest to your commencement date.
Unite with fellow colleagues and be part of this interactive session.
Meet the CEOand hear about the current organisational structure and clinical programs that run throughout the hospital. This is your opportunity to ask the CEO questions.
Responsibility tier including organisational governance, RCH Values, code of conduct and relevant policy and procedures to ensure a healthy and safe working environment for everyone that works and visits the RCH.
The Royal Children's Hospital Foundation acharity in its own right, hear how the RCH Foundation supports the RCH and its campus partners.
Your health and wellbeing is important to us. Let us tell you more about our ongoing initiatives to ensure your mental and physical wellbeing are looked after.
You are required to attend a new employee induction in your first four weeks of work. If you are unable to attend within your first four weeks, you will need to advise your manager and book into the next suitable session date.
During the course of your first 12 months you will be assigned online compliance training around:
In your first week, you will receive notification via your RCH email account from the hospital Learning Management System, Learning Hero.
As an employee of the RCH you are privy to a range of corporate staff benefits.
Salary Packaging is an Australian Taxation Office approved way of reducing your taxable income and thereby, increasing your take-home pay.
As an employee of NSLHD, you are eligible to Salary Package the following benefits each Fringe Benefit Tax (FBT) year (1 April to 31 March):
$9,010 tax-free cap on mortgage, rent, credit card, and other bills
$2,650 on meal entertainment
Novated car leasing
Feel free to get in touch with your local Smartsalary Consultant to find out more – your local Consultants are:
0400 692 742
0432 501 109
Telephone 1300 476 278
You may select one of the below superannuation choices or your preferred fund.
Aware Super (formerly First State Super)
Telephone 1300 650 873
Telephone 1800 813 327
The RCH has been providing outstanding care for Victoria's children and their families for 150 years.
Watch our video and learn more about the RCH.
The RCH has a secure bike storage facility with 500 spaces and access to change room facilities. The bike storage facility can be accessed via Flemington Road and is located in the east building, lower ground. All RCH staff can access the bike storage facility using their security ID card.
Bike storage racks, reserved for visitors to the hospital, are located near the Emergency entrance to the hospital. Bikes should not be chained to seating, railings or other fittings around the hospital grounds.
Please see the car parking for staff members page.
The online guide full of useful information about the RCH takes you on a virtual tour around the hospital.
Download your copy of the visitor map and directory.
The health and wellbeing program is designed to build and strengthen the RCH Community. The program is focused on three key themes, these include;
The RCH offer a number of benefits and initiatives to support your physical and mental wellbeing.
Managers are encouraged to:
All staff will learn more and be encouraged to participate in the health and wellbeing initiatives at the RCH.