Registered Nurse / Post Graduate Midwife

Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds and an extensive range of primary and community services. Warrnambool boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. The city’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth.
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1664423
Closing Date: 02-Oct-2022
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Graduate Midwife - Grade 2 Yr 1.pdf (PDF, 270KB)

Contact: Larissa Barclay – Maternity Unit Manager

Position Details

Come and join our Midwifery team in Warrnambool, Victoria recently voted Australia's most liveable region!

About the role 

South West Healthcare (SWH) is seeking applications for our Graduate Midwifery program. 

The Post Graduate Midwifery Program is designed to support Registered Midwives who have just completed their post graduate qualification in Midwifery. This program will ensure new midwives are able to consolidate their knowledge with a framework of supportive midwifery practice. We recognise that your needs and objectives in a graduate midwifery program are different and we have a program that ensures consolidation of your midwifery practice.  

Two ongoing part time positions are available 0.8FTE (64 hours per fortnight) with an initial Graduate Midwifery program for 12 months. Graduates will participate in rotations across the continuum of pregnancy care, including Birth suites and Postnatal. 

What you bring

The successful applicants will have current registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse & Midwife, a demonstrated competency in clinical practice and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels, while providing high quality nursing care. Evidence of commitment to ongoing education and professional development will be highly regarded. Those with a relevant post graduate qualification or previous experience are encouraged to apply.

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities;
  • Ongoing clinical supervision;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment.

Who we are

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community. 

SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio- economic status.

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 39,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit:

How to apply

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button below and include a cover letter and resume by Sunday 2 October 2022. Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Nurses and Midwives (Victorian Public Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2020-2024, with the appropriate classification Registered Nurse Grade 2. 

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Current Immunisation status 

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