Registered Nurse / Midwife

Are you passionate about supporting new life into the world? South West Healthcare's Maternity Unit is seeking dedicated Midwives to join our highly skilled, professional, and friendly team.
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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/1792678
Closing Date: 09-Jun-2024
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: POSITION DESCRIPTION - Registered Nurse Midwife.pdf (PDF, 454KB)


Contact: Lisa Pickford - Maternity Unit Manager
03) 5564 4340 or lpickford@swh.net.au

Position Details

About the role

Are you passionate about supporting new life into the world? South West Healthcare's Maternity Unit is seeking dedicated Midwives to join our highly skilled, professional, and friendly team.

With a commitment to providing high-quality healthcare, we deliver exceptional care to over 750 high and low-risk pregnancies annually. Join us in making a real difference in the lives of mothers and families.

Our Maternity Unit boasts 4 Birthing Suites, 12 Antenatal and Postnatal rooms, and 6 Special Care Nursery cots, providing a wide array of services to support women and their families.

As a member of our team, you'll deliver quality, client-focused care to pregnant women and their families, employing a holistic approach. Serving as a role model, you'll uphold the core values of SWH and collaborate within a multidisciplinary team to advocate for the well-being of women and their families.

Position Overview

  • Permanent, part time positions available up to 64 hours per fortnight. Please state your preferred hours in your application
  • Warrnambool Campus
  • Classification: Registered Nurse / Midwife Grade 2

Salary Range: $69,253.60 - $95,378.40 pro rata. plus superannuation

What you bring

The successful applicant must be able to work across the scope of the midwifery practice, which includes birthing suite, antenatal, postnatal and special care nurseries.

  • AHPRA registration as a Registered Midwife
  • Relevant postgraduate qualifications
  • Demonstrated competency in clinical practice
  • Effective communication skills at all levels
  • Commitment to ongoing education and professional development

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.

Benefits of working as a Midwife at South West Healthcare:

  • Increase autonomy with your work as a Midwife at SWH, ability to increase your clinical skills in performing ARMs, attaching FSEs and IV cannulation
  • We have 3 days a week of clinical support and education and training, allowing for clinical support for your practise and ensuring you are up to date with education and training
  • Ability to work across your scope of practise
  • All care is based on evidence based guidelines
  • Flexible rostering
  • SWH is a training hospital for Medical and Midwifery Staff which in turn, maintains a standard of care
  • There is an ability to apply for your Clinical Midwifery Specialist qualification, once eligible and meet the requirements for this.

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. Learn more about SWH here.

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: http://www.warrnambool.com

How to apply

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button below and include a cover letter and resume by Sunday 9th June 2024. 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 of Registered Nurse / Midwife 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

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website, please email: humanresources@swh.net.au


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