Registered Nurse/ Midwives - Maternity Unit

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Department: Albury Wodonga Health
Work Type: Other
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Albury/Wodonga
Reference: VG/20190503_03
Closing Date: 26-May-2019
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Registered Nurse - Registered Midwife Position Description.pdf (PDF, 290KB)

Contact: Anna Van Uden, Nurse Unit Manager Maternity

Position Details


Maternity Unit


Registered Nurses/ Midwives

Permanent Full-Time / Part-Time and

Fixed term Full time / Part Time positions available


Applications are invited from suitably qualified Registered Nurses & Midwives who have a keen desire to further their career within the AWH Maternity Unit. 


This is an exciting opportunity for suitably qualified Registered Nurses / Midwives to be part of the progressive team in the Maternity Unit at Albury Wodonga Health, Wodonga Hospital.  Applicants must be a Registered Midwife / Registered Nurse or Registered Midwife with experience in the Midwifery clinical setting or a Registered Nurse with Special Care Nursery qualification or extensive experience.


Albury Wodonga Health, Wodonga Hospital Maternity Unit is the largest regional health service in Victoria outside Melbourne & Geelong. There is 1650 to 1700 births annually.


We are seeking highly motivated Nurse/Midwives and Graduate Midwives who have a desire to work across all Maternity Unit streams including antenatal, birth suite, postnatal and special care nursery.


This is an opportunity for those who have an interest in developing their career prospects in health care in a regional area.


AWH offers full orientation and training, salary sacrifice and the opportunity to be a part of a supportive and friendly team within a growing organisation.


Candidates meeting the following mandatory criteria are encouraged to apply:

  • To hold current Nursing Registration with APHRA (Australian Health Practitioners Agency).
  • To have previous experience as a RN / RM, either in a generalised setting or that of a specialty.
  • Demonstrates a person and family centred approach to decision making and care planning activities.
  • Ability to work as a team member within a multidisciplinary environment.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and the ability to practice within a quality and risk management framework.
  • Is able to describe and demonstrate the utilisation of evidence based practice into own practice.
  • Understanding of OH&S legislation as it relates to employees' responsibilities.
  • An ability to describe clinical governance as it pertains to nursing.


Salary and conditions of employment will be in accordance with the Nurses and Midwives (Victorian Public Sector) (Single Interest Employees) Enterprise Agreement 2012 – 2016.


Successful applicants will be required to complete appropriate Criminal Record Screening paperwork/processes in order for AWH to meet its obligations regarding screening for serious criminal offences (within and external to Australia).  Applicants unable to commit to this screening process should not submit an application for employment.


Successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory orientation modules using the AWH e-learning system prior to commencing employment.


This is a Category A position.  Successful applicants of Category A positions must provide evidence of vaccination prior to commencement.


AWH is unable to support applicants requiring sponsorship


More information


Please refer to the Position Description (see attachments) for more details on this position and required Selection Criteria.


Should you have any questions regarding this position, please contact, Anna van Uden (Nurse Unit Manager, Maternity Unit) on 0260517251).



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AWH is an Equal Opportunity Employer; we encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.


Apply via this website, go to 'Apply Now' (at bottom of page) to complete the Application Form. Please ensure that each Selection Criteria is addressed. For further guidance and examples on how to write a response to the key selection criteria please refer to


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Applications not received via the Vic Government Careers system by the closing date will not be accepted.






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