Maternity Unit Manager

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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Bairnsdale - Outer Gippsland area
Reference: VG/BRHS/CLINOP/1795212
Closing Date: 30-Jun-2024
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Maternity Unit Manager - May 2024.pdf (PDF, 279KB)

Contact: Michelle Wealands, Nurse Unit Manager, Rotamah
03 5150 3461

Position Details

An experienced and talented midwife with management and leadership experience is sought to join BRHS as the Maternity Unit Manager. Unlock a rewarding career in East Gippsland, in regional Victoria, known for its stunning beauty, diverse ecosystems and vibrant communities. It is essential for the incumbent to be a clinical resource outside the MUM role, the opportunity to increase working hours in the midwifery role is available.

BRHS provides maternity services to women who are considered low to medium risk throughout the birthing continuum, in collaboration with other health care providers, particularly GP Obstetricians. The Unit recently renewed the “Baby Friendly Initiative” which BRHS has held since 1999, demonstrating our commitment to evidence-based, best-practice and providing the highest standard of maternity care to mothers and babies.

Join our highly experienced senior management team and with support from our Associate Maternity Unit Manager, Clinical Midwifery Consultant and Midwifery Educator, lead our dedicated team of midwifery professionals who proudly contribute to welcoming more than 340 babies into the community each year!

What this role offers you: Ongoing, Part-Time 64.0 hours per fortnight


  • Diverse role providing challenge, growth and fulfilment
  • Leadership training, support and scholarship opportunities to assist you pursue further study
  • Internal advancement, development, multi-skilling and succession planning opportunities


  • Enjoy working business hours Monday to Friday
  • Experience the best of the East Gippsland region with beaches, national parks and snowfields
  • Affordable lifestyle with lower house prices and family-friendly environment. Find out more here


  • A focus on individual and team health and wellbeing with an array of supports and activities in place such as “Learn a new Skill Day”, BRHS book club,exercise and quiz challenges
  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Program including “Manager Assist” support
  • Organisational commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion. Join our Gender Equality Group or Aboriginal Resource Group and check out our new cultural garden here


  • Relocation assistance with up to $5,000 reimbursement for relocation expenses (conditions apply)
  • Accommodation assistance up to an initial 6 weeks
  • Flexible working arrangement options such as transition to retirement

To learn about our full range of organisational benefits and living in East Gippsland go to: Careers | Bairnsdale Regional Health Service (

Minimum role criteria:

  • Current AHPRA registration as Registered Midwife
  • Minimum 5-year midwifery experience with previous experience in a clinical leadership position
  • Demonstrated leadership and management competence with the proven ability to manage day-to-day operations and oversee the effective planning and delivery of the service's business plan

For more information contact: Michelle Wealands, Nurse Unit Manager Rotamah, 03 5150 3461

Applications close: Sunday 30th June 2024

Submit your application by selecting "Apply Now" below and include a covering letter, resume and response to the key selection criteria

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