Fantastic opportunities to join our committed midwifery team, be involved in the development of our new family birthing centre and enjoy a great work/life balance living in our beautiful region.
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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Ongoing - full time or part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Gippsland - East Gippsland
Reference: VG/BRHS/CS/1399184
Closing Date: 21-Jul-2019
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Midwife - 1399184 - June 2019.pdf (PDF, 337KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Lisa Hodge, Nurse Unit Manager, Rotamah
03 5150 3301

Position Details

STATUS: Permanent and fixed term positions available

HOURS:  Full time and Part time roles negotiable


We are currently seeking qualified Midwives to join our Midwifery Team to provide safe midwifery and nursing care that achieves quality maternal and neonatal outcomes. Contract terms and hours are negotiable.  Please call our Nurse Unit Manager, Lisa Hodge on 03 5150 3301 or email at lisa.hodge@brhs.com.au to discuss further.

This position offers a fantastic opportunity to be part of our dedicated midwifery team and contribute to the high level of care provided by BRHS to our community.  This is an exciting time for the maternity team at BRHS and a great chance to be involved in the development and implementation of our new family birthing centre opening in 2020.  Employment at BRHS will enable you to experience regional living on the Gippsland Lakes, providing you with the opportunity to enjoy a great work/life balance in a stunning part of Victoria.

As a midwife at BRHS you will work in the Rotamah ward, being our primary midwifery service.  Rotamah is a 17 bed Midwifery, Paediatric, Palliative and General Medical ward, providing a diverse mix of patient care requirements.  Midwives, Registered and Enrolled Nurses work together to provide excellent care for the whole client cohort, with midwives overseeing the maternity care and nurses overseeing the general, paediatrics and palliative care. 

Applicants will be remunerated accordingly up to the Clinical Midwife Specialist classification based on qualifications and experience.  Base salary will range from $65,275 - $90,828 per annum.  Allowances, superannuation and salary packaging are in addition to this.


The ideal applicants will demonstrate:

  • Current AHPRA registration as a Registered Midwife. 
  • Minimum of 3 years recent experience in a range of midwifery settings
  • Proven competency and minimum level 2 qualification in fetal surveillance is mandatory.
  • Proven competency in all areas of the pregnancy and birth care, and the proven ability to operate confidently across antenatal, Intra partum and postnatal services.
  • The ability to problem solve, apply the escalation of care principles and be able to facilitate the escalation of care process.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to providing patient centred care.
  • Demonstrated understanding of legislation relevant to midwifery practice


The successful applicants will benefit from: 

  • An attractive remuneration package negotiated dependant on qualifications and experience.
  • Access to an extensive range of salary packaging options including novated leasing, meal, entertainment and venue hire card and relocation expenses.
  • Ongoing paid professional development leave
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health and Wellbeing program including gym membership at corporate rates
  • Staff dining room
  • Monthly ADO's


For more information on the position, please contact:

Lisa Hodge, Nurse Unit Manager, Rotamah on 03 5150 3301


Further position details are available in the position description.

Applications are to include a covering letter, resume (including two professional referees) and response to the key selection criteria as listed in the position description.  Applications are to be submitted by selecting the "Apply Now" button below.

A satisfactory National Police Check (no older than 12 months) and Health Declaration must be provided prior to commencement at BRHS.  

For more information on Bairnsdale Regional Health Service please visit www.brhs.com.au

For information on East Gippsland visit  www.visiteastgippsland.com.au.

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