Bairnsdale Regional Health Service is a multifaceted, growing regional health service employing over 900 staff and providing a comprehensive array of health care services to the East Gippsland community. Located in the beautiful Victorian region of East Gippsland, you will relish a relaxed lifestyle living on the Gippsland Lakes with easy access to isolated beaches, the high-country and snow fields. BRHS offers a rewarding work environment providing challenge, variety and a range of opportunities to progress your career. You will join our dedicated team of health professionals and support staff who are committed to delivering a high quality experience to all. Be bold, make the change now!
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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Ongoing - full time or part time
Job Function: Nursing and Aged Care
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Gippsland - East Gippsland
Reference: VG/BRHS/CS/1637863
Closing Date: 30-Apr-2023
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Midwife - HL.pdf (PDF, 544KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Renae Meade, Maternity Unit Manager
03 5150 3231, renae.meade@brhs.com.au

Position Details

Permanent or Short Term contracts, Part Time or Full Time  - You Choose!

Are you an experienced midwife looking for a genuine lifestyle change? If so read on, as this will be the best move you ever made.

Unique benefits for this opportunity only (conditions apply):

  • Relocation support up to $1500
  • Provision of hospital accommodation for up to 12 weeks at no charge
  • Additional professional development of an extra 5 days
  • Re-imbursement of Australian College of Midwives professional membership fees ($365) when next due
  • Overseas applicants may be eligible for the $13,000 Victorian government relocation support package. 

What we Offer:


  • Experience regional living at its best in stunning East Gippsland - enjoy the Gippsland Lakes, beaches, national parks and snowfields on your door step!
  • Relish an amazing work/life balance - gain hours back in your day and enjoy an easy drive (or bike ride) to work with no traffic & only 3 sets of traffic lights in our town!
  • A variety of places to create your new home - reside on the Gippsland Lakes, the 90 mile beach, acreage in the hills or a property in town just minutes from everything!
  • Enjoy a reduction in your living costs with affordable housing, entertainment and education
  • We prioritise your health with a range of programs that support employees to achieve positive health and wellbeing and work/life balance.


  • Continue to grow your career with a range of roles available to enable progression.
  • Rapidly expand your experience with more responsibility and opportunities to practice midwifery across the whole spectrum of practice in a supportive environment
  • Fulfilling work - our smaller hospital will enable you to provide greater continuity of care,  scope to use your full skillset and have a real and immediate contribution
  • Develop your skills - midwives will be supported to undertake lactation consultant qualifications & certification
  • Exciting times ahead - be part of the development of our new birthing centre & model of care in 2022.
  • Base annual salary for RN Midwife Year 2 commences at $71,333 plus penalties & extensive salary packaging
  • Professional environment with a strong focus on quality improvement, you will work collaboratively with professional, experienced and dedicated multidisciplinary teams

Criteria Required:

  • Current AHPRA registration as a Registered Midwife 
  • Minimum level 2 qualification in fetal surveillance is mandatory
  • Minimum of 4 years recent experience in a range of midwifery settings

Employer visa sponsorship will be considered

A application closing date does not apply.

To find out more about the role and BRHS:

Contact Renae Meade, Acting Maternity Unit Manager on 03 5150 3231 or renae.meade@brhs.com.au

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Submit your application by selecting "Apply Now" or email to people.culture@brhs.com.au

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