Associate Maternity Unit Manager

Based in a beautiful part of Victoria, working for BRHS will enable you to pursue your profession and have a fantastic work/life balance. You will experience a relaxed lifestyle in a clean, green and beautiful area with significant natural and ecological advantages. With the Gippsland lakes and beaches, national parks and snowfields on your doorstep, this will be the best move you ever made!
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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/CS/1663899
Closing Date: 09-Oct-2022
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Associate Maternity Unit Manager - September 2022.docx.pdf (PDF, 548KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Laura Griffiths, Nurse Unit Manager
03 5150 3231

Position Details

Bairnsdale Regional Health Service is East Gippsland's largest employer and is a growing regional health service providing a comprehensive array of health care services to our 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 high quality experiences to all.  Be bold, make the change now!

Ongoing, Part Time 64.0 hours per fortnight

If you are an experienced midwife with excellent leadership and management skills, this is an outstanding opportunity to progress your career.  Be bold and choose work/life balance in a beautiful part of regional Victoria, whilst also pursuing your career goals.

The Position:

The Maternity ANUM will play an integral role in shaping the new collaborative model of maternity care at BRHS helping to ensure the models goals are achieved.  This role will be responsible for supporting the functions of the Unit Manager by undertaking day to day coordination of the maternity services including the community based operations and providing clinical leadership and to the midwifery team. 

The Department:

The midwifery department at BRHS is a 4 bed unit encompassed within the Rotamah ward which also provides care to medical, paediatric and palliative clients.  The maternity unit has two birthing suites and an ante-natal assessment room and a maternity outpatient and community based service is also provided.  In 2019 BRHS gained Baby Friendly Accreditation which recognises excellence in care of mothers, babies and families.  Funding has been received for the development of a new family birthing centre at BRHS enabling expansion of the existing community focused model, to create a model of care that will provide choices for women and their families, creating an exciting time for the maternity team at BRHS.

What you need:

To perform this role, you need at least 4 years recent midwifery experience, proven leadership ability and highly developed interpersonal skills.  You will be highly clinically competent, have excellent problem solving skills and a commitment to delivering quality, safe care.  Management experience will be highly regarded.

Why should you Apply?

  • Grow your skills and career in a challenging and diverse role
  • Be part of the development and implementation of our new birthing centre
  • Enjoy being part of our dedicated and passionate midwifery team
  • Experience rewarding professional and community connections
  • Amazing lifestyle with the Gippsland Lakes, beaches & national parks on your door step


For more information contact Laura Griffiths, Nurse Unit Manager, Maternity on 03 5150 3231

View the full position description attached

Applications are to include a covering letter, resume (including two professional referees) and response to the key selection criteria and be submitted at

Applications by close of business: Sunday 9th October 2022

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