Associate Midwifery Unit Manager

Job Details
Department: International Recruitment Program
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Nursing and Aged Care
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Swan Hill - Mallee area
Reference: VG/IRP/SHDH/1745851
Closing Date: 30-Sep-2023
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: ANUM Midwifery.pdf (PDF, 367KB)

Contact: Ann Conway

Position Details

Associate Midwifery Unit Manager (AMUM)

0.8 FTE

Swan Hill District Health has an ongoing opportunity for an Associate Midwifery Unit Manager (AMUM) to join our proactive Midwifery Department.

Our dedicated team of midwives strive to provide a best care, and supported experience for the women and families throughout prenatal, birthing and postnatal journey. Our midwifery department has 2 birthing suites, 4 single bedrooms with ensuite facilities, provides pre and post-natal services and births approximately 200 babies per year.

The successful applicant will possess advanced problem solving and critical thinking attributes that will assist in the application and evaluation of contemporary midwifery practice and theory. The AMUM will be involved in the operational decision-making in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team and is responsible for enacting strategies that support a positive work-based culture.

About the role:

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Either be currently in an ANUM role, or looking to step into an ANUM role
  • Be a good communicator, flexible in your approach and have natural ability to show compassion and empathy to patients and their families
  • Keen to progress your career, learn how to lead a unit and are open to mentoring
  • Accessing internal leadership programs that support your journey
  • Works in partnership with the Midwifery Unit Manager (MUM) and other senior staff, to ensure the efficient and effective provision of care based on best practice principles within a collaborative and multidisciplinary framework
  • Assists the MUM with the planning and management of staff and resources and provides operational leadership through the coordination of the day to day patient care activities, including patient flow

About You:

  • Registered Nurse/Registered Midwife with Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
  • Current National Police Check & Working with Children's Check
  • Complete COVID Vaccinations & 2023 Flu Vaccination, Serology evidence of immunisation status

About us: Swan Hill District Health is a 143 bed (including Aged Care), fully integrated rural public health facility servicing a greater community of around 35,000 people. Our vision at, Swan Hill District Health, is to provide clear, connected care, best experience for our community.

SHDH is a compassionate, family friendly employer where every employee is a valued team member. Inclusive of a perfect work/life balance, SHDH also provides:

  • A dynamic workplace
  • Discounted Corporate gym memberships
  • Free onsite car parking
  • Professional Development opportunities
  • Salary Sacrifice/Packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program

Applications can be completed online at or emailed to Complete application will include:

  • Complete Application for Employment form
  • Cover letter & Resume CV and
  • Response to the key selection criteria

Swan Hill District Health reserves the right to commence interview immediately upon receipt of applications.


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