Position Details

Reference Number 175798
Position Title Registered Midwife (Grade 2) - Midwifery Group Practice
Employment Status Temporary Part Time
Program Women's & Children's
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 60
Position Summary

Broaden Your Horizons

Line up your life and career with us at Barwon Health in Victoria, Australia

  • Enjoy a role working in a dynamic Midwifery Group providing case-load midwifery care in which you can provide delivery of a high quality service
  • Ongoing training and professional development in a supported work environment
  • Join the largest Regional Heath Care Service in Victoria and build a rewarding career

About the facility

University Hospital's, Maternity Services is the referral centre for Geelong and surrounding areas and has approximately 2,500 births per year. Services include specialty pregnancy care clinics, including midwives clinics, adolescent pregnancy care, chemical dependency pregnancy care, shared care, midwifery group practice and specialist obstetric clinics.

About the region

Barwon Health is the largest health care provider in the Geelong region, and the locality provides for a relaxed regional centre lifestyle, yet still within easy access to both coastal areas as well as the Melbourne CBD. In this vibrant city, you can enjoy the cosmopolitan lifestyle, cultural precincts and fantastic restaurants and cafes.

About the role

Are you a Midwife looking for a career within Maternity Services? If so, we are looking to recruit a midwife to work within the Midwifery Group Practice at University Hospital Geelong. Midwives interested in working autonomously across their scope of practice, with the opportunity to focus on women's needs and expectations, are encouraged to apply.

As the successful applicant you will be committed to providing holistic care across the continuum of pregnancy, intrapartum and the extended postnatal period providing continuity of care for women with your partnering midwife. Flexibility and adaptability to work in self-managed hours are important components of the role. A proven commitment to woman-centred, flexible and innovative in practice including an evidence-based approach to care is required. You will require Midwifery experience across the scope of practise, clinical competence and the ability to work collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

About the culture

We are an enthusiastic, energetic and focused team who work cohesively together. We promote positive respectful relationships and strong working partnerships in the workplace and in the community. As a team we are focussed on providing the highest quality patient centred care. Everything we do centres all our services on the patient and is guided by our driving values: Respect, Compassion, Commitment, Accountability and Innovation.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility/program
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club
  • Relocation and sponsorship support options
  • Doorstep to the Great Ocean Road, Bellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast

About the Geelong Region, Australia

Geelong is Victoria’s second largest city, located one hour’s drive of the capital city, Melbourne. Sitting within one of Victoria’s six regional health centres, Barwon Health serves the community of Greater Geelong and beyond. We are known for our big city feel without the congestion and traffic, our stunning coastline, diverse nightlife and food culture. Living here allows you to spend more time doing the things you love like enjoying our sporting facilities, shopping, café precincts, lakes, river walks, wineries, and pristine beaches all within arm’s reach across Geelong. You can also have the option of living Inner City, Coastal, Suburban or Rural.

To find out more about the Geelong region, visit our Moving to the Region page on the Barwon Health website. 

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, Please contact the Talent Acquisition team via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

We at Barwon Health are proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

Applicants for this role must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and Influenza and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health Immunisation Policy. You will be required to upload your Immunisation History with evidence of your recent influenza vaccination received post March 2022 in the application process.

Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Essential: Meet the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Council National Competency Standards for the registered Midwife
Essential: Current Australian driver’s license
Essential: Establish and implement standards of practice that are necessary for optimal client outcomes
Essential: Work in collaboration with MGP midwives, the MGP coordinator and other members of the health care team within a multidisciplinary environment
Essential: Ensure appropriate referral pathways and accountability utilising the ACM consultation and referral guidelines for midwives and Barwon Health clinical practice guidelines, policies and procedures
Essential: Ability to be self-directed, innovative and motivated
Essential: A proficiency in midwifery practice across the pregnancy to parenting continuum
Essential: I agree, to commence employment, I am required to meet Barwon Health’s immunisation requirements (including full Covid-19 and Influenza vaccination) set out in the Staff Immunisation Policy. I acknowledge that meeting this requirement is mandatory and a condition of employment subsequently offered.
Contact Person Kylie Cole 
Contact Person Job Title Midwifery Group Practice Coordinator 
Contact Number 0478 493 096 
Contact Email kylie.cole@barwonhealth.org.au 
Closing Date 18/08/2022
Position Description
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on closing date. Please ensure your application is added before then as we do not accept late applications.