Position Details

Reference Number 182254
Position Title Associate Midwifery Unit Manger- Maternity Assessment Unit
Employment Status Temporary Part Time
Program Women's & Children's
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 40
Position Summary

Broaden Your Horizons

Align your life and career with us at Barwon Health in Australia.

  • Join the largest regional healthcare service in GEELONG, VICTORIA
  • Enjoy job security, flexibility and work life balance in a beautiful coastal location
  • Temporary Part time – 40 hours per fortnight

About Maternity Services at University Hospital Geelong

Barwon Health provides pregnancy, intrapartum and postnatal care for both high and low risk pregnancies. The number of births per annum is around 2880. Antenatal care is provided in both hospital and community sites. We have a Maternity Assessment Unit adjacent to the Birth Unit. The Birth Unit has 8 birth rooms and the Maternity Ward has 24 beds, a Postnatal Care in the home service and a Lactation service. 

About the role

In this role you will plan, implement, evaluate and maintain a high standard of midwifery care to achieve desired clinical outcomes. At the same time recognising the needs and acknowledging the dignity, culture and values of all patients and their families. You will empower all people and their families within a service that embraces both continuity of philosophy and consistency of advice and information. You will provide direct patient care through a consumer centred approach and within scope of practice.

In this role you can enjoy a leadership role working Birthing suite, and postnatal care on the ward Maternity Ward (Antenatal and Postnatal Care

We seek a highly motivated Midwife with excellent interpersonal skills and a commitment to Woman and people Centred evidence based practice. Take this opportunity to shine and apply now to join our teams.

Benefits working as a Midwife at Barwon Health 

  • Increase autonomy with your work as a midwife at UHG, ability to increase your clinical skills in preforming ARMs, attaching FSE, preforming speculums, inserting cervidil and CRB, IV cannulation and perineal suturing. All of which can allow for continuity of care for the women within the service.
  • You can achieve your Water birth competency as we offer water immersion and water birth at UHG
  • We have 5 days a week of Clinical support and education and training, allowing for clinical support for your practise and ensuring you are up to date with education and training.
  • If looking to preceptor or mentor we have a clinical assessor’s course and support rostering to allow for you to work with other midwives that require precepting. As a preceptor it would be your responsibility to help guide, direct and assess nursing students and new staff members with their clinical practice.
  • BH as an organisation supports further education with paid time for work related study.
  • Paid education/training for FSEP and PROMPT.
  • Flexible rostering
  • BH is a training hospital for Medical and Midwifery Staff which in turn maintains a standard of care.
  • All care is based on evidence based guidelines.
  • BH offers a Midwifery Group Practice and are working towards a Home Birth Model of care.

What we offer

  • Excellent working conditions with a high sense of job satisfaction 
  • Geelong and Barwon Health is an attractive destination with a sunny climate, notoriously laidback lifestyle and great pay rates  
  • To find out more about the Geelong region, visit our Moving to the Region page on the Barwon Health website.
  •  Located in the centre of Geelong's CBD is an easy commute from all suburbs
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • A genuine community feel - we look after each other 
  • Wide range of professional development that enhances your careers
  • Doorstep to the Great Ocean RoadBellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast
  • Attractive salary packaging benefits! Living Expenses capped at $9,010 which  includes repayments on mortgages, credit cards, personal loans and rental payments and Meal Entertainment & Accommodation capped at $2,650 which includes food and drink consumed in a social or entertainment settings and some accommodation expenditure

About the culture

Join our extraordinary midwifery team, where we value your expertise and compassion as an integral part of our dedicated healthcare professionals. With unwavering dedication, we provide unparalleled care to our cherished patients, driven by a genuine sense of pride. Embrace the camaraderie of our supportive management and collaborative colleagues who embody our core values of respect, compassion, commitment, accountability, and innovation. Unlock your potential and thrive in an empowering environment, making a profound difference in the lives of the families we serve.

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.

We are strongly committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on the Victorian Government’s Child Safe StandardsAbout Child Safe Standards | Victorian Government (www.vic.gov.au)

We are also proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

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.

This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid -19 and influenza and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health immunisation policy.


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: 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 Josephine Crowe 
Contact Person Job Title  
Contact Number 0419 359 827 
Alternate Contact Person Marie Glover  
Alternate Contact Number 42152308 
Closing Date 13/12/2023
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.