Position Details

Reference Number 171134
Position Title Registered Midwives (Grade 2) - Maternity
Employment Status Temporary Part Time
Program Women's & Children's
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 297.16
Position Summary
  • Build a world class midwifery career in one of the world’s most liveable regions
  • Grow your skills at a leading healthcare service invested in your development
  • Temporary Part time and Full time opportunities available (until 30/6/2022)

About the facility

Maternity Services at University Hospital Geelong provides pregnancy, intrapartum and postnatal care for both high and low risk pregnancies. The number of births per annum is around 2600. 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, an Extended Postnatal Care service and a Lactation service.

About the role

You primary responsibility will be to plan, implement, evaluate and maintain a high standard of midwifery care to achieve desired clinical outcomes. At the same time, you will work to recognise the needs and acknowledging the dignity, culture and values of all patients and their families. You will also empower all women 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.

To be successful, you must be able to work across the scope of midwifery practice, which includes Birthing suite, antenatal/postnatal/ midwifery clinics and extended postnatal care.

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

About the culture

You will have the opportunity to be part of a highly skilled, professional, friendly and dedicated workforce who take pride in providing high quality service. You will have support and guidance from fellow team members and management who exhibit our Barwon Health values, respect, compassion, commitment, accountability and innovation.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging with Relocation support
  • Social club

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. 

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.

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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: Degree/diploma level qualification with a recognised educational institution in Midwifery
Essential: Commitment to flexibility and innovation in practice including an evidence-based approach to care
Essential: Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills
Essential: Must be able to work all shifts including morning, afternoon and night duty
Essential: Demonstrated commitment to the provision of care, which focuses on the patient and their family
Essential: Registration with AHPRA
Contact Person Marie Glover 
Contact Person Job Title  
Contact Number 4215 2308 
Contact Email marieg@barwonhealth.org.au 
Alternate Contact Person Michelle Harding 
Alternate Contact Number 4215 2053 
Closing Date 08/08/2021
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.