Position Details


Reference Number 159533
Position Title Registered Midwife
Employment Status Temporary Part Time
Program Women's & Children's
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 40
Position Summary
  • Are you a Registered Midwife looking for a new career opportunity?
  • Temporary part time – 40 hours per fortnight (long service leave relief until 15/12/2019)
  • Ongoing training and professional development in a supported work environment

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 2500. 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. The Postnatal Area has 24 beds, an Extended Postnatal Care 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 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 in this role you must be able to work across the scope of midwifery practice.

We seek highly motivated Midwives with excellent interpersonal skills and a commitment to Woman Centred evidence based practice. Take this opportunity to shine and apply now!

About the culture

You will work with an innovative multidisciplinary team who maintain extensive knowledge and experience. 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

  • At Barwon Health we harness a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We will 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.
  • Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of our staff and consumers including children, and have appropriate recruitment resources in place to ensure background checks and reference checks are completed.
  • At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.
  • We Barwon Health is proud to be Totally Smoke Free.
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: 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: Commitment to flexibility and innovation in practice including an evidence-based approach to care
Contact Person Marie Glover 
Contact Person Job Title Midwifery Unit Manager 
Contact Number (03) 4215 2308  
Closing Date 30/09/2019
Position Description
File name 
Registered Midwife PD April2019.docx Open
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.