Position Details


Reference Number 171909
Position Title Associate Nurse Unit Manager - Maternity Service
Employment Status Temporary Part Time
Program Women's & Children's
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 64
Position Summary
  • Join a dedicated and experienced midwifery team that pride themselves on providing high quality patient centred care
  • Enjoy a role where you will show leadership and embraces change
  • Have work life balance in a Temporary Part Time 64 hours fortnight role until 13/11/2022 

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 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 be a valued member of the leadership team coordinating shifts in the Birthing Suite and Maternity Ward, planing, implementing, evaluateing and maintaining 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.

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

  • Flexible working arrangements Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club
  • Close to the beautiful Great Ocean Road and Bellarine Peninsula and Surf Coast

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 Barwon Health are proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid -19 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: Registration as a Midwife with AHPRA
Essential: Recent experience in managing a fast paced Birthing suite and Maternity Ward
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: I agree to meet Barwon Health’s immunisation requirements (including full COVID vaccination) as set out in Barwon Health’s Staff Immunisation Policy as amended from time to time. I acknowledge that meeting this ongoing requirement is mandatory and a condition of any employment subsequently offered.
Contact Person Marie Glover 
Contact Person Job Title Midwifery Unit Manager 
Contact Number (03) 4215 2308 
Contact Email marieg@barwonhealth.org.au 
Alternate Contact Person Michelle Harding 
Alternate Contact Number 42152053 
Closing Date 31/10/2021
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.