Employment Type: Temporary Part Time
Position Classification: Registered Midwife
Remuneration: $31.58 - $44.34 ph plus super
Hours Per Week: 16
Requisition ID: REQ70440
Number of FTE: 0.42
Location: Narromine NSW
Applications Close: 25 Oct 2018 - 11.59pm
About the opportunity
As an Aboriginal Maternal & Infant Health
Strategy Midwife (AMIHS) you will be teaming up with your own Aboriginal Maternal
& Infant Health Strategy Aboriginal Health Worker. You will be joining a
small, enthusiastic and proactive Community Health team of experienced
clinicians and staff providing client and carer focused services.
What we can offer you
you'll be working
- Country living with a meaningful career path
- Paid leave entitlements
- Laundry, Shoe &
- Generous salary packaging
options and other fringe benefits
- Flexible work practices
- Corporate wellbeing
programs, including the Fitness Passport
- Opportunities for
learning and development, including in-house training with RTO My Health Learning
- Professional growth and
accelerated career progression
Narromine Health Service, a part of the Western NSW Local Health
District. For more information on living and working in our beautiful
region, visit our website Western
NSW Health Careers.
What you'll be doing
The Registered Midwife is an integral part of the multidisciplinary
maternity team providing woman centred care that is focused on the woman's
individual needs, expectations and aspirations to achieve optimal birthing
outcomes for women and their babies.
To apply, please address the following Selection Criteria
Authority to Practise as a Registered Midwife with the Australian Health
Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Demonstrated ability to practice
in accordance with the Registered Midwife National Competency Standards,
Code of Ethics for Midwives, and Code of Professional Conduct for Midwives
(Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia).
midwifery experience including, antenatal, intrapartum, and postnatal care
and lactation support.
effective clinical communication through the use of information
technology, written and verbal means; and sound interpersonal skills
including the ability to communicate with a diverse range of people.
understanding of woman centred care and demonstrated ability to work
effectively both independently and as part of the multi-disciplinary
health care team.
ability to lead, supervise, delegate, and negotiate with others to deliver
quality midwifery care.
ability to effectively prioritise and organise workload and deliver care with
integrity and accountability.
- Female (This is a specifically
designated position under section 31 Anti-discrimination Act)
- Understanding of Aboriginal culture
and Aboriginal women’s issues and the ability to apply knowledge of current
issues relating to Aboriginal pregnancy, childbirth, mortality and morbidity
Need more information?
Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Infectious
If you are applying for a Category A position, please
read and understand NSW Health Policy Directive PD2018_009. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in
NSW Health follows a merit-based recruitment and
selection process per Policy Directive PD2017_040. To be considered for this position, please ensure you address the
selection criteria as thoroughly as possible. For guidance with the application
process, please visit: http://bit.ly/WNSWLHDApplicationSupport.
Stepping Up – Close the Gap
The Stepping Up website aims to assist Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander
applicants understand how to apply for roles with NSW Health by clarifying the
recruitment and onboarding process. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/WNSWLHDSteppingUp.
Applicants holding a
visa with working rights may be considered for temporary appointment (up to the
expiry date of their visa) where no suitable applicant for permanent
appointment is identified.
If the selection panel identifies more than one suitable candidate for the
role, an eligibility list may be created from which these suitable candidates
may be chosen and directly offered employment in other similar roles (permanent
and temporary) in the near future.
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