Preterm Birth Midwife

$94,409 - $100,061 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT, Australia
  • 26 Nov, 2021
Part time Medical, Health, and Social Work

Job Description

Part-time Permanent

Closes: 15 December 2021

Classification: Registered Midwife Level 2
Salary: $94,409 - $100,061 plus superannuation
Position No: 52925 - 01ZCI
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 26 November 2021
Contact Officer: Sheree Barr on or (02) 512 47368

Our Vision: creating exceptional health care together

Our Role: to be a health service that is trusted by our community

Our Values: Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and Kind

Under current Public Health Emergency Directions all Canberra Health Services staff are required to have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination by 29 October and be fully vaccinated by 1 December 2021.

In order to be eligible for employment with Canberra Health Services you will be required to provide evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 by way of a Vaccination Certificate or provision of an authorised exemption, for consideration. Please ensure you include this information with your application documentation.


Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and surrounding region. More information can be found on the CHS website:

The CHS division of Women, Youth& Children, provides a broad range of primary, secondary, and tertiary health services. The division has a strong focus on clinical governance to ensure quality of services this is underpinned by our partnerships with our consumers and other service providers. We are a family centred, multidisciplinary team that delivers care in Canberra Hospital, Centenary Hospital for Women and Children and Health Services, Community Health Centres, client’s homes, schools and Child and Family centres.


CHS is committed to workforce diversity and to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment we welcome applications from all diversity groups. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, or Questioning (LGBTIQ) are particularly encouraged to apply.

Behavioural Capabilities

  • Strong organisational skills (including simultaneously managing and prioritising multiple issues) with a high degree of drive
  • An ability to work respectfully in partnership (with a range of stakeholders) while simultaneously demonstrating leadership
  • Strong ability, skills and enthusiasm for adult education for health professionals and parents who have previously experienced a preterm birth.

Position Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Relevant: eligible for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board through the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • qualifications and a minimum of five years’ experience working professionally in Midwifery is preferred.
  • Have an understanding of how the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) indicators align with this role.
  • Fulfil the responsibilities of this role in alignment to the CHS Exceptional Care Framework, Clinical Governance Framework, Partnering With Consumers Framework and all other related frameworks.
  • Fulfil the responsibilities of this role as detailed with the following policy alignment:
    • National Stillbirth Action and Implementation Plan 2020
    • Woman-centred care: Strategic directions for Australian maternity services August 2019
    • National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan 2013-2023
    • Report on Inquiry into maternity services in the ACT June 2020
    • Accessible, Accountable, Sustainable: A Framework for the ACT Public Health System 2020-2030
    • Territory Wide Health Services Plan
    • Maternity Access Strategy
    • ACT Wellbeing Framework

Please note prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:

  • Provide suitable references
  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.

Notes: This is a permanent part-time position available at (16) hours per week. The above full-time salary will be pro-rata.

Job Closing Date

15 Dec, 2021