Registered Midwife Level 2

$99,612 - $105,575 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT, Australia
  • 11 Jan, 2022
Full time Medical, Health, and Social Work

Job Description

Full-time Permanent

Closes: 26 January 2022

Classification: Registered Midwife Level 2
Salary: $99,612 - $105,575 plus superannuation
Position No: 38112, several - 01ZR2
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 10 January 2022
Contact Officer: Michelle Thinius on Michelle.Thinius@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 7392

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.

This recruitment is for Registered Midwife RM Level 2, various (multiple) permanent positions available in Antenatal, Birthing and Postnatal/Gynaecology. Full time and part time positions available. Financial assistance with relocation may be available.

POSITION OVERVIEW

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: https://www.health.act.gov.au/

The Maternity Department at the Centenary Hospital for Women and Children (CHWC) is a tertiary centre (Level 6) for the ACT and southern New South Wales. The maternity services at CHWC provide women-centred evidence-based quality maternity care to approximately 3600 women per year.

Centenary Hospital for Women and Children (CHWC) is seeking suitably qualified Registered Midwives Level 2 with an interest in providing clinical leadership in the areas of antenatal, intrapartum, or postnatal care.

ABOUT YOU

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

To be successful in this position, it is expected that the successful candidate will have the following attributes:

  • Strong organisational skills, including simultaneously managing and prioritising multiple issues, with a high degree of drive
  • Adaptability and flexibility to accommodate change and provide responsive services to meet clients’ needs
  • An ability to work respectfully in partnership with a range of stakeholders while simultaneously demonstrating leadership.

Position Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Registered Midwife with preferably a minimum of five years of midwifery experience.
  • The successful applicant will need to be available rotational shift work roster which includes weekends and night duty.
  • Have an understanding of how the National Standards and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) indicators align with this role.
  • Fulfil the responsibilities of this role as detailed in the CHS Exceptional Care Framework, Clinical Governance Framework, Partnering With Consumers Framework and all other related frameworks.

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

  • Obtain a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening & vaccination processes against specified infectious diseases
  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.

Job Closing Date

26 Jan, 2022