Maternal and Child Health Nurse

  • Greater Geelong City Council
  • 100 Brougham St, Geelong VIC 3220, Australia
  • Dec 31, 2020
Contractor/Temp Medical, Health, and Social Work

Job Description

Job no: 495856
Work type: Temporary Part Time
Classification: MCH Nurse
Categories: Child & Family Services

About us

We are committed to working together for a thriving community. We do this by delivering over 130 services to our rapidly growing population and working hard to protect and improve what it is that makes Greater Geelong such a great place to live.

We’re going through an exciting period of change that will help us serve our community better. From digital modernisation to the contemporary office we’re building in Central Geelong, now more than ever is a great time to join our diverse and inclusive team.

About the Role

Our team of Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Nurses promote optimal child health in children under 6 years of age through developmental assessment, monitoring health, and providing an advisory, supportive and educative primary health service to their families and care givers.

We currently looking for 2 experienced MCH Nurses to fill two vacancies at 0.7 FTE (7 day fortnight).

Key responsibilities

  • Provide a maternal and child health service delivered within the service program guidelines and standards.
  • Commitment to the provision of a quality service and continuous improvement.
  • Maintain professional knowledge and skills.
  • Meet all requirements in respect to service agreements and relevant legislation.
  • Contribute to the overall development of the service by displaying team work.
  • Ensure that work practices reflect the organisational values and expected behaviours.

About you

To be successful in this role, you will have experience in,

  • Current practicing certificate as a Registered Nurse Division One with additional qualifications of Midwifery and Maternal & Child Health endorsed by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA).
  • Current Victorian Driver’s licence and a motor vehicle and comprehensive insurance.
  • Current Working with Children Check and satisfactory National Police Records Check.
  • Knowledge and skills to deliver the Victorian Maternal & Child Health program to the diverse range of families within the municipality.
  • Well developed communication skills including interpersonal and written skills.
  • General computer literacy – specific knowledge of CDIS MCH system would be an advantage.

As a member of our team, you’ll enjoy the benefits of:

  • flexible work arrangements
  • paid parental leave (14 weeks)
  • a healthy and safe environment
  • our employee wellbeing program
  • discounted memberships at Swim Sport and Leisure facilities
  • career development opportunities.

Applications and Enquiries

Click the Position Description link to view more information about this position. Applicants must address the Key Selection Criteria as listed in the position description.

Applications close January 8th 2021.

Click the Apply for this job button to submit your application or find out more about this opportunity.

City of Greater Geelong values equal opportunity, fairness and enjoys a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, and people of all other cultural backgrounds.


Advertised: 22 Dec 2020 5:00 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 08 Jan 2021 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Job Closing Date

Jan 08, 2021