Maternal and Child Health Nurse casual 1

$55.74 - $60.03 hourly
  • Boroondara City Council
  • Boroondara City Council, Inglesby Road, Camberwell VIC, Australia
  • 15 Jun, 2022
Casual/Seasonal/Maternity Education, Training, and Sports Medical, Health, and Social Work

Job Description

  • Casual with varied hours on offer
  • Great team environment
  • $55.74 - $60.03 per hour (plus casual loading of 25%)

Reporting to the Maternal & Child Health Team Leader, this is an opportunity for Maternal & Child Health (MCH) Nurses to work with our experienced, cohesive team of MCH Nurses at the City of Boroondara in casual roles.

New graduates are welcome to apply.

A little bit about the role

Our MCH Nurses promote and facilitate the quality of life and independence of families with young children by ensuring the provision of a high quality, comprehensive, responsive Maternal and Child Health Service. This is provided through timely contact and ongoing primary health care to improve their health, development, and wellbeing.

Our MCH Nurses are also responsible for:

  • The provision of a comprehensive and focused approach to managing the physical, emotional, or social factors affecting families in contemporary communities
  • Providing opportunities for social interaction of the parent and child
  • Providing families with timely, accurate and relevant information and resources to assist them achieve and maintain maximum health potential.

What you will bring to the role?

You will have demonstrated clinical experience in Maternal & Child Health couple with a commitment to a family centred practice within an integrated early years’ service model.

To be successful in this role you will have excellent interpersonal skills when dealing with families (members of the community) and colleagues. You will have an awareness of child and family health issues, normal child development, family dynamics and promotion of maternal wellbeing.

You will also have a sound computer and administration skills with a high attention to detail along with high levels of written and verbal communication skills.

Qualifications & Employment Requirements

  • Applicants must be a Registered Nurse (Division 1) and Midwife on the Register of Practitioners of AHPRA
  • Applicants must hold a post graduate qualification in Maternal & Child Health Nursing
  • Applicants must have the right to work in Australia.
  • Preferred applicants will be required to undergo a National Police Record Check and hold a valid Working with Children Clearance.
  • All local government employees must be fully vaccinated to perform work outside of their place of residence. Appointment of the successful candidate will be subject to provision of evidence of vaccination status or medical exemption prior to commencement.

How to Apply

Please submit your application online via the ‘Apply’ button. All applications must be made via the online portal; no applications direct to the hiring manager will be considered. No calls or applications from agencies, please.

For any further information please refer to the Position Description, or contact Sarah Postill, MCH Team Leader on (03) 9278 4012 during business hours.

If you want to know more about the benefits of working for the City of Boroondara, please visit our Careers Website.

Council recognises the benefits of a diverse workforce for its employees and customers. To ensure equity of access to employment opportunities, Council encourages applications from underrepresented groups including people who are from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background, people from different ages, abilities, gender identities, sexual orientation and cultural backgrounds. If you require any additional support or adjustments regarding interview arrangements, please advise the contact listed above in advance.

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia. Council is a child-safe organization and as such, some applicants may be required to hold a Working with Children Clearance. Additionally, some applicants may also be required to undergo a National Criminal History check and/or medical check as per the requirements of the role.

Working together

We are currently undertaking an exciting project that will see a transformation in the way we work and the way we serve our customers. Implementation of the Boroondara Customer First Program will provide a customer-centric model of service delivery that includes technological innovation, process improvement and business system renewal - we value your input and look forward to our journey ahead.

Who are we?

The City of Boroondara is a metropolitan council, representing more than 170,000 people in the inner-eastern suburbs of Melbourne. A leader in the local government sector, with a reputation for innovation and excellence, we believe in providing an environment where our staff thrive, both in the work they do and in how they learn and develop as people and professionals.

We like to challenge the norm and we are investing significantly in innovation and technology improvements in order to provide our customers with an even greater experience and engagement. We are putting our customers at the forefront of what we do with our organisation wide change initiative, the Customer Experience Improvement Strategy (CEIS).

You will be instrumental in driving this change across the organisation using best practice approaches to successfully support us from the now to our desired future state.

With so much going on it’s a great time to join Boroondara!

Job Closing Date

31 Dec, 2022