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2021 Midwifery Bridging Program - Early Careers and Refresher

Job posted: 26/08/2021
Applications close: 23/09/2021 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 42168

Reference: 42168

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Western Health is currently seeking applications for the 2021 Midwifery Bridging Program. Western Health has an excellent reputation for providing Graduates, Early Career and re-entry to practice (refresher) Midwives/Nurses with a smooth transition into practice.



The Bridging Program is a 6 month program for students who have completed their  Graduate Diploma of Midwifery, are Early Career Midwives and Re-entry to practice Midwives. Candidates will be working 64hrs per fortnight (0.84FTE) and are provided with the opportunity to be supported in completing rotations across the continuum of care within the Maternity Services. Intake is to commence on the 18th of October 2021. This program will be supported by preceptors, clinical educators and clinical support midwives.



Western Health can offer you:



  • A supportive program completing rotations across the continuum of care within the Maternity Services

  • A comprehensive on-boarding plan, regular debriefing sessions and study days

  • Ongoing employment in Maternity Services (part-time or casual)

  • Ongoing education and career advancement opportunities


To be successful in this role, dependent on the category you belong to below, you:


 


For completed Graduate Diploma of Midwifery Candidates



  • Must be a Registered Nurse with completed  Graduate Diploma of Midwifery by October 2021

  • Must be registered with AHPRA

  • Must eligible to work as a Registered Midwife in Australia

  • Must have immunisation clearance prior to commencement. (Further information about the required vaccinations and evidence will be supplied on employment)


For Early Careers Candidates



  • Must have graduated in the last 2 years but not had the opportunity to complete a graduate program or the opportunity to work across the pregnancy continuum, post course completion

  • Must be registered with AHPRA and ready to commence the 6 month program on the 18th of October 2021

  • Must eligible to work as a Registered Midwife in Australia

  • Must have immunisation clearance prior to commencement. (Further information about the required vaccinations and evidence will be supplied on employment)


For Re-Entry (refresher) to Practice Midwives



  • Must have a current Midwifery registration with AHPRA or applied for re-entry registration

  • Must have worked as a Registered Midwife since graduation but out of practice for 2 or more years

  • Must be eligible to work as a Registered Midwife in Australia

  • Must have immunisation clearance prior to commencement, further information about the required vaccinations and evidence will be supplied on employment)


About Us


Our workforce of over 9,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop. Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.



Western Health comprises of three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. We also operate the Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s, Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a diverse community of over 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.



Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:



  • Professional development support

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing

  • Work-life balance


Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.



Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.


 


Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from


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2021 Midwifery Bridging Program - Early Careers and Refresher

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Contact:

Hayley Pohatu - 0481455099
GMP@wh.org.au

2021 Midwifery Bridging Program - Early Careers and Refresher