2022 Monash Health Aboriginal Nursing and Midwifery and Allied Health Cadetship Program

Job posted: 06/04/2022
Applications close: 23/05/2022 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Education and Training, Health and Allied Health, Family Violence Workers, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 50952

Reference: 50952

Occupation: Education and Training, Health and Allied Health, Family Violence Workers, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

About the Role:

Applications are now open for the 2022 Monash Health Aboriginal Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Cadetship Program. The role of the Aboriginal Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Cadet is to provide support to the Nursing/Midwifery/Allied Health teams in the delivery of safe quality patient care at all Monash Health sites. All cadets will be required to complete the Monash Health Induction plus receive a local orientation period to their allocated ward/unit.

About Monash Health

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. More than 22,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across southeastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities.

About the Cadetship Program

The Aboriginal Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Cadetship Program offers an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student in their 2nd or 3rd year of a bachelor degree in nursing or midwifery or 3rd or 4th year of a combined Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Midwifery/ or 2nd or subsequent year of an allied health degree the chance to undertake their studies whilst working at a Victorian public health service.

These positions are designed to work around your studies and introduce you to the important work you will do in your chosen health care field. With cultural mentoring plus supervision provided to you by a Registered Nurse/Midwife or Allied Health Clinician, you will grow your knowledge and confidence whilst working within the hospital or community setting creating a broader scope of possibilities upon graduation.

A cadetship is a fixed term position, with a required minimum of eight (8) weeks full time (equivalent to 40 paid supernumerary shifts across a 12 month period) worked flexibly around your studies and other commitments with the potential for extension of your contract for subsequent years of study. Cadetship work rotations will be developed in consultation with the successful cadet to match rosters to individual learning goals and preferences where possible.

The Cadetship program offers:

- Salary for a minimum of 40 shifts of work placement

-Clinical support and mentoring

-Subject to availability the possibility of ongoing employment in a graduate program

To be eligible you must be an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander student currently enrolled in Bachelor of Nursing and/or Midwifery or Allied Health and live in Victoria.

Rewards and Benefits:

  • We can offer you a diverse program supported by an experienced collaborative team

  • Our retention rates of cadets following their program is high

  • As Victoria's largest public healthcare provider we foster a diverse learning environment which can only further develop your skills and enhance your knowledge

Application Process:

The first step in applying to the Monash Health cadetship programs includes:

Create an account/login on the Monash Health eRecruit page and submit your application via the careers page on the Monash Health website.

As part of the application process you will need to complete and upload the following documents only:

  • Provide a one (1) page Cover letter

  • An up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV)

  • A recent passport-sized photograph may be imported with the CV (Optional)

  • In the Clinical Referee section of the CV, please provide details of two (2) references. One of the references should be someone who has worked directly with you during your clinical placement, i.e.Clinical Ungergraduate educator/facilitator/preceptor or senior nurse who can describe your clinical practice. Please ensure that contact details for both referee's are current.

What you need to know

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries regarding employee accounts contact Recruitment Services by email – recruitment@monashhealth.org.

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed.  These include:

  • reference checks;

  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;

  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same);and

  • proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

Under the Victorian Public Health orders, all employees working within the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status.  The current orders require evidence of three doses.
All applicants to positions with Monash Health will need to upload acceptable evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19 as part of their application.  Acceptable evidence is a copy of your Immunisation History Statement or your COVID-19 Digital Certificate, which can be accessed via MyGov.

For further information about this position, please refer to the Position Description attached or go to the Employment for Aboriginal &Torres Strait Islander People which can be accessed by clicking on the link provided: https://bit.ly/2TAly75

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2022 Monash Health Aboriginal Nursing and Midwifery and Allied Health Cadetship Program

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2022 Monash Health Aboriginal Nursing and Midwifery and Allied Health Cadetship Program