Dual Qualified Registered Nurse / Midwife, OR Direct Entry Midwife (As per award)

Job posted: 04/01/2021
Applications close: 02/01/2022 (Midnight)
200 days remaining

200 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North West Region | Central Goldfields

Job type: Other

Organisation: Maryborough District Health Service

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Reference: VG/21003

Reference: VG/21003

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North West Region | Central Goldfields

This is a great opportunity for a suitably qualified dual qualified or direct entry Midwife, to join the team at MDHS working in a permanent position!

MDHS services the Central Goldfields and Pyrenees Shire with campuses in Avoca, Dunolly and Maryborough. The strong clinical and social links between the three campuses ensure that the community is cared for by qualified staff who are committed to high standards of person-centred care. MDHS is one of the largest employers in the region, providing the perfect setting to become part of our team and community.

Dual Qualified Registered Nurse / Midwife, OR Direct Entry Midwife

Permanent Part Time or Full Time available

Classification: Registered Midwife

Award: Nurses and Midwives (Victorian Public Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020

MDHS is seeking a number of Registered Midwives (Dual Qualified or Direct Entry) to join the Amherst Team at MDHS, working in a permanent position! In this role, you will be responsible for providing midwifery care to the patients of MDHS and catchment areas, across all domains of Antenatal, Intrapartum/Labour, Child Birth/Parenting Education and Domiciliary.

We are looking for someone with the following qualities:

  • Embrace and promote the values of MDHS – Genuine, Respect, Excellence, Accountability & Togetherness
  • Post registration experience in Midwifery, working towards an FSEP Level 3
  • Excellent communication skills- both verbally and written
  • Patient-centred care, with excellent relationship building skills
  • Great organisational skills with particular respect to time management
  • Basic Life Support Certificate

What's in it for you?

  • Great Working Environment – Join a group of motivated health care professionals with a permanent contract. Opportunity to join the Social Club, offering a wide range of social events and local retail discounts.
  • Fantastic Earning Potential – Generous Base Salary under the Nurses & Midwives EBA with Salary Packaging available
  • Supportive Culture with Continuous Improvement Opportunities – Culture that promotes and embraces the organisational values of GREAT (Genuine, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Togetherness) and encourages and supports employees to engage in professional development with access to the Centred of Inspired Learning and Simulation Lab.


Qualifications / Experience

  1. Registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  2. Post registration experience in Midwifery. Working towards FSEP Level 3

Specialist Expertise

  1. Demonstrated evidence of commitment to ongoing education and professional development to ensure working within current scope of practice.
  2. Demonstrated knowledge of and involvement in evidence-based practice and research activities.
  3. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with patients, visitors and staff at all levels within the organisation.
  4. Demonstrated ability to contribute and practise collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

Personal Qualities

  1. Well-developed interpersonal skills.
  2. Demonstrated written and computer skills at the level required to fulfil the role.
  3. Demonstrated organisational skills particularly with respect to time management.


For further information, please contact Merrill Cole via mcole@mdhs.vic.gov.au  or on 5461 0322.

Applications are to include:

  • Covering Letter
  • Resume
  • Written response to the Key Selection Criteria, available in the Position Description on the position advertisement.

Applications are to be submitted by selecting the "Apply Now" button below.

MDHS is an equal opportunity employer. Appointments are subject to a satisfactory National Police Check and a Working with Children Check.

Dual Qualified Registered Nurse / Midwife, OR Direct Entry Midwife (As per award)

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Merrill Cole - NUM Amherst | 5461 0322 or m.cole@mdhs.vic.gov.au

Dual Qualified Registered Nurse / Midwife, OR Direct Entry Midwife (As per award)