Graduate Midwife

Job posted: 15/06/2022
Applications close: 12/07/2022 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Royal Women's Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 24161

Reference: 24161

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Graduate Midwifery Program 2023

Sandringham 12 month

Fixed Term Position 32-38 hours per week

The Royal Women’s Hospital is Australia’s first and largest specialist hospital dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of newborns and women of all ages. To join the Women’s is to be instrumental in forging progress towards health equity for women from ground-breaking research through to the bedside delivery of multi-disciplinary clinical care.

Creating exceptional experiences is at the heart of everything we do for our patients, their families, and our people across our specialised services within maternity, neonatal and women’s health.

The Women’s Graduate Midwives - The Women’s @ Sandringham, are afforded the opportunity to gain midwifery experience across the continuum of maternity services including antenatal clinic, birth centre and postnatal care and special nursery through a rotational program

Your contribution  

The Graduate Midwife will be in the first year of professional practice as a registered midwife participating in the Graduate Midwife Program. The Program provides the opportunity for the newly registered midwife to develop confidence in the provision of care to women during pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period. The Graduate will be provided with formal professional development days, structured rotations, clinical support and orientation into each clinical area.

The Graduate Midwife is responsible for providing care to women and their families within a multidisciplinary environment, working collegially with other health professionals. The Graduate Midwife works under the leadership of the Team Leader or a more senior member such as the Associate Unit Manager and ensures that services provided are:

  • Women focused to respect the rights, needs and expectations of the childbearing woman.

  • Integrated and consistent

  • Evidence-based

  • Supportive of a learning environment for all colleagues

Your duties will include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Provides care for all women in the pregnancy and childbirth continuum both in the hospital and the community.

  • Practices within the guidelines of the Women’s Policies and Procedures

  • Appropriately assesses, plans, implements, evaluates and contemporaneously documents midwifery and neonatal care.

About you

To be successful within this role you will need to have:

  • Registered Midwife with APHRA

  • Current Working with Children Check

  • Committed to completing a Graduate Midwifery Program at Sandringham

Our offering

When you join the Women’s you unite with talented people who share your purpose and unwavering determination to advance health outcomes for all women. You will find a workplace that is collaborative, progressive and passionate about learning and working together in multi-disciplinary teams to ensure you find the exceptional in your everyday.

Our staff benefits program includes salary packaging, on-site car parking, alongside a range of discounted financial, lifestyle and wellbeing benefits provided by our staff benefit partners. To learn more, please visit: www.thewomens.org.au/careers/why-work-at-the-womens/staff-benefits/

We are proudly Breastfeeding Association accredited. The Women’s is committed to gender equity principles and our people have an awareness of and sensitive approach to violence against women/family violence matters. 

The Women’s is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. We welcome applications from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, including those from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders, people with lived experience of disability and people who identify as LGBTI.

It is a policy of the Women's to provide reasonable adjustments for persons with a disability. If you need assistance or adjustments to fully participate in the application or interview process, please contact the hiring manager listed under 'Contact Person'

Ready to make the move?

For more information about the position, please see the Position Description attached and apply online by selecting “apply now” below.

All appointments to the Women’s are subject to a satisfactory clearance of Working with Children Check and Police Check.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

Please be aware that in line with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all workers at the Women's regardless of role, will be required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption.

All applicants will be required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status.

If you would like to receive this information/publication in an accessible format (such as large print or audio) please call our HR Enquiries line on: 03 8345 2080, or email HR.Enquiries@thewomens.org.au

Graduate Midwife

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Fleur Harber - (03) 9076 1676
fleur.harber@thewomens.org.au - (03) 9076 1550

Graduate Midwife