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Job posted: 20/05/2021
Applications close: 27/07/2021 (Midnight)
38 days remaining

38 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Royal Women's Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 22255

Reference: 22255

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Graduate Diploma of Midwifery (Clinical Placements)

in Partnership with LaTrobe University

24 Hours per week (supernumerary - Unpaid)

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.

Information about your Department

Your contribution 

The Women’s provides clinical placements for Registered Nurses completing postgraduate midwifery studies in order to qualify and practice as a midwife.

Our postgraduate midwifery students are a valuable part of our team and our clinical placement rotations cover a diverse range of midwifery practice. Our highly experienced Clinical Support Midwives (CSMs) will work with you to support your learning journey through orientation, direct clinical support, clinical tutorials and regular debriefing sessions.

All midwifery placements at the Women’s are supernumerary (unpaid). (Supernumerary means that you will be rostered in addition to the registered Midwives in the clinical areas in order to maximise your clinical experience and meet your clinical objectives).

All midwifery clinical placements at the Women’s are unpaid. Students are rostered a minimum of three days a week in order to complete their clinical requirements.  Students complete their studies through Latrobe University.  A small number of caseload/midwives in small team placements are available for interested Graduate Diploma of Midwifery students

In your role as a student midwife you will complete supernumerary clinical placements (minimum of three days per week) as part of the course requirements for the Graduate Diploma of Midwifery through Latrobe University

About you

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

  • Twelve months (12 months) recent post graduate consolidation (at time of course commencement - Feb 2022) in an acute care environment

  • Ability to provide women centred care (in line with learning program) in a complex busy tertiary setting

  • In your cover letter please could you address how if successful you would contribute to the Women's Social Model of Care in your role as a student midwife

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 and childcare (subject to availability), 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.

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

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Fleur Llewelyn - (03) 8345 2913

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