Registered Midwife

Job posted: 30/05/2024
Applications close: 16/06/2024 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland

Job type: Full time, Part time, Casual

Organisation: West Gippsland Healthcare Group

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Human Resources, Medical and Nursing, Medical, Nursing, Aged Care

Reference: 11997

Reference: 11997

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Human Resources, Medical and Nursing, Medical, Nursing, Aged Care

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland


Registered Midwife

Maternity Unit

Permanent Full & Part time positions

Casual opportunities also available

We currently have opportunities in our Maternity Service for suitably qualified Registered Midwives.

Think how amazing it would be to work in an organisation that is passionate about the provision of safe, appropriate and culturally sensitive midwife care! Work with like-minded colleagues, striving to achieve the best outcomes for women and their babies may be just the position you are looking for!

Working at Warragul will enable you to be a part of research projects such as the SCV PPH collaborative, where with a multidisciplinary approach, we have reduced our PPH rate to be the lowest in the State!

We have a number of part time positions of up to 38 hours per week, exact hours will be negotiated with the successful candidate. Casual opportunities are also available.

Our preferred candidate will have:

  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse &/or current registration as a Registered Midwife with AHPRA
  • Demonstrated sound level of midwifery skills and works within safe practice principles
  • Understanding of and commitment to the Baby Friendly Health Initiative (BFHI)
  • Understanding of current midwifery practice, including the Department of Health’s Victorian Maternity and Newborn Services Framework
  • Commitment to flexibility and innovation in practice including an evidence-based approach to care
  • Well-developed communication, interpersonal, negotiation and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, handling multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Demonstrated written and computer skills at the level required to fulfil the role

About our organisation

The West Gippsland Healthcare Group is a customer focused health organisation providing acute medical and Surgical, Maternity, Emergency, Residential care and Community health services to 45,000 people in the rural, urban residential, agricultural and industrial areas located within the Baw Baw Shire and beyond.

Our Maternity service caters for up to 900 women a year from across the region. As a referral centre to smaller services, we strive to provide care to women as close as possible to their family home. We provide pregnancy care, birthing services (including waterbirth), postnatal and domiciliary, together with a well-established breastfeeding support service.

Working with us

Flexibility and work life balance is important. How can we help you achieve this?

-          Consideration of flexible rostering

-          Rotating rosters to enable you maintain your full scope of practice

-          Permanent nights

-          Shifts around school time hours in our pregnancy assessment unit

All appointments with the West Gippsland Healthcare Group are subject to the satisfactory return of professional reference checks, a National Police Record Clearance and a valid Employee Working with Children Check.  All employees must hold current entitlement to work within Australia.  A six month probationary period applies to all new appointments.

Further information and how to apply

Applications can be submitted via our recruitment portal (wghg.mercury.com.au) and must include a current CV and covering letter.  Shortlisted applicants will be asked to provide at least 2 professional referees. If you have any further queries, please contact Liz Adams, Maternity Unit Manager on 0356230749 or email liz.adams@wghg.com.au or Allison Deering, Maternity Unit Manager on 0356260757 or email allison.deering@wghg.com.au

Applications close on Sunday 16th June 2024

As an inclusive employer, committed to improving diversity and equity in our workforce, we encourage applications from all parts of our community, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, LGBTI people, and people with lived experience of disability.


As a Child Safe organisation, West Gippsland Healthcare Group promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including those with disability.

Registered Midwife

Job type:

Full time, Part time, Casual

Job classification:

Not provided


Allison DEERING - (03) 5626 0757
Liz Adams

Registered Midwife