Registered Midwife- Antenatal/ Postnatal

Job posted: 04/11/2022
Applications close: 04/05/2023 (Midnight)
41 days remaining

41 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Mercy Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 18571

Reference: 18571

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan


  • Visa sponsorship for eligible overseas candidates
  • Ongoing career development opportunities
  • Rotating roster for work life balance


Mercy Hospital for Women, located in Heidelberg, is a major maternity hospital and specialist referral centre, providing care to over 5,800 families and babies last year. Mercy Hospital for Women provides complex care for obstetric, neonatal and gynaecology patients, with 229 inpatient beds, 33 Special Care Nursery cots and 28 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit cots.

As a valued member of our Antenatal and Postnatal inpatient wards, you will be working alongside our multidisciplinary teams to provide holistic care to our mums, babies and families, placing patients at the centre of all we do.

As a specialist hospital we have further opportunities for you to progress in your career in a variety of maternity related specialities.

Summary of the role:

  • Permanent Full-time/Part-time positions available
  • Opportunities to work across the scope of Midwifery practice
  • Exposure to a wide variety of clinical scenarios and opportunities to care for some of the most complex, high risk pregnancies and births in Victoria
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities with dedicated educational resources in a supportive environment
  • Onsite Lactation Consultants to support Midwives in day-to-day patient management
  • Maintain a work-life balance working a flexible rotating roster working AM. PM and Night Shift with the option of permanent night shift
  • Salary is in line with the Enterprise Agreement and will be based on your years of experience (hourly base rate between $34.03 and $46.86)
  • Visa sponsorship and up to $10,000 relocation allowance available to eligible international candidates


  • Registered as a Midwife with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) or in the process of obtaining AHPRA Registration
  • Committed to patient-centred care
  • Excellent clinical, time management, organisational, and communication skills
  • Minimum of Level 2 RANZCOG or working towards
  • Demonstrated credentialing for newborn discharge examinations or working towards


Mercy Hospital for Women is a fully accredited Level 6 Public Specialist Teaching Hospital providing both public and private patient care through maternity services, neonatology and paediatrics, perioperative services, gynaecology, women's health and associated health, support and diagnostic services. We are a major teaching hospital and specialist referral centre with the medical, nursing, midwifery and allied health expertise to treat the most complex obstetric, neonatal and gynaecological cases.

Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation grounded in a 2,000-year tradition of caring for others. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Health is made up of more than 9,500 people who provide acute and subacute hospital care, aged care, mental health programs, maternity and specialist women's health services, early parenting services, home care services and health worker training and development.

Mercy Health is proud to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA.


Mercy Health recognises that people are searching for meaning in their work life and finding a workplace that connects with their values is a key motivation when choosing an employer. As a not-for-profit healthcare provider, Mercy Health has a strong mission and clear values that guide us in everything we do. We pride ourselves on:

  • caring for our people and those important to them with generous employee assistance available for employees and their families
  • encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples, and supporting all staff to be their authentic selves at work through our network group for LGBTIQ+ staff and allies
  • protecting children and vulnerable people in all our services, by listening to them and having zero tolerance of any form of abuse and neglect
  • taking a stand against climate change, which is one of the biggest threats to the health of the world and all humanity, and committing to action that will help make our world fairer and more sustainable
  • offering benefits such as generous salary packaging, purchased leave, career progression and development opportunities, access to health and wellbeing programs and a range of discounts across a diverse portfolio of financial, healthcare, travel and other services.


  • Candidates are required to meet the position and qualification requirements.
  • Provide a current Police Record Check and Working with Children Check (Mercy Health may conduct additional background checks subject to current legislation).
  • Proof of vaccination status consistent with public health orders and with Mercy Health’s policy (includes but is not limited to COVID-19 and seasonal influenza vaccination compliance requirement).

If you have any questions or require any adjustments to ensure a fair and equitable interview and selection process please contact us on the details below.


  • Keira McMahon or Carla Diedrich
  • Midwifery Unit Managers
  • Mercy Hospital for Women
  • Phone: (03) 8458 4856
  • email : Keira.McMahon@mercy.com.au or CDiedrich@mercy.com.au

Please Note - Candidate shortlisting will commence soon and the advert may close earlier than the closing date if eligible candidates are shortlisted.

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Registered Midwife- Antenatal/ Postnatal

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Keira McMahon - (03) 8458 4856

Registered Midwife- Antenatal/ Postnatal