Registered Undergraduate Student of Midwifery (RUSOM)

Job posted: 28/12/2022
Applications close: 04/04/2023 (Midnight)
16 days remaining

16 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 57027

Reference: 57027

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

We are seeking applications from students currently completing an Undergraduate Midwifery entry to practice qualification (Bachelor level and above) to join Monash Health as a Registered Undergraduate Student of Midwifery (RUSOM).

This paid position is integral in supporting the midwifery team in the delivery of safe and quality Women Centred Care. As a valuable part of the midwifery workforce, RUSOMs work under the supervision of Registered Nurses or Midwives, within clearly defined role parameters.

Working as a RUSOM facilitates students’ professional growth and offers an opportunity to get a head start in a midwifery career within Victoria’s largest public health service.

About Monash Health and Monash Women's:

Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing over 22,000 people across a range of specialities.

Monash Women’s maternity service is part of Monash Health, and provides health care across South Eastern Melbourne and into west Gippsland. We are the largest maternity provider in Victoria, providing care to over 10,000 women each year across three hospitals: Monash Medical Centre, Dandenong Hospital and Casey Hospital.
As an equal opportunity employer, Monash Health is committed to a diverse, fair and non-discriminatory workplace that maximises the talent, potential and contribution of all employees. We are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

About You: 

  • Currently enrolled in second year or above of a Bachelor of Midwifery Degree or third year or above of a Double Degree Bachelor of Nursing/Midwifery at an Australian university that will lead to registration with AHPRA as a Registered Midwife
  • Have completed at least one clinical midwifery placement
  • Be able to provide a transcript showing successful completion of the first year of Bachelor of Midwifery or the first two years of the Double Degree Nursing/Midwifery in which you are enrolled
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills including building rapport with patients, colleagues and family members, and confidence with conflict resolution
  • Ability to work as a caring, pro-active team member who is motivated to learn and develop new skills
  • Ability to work AM/PM/ND shifts across a 7-day rotating roster around clinical placements

Why join the Monash Health team:

  • Temporary part-time employment that supports your academic midwifery education
  • Start your midwifery career in a RUSOM role within Victoria’s largest health service
  • A supportive learning environment with access to leading-edge education and training
  • Unbeatable experience to prior to commencing in your Graduate Program
  • Salary packaging, discounted staff car parking and Employee Assistance Program
  • Guaranteed Interview for the Monash Health Graduate Program while employed and working as a RUSOM

How to Apply:

We utilise a 3-step digital application process and do not require you to submit a personalised cover letter or CV/resume for Monash Health RUSON/RUSOM positions.

Go the Monash Health eMercury online recruitment system at https://monashhealth.mercury.com.au/ and create an account. Existing Monash Health employees should apply using their Monash Health employee account

You will need to submit an application to the RUSOM job advertisement through Monash Health eMercury. For more information about what you should include in your eMercury application, please refer to the RUSOM Application Guidelines attached to this advert

Complete and download your Monash Health Registered Undergraduate Student of Midwifery (RUSOM) Program Application Form at https://forms.office.com/r/Z3qBrVUxgp (see the RUSOM Application Guidelines attached to this advert for further information). Please upload your PDF copy of the completed Application form to the 'Other Documentation' section of the application documents in eMercury. This takes the place of your personalised CV.

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered.

If you have any questions about the Monash Health eMercury system, please contact Recruitment Services on 9265 2776 for assistance.


As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video or telephone interview.

Offers of Employment:

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed. These include:

  • Reference checks
  • A clear Police Check conducted within the last three months
  • A current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same)
  • Proof of immunisation
  • A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.
  • Vaccination for COVID-19:

Under the Victorian Public Health orders, all employees working within the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and Influenza and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status.

The current orders require evidence of three doses for COVID-19.

All applicants to positions with Monash Health will need to upload acceptable evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19 and Influenza as part of their application.

Acceptable evidence is a copy of your Immunisation History Statement which can be accessed via myGov.

Registered Undergraduate Student of Midwifery (RUSOM)

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Graduate & RUSON/RUSOM Workforce Team - 0439 469 536

Registered Undergraduate Student of Midwifery (RUSOM)