Job posted: 13/05/2022
Applications close: 29/05/2022 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 45869

Reference: 45869

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Maternity Services within Western Health are seeking enthusiastic and motivated Registered Undergraduate Students of Midwifery (RUSOMs) to join the midwifery team. Opportunities are currently available for 2nd, 3rd and 4th year students of Midwifery. This position is fixed term commencing July 2022 until January 2023 and you will be joining a specific maternity services unit for the duration of your contract with the possibility of extension until you gain your registration.

RUSOM’s work as part of the healthcare team, under the delegation and supervision of a registered midwife, assisting the midwifery team to deliver high quality mother and baby care interventions and activities. This role will provide you with financial assistance as you complete your midwifery studies and assist Western Health with the provision of Best Care.

To be eligible for this position you must be currently enrolled in a University course that leads to registration as a midwife in Australia either through a direct entry degree or combined nursing & midwifery degree.

To be eligible for this position you will have:

  • Currently enrolled at a university and undertaking midwifery studies

  • Registered with AHPRA as a student midwife

  • Completed at least 12 months of a BMid program OR 24 months of a BN/BMid dual degree

  • Able to commit to a minimum of one shift per fortnight

  • Able to work rostered shifts

Please submit the following documents with your application:

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume including email addresses for 2 current referees

  • Academic transcript

About Us

Our workforce of over 11,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing

  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.


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