Position Details
Reference Number 30360
Position Title Registered Midwife - Melbourne
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Location Sunshine Hospital
Position Summary

About Us

Western Health manages three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. It also operates the Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a culturally diverse population of more than 800,000 people. We have more than 7,200 employees who are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES).

Our continued growth will see the completion of a new purpose built, multi-storey Joan Kirner Women's and Children's Hospital.

About the Role

  • Permanent, Full/Part Time at Sunshine Hospital - Melbourne
  • Support to consolidate clinical knowledge and skills in key areas including antenatal clinic, postnatal care in the home and maternity assessment centre – including emergency care
  • Contribute to Models of Care for our brand new Hospital opening in early 2019
  • Opportunities to work across the maternity continuum, including preparation for Midwifery Group Practice and Homebirth

Seeking  Registered Midwives (RM) with sound clinical abilities and a willingness to develop their skills and knowledge in a family focused, progressive and innovative Maternity Service.  Join the team and contribute to positive change to facilitate our move to the purpose built Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s Hospital. We offer midwives opportunities to work across their full scope of practice, in addition to support to consolidate clinical knowledge and skills in key areas.

Essential Criteria

  • Successful completion of a Bachelor of Nursing/Midwifery qualification or equivalent
  • Registration as a Registered Nurse/Midwife in Australia
  • Completion of graduate year
  • Effective organisational skills, with respect to time management and delegation
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to practice collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary health care team
  • Skills and experience to work across the scope of midwifery practice
  • A commitment to high quality, safe and person centred patient care


We offer a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities, Western Health is a Registered Training Organisation Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Onsite fitness clubs
  • Culturally safe and respectful environment
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program


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

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a working with children’s check.

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

Selection Criteria
Contact Person Leigh Odlum
Contact Number 03 8345 0042
Contact Email midwiferyrecruitment@wh.org.au
Alternate Contact Person Tracey Grainger
Alternate Contact Number 03 8345 0041
Closing Date 15/05/2019
Position Description Registered Midwife PD 2018.pdf
Application Guide click here to view
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