Position Details
Reference Number 35538
Position Title Registered Midwife - Joan Kirner Women's & Children's
Employment Type Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time, Casual
Location Sunshine Hospital
Position Summary

IMPORTANT: In your cover letter and application, ensure you write the specific position you are applying for.

The Nursing & Midwifery Workforce Unit currently have the following Grade 2 Registered Nurse vacancies available at Western Health:


Registered Midwife - Bank

The role of the registered midwife, working within a multidisciplinary team incorporates the following activities: unsupervised clinical practice, coordination of care, counselling, health promotion and teaching, patient advocacy, collaborative patient and unit management, research, supervision and mentorship/preceptorship, interaction/liaison with multidisciplinary team, accurate and timely documentation.


  • Successful completion of Bachelor of Nursing / Midwifery qualification or equivalent
  • Current registration as a Registered Midwife with AHPRA
  • Minimum 12 months full-time or equivalent experience as a Registered Nurse / Midwife
  • Possess excellent clinical skills
  • Effective organisational skills, with respect to time management and delegation
  • Well-developed written and verbal skills
  • Excellent and effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to practice collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary health care team
  • Demonstrated evidence of undertaking professional development activities to maintain and enhance nursing / midwifery expertise
  • Have a commitment to high quality, safe and women centred care.

This positon is casual – Closes 1ST March, 2021.


REMINDER: In your cover letter and application, ensure you write the specific position you are applying for.

About Us

Our workforce of over 7,000 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 comprises of three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. We also operate the Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s, Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a diverse community of over 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 and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

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

Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have 12 months post graduate midwifery experience?
Contact Person Recruitment Team, Nursing & Midwifery Workforce Unit
Contact Number 03 8345 4040
Contact Email RecruitNMWU@wh.org.au
Closing Date 22/03/2021
Position Description Registered Midwife PD 111112018_new_format.pdf
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