Position Details
Reference Number 32737
Position Title Registered Midwife
Employment Type Temporary 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

Women's & Children's Services provides ambulatory services across a number of sites within the western catchment, predominantly at Sunshine, but also at Sunbury and within the community. The service collaborates across a number of divisions within Western Health and partners with external health services and community services to ensure Best Care.
The Antenatal Clinic provides quality maternity care for over 5,500 women per year from diverse multicultural backgrounds from communities across the Western Suburbs of Melbourne. The clinic is staffed by a multidisciplinary team who work collaboratively to provide  holistic antenatal care to women.

This position presents the successful applicant the possible opportunity to transition into our broader Maternity Services to deliver care across the maternity continuum. This is an exciting opportunity to join our team as we transition our services into the new purpose built Joan Kirner Women's and Children's Hospital.

The position will suit a professional, motivated, experienced and enthusiastic midwife to join our Antenatal Clinic Team at Western Health (Sunshine Hospital) on a temporary part time basis.


We offer a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Work-life balance
  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities
  • 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 Desirable: Successful completeion of a Bachelor of Midwifery qualification or equivalent
Desirable: Registration as a registered Midwife in Australia
Desirable: Minimun of one year's full-time or equivalent experience as a Registered Midwife
Desirable: Possess excellent clinical knowledge and skills
Desirable: Effective organisational skillss, with respect to time management delegation
Desirable: Well developed written and verbal communication skills
Desirable: Effective interpersonal skills
Desirable: Effective consultation skills
Desirable: Highly developed computer skills
Desirable: Ability to work within hospital systems and process; such as referral guidelines
Desirable: A commitment to high quality, safe and person centred patient care
Desirable: Previous experience in the delivery of antenatal care
Desirable: Level 3 FSEP
Contact Person Jenny Patterson
Contact Number 83450556
Contact Email Jenny.Patterson@wh.org.au
Alternate Contact Person Suzie Ristevski
Alternate Contact Number
Alternate Contact Mobile Number 83451961
Closing Date 17/10/2018
Position Description PD_Antenatal RM_18032018.dotx (1).pdf
Application Guide click here to view
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