NMHS Australia Vacancies; North Metropolitan Health Service (NMHS) fosters an environment of equity and inclusion and strives to ensure everyone experiences a sense of belonging. We celebrate the rich diversity of our community and are committed to recruiting a team that is reflective of those we care for. We encourage anyone who aligns with our values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork, Innovation and Care to apply for this role.
NMHS is committed to growing the Aboriginal workforce as a part of our Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing Strategy. As a measure to achieve equality, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 applies to this position.
NMHS upholds the social model of disability. If you have any access needs or require adjustments to participate in the recruitment process, please contact Marian Conwell on 08 6458 2178.
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About this role
In this role, you are responsible for the ongoing support and assessment of the knowledge and skills of nursing staff in the Labour & Birth Suite, Maternal Fetal Assessment Unit and Midwifery Group Practice. Partake in the planning and implementation of clinical education and training activities, particularly in relation to the support of new staff. You will also be required to assist Department of Nursing and Midwifery Education and Research in study sessions and compliance reports.
This position reports to the Clinical Midwife Manager.
What we are looking for
Highly capable and values-driven individuals to join our fantastic team at Women and Newborn Health Service. We are seeking a Midwife with demonstrated advanced clinical knowledge and experience in facilitating clinical education activities. Effective communication and interpersonal skills are essential to this role.
While your qualifications and experience tell us part of your story, your values and attitude speak louder still. At NMHS, we aim to ensure our behaviours reflect our core values: Care, Respect, Innovation, Teamwork & Integrity. During the selection process you will be assessed on your ability to fulfil the responsibilities of this position while upholding our values.
In mid-2006, as part of the health reform in Western Australia, King Edward Memorial Hospital (KEMH) joined with other women’s based health services to form the new Women and Newborn Health Service (WNHS), which is a part of the larger North Metropolitan Area Health Service (NMHS).
With dedicated staff and best practices based on the most current evidence-based medicine, WNHS continues to deliver first-class health care to women and infants in WA.
KEMH is the State’s only tertiary maternity and gynaecological hospital and treated its first patients in 1916. Today more than 6000 births take place at the hospital every year and it is WA’s only major referral centre for high-risk pregnancies. KEMH also has a state-of-the-art Special Care Nursery, designed to care for premature and sick infants.
KEMH also cares for approximately 5000 women with gynaecological conditions each year – from urological and cancer related problems to sexually transmitted diseases and reproductive disorders.
Subiaco has it all – premier fashion outlets, a vast array of restaurants and cafes and many attractions including galleries, museums and theatres. All of this can be found within an established inner city area with vibrant parks, public art and heritage buildings provide a great backdrop for a wide variety of entertainment and education.
What we offer
In addition to the great salary our employees enjoy an amazing range of benefits:
- Generous salary packaging
- Diverse and inclusive culture
- Discounted public transport
- A smoke free environment
- Flexible leave arrangements
- Professional development opportunities
- Paid study leave
- Flexible working arrangements
- Continuous learning
- Professional and location-based allowances.
NMHS supports flexible working practices and consideration will be given to flexible work options, where operationally appropriate.
Want to know more about this role?
We encourage you to contact Marian Conwell, A/ Clinical Midwifery Manager by phone on 08 6458 2178.
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Ready to join our team?
Applicants are required to apply online so allow enough time to complete the online application process and attach your documentation. If you experience difficulties, please contact Employee Services on 13 44 77 for immediate assistance during business hours.
Your application should include:
- A copy of your resume summarising your experience and achievements relevant to this position.
- A cover letter with a statement (2-3 pages) detailing how you are able to meet the Selection Criteria as listed in the Job Description Form.
- The names and contact details of two (2) referees. It is preferable for one of your referees to have been a recent supervisor.
Eligibility to Apply
Australian citizenship or permanent residency is an essential requirement for applicants to be considered for permanent positions in the public sector.
Whilst this selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy, it may also be used to fill other “similar” vacancies throughout the health service. In addition to this, should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised vacancy, then the next most suitable applicant may also be selected from this process. Both of these options remain valid for a period of twelve (12) months from when the authorised delegate endorses the recruitment decision.
Fixed term appointments will be made with the possibility of extension(s) and/or permanency.
This vacancy is subject to a Western Australian Working With Children (WWC) Check. For further information please refer to the WWC website at https://workingwithchildren.wa.gov.au