24095 - 01KAO

Midwife - Women, Youth and Children
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 31 July 2020

Classification: Registered Midwife Level 2
Salary: $93,151 - $98,728
Position No: 24095 - 01KAO
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 01 November 2019
Contact Officer: Penny Maher on penny.maher@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 7392

Canberra Health Services is a values-led Directorate. Our values guide our day-to-day actions, behaviours, decisions and communications to successfully deliver the best services to meet the needs of our community. They were developed by us, for us and are unique to our work.
Canberra Health Services provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community-based health services to the ACT and surrounding region.
Canberra Health Services is committed to the delivery of person and family centred, safe and high-quality care in a sustainable health system. This will be achieved with key strategic priorities for CHS which includes ensuring the delivery of CHS’s Quality Strategy and government priorities, and aligning them with CHS’s Territory Wide Services Framework.
The key strategic priority for acute services is to deliver timely access to effective and safe hospital care services. The hospital delivers a full range of medical, surgical and obstetric services, including complex procedures in areas such as cardiac surgery, neurosurgery and neonatal intensive care.
Strong links exist between hospital and community-based services, as many of the operational divisions deliver services across the continuum of care to ensure continuity of care for patients. The community based services of Canberra Health Services include Early Childhood, Youth and Women’s Health; Dental Services, Rehabilitation and Community Care; Mental Health and Alcohol and Drug Services. In addition, Justice Health Services are provided within the Territory’s detention facilities.
Canberra Health Services is a partner in teaching with the Australian National University, the University of Canberra and the Australian Catholic University.
Overview of the work area and position:
The Centenary Hospital for Women and Children is a tertiary centre for the ACT and surrounding regional areas providing specialised maternity care high risk and vulnerable women and babies, along with midwifery led -maternity care for low risk well women and babies.
Eligibility/Other Requirements
* Registered or eligible for registration as a Midwife with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
  • Undergo a pre-employment Police check.
  • Be registered under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011.
  • Comply with Canberra Health Services Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination policy.
There are several temporary and permanent positions available for Registered Midwife Level 2's available across all maternity services. An order of merit may be established from this recruitment process to fill future vacancies at level which may arise over the next 12 months. The successful applicants will be required to work a rotating roster seven days a week. Full-time and part-time hours will be considered.

For more information on this position and how to apply “click here”

Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services