• Yorke and Northern Local Health Network, Yorke and Northern Midwifery Group Practice, Port Pirie/ Crystal Brook
  • Total Indicative Remuneration:  $76,475 – $106,005 pa (pro rata) – RN/M1
  • Temporary Part Time Appointment working 22.8 hours per week over a 7 day roster, up to 05/11/2021 

Working in a Midwifery Group Practice Model of Care Pilot programme, you will provide direct woman-centred nursing/midwifery care and individual case management to women and families in the Yorke & Northern region. You will assess individual women’s needs and plan, implement or coordinate appropriate service delivery from a range of accepted options, including other disciplines or agencies. Working as a Registered Midwife across all midwifery scope of practice within a midwifery team environment, you will be caring for children, youth, women and their families where there are multiple complexities and diverse cultural backgrounds. As part of your role, you will also provide supervision to student Midwives. This model of care works over five birthing sites in the Yorke & Northern Region – Wallaroo, Clare, Jamestown, Port Pirie and Crystal Brook. In Yorke & Northern, we have established the continuity of care practice as standard. Dedicated to caseload midwifery, we will empower you to deliver the best possible care, with more hands-on involvement. Knowing that midwifery with Yorke & Northern is more than help with birthing, you will be able to go on a journey of care together with the women in your community.

You will be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse/Midwife or Midwife by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate. With demonstrated competence in midwifery practice in accordance with the appropriate standards, you will have effective communication skills including, problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills. With the ability to work effectively within a team and prioritise workload, you will be creative, innovative and flexible in your approach to midwifery.

This is a part time vacancy, working 45.6 hours per fortnight and salary will be adjusted according to actual hours worked.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Screening/Check and specific immunisation requirements.

Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

 Applications close: 25 November 2020


For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 741117

Closing Date for Applications: 25 November 2020
Name of Contact Person: Elizabeth Bennett
Telephone Number of Contact Person: (08) 8368 4178

About SA Health

As nurses and midwives our patients are at the centre of what we do. Our nurses and midwives make a real difference across the health spectrum and at all levels in the nursing and midwifery professions. Our strong partnerships are vital to our success.

SA Health acknowledges the dynamic and evolving health care environment. We have a nursing and midwifery workforce that is supportive, team oriented and responsive to changing community needs. Our nurses and midwives are leaders of, and participate in teams that achieve positive outcomes for patients and the community.

Right now is an exciting time to work as a nurse or a midwife in South Australia, to respond effectively to ongoing change and to contribute to health care reform and new models of care.

If you would like to become a part of this important workforce and contribute to making a real difference to the lives of South Australians, please visit the Nursing & Midwifery Office website.