• Eyre and Far North Local Health Network, Ceduna District Health Services, Midwifery Group Practice
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $107,821 – $117,905 – Temp F/T appointment up to 29 May 2022 – RN/M2

In this pivotal position, you will work collaboratively with Midwives within the Ceduna District Health Services, Midwifery Group Practice, providing direct care to maternity clients. Promoting continuity and consistency of care, you will contribute to the implementation of practice changes and service delivery and oversee the provision of midwifery care within the MGP team. Utilising your midwifery skills and knowledge, you will support and work collaboratively with less experienced members of the midwifery team, provide mentoring / support for junior midwives within the midwifery services in a variety of health service settings which has been consolidated by experience and/or further study with staff at this level developing from competent to proficient practitioners. When you join our dynamic workforce, you will escape the hustle and bustle of city life and be able to take advantage of the endless possibilities for adventure relaxation, recreation and sightseeing. In Eyre & Far North you can experience cultural diversity, outback locations and regional city conveniences, whilst working in innovative roles to improve the community’s health outcomes and wellbeing.

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. You will have at least 3 years, full time equivalent, post registration experience, you will be capable of giving leadership and direction to student Midwives and less experienced Registered Midwives. You will use your effective communication, problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills to maintain a cohesive multidisciplinary team and resolve local or immediate midwifery care problems.

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: 24 January 2021

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 746128

Closing Date for Applications: 24 January 2021
Name of Contact Person: Debbie Greatbatch
Telephone Number of Contact Person: (08) 8626 2121