Overview

  • Northern Adelaide Local Health Network – Lyell McEwin Hospital – Elizabeth Vale
  • Salary: $121,537 – $126,970 p.a. – RM3 – Ongoing Full-Time

About Us:

The Northern Adelaide Local Health Network (NALHN) provides care for more than 400,000 people living in the northern metropolitan area of Adelaide and boasts newly redeveloped wards and Emergency and Outpatient Departments, with plans for the addition of more brand-new facilities in the near future. NALHN provides a full range of high-quality medical, surgical, maternity, diagnostic, emergency and support services. NALHN offers a range of primary health care services across the northern metropolitan area of Adelaide, with a focus on providing preventive and health promoting programs in the community, and transition and hospital substitution and avoidance programs targeted at chronic disease and frail aged.

With a workforce of almost 6,500 employees, NALHN works to ensure quality and timely delivery of health care, whilst building a highly skilled, engaged and resilient workforce based on a culture of collaboration, respect, integrity and accountability.

Our core values of respect, integrity and accountability underpin our commitment to provide excellence in care, innovation, creativity, leadership and equity in service provision and health outcomes to the Northern area communities.

At NALHN Everyone Has a Story, Everyone Matters, Everyone Contributes and Everyone Grows.

Benefits of working at NALHN:

From salary packaging to flexible working arrangements, a large range of opportunities for movement and career progression, you’ll find there are lots of benefits of working with Northern Adelaide Local Health Network.

Salary packaging is an option for saving money by paying for some of your everyday expenses from your salary before it is taxed.

Across SA Health there are always opportunities for you to develop your skills and career at any of our metropolitan or regional sites.

Relocation assistance may be available for successful applicants from interstate or overseas.

About You:

Are you a dedicated, compassionate and enthusiastic Registered Midwife looking for an opportunity to join a dynamic, growing healthcare network where you will be part of a supportive team delivering high quality care to the community? If so, then this could be the opportunity for you. This position will offer you professional growth opportunities within a supportive and inclusive culture.

In this role you will have strong interpersonal and communication skills which will enable you to successfully problem solve, resolve conflicts and negotiate, including the ability to engage in difficult conversations, whilst building and maintaining relationships. An ability to effectively manage multiple, diverse and competing priorities and demonstrated resilience within a stressful and complex environment is essential to this role.

About the Role:

An exciting opportunity is presented to work within the Northern Adelaide Local Health Network as a Midwife Unit Manager within the Women and Children’s Division.

We are looking for a values-based Midwifery Manager to lead our team of exceptional clinicians in the Birth Centre, Parent Education and Family Planning services.

The right person for this role has a “can-do” attitude. You will be innovative and supportive and have the skills and knowledge to lead your team in a dynamic environment, through periods of change and growth. Leading the midwifery staff and engaging with the multidisciplinary team to provide a team midwifery approach to low-risk women through normal pregnancy and birth care will be a major focus of the role.

As a Midwife Unit Manager, you will use your clinical knowledge and experience to provide the pivotal co-ordination of patient/client care delivery. The main focus of this role is the line management, coordination and leadership of nursing and/or multi-disciplinary team activities to achieve continuity and quality of patient/client care and outcomes.

In this role you will accept accountability for the outcomes of midwifery practices and/or multidisciplinary outcomes in the specific practice setting; for addressing inconsistencies between practice and policy; and for developing team performance and a positive work culture in the interest of patient/client outcomes.

To be eligible for this position, you must be registered or eligible for registration as a Midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and hold, or be eligible to hold, a current practicing certificate.

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.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

Check(s)

  • DHS Working With Children Check (WWCC)
  • National Police Certificate (NPC) for employment involving unsupervised contact with vulnerable groups required for this position (E.g. aged care employment or work involving vulnerable clients)

Immunisation Risk for this position is – Category A (direct contact with blood or body substances)

SA Health Services are required to implement the Addressing vaccine preventable disease: Occupational assessment, screening and vaccination policy in the workplace.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job Ref: 856104

Enquiries
Marnie Aldred
Midwifery Director
Phone: 0403 064 907
E-mail: marnie.aldred@sa.gov.au

Application Closing Date
16 February 2024 – 11.55PM

Attachments

856104 – Midwife Unit Manager – Birth Centre – RM3 – role description.pdf

* Refer to the SA Health Career Website – How to apply for further information.

Applications close: 16 February 2024

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref:
856104

Contact:
Marnie Aldred
0403 064 907
marnie.aldred@sa.gov.au

Closing Date for Applications: 16 February 2024 - 11.55PM