Overview

  • Yorke and Northern Local Health Network, Port Pirie
  • Salary $72,651 – $99,129 p.a. (pro rata) + 35% MGP Loading – RN/M1
  • Part Time position available (32 hours per week)

Are you a highly motivated and passionate Registered Nurse/Midwife or Midwife willing to be an important part of our community, offering a high standard of nursing/midwifery care to women within the Yorke and Northern Local Health Network? If so, this vacancy may be right for you.

Overview

The Yorke and Northern Local Health Network (YNLHN) currently has a position available for a Midwifery Group Practice Registered Nurse/Midwife willing to provide midwifery care to a case load of allocated women for care during pregnancy, labour and birth, and throughout the postnatal period. Working collaboratively with medical officers and the multidisciplinary health care team, you will assess individual patient/client needs and plan, implement and/or coordinate appropriate service delivery from a range of accepted options including other disciplines or agencies.

About the Role

In this role, you provide direct women centred nursing/midwifery care and/or individual case management to women/families in a defined clinical area with increasing autonomy over time. You will assess individual women/family’s needs, plan, implement and/or coordinate appropriate service delivery from a range of accepted options including other disciplines or agencies.

What better way to know more about being a midwife within YNLHN, than the words of a midwife who moved to work with us, from the city to “give it a go” and who fell in love with the work, the area (and sometimes with their heart). Read about ‘Maddie’s’ experience here.

We are so privileged to be working with such a passionate and dedicated group of midwives just like Maddie, why not come and join us, you won’t look back.

Location

Set against a dramatic backdrop of the Southern Flinders Ranges on the shores of Spencer Gulf lies Port Pirie. This historic seaport town is home to beautiful heritage buildings, fascinating industrial history and a blossoming cultural precinct. The Mid North region is renowned for its superb rural panoramas, culturally unique townships and is South Australia’s gateway to the outback and Southern Flinders Ranges. The area is made up of ancient and dramatic landscapes, peaceful tree lined gorges and a wealth of native wildlife. This is a place to explore fishing, outback camping, bush walking, four-wheel driving, cycling, photography and much more.

About You

Applicants must be registered or eligible for registration as a Midwife or Nurse/Midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and who holds, or who is eligible to hold, a current practicing certificate with a demonstrated competence in the relevant area of nursing practice in accordance with the appropriate standards of practice.

We are looking for someone with:

  • effective communication skills including problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team
  • ability to prioritise workload
  • Ability to be creative, innovative and flexible when approaching issues within a healthcare setting
  • demonstrated commitment to providing women and family centred care.

About YNLHN

The Mid North region is SA’s gateway to the outback and Southern Flinders Ranges, it is renowned for its wonderful rural panoramas and unique country townships. The area is made up of dramatic landscapes and native wildlife and offers an abundance of activities to break up those workdays, including outback camping, four-wheel driving, cycling, and surfing. The beautiful Clare Valley sits within this region and offers some of Australia’s best wines with more than 30 cellar doors to explore and enjoy.

The Yorke and Northern Local Health Network (YNLHN) supports and fosters a culture in which employees feel they belong and feel safe in their work environment. This culture aims to encourage all people to use their talents and to be valued and rewarded for their contributions.

A career in the Yorke and Northern Local Health Network offers many great lifestyle benefits, including diverse job prospects and the opportunity to fast track your skills and career, not to mention your choice of scenery from farm, ocean, vineyards and the Southern Flinders ranges. View the below videos for more information about working for Yorke and Northern Local Health Network

Work with us – Yorke and Northern LHN

Yorke and Northern Local Health Network – We care for you

Applicant Information

In addition to the annual salary and entitlements (superannuation & leave loading), we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, watch a short video about what salary packaging is. For information about Relocation Support working for SA Health can be found here.

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

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and appropriate immunisation requirements.

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.

Applications close: 28th April 2024

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 839059.

Contact:
Vanessa Watson
CenSTaR Administration Officer
Phone: 0422 142 426
E-mail: vanessa.watson@sa.gov.au

Closing Date for Applications: 28th April 2024