• Exciting opportunity to join a diverse, experienced team working in a vibrant community
  • Permanent Full Time position, Werribee based
  • Salary of $111,088 plus super and a fortnightly RDO

We are Wyndham, one of Australia’s fastest growing and most diverse cities.

With an average of 100 babies born across Wyndham City every week, our experienced Maternal & Child Health Team are committed to serving our vibrant community.

Shape new possibilities. Be part of something more.

A bit about the role

As a Continuity Liaison & Support Midwife for Wyndham City, you will join an integrated team which strives to achieve the best outcomes for Wyndham mothers and babies.

You will be part of a large multidisciplinary team of MCH nurses, immunisation nurses, child and family resource officers, lactation consultants, a social worker and a family violence officer, and well supported by a large leadership team. Applying your clinical skills and experience in a community focused environment, you will be responsible for facilitating a seamless continuum of care for clients from maternity, newborn and paediatric services into Council’s services.

Your highly developed interpersonal and communication skills will see you develop and maintain relationships and share information in accordance with legislative requirements with health, family and early years services to support access to Council’s service for all infants within the municipality, including those in Out of Home Care (OOHC).

If you are passionate about providing a high standard of care to families as they transition into the community from the acute sector, then this role is for you.

What you’ll deliver

  • Coordination of handover from hospital staff within Extended Postnatal Care; Special Care Nursery; Neonatal Intensive Care Nursery; and other relevant services regarding client needs post-discharge from hospital
  • Liaison with Council service/s that will be providing care to the infant and family to ensure that information is provided in a timely manner to enable planning of care and minimize parental anxiety
  • Partnering with other Community programs

What you’ll bring

  • Current registration with AHPRA in General Nursing and Midwifery
  • Extensive recent experience in domiciliary midwifery or special care nursery
  • Demonstrated experience working with CALD communities
  • Current valid driver’s licence and Working With Children check
  • Confidence and competency in using computer systems
  • A continuous improvement mindset with a positive, proactive, and flexible attitude

Be part of something more

Take a look at our job opportunities and you may be surprised at what you discover: a future-focused culture, a sense of purpose and possibility, and real opportunities to strengthen our diverse community. It all adds up to make Wyndham City a great place to belong.

Our people are our most valued asset. We are focused on building a culture that empowers every person to do their best work. Flexibility is built right into our DNA and we are committed to cultivating an inclusive workplace that celebrates a diverse workforce. Ask us how this role can be worked.

So, are you ready to shape new possibilities?

What’s next?

If you think this role might be for you, we want to hear from you. Please apply by following the links and sending us a cover letter and your resume. We do not require any selection criteria to be addressed.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Wendy Coulson, Service Lead Universal MCH Program & Partnerships on 0447 645 090.

Applications will be accepted until 11:59PM on Sunday 30 June 2024.

We are a proud inclusive employer. We encourage people from all walks of life to apply for our job opportunities. Our commitment is to provide diverse, safe, and inclusive environments where everyone can grow and succeed.

Tagged as: child health, maternal, nurses

Closing Date for Applications: 11:59PM on Sunday 30 June 2024
Name of Contact Person: Wendy Coulson
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 0447 645 090

About Wyndham City Council

We are Wyndham, one of Australia’s fastest growing and most diverse cities.

Our people are hard at work designing the precincts, building the infrastructure, developing the policies and delivering the programs that will ensure the City is prepared to welcome over 200,000 new residents by 2040.

Shape new possibilities. Be part of something more.