Overview

  • Drive clinical excellence in our Maternal and Child Health Universal services
  • Permanent Full Time leadership position, Werribee based
  • Salary $137,636 plus super and 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 growing municipality, Wyndham City Council is changing rapidly to respond to community need. As Team Leader Universal MCH, you will develop and lead a team within our Universal MCH service to drive clinical excellence and provide guidance to our Universal nursing team.

 

Working closely with the Service Lead Universal MCH and Partnerships, in addition to collaboration with the Child Family Health and Wellbeing Leadership group, you will ensure that we are aligning the Program requirements and operational practices with the strategic direction of the Unit. Your experience will see you influencing and developing these practices to best fit the needs of our clients, whilst ensuring compliance with the variety of service agreements and guidelines in place.

Wyndham is a future focused organisation, with a keen eye on innovation and continuous improvement. You will be given the opportunity to shape our service in new and exciting ways with a focus on delivering positive outcomes for our community.

 

What you will deliver

  • Leadership and guidance to our Universal nursing team, being a key point of escalation on clinical matters
  • Identification and promotion of opportunities for future focused improvement to our services
  • Drive the success of our unit to meet State Government service plan targets, whilst providing accurate reports and advice
  • Support the unit through the operational expectations of our strategic planning, translating our vision into tangible outcomes for our clients
  • Ensuring that our team adheres to the code of ethics for the Nursing and Midwifery professions, MCH nursing practice standards and legislative requirements

 

What you will bring

Mandatory Qualifications to practice as a MCH Nurse in Victoria, as outlined in the Position Description:

  • Current registration with AHPRA:
  • Registered Nurse (Division 1)
  • Registered Midwife, and;

 

In addition to the above registrations, accredited postgraduate Diploma/Degree (or equivalent) in Child and Family Health Nursing.

  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities and experience, within a Maternal and Child Health team
  • Experience working in MCH nursing for a minimum of five years (desirable)
  • Exceptional organisation, time management and reporting understanding, to ensure we successfully meet our service standards
  • Ability to problem solve, with the lens of client experience, identifying innovative solutions to emerging issues in the sector
  • A collaborative approach to service delivery to better meet the needs of our families
  • A current Victorian Working with Children’s check
  • 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 Wednesday 10 April 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, team leader

Closing Date for Applications: 11:59PM on Wednesday 10 April 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.