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Midwife

Scout Talent

  • Are you looking for a diverse and rewarding role to make a real difference within a welcoming community?
  • Generous remuneration package starting from $76,195 - $90,828, with salary packaging options to reduce your taxable income and significantly increase your take-home pay!
  • Rapidly expand your knowledge and experience with greater responsibility and independent practice.

About BRHS

At Bairnsdale Regional Health Service (BRHS), our vision is to be an innovative leader in the healthcare field. We strive to provide accessible, high quality, and sustainable health care to our community. 

We are East Gippsland's largest employer and a magnet for talented professionals across various professional specialties, including medical and clinical, information technology, administration and finance, and logistics.  

We are looking for proactive and caring health professionals who are excited to join our inclusive team. Our values are integral to how we work and support key priorities such as:
  • Commitment to Child Safety
  • Strengthening Hospital Responses to Family Violence
  • Commitment to Protecting Your Privacy
  • Commitment to Inclusivity

Your new career awaits!

At BRHS, we have an opportunity for a full-time Midwife to join our collaborative Maternity Services team in Bairnsdale, VIC. Together, we provide woman-centred care with choice for all patients. No two days will look the same, as you embrace opportunities to practice midwifery across the whole spectrum in a supportive environment and further develop your skills. 

You will be working within Rotamah, a 17-bed Midwifery, Paediatric, Palliative and General Medical ward, providing a diverse mix of patient care requirements. You will work as part of our skilled nursing and midwifery team with Medical, Allied Health, and Ancillary staff support. BRHS is an accredited Baby-Friendly facility demonstrating our commitment to evidence-based best-practice and providing the highest standard of maternity care to parents and babies. 

You will work various shifts across a seven-day roster in this role, with some overnight shifts required. You will also participate in the after-hours on-call roster.

Role objectives:
  • Culturally appropriate care: provide culturally appropriate care and involve all key stakeholders working collaboratively to meet the community's needs, support their colleagues, and the aims of the organisation proactively and positively.
  • Evidence-based approach: provide safe midwifery and nursing care that is evidence-based and achieves quality maternal, neonatal outcomes.
  • Patient choice of care: provide care and facilities aligned with each woman's needs, ensuring our team offers the right care by the right health professionals in the right setting.
  • Excellence in Midwifery: Be an integral and active member of the Midwifery team, providing excellence in midwifery care, following BRHS policies and procedures and legislative conditions.

As part of a regional town, establish greater connections within your community and relish being able to provide continuity of care in your work.

About the Benefits

This is a unique opportunity to join a dedicated and well-resourced team with unparalleled opportunities for development and advancement. We offer internal scholarships and strongly support our team to undergo postgraduate study and other professional development. We will also provide support to undertake your lactation consultant qualifications & certification.

Now is a truly exciting time to join the BRHS team. You will be an important part of the development of our new birthing centre in 2022 and implementation of a new women centred midwifery care model.

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will receive generous remuneration circa $76,195 - $90,828. You will also have access to a range of additional benefits, including:
  • Relocation support up to $1500
  • Provision of hospital accommodation for up to 12 weeks at no charge
  • Additional five days professional development leave 
  • Reimbursement of Australian College of Midwives professional membership fees ($365) when next due

About You

To thrive as a Midwife with BRHS, you will be an AHPRA registered nurse with some experience under your belt. You will also need a minimum level 2 qualification in fetal surveillance.

Importantly, you'll be confident and proactive, with the ability to problem-solve autonomously.

To be a good fit with our team, you will be also be committed to providing woman-centred, compassionate care and engaging the patient in all aspects of care.

At BRHS, ongoing learning and development is a big part of our team ethos. If you are excited about growing your career and you are looking for opportunities to progress your leadership and clinical skills, this is the midwifery opportunity for you.   

Please note: You will need a current Driver's License and Working with Children check. You will also need to hold or be willing to obtain National Police Clearance and have proof of your COVID-19 vaccinations. 

Be part of the Bairnsdale community

Make a tree change and join a welcoming and diverse community. There are plenty of affordable housing options which give you the choice to live right on the water or embrace country living.

Your ideal base for exploring the vast Gippsland Lakes, Mitchell River and the surrounding forests, Bairnsdale is a laid-back country town close to scenic drives. Our team get to enjoy regular outdoor adventures like boating, surfing, camping, and fishing.

Not only that, there is a wide range of shops and services on offer, and plenty of restaurants and wineries, so you can enjoy the finer things in life. 

With plenty of employment options, quality healthcare, and excellent education options, Bairnsdale caters well to all ages and all kinds of people. 

This is a rare chance to join a leading health service and take on a rewarding role, making a real difference in a welcoming community - Apply Now!

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MidwiferyScout Talent
Location VIC
Job Reference Number 135380
Classification Midwifery
Sub Classification Midwifery
Job Type Full Time
Estimated Salary Package $76,195 - $90,828
Closing Date 08-03-2022

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