Supported Hospital Accommodation provided for first 3 months to successful applicants
Dual and Direct Entry Midwives are welcome to apply
Working in a Midwifery Group Practice Model of Care, you will provide direct woman-centred nursing/midwifery care and individual case management to women and families living in the Whyalla region. You will work collaboratively with a well-integrated network of maternal and neonatal care providers and will assess individual women’s needs and plan, implement or coordinate appropriate service delivery from a range of accepted options, including other disciplines or agencies. Working as a Registered Midwife across all midwifery scope of practice within a midwifery team environment, you will be caring for women and their families where there are multiple complexities and diverse cultural backgrounds. As part of your role, you will also provide supervision to student Midwives.
The Clinical Midwife role at this level continues to be predominantly clinical in nature; however employees are assigned appropriate portfolios. The allocation of portfolio responsibilities will be negotiated with each employee and be consistent with the career development plan for the employee as determined by their performance review/development plan.
The Midwives work collaboratively with a well-integrated network of maternal and neonatal care providers. Consumers and families are at the centre of the decision making from the beginning of pregnancy through to the birth and postnatal period and are supported through best evidence based care and ongoing professional development.
You will be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse/Midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and who holds, or who is eligible to hold, a current practicing certificate; or to be registered or eligible for registration as a Midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and who holds, or who is eligible to hold, a current practicing certificate.
This is a full time or part time (Minimum 0.63fte ) vacancy (multiple positions available), working over a 7 day roster, and salary will be adjusted according to actual hours worked. Flexible rostering takes place with On Call allocation days required
In addition to the annual salary package we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, employer superannuation contributions and leave loading.
Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Screening/Check and specific immunisation requirements. COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Emergency Management (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) Directions 2021 to work in SA Health/health care setting.
Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).
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.
Applications close: 30th June 2022
For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref:787155.