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With a culture of collaboration, openness, respect and empowerment we offer an interesting work environment and an opportunity to make a positive impact on the delivery and future of rural health. Working with MNC Health gives you access to a great range of benefits:

What we offer

• Fitness Passport
• Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for staff and family members
• Paid maternity, adoption and parental leave
• Allocated days off (ADO) – for full time employees
• 4 weeks annual leave (pro-rata for part time employees)
• Career break scheme for nurses and midwives
• Salary packaging
• Professional Development & Learning
• Relocation Assistance (via Salary packaging)
• Opportunity to work and collaborate with a range of non-clinical and clinical professionals

MNCLHD embraces the diverse skills and perspectives that our people bring to the workplace. We foster inclusiveness and diversity to help us deliver quality care to our community.
We are seeking a highly motivated and compassionate Midwifery Unit Manager to lead and manage our Midwifery Group Practice across the Coffs Clinical Network. You will not only have a passion for maternal and newborn care, but a proven track record in leadership, management and clinical expertise.

What you’ll be doing

Managing team accountabilities and ensuring a smooth workflow of the Midwifery Group Practice at CHHC and the Midwifery model of care service and Maternity Antenatal and postnatal service at Macksville.
To ensure the Midwifery Models of care provide primary health care and promote optimal health outcomes within a woman and family centred service. Analyse and use appropriate data to inform woman and family centred care service delivery to assist in the effective management of human and material resources within the Midwifery Models of Care.
Ensure women centered care is delivered within professional, organisational, legal and ethical boundaries and reflects evidence based, best practice knowledge and practice
Create a workplace environment that encourages collaboration within and across health care teams to optimise outcomes for women accessing MGP services.
Liaise with relevant services and units both within and external to the health service to ensure effective coordinated service delivery that meets the needs of women.
Provide a high standard of nursing/midwifery care and clinical leadership that reflects the use of evidence based best practice outcomes in accordance with the legal; and ethical requirements of AHPRA, NSW Nurses Act and policies, procedures and guidelines of MNCLHD and ACM guidelines
Manage the resources of the CCN MGP to achieve both budget and service delivery targets, whilst maximising service delivery outcomes for women.
Act as a primary interface between senior managers of the service and front line staff to support two-way communication through the organisational hierarchy.

About you

Registered Midwife with current Authority to Practice with AHPRA and relevant tertiary qualifications in clinical leadership and management (or working towards and substantially completed).
Extensive knowledge, understanding and management experience of midwifery led models of care and/or maternity services.
Demonstrated ability to build a cohesive service focussed team through coaching, mentoring and guiding team members.
Demonstrated ability to manage conflicts and overcome resistance when initiating and implementing change strategies within a team
Demonstrated ability to apply and share professional expertise to immediate work and the work of the team to enhance service delivery.
Demonstrated the ability to plan for and act on issues quickly, decisively and effectively those that either enhance service delivery or manage situations impacting on achievement of service delivery outcomes.
Demonstrated ability to identify opportunities for improvement in clinical practice and follow through with the change management associated to improve care
Unrestricted drivers licence for use within NSW and willingness to travel.

Kim Henderson

[email protected]

Full Time
Coffs Harbour