Western NSW Local Health District

Are you experienced, forward thinking, enthusiastic, authentic and dedicated to high quality patient care? Look no further, this is the job for you!

To be considered for interview, candidates must address the Selection Criteria in the Position Description.

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time (up to 30 Apr 2022)
Position Classification: Clinical Midwife Specialist Grade 2
Remuneration: $103,110.07 – $106,496.46 pa (plus super)
Hours per week: 38
Location: Dubbo

Clinical Midwife Specialist

About the role:
The Clinical Midwife Specialist – Grade 2 delivers complex specialist midwifery care, and leads the development of specialist clinical practice and service delivery to provide mother-centred care to women and their babies with complex needs.

This is a targeted position in accordance with GSE Rule 26: Employment of eligible persons. Whereby Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply and, where found suitable, will be given higher priority under affirmative action in order to improve access to employment and career opportunities. In the event there are no suitable Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants, then applications from non-Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants will be considered.

Where you’ll be working:  
Western NSW Local Health District serves a population of 276000 people dispersed across more than 31% of the land mass of NSW.

We’re big, with services provided from 38 inpatient facilities, 50 primary and community health services, 23 community mental health facilities and a world leading virtual care service.  We operate as one health service across many locations, so the opportunities to develop and work to the top of your scope, building your career credentials is vast!

Your autonomy is supported in an inclusive, collaborative and caring team environment and our focus on innovation means you’ll be shaping the future of rural health.

Challenge yourself. Make an impact. Shape the future. Work at Western NSW Local health district.

About us:
WNSWLHD is the largest employer in the region, with over 7,700 dedicated staff working across 3 major rural referral hospitals, 50 community health centres, numerous corporate and executive offices and 38 inpatient facilities – which include 25 multipurpose services and 4 district health services.

We are committed to building a workplace that values diversity, inclusion and belonging, by recognising and valuing the skills and strengths each person can bring to our organisation. As a vibrant and diverse region, rich in community and culture, we welcome applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse groups.

Watch our video to find out what it is like to work with the Western NSW Local Health District.

Some of the benefits of working with us include:

  • Genuine support in an inclusive, compassionate and caring team environment.
  • Interesting and challenging work that will bring your purpose to life, broaden your scope and fast track your career. 
  • Greater autonomy and responsibility to reach your full potential.
  • Opportunities to make an impact and shape the future of rural health through involvement in projects, innovations and research.
  • Opportunities for learning and development, including access to a mentoring program and in-house training with our Organisational Development Unit and eLearning system.
  • Access to Fitness Passport and free and confidential counselling services.

How to apply:
Candidates must read the Position Description and address the Selection Criteria for the role, providing examples where required. You must also upload a copy of your current CV as part of your application. For assistance, see our Guide to Employment with WNSWLHD. For further information on the remuneration and conditions, visit NSW Public Health System Awards.

Applications will close 1 Dec 2021 – 11:59pm.

For role related enquiries, please reach out to Katie Taylor on 0439 412 743 or Katie.Taylor@health.nsw.gov.au

COVID-19 Response:
All NSW Health workers are required to have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by 30 September 2021 and two doses by 30 November 2021 or have an approved medical contraindication certificate. You will be required to provide a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status if successful for this role.

Talent Pool
If we identify a surplus of suitable candidates for this role, you may also be invited to an eligibility list where you could be offered an alternative position per the relevant Award.