Hunter New England Local Health District

Are you a Registered Midwife looking to develop your skills in one of the largest regional hospitals in the New England area?

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Registered Midwife
Remuneration: $65,692.82 – $92,236.06 Per Annum + Superannuation
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ309623

Registered Midwife
Tamworth Hospital


About the Role
Tamworth Hospital has multiple exciting opportunities for Registered Midwives to provide safe, compassionate woman centred care within the maternity and gynaecology service ensuring care is delivered in partnership with women and their families. As a midwife at Tamworth Maternity Services you will be caring for women during the birth journey, providing comfort and support to the antenatal woman or postnatal mother and baby. There is opportunity to work in antenatal clinics, caesarean section delivery of care and Home Midwifery Service. We currently have a Midwifery group practice which we are looking at expanding for those with at least two years’ experience. Most of all you will be able to gain long term friendships from the current ladies and gentlemen who work in our Maternity team. Tamworth has a highly skilled team of senior clinicians and educators that are very willing to support clinicians with advancement in practice.

Where you’ll be working
The Maternity ward is a 20 bed unit for antenatal and postnatal admissions. Within these rooms we have a mental health safe room, a room for bariatric women / clients and two negative pressure rooms. The Maternity Day Stay Unit provides an outpatient service for women who are greater than 20 weeks gestation, presenting with pregnancy related conditions, as well as women requiring assessment and additional monitoring in pregnancy or the postnatal period. Women may be referred by a health professional or self-refer. The day stay is situated in the Birth Suite and includes 2 assessment rooms. Birthing Services at TRRH is responsible for around 1150-1200 births annually. It consists of a variety of care options, utilises a multi-disciplinary and collaborative approach that promotes care in partnership with the woman and her family, and which promotes a positive birth experience.

About You
We are looking for highly motivated and personally professional midwives to join our beautiful caring and generous Midwifery team at Tamworth Maternity services. This opportunity will consolidate your learning and provide you with advanced skills to transition into excellent clinicians and excel in leadership roles.

What we can offer you:
Hunter New England Local Health District (HNELHD) is a great place to expand your career and grow your skills and knowledge. As a recognised leader in the healthcare industry we provide a range of public health services to the Hunter, New England and Lower Mid North Coast. Being the largest employer in the region we can offer salary packaging options, educational opportunities and support from a broad network of health professionals. With CORE Values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment your professional life is provided every opportunity to succeed and develop in your chosen profession. Working with HNE Health gives you access to a great range of benefits:

  • Sustainable Healthcare: Together towards zero
  • Proximity to shopping and other services
  • ADO’s each month (for full time employees)
  • 4 weeks annual leave each year (pro-rata for part time employees)
  • Superannuation contributions
  • Salary packaging options
  • Fitness Passport
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for staff and family members
  • Opportunity to work and collaborate with a range of non-clinical and clinical professionals

Job share/part time arrangements will be considered.

An eligibility list will be created for future permanent full or part time and temporary full or part time vacancies.

Please attach evidence of qualifications/registrations/license required for this position, as outlined in the position description, as part of your online application.

All NSW Health workers are required to have completed a primary course of a COVID-19 vaccine which has been approved or recognised by the Therapeutics Goods Administration (TGA). New applicants must have completed the vaccination course prior to commencement with NSW Health, or provide an approved medical contraindication certificate certifying the worker cannot have any approved COVID-19 vaccines available in NSW. Acceptable proof of vaccination is the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) Immunisation History Statement or AIR COVID-19 Digital Certificate. Booster doses are highly recommended for all health care workers who have completed the primary course of COVID-19 vaccinations. Please provide proof of booster vaccination if available.

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specific Diseases
If you are applying for a Category ‘A’ position, please read and understand NSW Health policy directive PD2018_009. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy

Selection Criteria
Please address the selection criteria for this position as thoroughly as possible so your application can be considered for the role.  For assistance with selection criteria, please visit: https://bit.ly/3vL5fq2
Candidates will be assessed against the Essential Requirements and Selection Criteria for this position. Please ensure you read the position description (link in advertisement below) prior to submitting an application. Candidates invited to interview will need to bring originals of qualifications or licenses required for the position for sighting by the panel.

Salary Packaging
Salary packaging is beneficial to most Hunter New England Health staff. You can potentially salary package a range of your personal expenses including but not limited to novated motor vehicle lease, relocation expenses and HECS/HELP debt. Find out more information by contacting SalaryPackagingPLUS! via email at nswhealth@salarypackagingplus.com.au or on 1300 40 25 23.

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Need more information?
1) Click here for the Position Description
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For role related queries or questions contact Kelly Ison on Kelly.Ison@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 26th May 2022