NSW Government Hunter New England Local Health District

Employment Type: Temporary Full time and Part time contracts available.
Position Classification: Registered Midwife
Remuneration: $70,049 – $98,351 pa + 11% Superannuation + Salary Packaging
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ457565
Closing date: 19.02.2024

Registered Midwife – FIFO Short term contracts on offer!

Armidale Hospital

Looking for working holiday adventure? Join us for short term contracts! Elevate your midwifery career at Armidale Maternity Unit.

Immediate Start available. Help keep our service thriving!

About the Role

  • Provide exceptional evidence-based midwifery care to women, babies, and their families. You will be supported by obstetric, paediatric, and allied healthcare teams.
  • In your role, you will be an advocate for women and their babies and apply evidence-based midwifery care within the inpatient setting. You will be an excellent communicator and be able to adapt to the ever-changing environment of the maternity setting.
  • You will be able to escalate concerns appropriately and collaborate with all members of the multidisciplinary healthcare team.

Where you will be working

Armidale Maternity Unit is a midwifery-led unit with 11 beds, 2 labour wards, and a 2-bed special care nursery. Armidale Maternity Unit services the Armidale community and is the referral service for the Northern Tablelands region.
Armidale Maternity operates a Midwifery-led antenatal clinic and supports the high-risk Obstetric clinics.
You will be supported by the midwifery team as well as the Clinical Midwifery Educator. Midwifery education is provided regularly, and further tertiary education will be supported.

  • Save $ on accommodation by staying in your own self-contained unit at our Nursing Quarters!
  • No need for a car, you will stay within walking distance to the hospital, with easy access to a cafe for your morning brew, and a local pub for easy meals. Plenty more restaurants and shops on offer within a 15-minute walk.
  • Need to keep your exercise routine going? Lambert Park across from the hospital is ready for you.
  • Be a tourist on your days off: Stories – Visit Armidale

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 toward zero
  • Proximity to shopping and other services
  • Superannuation contributions
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for staff and family members
  • Opportunity to work and collaborate with a range of non-clinical and clinical professionals.

Need more information?

2) Find out more about applying for this position
To discuss your potential contract dates and onsite resources, please contact Joanne Humphris at Joanne.Humphris@health.nsw.gov.au

Information for Applicants:

  • An eligibility list will be created for future permanent full or part time and temporary full or part time vacancies.
  • This position is full-time; however, part-time/job share arrangements may also be considered.
  • Applicants will be assessed against the essential requirements and selection criteria contained within the position description (link below). For assistance addressing selection criteria visit: https://bit.ly/3vL5fq2
  • Stepping Up Website is a resource designed to help indigenous job applicants apply for positions in NSW Health. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/HNEHealthSteppingUp.
  • This is a Category A position. Recommended applicants will be reviewed for compliance with NSW Health policy directive PD2023_022: Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specific Diseases for Category A positions prior to offer. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in the policy.
  • 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 (AIR Immunisation History Statement) certifying the worker cannot have any approved COVID-19 vaccines available in NSW.
  • Acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination is the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) Immunisation History Statement (IHS), or AIR COVID-19 Digital Certificate, or AIR COVID-19 and Influenza IHS. Booster doses are highly recommended for all healthcare workers who have completed the primary course of COVID-19 vaccinations.
  • Salary Packaging: is beneficial to most HNELHD employees and may increase your take-home pay! Salary package a range of personal expenses including novated motor vehicle leases, relocation expenses, and HECS/HELP debt. Find out more by contacting SalaryPackagingPLUS! via nswhealth@salarypackagingplus.com.au or 1300 40 25 23.
  • HNE Health employees may be eligible for a range of benefits such as allocated days off (ADO) for full time employees, long service leave, paid maternity leave, and salary packaging options including meal expenses.

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