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Community Midwife

Collingwood

Reference: 3938828

0.6 EFT, Ongoing

Based in Collingwood

Variety in work and a sense of achievement

A professional, committed workforce and highly supportive team

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Becoming a valued member of cohealth's midwifery team, means you will provide direct midwifery care to women, their partners and families, living in the City of Yarra. As a Midwife, you will focuses on perinatal women, their partners and families from CALD backgrounds and those with complex needs, assessing women's needs planning, implementing and coordinating appropriate care and service delivery. Working in partnership, you will respect and support their right to self-determination in the life processes of pregnancy, birthing and parenthood. cohealth has established the continuity of care practice as standard, dedicated to caseload midwifery; we will empower you to deliver the best possible care, with more hands-on involvement.

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We seek a self-motivated and friendly individual who;

  • Is registered as a Nurse Division 1 with current practicing registration with AHPRA;
  • Is registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and meets the NMBA's registration standards;
  • Is experienced working with people from culturally and socio economically diverse backgrounds;
  • Possesses a high level of written, oral communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Is proficient with ICT systems, including Microsoft Office programs and patient/client management systems; plus has the ability to pick up new systems quickly; and
  • Holds a current Victorian driver's licence.

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In exchange for your hard work, you'll be well rewarded. In addition to your competitive take-home pay, you'll have access to salary packaging and our full support at each and every turn. You'll enjoy the flexibility of part-time hours and we understand the importance of a healthy work-life balance! Most of all, you'll appreciate the fact that you're now making a positive difference to society on an even bigger scale, by joining one of Australia's largest and most recognised Community Health Organisations.

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Who is cohealth?

For more information about cohealth and the services provided, please visit our website: www.cohealth.org.au

This position will be paid under the Nurses and Midwives (Victorian Public Health Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020. Registered Nurse Grade 2, Year dependent on experience

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To be considered for the role, you must address the Key Selection Criteria (with clear headings) within your cover letter. The Key Selection Criteria can be found in the attached Position Description.

Applications close on 28th January

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People accepting employment with cohealth are unable to access our services, some exemptions may apply.

Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.