Clinical Midwife


Posted: 18 Oct 2023

Location: Pilbara WA

By joining one of our teams across the Region you’ll have the opportunity to gain great work experiences while swimming in the Indian Ocean, climbing ancient gorges and exploring islands you’ll have all to yourself.

  • Salary: RM Lev­el 2 $99,431 — $105,002 p.a. pro rata
  • Loca­tion: Var­i­ous loca­tions with­in the Pil­bara Region (South Hed­land, Kar­ratha, New­man, Mar­ble Bar/​Nullagine, Tom Price, Parabur­doo, Onslow)
  • Unit/​Division: Pil­bara — Nurs­ing & Midwifery
  • Work Type: Casu­al, Per­ma­nent — Part Time, Per­ma­nent — Full Time, Fixed Term — Part Time, Fixed Term — Full Time
  • Posi­tion No: Pool Ref PILCM2023
  • Clos­ing Date: 2024-01-22 4:00 PM (YYYY-MM-DD)

The clos­ing date to receive appli­ca­tions for this recruit­ment pool has been amended.

Oppor­tu­ni­ties are abun­dant in the Pilbara.

  • Are you look­ing to progress your career in a sup­port­ive and dynam­ic environment? 
  • Do you want to live in a vibrant com­mu­ni­ty with excel­lent facil­i­ties that feels like a home away from home?

By join­ing one of our teams across the Region you’ll have the oppor­tu­ni­ty to gain great work expe­ri­ences while swim­ming in the Indi­an Ocean, climb­ing ancient gorges and explor­ing islands you’ll have all to yourself. 

We think you’ll like it here

Our employ­ees like work­ing here, and we think you will too. Watch this video to find out what they have to say: WA Coun­try Health Ser­vice — Mater­ni­ty Ser­vices in the Pil­bara — YouTube

What we offer

In addi­tion to the great salary our employ­ees enjoy an amaz­ing range of benefits:

  • Loca­tion based allowances including:
    • addi­tion­al North West paid leave
    • Dis­trict Allowance — region­al specific
    • Annu­al trav­el sub­sidy (ALTC)
    • Air-con­di­tion­ing sub­sidy allowance.
  • Heav­i­ly sub­sidised hous­ing Gov­ern­ment Region­al Offi­cer Housing
  • Relo­ca­tion allowance (For fur­ther infor­ma­tion refer to Belong” and Relo­ca­tion incen­tive” attachments)
  • Paid study Leave assis­tance – region­al spe­cif­ic as per EBA
  • Gen­er­ous salary pack­ag­ing benefits:
    • Up to $9010 on a range of ben­e­fits such as mort­gage, your rent or oth­er every­day liv­ing expenses
    • Up to $2650 on meal enter­tain­ment, hol­i­day accom­mo­da­tion and venue hire
    • Access to novat­ed leas­ing to use pre-tax dol­lars for a car and expenses
  • Plus, Addi­tion­al Remote Area Spe­cif­ic Benefits.
  • Flex­i­ble work­ing and leave arrangements 
  • Pro­fes­sion­al Devel­op­ment opportunities 
  • Con­tin­u­ous learn­ing opportunities
  • 11% Super­an­nu­a­tion Guarantee

The Coun­try Nurs­ing & Mid­wifery incen­tive pro­gram is avail­able to new and exist­ing nurs­es and mid­wives — across a broad range of patient-fac­ing roles — on fixed term or per­ma­nent con­tracts at 76 select loca­tions. Eli­gi­ble nurs­es and mid­wives can receive between $5,000 and $17,000 in sup­port over 12 months — WA Coun­try Health Ser­vice — Coun­try Nurs­ing and Mid­wifery Incen­tive Pro­gram.

WACHS sup­ports flex­i­ble work­ing prac­tices and con­sid­er­a­tion will be giv­en to flex­i­ble work/​roster options, where oper­a­tional­ly appropriate. 

About this role

The pri­ma­ry respon­si­bil­i­ty of the Clin­i­cal Mid­wife is to man­age, coor­di­nate and deliv­er com­pe­tent nurs­ing care for patients, using lead­er­ship and advanced nurs­ing skills and knowl­edge rel­e­vant to the prac­tice set­ting; Pro­vide advanced lev­el evi­dence based mid­wifery (and where appro­pri­ate nurs­ing) care in accor­dance with the Nurs­ing & Mid­wifery Board of Aus­tralia Deci­sion-Mak­ing Frame­work; upholds and func­tions with­in the core val­ues of the organ­i­sa­tion and nurs­ing val­ues of Com­mu­ni­ty, Com­pas­sion, Qual­i­ty, Integri­ty, Equi­ty and Curiosity.

What we are look­ing for

  • You will pro­vide clin­i­cal lead­er­ship and sup­port the mul­ti­dis­ci­pli­nary team to achieve col­lab­o­ra­tive care util­is­ing team engage­ment, advanced clin­i­cal skills, knowl­edge and prob­lem solv­ing to effec­tive­ly coor­di­nate care deliv­ery and man­age com­plex situations
  • You will have a com­mit­ment to inno­vat­ed improve­ments and pro­vide sup­port and direc­tion to less expe­ri­enced team members
  • Your abil­i­ty to build con­nec­tive part­ner­ships will be essen­tial to your suc­cess in the role

While your qual­i­fi­ca­tions and expe­ri­ence tell us part of your sto­ry, your val­ues and atti­tude speak loud­er still. At WACHS, we aim to ensure our behav­iours reflect our core val­ues: Com­mu­ni­ty, Com­pas­sion, Qual­i­ty, Integri­ty, Equi­ty and Curios­i­ty. Dur­ing the selec­tion process you will be assessed on your abil­i­ty to ful­fil the respon­si­bil­i­ties of this posi­tion while uphold­ing our values.

Want to know more about this role?

We encour­age you to con­tact the Nurse Man­ag­er – Work­force, Tel: 0499 570 055

Ready to apply?

Dur­ing the appli­ca­tion you will have an oppor­tu­ni­ty to spec­i­fy your pre­ferred hos­pi­tal loca­tion, spe­cial­ty area, and hours of work.

A cov­er let­ter is not required, how­ev­er please be pre­pared to:

  1. Com­plete the attached 6 WACHS Val­ues Ques­tion doc­u­ment; and
  2. Attach a com­pre­hen­sive CV clear­ly list­ing your pro­fes­sion­al achieve­ments with the names and email address­es of two (2) pro­fes­sion­al ref­er­ees (one of your ref­er­ees should be your cur­rent super­vi­sor or manager)

Please note: both doc­u­ments should be com­plete and ready to attach pri­or to apply­ing online. https://​search​.jobs​.wa​.gov​.au/…

WA Health is com­mit­ted to grow­ing the Abo­rig­i­nal work­force as a part of WA Health’s Abo­rig­i­nal Work­force Pol­i­cy. As a mea­sure to achieve equal­i­ty, Sec­tion 51 of the Equal Oppor­tu­ni­ty Act 1984 applies to this posi­tion. Abo­rig­i­nal peo­ple are encour­aged to apply.

This is an Open-End­ed Recruit­ment Pool for Per­ma­nent Full Time, Per­ma­nent Part Time, Fixed Term Full Time, Fixed Term Part Time and Casu­al appoint­ments. Fixed Term and Casu­al appoint­ments will be made with the pos­si­bil­i­ty of extension(s) and/​or permanency. 

We cur­rent­ly have a vari­ety of per­ma­nent and fixed term vacan­cies avail­able for fill­ing across all of our Health Cam­pus sites. 

This is an open-end­ed” recruit­ment pool, and as such the fol­low­ing should be noted:

  • The pan­el will mon­i­tor this recruit­ment pool for appli­ca­tions and will assess on a reg­u­lar basis.
  • Suit­able appli­cants will be placed in a pool from which appoint­ments may be made when vacan­cies occur match­ing your iden­ti­fied skills. All efforts are made to ensure employ­ment can be offered with­in a time­ly manner
  • Appoint­ments may be made from this pool until 29/02/2024
  • Local, inter­state and inter­na­tion­al appli­cants are encour­aged to apply.

Area Pro­file

The WA Coun­try Health Ser­vice (WACHS) is the largest coun­try health sys­tem in Aus­tralia and one of the biggest in the world, pro­vid­ing health ser­vices to approx­i­mate­ly half a mil­lion peo­ple, includ­ing 45,000 Abo­rig­i­nal peo­ple, over a vast two and a half mil­lion square kilo­me­tre area. The organ­i­sa­tion com­pris­es sev­en regions, with a strong net­work of pub­lic hos­pi­tals, health ser­vices and health cen­tres locat­ed across rur­al and remote West­ern Aus­tralia. Our core busi­ness is the pro­vi­sion of qual­i­ty, acces­si­ble health ser­vices to coun­try WA res­i­dents and visitors

Appli­cants are request­ed to apply online by click­ing the Apply for Job’ button.

Please ensure you allow suf­fi­cient time to com­plete the online appli­ca­tion process as you will be required to answer var­i­ous ques­tions and attach your documentation.

If you expe­ri­ence dif­fi­cul­ties while apply­ing online, please con­tact Employ­ee Ser­vices on 13 44 77 for imme­di­ate assis­tance dur­ing busi­ness hours.

Eli­gi­bil­i­ty: Aus­tralian cit­i­zen­ship or per­ma­nent res­i­den­cy is an essen­tial require­ment for appli­cants to be con­sid­ered for per­ma­nent posi­tions in the pub­lic sector.

Spon­sor­ship: Suc­cess­ful appli­cants who do not have Aus­tralian cit­i­zen­ship or per­ma­nent res­i­den­cy may be eli­gi­ble for Visa spon­sor­ship. Please email WACHSNurses@​health.​wa.​gov.​au for fur­ther information.

If you expe­ri­ence dif­fi­cul­ties while apply­ing online, please con­tact Employ­ee Ser­vices on 13 44 77 for imme­di­ate assis­tance dur­ing busi­ness hours

Lodge­ment is sys­tem gen­er­at­ed. Any sub­mis­sions after or on, 4:00pm on the clos­ing date will not be accepted.

We look for­ward to receiv­ing your application.