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Clinical Midwife Specialist - Endorsed Midwife
Posted: 13 Nov 2023
Location: Pilbara WA
WACHS Pilbara Midwifery services are seeking to employ an Endorsed Midwife as Clinical Midwifery Specialist at their Karratha Health Campus.
A Clinical Midwife Specialist – Endorsed Midwife provides advanced midwifery assessment, diagnosis, care and intervention to women and families within the scope of practice of an Endorsed Midwife
What we are looking for:
This position requires accomplished leadership skills and plays a key role in ensuring women and families have access to world class midwifery and maternity services across the continuum of care in country WA
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.
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 attachments or the following links: Belong (health.wa.gov.au) WA Health Relocation Incentives FAQs)
- 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 the Area: Escape the City to Karratha, Karratha is Calling it is an oasis in the wilderness, a vibrant town that combines rugged adventure with a thriving community spirit. Karratha is one of the largest and fastest growing towns in the north of Western Australia (WA) – and it’s easy to see why. Known as ‘Munjaree’ – or the heart of the West Pilbara Coast – its size and central location make it the ideal base for exploring the natural delights of the area – Millstream-Chichester National Park, Karijini National Park, Dampier Archipelago, Point Samson Peninsula and the Burrup Peninsula. The amazing Ningaloo Reef is also just 350 kilometres to the east.
There is a wealth of information about living and working in the Pilbara Region. to learn more about a nursing career within WA Country Health please click Nursing and Midwifery Careers.
Want to know more about this role: We encourage you to contact Jessica Priest on Tel: 08 9144 7572
Application Instructions: Applicants are requested to apply online (https://search.jobs.wa.gov.au/…
- Write a statement of no more than two (2) pages addressing the Work-Related Requirements outlined in the attached JDF
- Provide 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: Documents should be complete and ready to attach prior to applying online.
Eligibility to Apply: Australian citizenship or permanent residency is an essential requirement for applicants to be considered for permanent positions in the public sector. Eligibility for sponsorship may be considered for some vacancies. You are encouraged to discuss this with the contact person listed in the advertisement before completing the application as there are several steps that are required to be completed prior to progressing any application for employment.
AHPRA Registration: To be considered for this position you need to be eligible for registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Board (AHPRA). If you are not eligible for registration, please do not continue this application and contact the person named in the advert for further advice.
Other Conditions: WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour.
This vacancy is subject to a Western Australian Working With Children (WWC) Check. For further information please refer to the WWC website at: https://workingwithchildren.wa.gov.au
Please note this recruitment process requires completion of satisfactory Pre-Employment Health Assessment (PEHA). Any offer of employment with WA Country Health Service (WACHS) is conditional on satisfactory PEHA to ensure you are able to perform the inherent requirements of the position. An unsatisfactory PEHA will result in the offer of employment being withdrawn. Please see the attached WACHS PEHA Policy for further information.
Whilst this selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy, it may also be used to fill other “similar” vacancies throughout the health service. In addition to this, should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised vacancy, then the next most suitable applicant may also be selected from this process. Both of these options remain valid for a period of twelve (12) months from when the authorised delegate endorses the recruitment decision.
If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact Employee Services on 13 44 77 for immediate assistance during business hours
WA Health is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our service. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.
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.
Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions after or on, 4:00pm on the closing date will not be accepted.
APPLICATIONS CLOSE 11TH DECEMBER 2023
LATE OR EMAIL APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
We look forward to receiving your application.