Endorsed Midwife


Posted: 25 Jan 2023

Location: Newman WA

Challenging and rewarding Leadership Role for Experienced or Endorsed Midwife.

  • Employ­ment Type: Per­ma­nent
  • Employ­ment Cat­e­go­ry: Full-time
  • Remu­ner­a­tion: $ 110, 560.65 to $ 121, 033.12 per annum (Base) + Superannuation
  • Ben­e­fits: Fur­nished accom­mo­da­tion, 6 weeks annu­al leave, Salary Sac­ri­fice up to $15,900

About the Oppor­tu­ni­ty
Pun­tukur­nu Abo­rig­i­nal Med­ical Ser­vice (PAMS) is about to launch our Upstream Health Project — A long-term strat­e­gy to trans­form the health and well­be­ing of Abo­rig­i­nal women and chil­dren liv­ing in this stun­ning part of WA. We are seek­ing a Mid­wife (prefer­ably Endorsed) with a sense of adven­ture and deep respect for Abo­rig­i­nal peo­ples and their cul­tures to pro­vide on-the-ground lead­er­ship of this project.

Report­ing to the Project Coor­di­na­tor Upstream Health (locat­ed in Perth) and with clin­i­cal super­vi­sion to sup­port tran­si­tion into this role, the Endorsed Mid­wife is respon­si­ble for pro­vid­ing on-the-ground lead­er­ship of the Upstream Health Pro­gram includ­ing imple­ment­ing an enhanced mod­el of mater­nal and infant care that is cul­tur­al­ly secure, trau­ma-informed and pro­vides con­ti­nu­ity of care wher­ev­er possible.

For fur­ther infor­ma­tion and Job Descrip­tion Form click here or please vis­it http://​www​.pun​tukur​nu​.com​.au/

About You

To be con­sid­ered for this posi­tion, you must have:

  • Cur­rent reg­is­tra­tion as a Mid­wife with the Aus­tralian Health Prac­ti­tion­er Reg­u­la­tion Agency (AHPRA);
  • Demon­strat­ed abil­i­ty to com­mu­ni­cate and empathise with First Nations peo­ple liv­ing in remote communities;
  • Cur­rent sig­nif­i­cant expe­ri­ence in pro­vid­ing mid­wifery care that is cul­tur­al­ly appro­pri­ate, trau­ma-informed and attachment-based;
  • Team lead­er­ship expe­ri­ence, prefer­ably in a remote setting;
  • Demon­strat­ed abil­i­ty to apply inno­v­a­tive solu­tions to com­plex prob­lems in an unpre­dictable work environment;
  • Demon­strat­ed com­pe­tence in com­mu­ni­ty-based, group facilitation,
  • Effec­tive com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills – writ­ten, ver­bal and inter­per­son­al, and
  • Demon­strat­ed high lev­el of pro­fes­sion­al integri­ty with regard to client pri­va­cy and con­fi­den­tial­i­ty, ethics and cre­at­ing a cul­tur­al­ly safe environment.

Note: Desir­able Cri­te­ria apply (as per Job Descrip­tion).

The posi­tion involves work­ing with a mul­ti­cul­tur­al organ­i­sa­tion where the major­i­ty of staff, clients and stake­hold­ers iden­ti­fy as Abo­rig­i­nal or Tor­res Strait Islander. Can­di­dates must be able to demon­strate an under­stand­ing of the issues affect­ing Abo­rig­i­nal and Tor­res Strait Islander peo­ple and their abil­i­ty to com­mu­ni­cate sen­si­tive­ly and effec­tive­ly with Abo­rig­i­nal and Tor­res Strait Islander people.

As per sec­tion 51 of the Equal Oppor­tu­ni­ty Act 1984 (WA) PAMS active­ly seeks to increase the diver­si­ty of our work­force to bet­ter meet the dif­fer­ing needs of our clients and stake­hold­ers and to improve equal oppor­tu­ni­ty out­comes for our employ­ees. Abo­rig­i­nal and Tor­res Strait Islander peo­ple are strong­ly encour­aged to apply.

As per Sec­tion 30 of the Sex Dis­crim­i­na­tion Act 1984 (Cth), PAMS seeks to employ a female Endorsed Mid­wife for the effec­tive and cul­tur­al­ly appro­pri­ate deliv­ery of ser­vices to the Mar­tu and Nyiya­parli people.

Please note: In addi­tion to the above skills and expe­ri­ence, rel­e­vant licences and eli­gi­bil­i­ty cri­te­ria apply (as per the Job Descrip­tion).

About the Ben­e­fits
While you will face diverse new chal­lenges in the role, you will also enjoy an attrac­tive remu­ner­a­tion pack­age includ­ing a base salary of $ 110, 560.65 to $ 121, 033.12 per annum plus super­an­nu­a­tion. You’ll also gain access to gen­er­ous salary pack­ag­ing options, which will great­ly increase your take home pay. In addi­tion, you will have access to a num­ber of fan­tas­tic ben­e­fits including:

  • Ful­ly fur­nished accom­mo­da­tion with sub­sidised utilities.
  • Relo­ca­tion Assistance
  • Salary Pack­age up to $15,900 plus enter­tain­ment benefits.
  • 6 weeks’ annu­al leave + 17.5% leave loading.
  • 10.5% Super­an­nu­a­tion.
  • Study leave options to fur­ther invest in your career through addi­tion­al training.
  • Employ­ee Assis­tance Program.
  • Reten­tion Ini­tia­tives in accor­dance with the PAMS Employ­ee Remu­ner­a­tion Policy

About the Organisation

With an admin­is­tra­tive hub based in New­man, in the Pil­bara region of West­ern Aus­tralia, The Pun­tukur­nu Abo­rig­i­nal Med­ical Ser­vice (PAMS) pro­vides holis­tic pri­ma­ry health care to the indi­vid­u­als and fam­i­lies with­in New­man and the remote com­mu­ni­ties of Jiga­long, Parn­ngurr, Pun­mu and Kunawarritji.

PAMS has over 700 reg­is­tered clients, with most being Mar­tu. Ser­vices offered include health edu­ca­tion and pro­mo­tion pro­grams and ini­tia­tives, as well as the mon­i­tor­ing and man­age­ment of ongo­ing health issues such as dia­betes, hyper­ten­sion, ante-natal & post-natal care and child health

Short­list­ing will com­mence immediately; 

For fur­ther infor­ma­tion includ­ing, please con­tact Aakri­ti Yadav, Human Resources Advi­sor on 08 9177 8307.

To Apply, com­plete per­son­al details form here: https://​apply​now​.net​.au/​j​obs/P…