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Clinical Midwife


Posted: 23 Apr 2024

Location: Carnarvon WA

This position provides continuity of midwifery carer within a caseload midwifery led model throughout the continuum of pregnancy, labour, birth and the postnatal period.

  • Salary: RN Lev­el 2 $99,431 — 105,002 p.a pro rata (plus 11% superannuation)
  • Loca­tion: Carnarvon
  • Unit/​Division: Midwest
  • Work Type: Casu­al, Per­ma­nent — Part Time, Per­ma­nent — Full Time, Fixed Term — Part Time, Fixed Term — Full Time
  • Posi­tion No: Pool Ref 00616124
  • Clos­ing Date: 2024-07-15 4:00 PM (YYYY-MM-DD)
  • Attach­ments: -

— belong — wa health incentives.pdf
 — coun­try nurs­ing and mid­wifery incen­tive pro­gram flyer.pdf
 — relo­ca­tion assis­tance for health professionals.pdf
 — wachs employ­ee pri­vate health fund ben­e­fits flyer.pdf
 — wachs pre-employ­ment health assess­ment policy.pdf
 — wwc appli­cant advice 2017.pdf

This is a 3‑month Recruit­ment Pool for suit­ably qual­i­fied Clin­i­cal Mid­wives covering:

Per­ma­nent — Full Time, Per­ma­nent — Part Time, Fixed Term — Full Time, Fixed Term — Part Time and Casu­al appoint­ments, with the pos­si­bil­i­ty of extension(s) and/​or permanency.

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 sim­i­lar vacan­cies occur.
  • Appoint­ments may be made from this pool until 31/12/2024.

To be suc­cess­ful, you will have…

  • Demon­strate a proven suc­cess­ful record of pro­fes­sion­al clin­i­cal lead­er­ship expe­ri­ence and advanced clin­i­cal prac­tice and knowl­edge in can­cer services.
  • Demon­strat­ed abil­i­ty to man­age human and mate­r­i­al resources with­in pol­i­cy and bud­getary expectations.
  • Demon­strat­ed advanced inter­per­son­al, com­mu­ni­ca­tion (writ­ten and ver­bal), nego­ti­a­tion and change man­age­ment skills.
  • Demon­strat­ed knowl­edge and expe­ri­ence of clin­i­cal gov­er­nance sys­tems, and in the appli­ca­tion of research and best prac­tice principles.
  • Demon­strat­ed dig­i­tal capa­bil­i­ty across clin­i­cal sys­tems and plat­forms that con­tribute to can­cer con­trol activ­i­ties, data col­lec­tion and reporting.
  • Knowl­edge and under­stand­ing of rur­al and remote issues relat­ed to nurs­ing and ser­vice delivery.

Posi­tion Profile:

This posi­tion pro­vides con­ti­nu­ity of mid­wifery car­er with­in a case­load mid­wifery led mod­el through­out the con­tin­u­um of preg­nan­cy, labour, birth and the post­na­tal peri­od. The mid­wife works with­in a group prac­tice and pro­vides sup­port and back­up for the woman either at home or in the hos­pi­tal. The empha­sis is on the pro­vi­sion of safe, effec­tive care in col­lab­o­ra­tion with a mul­ti­dis­ci­pli­nary team. With­in the mid­wifery group prac­tice the woman and her fam­i­ly is cen­tral to the care and pro­vid­ed in a cul­tur­al­ly appro­pri­ate manner.

What we offer

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

  • Loca­tion based allowances
  • 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
  • Flex­i­ble work­ing and leave arrangements 
  • Pro­fes­sion­al Devel­op­ment opportunities 
  • 11% Super­an­nu­a­tion Guarantee
  • WACHS sup­ports flex­i­ble work­ing prac­tices and con­sid­er­a­tion will be giv­en to flex­i­ble work/​roster options, where oper­a­tional­ly appropriate. 
  • As a WA Coun­try Health Ser­vice employ­ee you’re enti­tled to dis­counts across some pri­vate health care funds. Please see attached fly­er for fur­ther details.

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).

Area Pro­file

The WA Coun­try Health Ser­vice (WACHS) Mid­west health region of West­ern Aus­tralia cov­ers more than 470,000 square kilo­me­tres, near­ly one fifth of the State, with its pop­u­la­tion con­cen­trat­ed along the coast. The region is locat­ed in the north­ern mid­dle sec­tion of West­ern Aus­tralia and incor­po­rates three health dis­tricts — Gas­coyne, Ger­ald­ton, Mid­west and Murchi­son, is recog­nised for its unique nat­ur­al envi­ron­ment and is a cul­tur­al­ly diverse region with Abo­rig­i­nal peo­ple rep­re­sent­ing 13% of the over­all population.

Want to know more about this role?

We encour­age you to con­tact Amy Cameron 0499 250 139.

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

How to Apply: Appli­cants are request­ed to apply online https://​search​.jobs​.wa​.gov​.au/…

Please pro­vide the fol­low­ing infor­ma­tion as part of your application:

  • A detailed CV that clear­ly shows your expe­ri­ence rel­e­vant to this role
  • A cov­er let­ter out­lin­ing their suit­abil­i­ty for this position
  • A doc­u­ment address­ing the selec­tion cri­te­ria list­ed on the Job Descrip­tion Form (JDF)
  • The names and con­tact details of two (2) pro­fes­sion­al ref­er­ees — prefer­able for one to be your current/​recent super­vi­sor or manager.

Selec­tion Cri­te­ria: Please see the attached Job Descrip­tion Form JDF 616124 — Clin­i­cal Mid­wife — RN Lev­el 2.pdf

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

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.

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.

This vacan­cy is sub­ject to a West­ern Aus­tralian Work­ing With Chil­dren (WWC) Check. For fur­ther infor­ma­tion please refer to the WWC web­site at: https://​work​ing​with​chil​dren​.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.

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 sup­ports flex­i­ble work­ing prac­tices with­in the con­text of a qual­i­ty health ser­vice. WA Health is com­mit­ted to a smoke free envi­ron­ment across all build­ings, grounds and vehicles.

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