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Midwifery Unit Manager

Midwifery, Executive/Management Roles

Posted: 1 May 2024

Location: Cooktown QLD

Live and work in beautiful, unspoilt Cooktown, surrounded by stunning countryside. Opportunities and rewards with attractive conditions/benefits.

Job details

  • Posi­tion sta­tus Permanent
  • Posi­tion type Full-time
  • Occu­pa­tion­al group Health — Midwifery
  • Clas­si­fi­ca­tion Nurse Grade 7
  • Work­place Loca­tion Cairns region,Far North Qld
  • Job ad ref­er­ence QLD/TC560916
  • Clos­ing date 24-May-2024
  • Year­ly salary $132562.00 — $143924.00
  • Job dura­tion Per­ma­nent Full Time
  • Con­tact per­son Abby Conry
  • Con­tact details 0427 645 437 — Access the Nation­al Relay Service

Tell me more…The Mid­wifery Unit Man­ag­er (MUM) Mid­wifery Group Prac­tice is a Reg­is­tered Mid­wife who pro­vides advanced man­age­ment, coor­di­na­tion of clin­i­cal prac­tice and pro­fes­sion­al mid­wifery lead­er­ship, sup­port­ing oper­a­tion and strate­gic direc­tion in a spe­cif­ic area of prac­tice sup­port­ing the gen­er­al func­tion of the organ­i­sa­tion through the appli­ca­tion of spe­cial­ist knowl­edge, best prac­tice, lead­er­ship, gov­er­nance, qual­i­ty activ­i­ties and change management. 

This role may be eli­gi­ble for the Queens­land Health Attrac­tion Incen­tive. See link — Work­force attrac­tion incen­tive scheme | Careers (health​.qld​.gov​.au)

To be suc­cess­ful in this role you will have:

  • Pro­vide mid­wifery lead­er­ship to effec­tive­ly plan, man­age and eval­u­ate the Cook­town Mater­ni­ty ser­vice to achieve organ­i­sa­tion­al goals.
  • Account­able for pro­vid­ing sound pro­fes­sion­al lead­er­ship in deal­ing with sig­nif­i­cant issues relat­ed to assess­ment, plan­ning, review, eval­u­a­tion, and coor­di­na­tion of ser­vice pro­grams in a defined prac­tice area for groups and indi­vid­u­als with diverse requirements.
  • Account­able for own deci­sions, actions, behav­iours, and stan­dards includ­ing mon­i­tor­ing and eval­u­at­ing activ­i­ties del­e­gat­ed to others.
  • Devel­op and imple­ment man­age­ment sup­port for change process­es, risk man­age­ment prac­tices and ser­vice improve­ment activities.

If this sounds like the right fit for you, Tor­res and Cape can offer you:

  • Base com­pris­ing salary between $132,562.00-$143,924.00 p.a.
  • Gen­er­ous employ­er con­tri­bu­tion to super­an­nu­a­tion (12.75%)
  • Salary pack­ag­ing option to increase your take home pay
  • Work / Life bal­ance, vari­ety and flexibility
  • Great sup­port team
  • Pro­fes­sion­al development 

Require­ments for the role:

  • May need to par­tic­i­pate in clin­i­cal care on an emer­gent basis to meet organ­i­sa­tion­al need and/​or in oth­er clin­i­cal areas.
  • Poten­tial appli­cants are advised that Sec­tion 63 – 1A of the Aged Care Act 1997 requires Queens­land Health to seek a crim­i­nal con­vic­tion record report from the Aus­tralian Fed­er­al Police; con­duct a search of bank­rupt­cy records; and con­duct pre­vi­ous employ­ment and ref­er­ee checks.

For addi­tion­al infor­ma­tion regard­ing the respon­si­bil­i­ties, manda­to­ry qual­i­fi­ca­tions and/​or oth­er require­ments for this posi­tion please refer to the role description.

About Tor­res and Cape Hos­pi­tal and Health Ser­vices vis­it TCHHS web­site

How do I apply? Appli­ca­tions should be sub­mit­ted ONLINE via https://​smartjobs​.qld​.gov​.au/j…

Do you need more infor­ma­tion? Sim­ply call the con­tact per­son list­ed on the role description.

Please no unso­licit­ed resumes from recruit­ment agencies. 

Fur­ther information 

We are com­mit­ted to build­ing inclu­sive cul­tures in the Queens­land pub­lic sec­tor that respect and pro­mote human rights and diver­si­ty.

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Before apply­ing for this vacan­cy please ensure you read the doc­u­ments below.

  • Clos­ing date 24-May-2024