Registered Midwife – Multiple Vacancies
Maternity Unit, Launceston General Hospital
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The Registered Midwife:
• Strengthens health outcomes through the provision of safe quality, clinically appropriate midwifery care in partnership with women, their families and other health professionals.
Note: – Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.
The Maternity Unit, Launceston General Hospital:
- The Launceston General Hospital (LGH) is the major referral hospital in Northern Tasmania.
- As a Registered Midwife you will be part of the team that delivers approximately 1,600 new born babies each year. With a 6 bed Labour Ward, 30 bed Maternity Unit and 9 bed Special Care Unit your work will be fast paced and very rewarding.
- You will have the opportunity to work in various models of midwifery care including ante-natal, birth and post-natal including community based post-natal care, Midwifery Group Practice and Team midwifery.
- Opportunities for career advancement and access to professional development.
- Flexible working hours to enable work/life balance
- Relocation allowance for successful interstate applicants can be negotiated
Details of Appointment
Multiple permanent, full time and part time, shift work (fully rotational), commencing as soon as possible.
*hours to be negotiated with the successful applicant
- Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.
Salary: $67,982- $93,964 pro rata per annum + 10.5% superannuation + access to salary packaging
- Access to the Grade 4 salary range $87,970 – $93,964 is subject to successful application for progression to Grade 4
- Salary range is in accordance with Nurses and Midwives (Tasmanian State Service) Agreement 2019
Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:
- Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Midwife
- Current Tasmanian Working with Children Registration
The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:
- Conviction checks in the following areas:
- crimes of violence
- sex related offences
- serious drug offences
- crimes involving dishonesty
- Identification check
- Disciplinary action in previous employment check.
How to Apply
For More Information
Position: Nurse Unit Manager, Maternity Unit
Phone: (03) 6777 8948