Maternal and Child Health Nurses

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  • Exciting opportunity to join a diverse, experienced team working in a vibrant community.
  • Permanent Full Time, Part Time and Casual positions available
  • Salary from $119,144 per annum (pro rata) plus super and qualification allowance

We are Wyndham, one of Australia’s fastest growing and most diverse cities.

With an average of 120 babies born across Wyndham City every week, our experienced Maternal & Child Health Team are committed to serving our vibrant community.

Shape new possibilities. Be part of something more.

A bit about the role

Our Maternal and Child Health nurses thrive in an environment where no two days are the same.  Working with a diverse population from a range of backgrounds is one of the reasons our nurses are so passionate about the work that they do with families, where they can really see the difference that they are making for children and their families.

You will be part of a large multidisciplinary team of MCH nurses, immunisation nurses, child and family resource officers, lactation consultants, a social worker and a family violence officer, well supported by a large leadership team.

Applying your clinical skills and experience in a community focused environment, with support from your Team Leader to escalate issues and access opportunities for professional development and further training.

Being a part of one of the largest Councils in Victoria, the team is well resourced with internal referral options for further support for families, appropriate equipment, and quality facilities.

Our Graduate Program is well established and provides a unique opportunity to launch your career as a Maternal and Child Health Nurse; new graduates are encouraged to apply!

What you will deliver

  • Delivery of a high-quality MCH nursing service and support to families Commitment to continuous learning and working as a multidisciplinary team
  • Contribution to referrals and reporting in accordance with legislative requirements
  • A family centred partnership approach

What you will bring

Mandatory Qualifications to practice as a MCH Nurse in Victoria, as outlined in the Position Description – (Graduates encouraged to apply)

  • Current registration with AHPRA:
  • Registered Nurse (Division 1)
  • Registered Midwife, and;

In addition to the above registrations, accredited postgraduate Diploma/Degree (or equivalent) in Child and Family Health Nursing.

  • Demonstrated experience working with CALD communities or a genuine curiosity and willingness to learn
  • Current valid driver’s licence and employee Working with Children check
  • Confidence and competency in using computer systems including M&CH programs
  • A positive, curious and flexible attitude

Be part of something more

Take a look at our job opportunities and you may be surprised at what you discover: a future-focused culture, a sense of purpose and possibility, and real opportunities to strengthen our diverse community. It all adds up to make Wyndham City a great place to belong. 

Our people are our most valued asset. We are focused on building a culture that empowers every person to do their best work. Flexibility is built right into our DNA and we are committed to cultivating an inclusive workplace that celebrates a diverse workforce. Ask us how this role can be worked.

So, are you ready to shape new possibilities? 

What’s next?

If you think this role might be for you, we want to hear from you. Please apply by following the links and sending us a cover letter and your resume. We do not require any selection criteria to be addressed.

To find out more about the role, please contact Luisa Arbaci, Team Leader Universal MCH on 0437 791 933 or Wendy Coulson, Service Lead Universal MCH Program & Partnerships on 0447 645 090.

We are a proud inclusive employer. We encourage people from all walks of life to apply for our job opportunities. Our commitment is to provide diverse, safe, and inclusive environments where everyone can grow and succeed.

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