Service Lead Enhanced MCH Program and Partnerships

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Service Lead Enhanced Maternal and Child Health Program and Partnerships

  • Drive and create exceptional outcomes for our growing families.
  • Permanent full-time, Werribee-based
  • $130,893.94 plus super and qualification allowance as per modern award

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


Our people are hard at work designing the precincts, building the infrastructure, developing the policies and delivering the programs that will ensure the City is prepared to welcome over 200,000 new residents by 2040.


Shape new possibilities. Be part of something more.

A bit about the role

As a growing municipality Wyndham City Council is changing rapidly to respond to community need. The Child Family Health and Well-being Team is expanding to include Service Lead roles to provide additional support to the Coordinator and Team Leaders to deliver quality outcomes and respond to opportunities for innovation.


You will lead our Immunisation and EMCH teams, while building and maintaining external networks, representing Council and advocating for our families. You will have an intimate understanding of what are the needs of our community, responding and incorporating them into our strategic planning. With an accessibility lens, you will also be tasked with the development and implementation of innovative practises, creating effective and efficient best practise service delivery in line with community needs.


You will have the responsibility of supporting the EMCH and Immunisation Team Leaders to implement service agreements, meet targets and streamline access and referral pathways. You will also be responsible, with support from the Coordinator, for the implementation of the Sleep and Settling Model of Care.

What you’ll deliver
  • Strong leadership, providing guidance and supporting the Enhanced MCH and Immunisation teams to deliver exceptional outcomes for our community
  • Identify and establish innovative continuous improvement opportunities, supporting the delivery of services within the municipality
  • The conduit between strategic planning and operational service delivery, providing process and guidance on achieving Council goals and service agreements
  • Support to the Enhanced MCH team to implement the Enhanced MCH guidelines and Child and Family Action Plan
  • Grow and connect with external stakeholders to achieve accessibility and ease for families with our referral partners
What you’ll bring
  • Exception leadership skills, with the ability to identify and drive opportunities for effective change
  • Demonstrated experience in the planning, leadership, management and delivery of the Enhanced MCH Service.
  • Proven problem-solving skills in complex environments
  • Exceptional interpersonal communication skills, identifying community needs and supporting the team through meeting these needs
  • AHPRA registration for both Division 1 Nursing, Midwifery and an accredited postgrad qualification in MCH nursing
  • A current Victorian Working with Children’s check
  • A positive, curious and flexible mind
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?


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 Nicole Carver, Coordinator Maternal Child and Family Health and Wellbeing on 0437 198 272  or Mick Keogh, Team Leader Talent Acquisition on 03 9742 0880.


Applications will be accepted until 11:59 Sunday 06th Setpember 2020.


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


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