• Part Time
  • Whyalla

SA Health

  • Flinders and Upper North Local Health Network, Whyalla
  • Salary $94,583 – $101,120 per annum (pro rata) – Ongoing Part Time (20 hours per week) RN/M2A

As the Associate Nurse/Midwife Unit Manager of the Aboriginal Family Birthing Program, your role will be to provide nursing and/or midwifery services in a variety of health service settings which has been consolidated by experience and/or further study with staff at this level developing from competent to proficient practitioners.  Your primary responsibility will be the regular function of the Whyalla Aboriginal Family Birthing Program (WAFBP).  This includes collecting data for monitoring of KPI’s and future planning for WAFBP.  You will work in partnership with Aboriginal Maternal and Infant Care (AMIC) staff to achieve improvement in Aboriginal birthing outcomes.

Supporting the Nursing/Midwifery Nurse/Midwife Unit Manager or equivalent in the leadership of nurses/midwives in the ward/unit/service, you will accept accountability for your own practice standards, activities delegated to others and the guidance and development of less experienced staff.

The successful applicant must be registered or eligible for registration as a Midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and who holds, or who is eligible to hold, a current practicing certificate with at least 3 years post registration midwifery experience or currently classified as a Clinical Nurse/Midwife.  They must have a demonstrated competence in the relevant area of midwifery practice in accordance with the appropriate standards of practice and experience in the supervision of student nurses, enrolled nurses and less experienced registered midwives.

This is a part time vacancy, working 40 hours per fortnight and salary will be adjusted according to actual hours worked.  In addition to the annual salary package, we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, employer superannuation contributions and leave loading.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Screening/Check and specific immunisation requirements.  COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Public Health Act 2011 (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) to work in SA Health/health care setting.

Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

When you join our dynamic workforce you will escape the hustle and bustle of city life and be able to take advantage of the endless possibilities for adventure relaxation, recreation and sightseeing. In The Flinders and Upper North Local Health Network, you can experience cultural diversity, outback locations and regional city conveniences, whilst working in innovative roles to improve the community’s health outcomes and wellbeing.

Living in Whyalla offers great weather with 300 days of sunshine a year, great beaches, and a huge variety of sports and outdoor activities to suit everyone. Whyalla is perfectly located on the Eyre peninsula and offers a doorway to many other tourist locations within 2.5 hours drive to Port Lincoln and beyond, or a short 45 minute drive to the base of the Flinders Ranges – https://www.whyalla.com/

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