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Registered Midwife

LocationRural City of Wangaratta, VIC
Work TypeAny Employment
Published At:2 months ago
Job no: KNPA6
  • Registered Midwife - YS1 to YS8
  • Full and Part Time, Permanent Contracts
  • Up to 76 hours per fortnight
  • Salary Range $55,000 - $96,000


Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) is the major health provider in the Central Hume region with an extensive range of acute, sub-acute, aged care and community services.

More than 700 babies are born every year at Northeast Health Wangaratta thanks to the dedication of our high-performing midwifery team. 

Caring for women from early pregnancy until birth and beyond, Northeast Health midwives provide care across the childbirth spectrum. Joining our midwifery team means having the opportunity to work in one of the busiest regional centres in north east Victoria, providing care to women and babies in a supportive environment. 

Applicants will be paid in accordance with the Victorian Public Sector Nurses and Midwives Single Interest Employers Enterprise Agreement 2020-2024

Our maternity unit:

  • Services a large rural and regional catchment area which supports diversity and equity for all women. Our numbers of births are growing along with the population growth in beautiful northeast Victoria 
  • Is a multidisciplinary and collaborative team that consistently cares for women throughout pregnancy, birth and the postpartum period
  • Boasts one of the longest running Midwifery Group Practice programs in Victoria
  • Has a leadership team that fosters high performing talent and career progression
  • Is a welcoming team that fosters a positive culture
  • Participates in quality improvement across the program to support best practice

Ours is a highly connected team with strong shared values and a commitment to excellence. We currently have vacancies for permanent part-time and full time roles and are ideally looking for RN/RM’s or RM’s who have a minimum of 3 years postgraduate experience and can work independently and confidently across all areas.

If you are looking for a tree change, a rewarding experience working in regional maternity care and the scope to further develop your practice towards midwifery leadership roles, we’d love to hear from you.

If you don’t quite have this level of experience, please do get in touch and we can discuss other potential midwifery roles at NHW.

Our Region:

  • Wangaratta has a population of approximately 30,000 and our catchment serves a community of around 100 000 throughout the northeast.
  • An easy 2 ½ hours drive on the Hume freeway from Melbourne and less than an hour to Albury airport with direct flights to most of the large Australian cities.
  • We have over 11 schools including private Catholic and Anglican schooling options for pre-year 12.
  • Our region is a popular destination year-round. It boasts multiple national parks, picturesque small towns, award winning restaurants, wineries and breweries. 
  • Whether you want to hike, mountain bike and ski in the mountains, paddle the rivers or cruise on the rail trails there is something for everyone in the northeast.
  • https://www.visitwangaratta.com.au/Home
  • https://www.victoriashighcountry.com.au/snow/

The successful applicant will benefit from:

  • Competitive remuneration, novated leasing and full salary packaging benefits Available. If you have relocated permanently you may also be able to substantially increase your take-home pay by salary packaging some or all of your relocation costs.
  • 5 weeks annual leave and an addition week for any employee working 10 or more weekend shifts. There is also the option for full time employees to be able to purchase additional leave if they wish.
  • Option to be able to swap any existing public holiday to another religious holiday or day of significance of your choice.
  • Employee Assistant Programs (EAP)
  • Wellbeing programs and discounted corporate gym membership
  • Social Club Benefits
  • Support for our diverse workforce

Applying for the role:

  • Enquiries can be made with Jacqui Webb or Emma Tucci (Maternity Unit Managers) on (03) 57225225
  • Confirmation of full Covid-19 and Influenza Vaccination or an approved medical exemption is required upon application
  • A PD for this role can be downloaded below or at www.northeasthealth.org.au/careers/jobs/
  • Applications must address the Key Selection Criteria from the PD
  • Employment Statutory Declaration form must be submitted with your application
  • To apply for this position hit Apply Now/Join Now or head over to our careers page at www.northeasthealth.org.au/careers/jobs/
  • All additional documents can be uploaded within the application after filling in the key criteria
  • Applications close Sunday, 30th June 2024

NHW do not accept unsolicited applications from recruitment companies

  • Published on 03 Jun 2024, 3:10 AM