Clinical Midwife Manager

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Department of Health

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Clinical Midwife Manager

Job ID: 10102
Job Views: 28
Location: Kununurra
Post Code: 6743
Category: Healthcare & Medical
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted: 04/04/2024


Salary:  RN SRN Level 4 $129,144 p.a. (plus 11% superannuation) Location:  Kununurra Unit/Division:  Kimberley > Nursing and Midwifery - Maternity Work Type:  Fixed Term - Full Time Position No:  00617495 Closing Date:  2024-04-22 4:00 PM (YYYY-MM-DD) Attachments: 2021 application information package wachs.pdf
clinical midwife manager ch617495 srn level 4 march 2023 - jdf.pdf
wachs - r5 - application form - pdf.pdf
wachs pre-employment health assessment policy.pdf
wwc applicant advice 2017.pdf
This is for a Fixed Term Full Time Appointment for a 12-month period with the possibility of an extension(s). This is a Fixed Term opportunity while the substantive occupant is on a period of Parental Leave.

Opportunities are abundant in the Kimberley. Are you looking to progress your career in a supportive and dynamic environment?  Do you want to live in a vibrant community with excellent facilities that feels like a home away from home?

Job Requirements:

About this role

The Clinical Midwife Manager position provides clinical leadership, effective management and is responsible for standards of nursing practice and monitoring client/patient care in the area of responsibility to ensure safe effective and efficient service provision. The position provides a multi-disciplinary approach to patient care and provision of services to internal and external customers, and provides operational and management support across all areas of service delivery.

To be successful, you will have...

  • Eligible for registration in the category of Midwife by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
  • Demonstrated well developed leadership and management skills that influence and progresses clinical care, policy and collaboration.
  • Demonstrated well developed skills and experience in quality improvement and the development of new systems of care.
  • Demonstrated digital capability across clinical systems which contribute to the provision of quality care.
  • In partnership with the multidisciplinary team leads the establishment and maintenance of a culture of patient safety within their area of specialty and contributes to the Service wide initiatives
  • Possession of a current C or C-A Class drivers licence.
  • Current knowledge of legislative and regulatory requirements in the areas of Equal Opportunity, Disability Services and Work Health & Safety, and how these impact on employment, people management and service delivery

What we offer

In addition to the great salary employees may be eligible for an amazing range of benefits:

  • Location based allowances including:
    • additional North West paid leave
    • District Allowance - regional specific
    • Annual travel subsidy (ALTC)
    • Air-conditioning subsidy allowance.
  • Heavily subsidised housing Government Regional Officer Housing
  • Relocation allowance (For further information refer to “Belong” and “Relocation incentive” attachments)
  • Paid study Leave assistance – regional specific as per EBA
  • Generous salary packaging benefits:
    • Up to $9010 on a range of benefits such as mortgage, your rent or other everyday living expenses
    • Up to $2650 on meal entertainment, holiday accommodation and venue hire
    • Access to novated leasing to use pre-tax dollars for a car and expenses
  • Plus, Additional Remote Area Specific Benefits.
  • Flexible working and leave arrangements
  • Professional Development opportunities
  •  Continuous learning opportunities
  • 11% Superannuation Guarantee
  • WACHS supports flexible working practices and consideration will be given to flexible work/roster options, where operationally appropriate.

The Country Nursing & Midwifery incentive program is available to new and existing nurses and midwives - across a broad range of patient-facing roles - on fixed term or permanent contracts at 76 select locations. Eligible nurses and midwives can receive between $5,000 and $17,000 in support over 12 months (WA Country Health Service - Country Nursing and Midwifery Incentive Program).

Area Profile

WACHS Kimberley is the most northern health region of WACHS. The Kimberley region has approximately 200 Aboriginal communities, over 34 different Aboriginal language groups and 45 percent of the population are Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. WACHS Kimberley consists of six hospitals, an inpatient mental health unit, three Community Directorates and a Corporate Office. WACHS Kimberley provides hospital, community health, public health, remote area health, community aged care, and mental health services across the region through a dedicated team of medical, nursing, Aboriginal health, allied health, and support staff.

Want to know more about this role?

We encourage you to contact Sharon Pope 0400 626 971.

Eligibility to Apply:  Australian citizenship or permanent residency is an essential requirement for applicants to be considered for permanent positions in the public sector.

How to Apply:

How to Apply: Applicants are requested to apply online

Please provide the following information as part of your application:

  • A detailed CV that clearly shows your experience relevant to this role
  • A cover letter outlining their suitability for this position
  • A 2-3 page maximum document addressing the selection criteria listed on the Job Description Form (JDF)
  • The names and contact details of two (2) professional referees - preferable for one to be your current/recent supervisor or manager.

Selection Criteria: Please see the attached Job Description Form

If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact Employee Services on 13 44 77 for immediate assistance during business hours

Other Conditions: WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour.

This vacancy is subject to a Western Australian Working With Children (WWC) Check. For further information please refer to the WWC website at:

Please note this recruitment process requires completion of satisfactory Pre-Employment Health Assessment (PEHA).  Any offer of employment with WA Country Health Service (WACHS) is conditional on satisfactory PEHA to ensure you are able to perform the inherent requirements of the position. An unsatisfactory PEHA will result in the offer of employment being withdrawn.  Please see the attached WACHS PEHA Policy for further information.

Whilst this selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy, it may also be used to fill other "similar" vacancies throughout the health service. In addition to this, should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised vacancy, then the next most suitable applicant may also be selected from this process. Both of these options remain valid for a period of six (6) months from when the authorised delegate endorses the recruitment decision.

WA Health is committed to growing the Aboriginal workforce as a part of WA Health’s Aboriginal Workforce Policy.  As a measure to achieve equality, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 applies to this position.  Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply.

WA Health is committed to growing the Aboriginal workforce as a part of WA Health’s Aboriginal Workforce Policy.  As a measure to achieve equality, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 applies to this position.  Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply.

WA Health supports flexible working practices within the context of a quality health service. WA Health is committed to a smoke free environment across all buildings, grounds and vehicles.

Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions on, or after, 4:00pm will not be accepted.


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