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Launceston is the perfect launchpad for all of your Tassie adventures. Gorgeous wineries on your doorstep, along with magnificent experiences. Add to that the magical natural landscapes for you to explore are endless. When it’s time for work and not play the Women and Children's Department comes into its own. An incredibly supportive and friendly team who leave you feeling appreciated. A well resourced unit who clearly invest in their best asset- their midwives. Collaborative relationships that fulfil our ultimate role, to be “with woman”

The Maternity Unit, Launceston General Hospital:
• The Launceston General Hospital (LGH) is the major referral hospital in Northern Tasmania.
• As a Registered Midwife you will be part of the team that delivers approximately 1,600 new born babies each year. With a 6 bed Labour Ward, 30 bed Maternity Unit and 9 bed Special Care Unit your work will be fast paced and very rewarding.
• You will have the opportunity to work in various models of midwifery... care including ante-natal, birth and post-natal including community based post-natal care, Midwifery Group Practice and Team midwifery.
• Opportunities for career advancement and access to professional development.

What others have to say about the team:
• Oh, so much good to say about Womens and Childrens Services! Very friendly and welcoming core staff, great culture, supportive and respectful collaborative relationships. Ratios that allow for safe and fulfilling patient care
• Very skilled core staff. Help is always available in all situations!
• A very enjoyable workplace with positive culture, helpful staff, collaborative teamwork across all disciplines, and a commitment to excellence.
• Felt welcomed and part of the team from day one. Friendly, social, and skilled team. Workloads are such that you can actually provide Midwifery care. Launceston is a super liveable place, so beautiful with flowers everywhere, everything is within walking distance and soooo many places to eat amazing food.
• Great work/life balance
• Relocation allowance for successful interstate applicants can be negotiated

The role:
• Strengthens health outcomes through the provision of safe quality, clinically appropriate nursing and midwifery care in partnership with women, patients/clients, their families and other health professionals.

Note: - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.

Details of Appointment

Multiple Fixed term part time, shift-worker position working up to 64 hours per fortnight, commencing from 14 July 2024 for a period of 6 months
• notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant
• Applicants should note that, for a period of twelve months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

Salary: $72,902 - $102,908 pro rata per annum. Our Employer 11% superannuation contribution is on top of this amount.

You’ll have access to salary package a range of benefits including living expenses up to $9,010 + $2,650 in meal entertainment each FBT year + other benefits if eligible.
• Access to the Grade 4 salary range $96,558 - $102,908 is subject to successful application for progression to Grade 4
• Salary range is in accordance with Nurses and Midwives (Tasmanian State Service) Agreement 2023 and Nurses and Midwives (Tasmanian State Service) Interim Agreement 2013


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:
• Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Nurse and as a Registered Midwife
• Current Working with Children Registration
• Registration/licences that are essential requirements of this role must remain current and valid at all times whilst employed in this role and the status of these may be checked at any time during employment. It is the employee’s responsibility to ensure that registration/licences remain current and to advise the Employer if their circumstances change. This includes notifying the Employer if a registration/licence is revoked, cancelled or has its conditions altered.

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:
• Conviction checks in the following areas:
• crimes of violence
• sex related offences
• serious drug offences
• crimes involving dishonesty
• Identification check
• Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

How to Apply

Apply Online. Please click the "Apply" button on this screen. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete a 1-2 page application outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

Please note:
• We do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria.
• All attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.
• Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details of two referees before applying.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide, Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

Statement of Duties
• Generic Registered Nurse - Midwife G3-4 (July 2023) WWCR CSU.pdf
• Generic Registered Nurse - Midwife G3-4 (July 2023) WWCR CSU.docx

Applicant Guide
• Department of Health - Applicant Guide June 22.pdf
• Department of Health - Applicant Guide June 22.docx

For more information

Jenny Pople

Position: Nurse Unit Manager (NUM) Maternity Unit
Phone: (03) 6777 8948
E-mail: [email protected]

Important information

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