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2020 Graduate Midwifery Program

Melton

Reference: 4736465

2020 Graduate Midwifery Program

Djerriwarrh Health Services (DjHS)

Djerriwarrh Health Services (DjHS) is a dynamic and rapidly expanding public health service providing acute, community and residential care services to the City of Melton and Shire of Moorabool in Melbourne's Western suburbs. The hospital has a brand new renovated maternity unit and birthing rooms and is currently undertaking a Theatre re-development project and establishing a Level III Special Care Nursery, both due to open mid-June 2019.

We offer a positive, friendly and supportive work environment to enable you to consolidate the fundamentals of your midwifery practice. We focus on your ongoing professional development by offering an extensive orientation program as well as compulsory attendance at the Antenatal Study Day, PROMPT, Advanced Neonatal Resuscitation and Breastfeeding Study Day. Participants receive supernumerary time in each specialty. DjHS also offers salary packaging (up to $9010 per annum) and free parking at all of our sites.

In 2020, DjHS has 1 position available for a Registered Midwife to join our innovative Graduate Midwifery Program (GMP). You will be employed on a 12 month fixed term, part time contract (64 hours per fortnight).

All applicants must be eligible to register for the PMCV Computer Matching process. Please visit https://computermatching.pmcv.com.au/ to determine your eligibility.

Graduate Midwifery Program (1 position):

The Midwifery Program will commence January 2020.

The participant will rotate through the following areas:

  • Maternity Unit- antenatal assessment, labour, birth and postnatal care
  • Antenatal Clinic (supernumerary)
  • Domiciliary care (supernumerary)

DjHS are currently negotiating an additional rotation within an acute tertiary setting in metropolitan Melbourne

This is a great opportunity to develop your skills in caring for women across the continuum. An ideal GMP in a supportive environment, particularly if you hope to work in a rural unit or in a continuity of care model in the future. Our staff will support you on your learning journey as you strengthen your midwifery skills to deliver women centred care to women, and their families. You will also develop skills to collaborate and refer within a dedicated multidisciplinary maternity team.

Please include the following documents in your application:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume (with photo embedded within document). Please include a list of all undergraduate clinical placements (location, type, hours).
  • Certified Academic Transcript (with key attached)
  • Certified copies of 2 Clinical Assessment Tools from acute placements (preferably one from second year and one from third year)
  • Contact details (phone and email addresses) of 2 clinical referees (preferably one from second year and one from third year).

If you are unable to meet the documents criteria, please contact the Graduate Programs Coordinator to negotiate your submission.

You are required to upload your documents in two separate files - it is recommended to combine cover letter, CV and academic transcript into one file and clinical assessment tools into the second file.

Please note UPLOADS CANNOT EXCEED 4MB.

Further information requested on application:

  • PMCV registration number
  • Expected date of completion of studies
  • Contact details (phone and email addresses) of 2 clinical referees (preferably one from second year and one from third year).

Applications Close: Friday 19 July 2019

Applications must be submitted online - to apply for this position click Apply Now

The successful applicants will be required to provide a current Police Check and Working with Children Check prior to the commencement of employment.

For enquiries regarding the program or the application process please contact:

  • Chelsea Cornford, Student and Graduate Nurse Coordinator Phone: 5367 9824
  • Claire Josephs, Midwifery Educator Phone: 5367 9882


Applications Close: 19 Jul 2019