Position Details
Reference Number 17533
Position Title M&CH Nurse Enhanced Visiting
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Department Social Development Department
Branch Social Policy & Early Years
Location Maternal and Child Health Centre
Banding Level Maternal and Child Health nurse
Salary $58.63
Hours Per Fortnight 76.00
Position Summary

Moreland Maternal & Child Health Enhanced Position:

 

  • $58.63 per hour + Qualification Allowance + Super
  • Supportive Team Environment
  • Full time but part time will be considered
  • 38 hour week with access to a fortnightly RDO (full time employees only)

 

Moreland City Council has a fantastic opportunity for an Enhanced Maternal & Child Health Nurse to work within their dynamic MCH team.

Moreland provides a supportive workplace with a real opportunity to make a positive impact on the community. The Council also offers ongoing professional development opportunities and workplace flexibility within a supportive and innovative work environment. You will be supported by a comprehensive orientation, supervision, collegial networks along with the incumbent family support worker.

The Enhanced Maternal and Child Health (EMCH) Nurse provides services to parents and families with extra needs that require a more intensive level of support. The Enhanced nurses are able to visit families in their homes, in the community or meet at the MCH centre. This service is available to parents/carers who may be experiencing a range of issue including, mental health, family violence, homelessness or social isolation. It is also available for premature babies, those with medical issues, low birth weights or for children with a disability.

To be successful in this role you will have Current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife and hold recognised qualifications in Maternal and Child Health Nursing. You will also bring to the role;

  • Extensive knowledge and experience in current family support practice  
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a complex and highly vulnerable client group
  • Demonstrated ability to network extensively with other service providers
  • Experience in providing appropriate parenting advice

The successful applicant will be required to obtain an employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

At Moreland we provide our employees with every opportunity to enjoy a work-life balance, employer-supported study assistance schemes, salary sacrifice and extensive opportunities for training and career development.

Moreland City Council is proudly diverse and an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, people with disability, and people from every culture, gender and sexuality identity, age and ethnic background.

Selection Criteria Essential: Current registration with AHPRA with General nursing registration and Midwifery registration.

Essential: Post Graduate qualification in Maternal & Child Health

Essential: Current Victorian drivers licence

Essential: Experience as a M&CH nurse

Essential: Demonstrated understanding of the needs of a culturally diverse community

Essential: Knowledge of current issues in children's and family services sector, including State policy directions, Program Standards and understanding new Enhanced Framework
Contact Person Roslyn Monagle
Contact Number 92402212
Alternate Contact Person Lisa Auchettl
Alternate Contact Number 92401220
Closing Date 13/07/2018
Position Description
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