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May

Casual Maternal & Child Health Nurse

Moonee Valley City Council - Melbourne, VIC

Government, Defence & Emergency
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Casual Maternal & Child Health Nurse

Reference number: 13625

Closing date: 11:45pm, Sunday 6 June 2021

  • Casual Position
  • $71.02 per hour plus 9.5% superannuation (inclusive of 25% casual loading), salary commensurate with experience
  • Apply your nursing skills to deliver a Maternal & Child Health service
  • New graduates encouraged to apply!

About Us

Maternal and Child Health is located within the Health and Family Wellbeing Unit of the Family and Children’s Services Department. The Moonee Valley Maternal & Child Health service is committed to providing service excellence to children and families in our municipality. We respect parents as the experts in the care of their children and provide support and advice to enhance parenting practices and experiences from an evidence-based perspective. We are health professionals passionate about relationship building with families and communities.

The Opportunity

Reporting directly to our MCH Team Leader Clinical Services, this position will see you applying your advanced nursing skills to deliver the Maternal & Child Health Service to children (birth to school age) and families within our municipality. Your universal primary care service will consist of; home visits, centre consultations, assertive outreach and group consultancy.

You will be responsible for promoting a family-centred approach and work in partnership with the families, carers, significant others and other professional partners involved with the child, respecting cultural, religious and family norms and values. You will also have a strong focus on supporting, guiding, informing and intervening on child growth, development, health and hygiene, nutrition, parenting and safety through individual and group consultancy.

Skills & Experience

  • Current Nurse and Midwife registration;
  • Qualification in Family, Child and Community Health or equivalent (as defined by AHPRA);
  • Strong communication and customer service skills with the ability engage with a range of individuals;
  • Demonstrated understanding of Child and Family Violence Information Sharing Schemes and risk Assessment Frameworks, together with Child Safe Standards; and
  • Current Victorian Driver’s Licence, Working With Children Check and Level 2 First Aid.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted through our online system https://mooneevalley.mercury.com.au/ and should be in line with the Moonee Valley City Council Application Guide found at the bottom of the advertisement. Applications that do not meet these requirements may not be considered.

For further information, please view the Position Description or contact Lyndal Bankuti, Coordinator Health and Family Wellbeing on (03) 9243 1083.

Our Culture of Inclusion

If you are interested in the role but feel you may not meet the full range of selection criteria, we encourage you to contact us to discuss your experience and application for this position.

We don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our services and our community. With a focus on inclusion, accessibility and flexibility, we'll support you at every stage of your career. We recognise the importance of balance and embrace work agility, understanding that this means different things to each and every one of our employees.

Moonee Valley City Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Child Safe employer and we value diversity and encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, people of any age or gender, people identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and gender diverse, intersex and/or queer (LGBTIQA+) and people with disability. If you have a reasonable adjustment, support or access requirement, we encourage you to let us know through your application or email [email protected] or call 9243 1122.

Melbourne, VIC

Government, Defence & Emergency




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