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Maternal and Child Health Nurse - Casual Relievers
  • Casual relieving positions available
  • Base hourly rate is $50.20 plus 25% casual loading, applicable allowances and 10.5% statutory super
  • Flexibility to work across six integrated MCH sites

The Maternal and Child Health (MCH) unit are seeking Maternal and Child Health Nurse (Relievers) to join the casual pool to ensure business continuity in the MCH Program to meet staff backfill and leave requirements, working across our six sites. 

The Role 

Casual MCH roles are required in the Universal MCH program to provide flexible, family focused service to maximise the health potential of all children from birth to 6 years of age and their families. The role ensures high quality evidence-based practice with a focus on strengthening parenting capacity and empowering families to make optimal decisions related to their children’s health and development. 

The role is guided by the standards and frameworks of the Victorian MCH program (Dept. Of Health), and includes home visiting, first parent groups, KAS assessments and flexible service options. MCH nurses deliver health promotion through evidence-based education and information relating to all aspects of parenting including breast feeding, early learning, nutrition and immunization whilst contributing to relevant quality improvement and research projects within the Family, Youth and Children’s unit.


About You

We are looking for Maternal and Child Health nurses who have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with families, colleagues, welfare and early year’s professionals.

You are required to have current registration with AHPRA as a registered nurse and a registered midwife, and a recognised post graduate Maternal and Child Health qualification for employment in Victoria. You will also need a current Victorian driver’s licence and Working with Children Check.  


For more information, please see the position description or contact Belinda Joyce, Acting Manager Community Child Health on 5320 5596.


To Apply 


To apply for this position please click on the Apply button and submit your application including a cover letter briefly addressing the positions key selection criteria and a current resume.  

Successful applicants will be required to undergo a full employment medical and police check. Covid-19 vaccinations are mandatory requirement for these positions.

Job Ref: SW000027
Submitted: 16-09-2022
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