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Maternal and Child Health Nurse - Casual Relievers
  • Casual relieving positions available
  • Base hourly rate is $50.90 plus 25% casual loading, applicable allowances and Super
  • Flexibility to work across six integrated MCH sites

The Role:  

Casual MCH roles are required in the Universal MCH program to provide flexible, family focused serviceto 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, Team leader MCH on 0409 429 709. 

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.   

The City of Ballarat is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a safe and inclusive working environment that embraces and values diversity, flexibility and child safety. We welcome applications from all walks of life and celebrate the diversity and richness this brings to our workplace and reasonable adjustments will be made to the process to ensure equitable access.  We undertake an employment screening process to ensure this commitment is upheld, this includes ensuring the successful candidate holds a valid working with children check, satisfactory criminal history record check and COVID-19 Vaccinations. 

Job Ref: CJ000038
Submitted: 19-06-2023

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