Come join us!
Applications are invited from Registered Midwives (Endorsed) to join the Royal Perth Bentley Group (RPBG) as Clinical Midwives at Bentley Health Service (BHS) in an exciting and new model of care for maternity services. The service will provide a Midwifery-led Birth Centre (MBC) for women within our catchment area providing excellence in continuity of care from pregnancy through to birth by the same midwife for each woman. This model of care is the first of its’ kind offered within the Western Australia (WA) Health public sector.
We are seeking to establish a pool of experienced, passionate and caring Clinical Midwives (Endorsed) to join our MBC team providing evidence based and high-quality patient care as autonomous practitioners. If you have current Australian Health Practitioner Registration Authority (AHPRA) registration as a Registered Midwife with ‘Endorsement’ to prescribe schedule 2,3,5 and 8 medications required for midwifery practice across pregnancy, labour, birth and postnatal care, then we would like to hear from you.
Our new MBC is located at BHS within a local community setting with dedicated and upgraded facilities for women accessing our services. Services include antenatal, intrapartum / birthing and postnatal.
This is a Recruitment Pool for Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time, Fixed Term Full Time, and Fixed Term Part Time appointments. Fixed Term appointments will be made with the possibility of extension(s) and/or permanency.
This recruitment pool will be open for 3 months, and the following should be noted:
- The panel will monitor this recruitment pool for applications throughout this timeframe and will assess on a regular basis.
- Suitable applicants will be placed in a pool and appointments may be made when similar vacancies occur within any EMHS facility.
- Appointments may be made from this pool until 29/04/2024.
- Please inform your referees that they may be contacted when you submit your application.
Our vision, “Healthy people, amazing care. Koorda moort, moorditj kwabadak”, captures the essence of what we do and what we inspire each other to do every day – show compassion, dedication and professionalism.
We Aren’t Just Looking for Locals
If you are an experienced Registered Midwife (Endorsed) currently located in other parts of Australia or overseas and would like to live in and experience the natural beauty and amazing lifestyle WA has to offer, then we encourage you to apply. Click here for the WA Health international recruitment page
Royal Perth Bentley Group
Bentley Health Service (BHS) is a specialist hospital located 11km from the Perth CBD and forms part of the Royal Perth Bentley Group. BHS provides quality healthcare to the community, specialising in the delivery of mental health care, aged care services, MBC, and rehabilitation.
Royal Perth Hospital (RPH) is Perth’s inner city, tertiary adult hospital and part of the Royal Perth Bentley Group. Home to the State Major Adult Trauma Service, RPH offers tertiary-level emergency medicine, mental health, complex and elective surgical care, and specialist medical services. It is also a premier teaching hospital and contributes to innovation and excellence in medical research and patient care.
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Eligibility to Apply:
Australian citizenship or permanent residency is an essential requirement for applicants to be considered for permanent positions in the public sector. To be eligible for a fixed term appointment you must have documentary evidence of your entitlement to live and work in Australia for the period of the contract.
Applicants must hold Registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a Registered Midwife with Endorsement (or be eligible to apply). Please refer to the AHPRA website for registration information. Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia - Nursing (nursingmidwiferyboard.gov.au)
EMHS is committed to ensuring that our services are delivered by people who are representative of the diverse communities we assist.
We wholly embrace diversity and inclusion and encourage people to work with us from all ages, races, genders, religions, sexual orientations, family responsibilities or other characteristics, including Aboriginal people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, individuals with a diverse sexuality or gender or bodily diversity, and people with disability.
WA Health is committed to growing the Aboriginal workforce as a part of WA Health’s Aboriginal Workforce Policy. As a measure to achieve equality, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 applies to this position. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply.
WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour.
This position is subject to a Western Australian Working with Children (WWC) check. For further information please refer to the WWC website at: https://workingwithchildren.wa.gov.au
Employee Benefits: Our employees enjoy a range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements):
- Professional Development Opportunities and Study leave/assistance.
- Flexible working arrangements.
- Flexible leave arrangements.
- Other professional and location based allowances.
- For information on superannuation click here.
Selection Criteria: Please see the attached Job Description Form (available online at www.jobs.health.wa.gov.au).
For Further Job Related Information: We encourage you to contact Alisha Thompson on +61 417 095 695 or email email@example.com
If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact Employee Services on 13 44 77 for immediate assistance during business hours.
Application Instructions: Applicants are requested to apply online (www.jobs.health.wa.gov.au).
It is preferable for your referee to be a current supervisor or manager.
Applicants are advised to write a covering letter outlining their suitability for this position, write a statement addressing essential selection criteria 1, 2, 3 and 4 in no more than 3 pages and provide a detailed curriculum vitae which summarises your experience and how you are able to meet the position requirements. These documents should be complete and ready to attach prior to applying online. Please ensure you allow sufficient time to complete the online application process as you will be required to answer various questions and attach your documentation.
Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions on, or after, 4:00pm will not be accepted.
LATE OR EMAIL APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.