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Caseload Midwife (Outreach)

Midwifery Group Practice - MOUNT ISA, with outreach to the Doomadgee and Mornington Island communities

This caseload position is based in MOUNT ISA and provides collaborative midwifery care with individualised continuity of care through pregnancy, labour and the early postnatal period for women and families who live in remote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Communities.

Travel to provide outreach maternity services within the Doomadgee and Mornington Island Communities as a focal aspect for this position and contribute to our vision of creating:

Pathways to better health
for our North West communities.

Job details

Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Health - Midwifery
Classification Nurse Grade 6 (1)
Workplace Location North West Qld
Job ad reference QLD/MI459519
Closing date 09-Feb-2023
Job duration Ongoing - 76 hours per fortnight
Contact person Suzanne Weir
Contact details 0422 676 002
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Mount Isa is a unique and progressive city nestled among the splendour of the Selwyn Ranges in the heart of North West Queensland. Once a raw frontier town built around the vast mineral resources, Mount Isa has grown into a thriving industrial and commercial centre renowned for its friendly and welcoming nature.

Affectionately known as the ‘oasis of the outback,' Mount Isa represents over 50 nationalities which give the city a unique cosmopolitan flavour.

People enjoy living in this modern community, with restaurants, excellent health care, shopping, churches, clubs, service clubs and social activities. You will love the yearly carnival of festivities and celebrations including the Mount Isa Rodeo.

Mount Isa is a great place to live and work!

What's on offer?

Permanent full-time role, 76 hours per fortnight.

Caseload model.

Generous remuneration package comprising:

  •  Base Salary between $96,909 - $103,768 p.a. (Nurse Grade 6 - Band 1) + 35% caseload loading
  •  6 weeks Recreational leave p.a. with 17.5% loading when taken
  •  12.75% employer contribution to superannuation.

Other employment benefits may include:

Requirements of the role:

  • Proof of qualification, registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (AHPRA) and possession of a current annual practising certificate are mandatory requirements for this role.
  • Travel for outreach maternity services is a requirement of this role, including regular aeroplane travel, and a Class C Motor Vehicle Licence endorsement is required.
  • Appointees will be required to work under the Case Load Midwifery industrial agreement which includes an annualized salary with 35% loading and six (6) weeks recreation leave.
  • This is a Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD) risk role and may require evidence of vaccination or immunity to: Hepatitis A/B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Pertussis, Tuberculosis, and COVID-19.
  • A 6-month probationary period may apply.


Please download the role description for further information and application/interview preparation.

Contact: Suzanne Weir on 0422 676 002.

Apply ONLINE by: Thursday 09/02/2023.

Further information

We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights and diversity.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Our vision is to be Queensland's leading HHS delivering excellence in remote healthcare to our patients, working as an integral part of the community.


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