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Clinical Midwife - Jaghu Program


Ipswich

The aim of the Jaghu program is to provide a culturally safe and responsive model of care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, their families and the community that is co-designed and co-led by the local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.

• Under s25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (Qld) it is a genuine occupational requirement for the incumbent to be Indigenous to the Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Community.

• This process will be utilised to fill future temporary vacancies over the next 12 months.

Job details

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Health - Midwifery
Classification Nurse Grade 6 (1)
Workplace Location Brisbane - West,Ipswich region
Job ad reference QLD/WM416692_04
Closing date 30-Aug-2022
Job duration 12 months
Contact person Nicole Moller
Contact details nicole.moller@health.qld.gov.au
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About the role

The Jaghu Program Clinical Midwife will provide and support clinicians to provide woman-centred, family-oriented evidence-based and contemporary child health services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, jarjums and their families.

The Clinical Midwife has responsibility for working in partnership with cultural leaders to ensure integration of all planning, coordination, implementation and evaluation of culturally safe midwifery services across the perinatal continuum.  The Jaghu Program Clinical Midwife will also develop and maintain collaborative and effective relationships with community based and hospital clinicians and health services to enhance support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and their families.

Fixed Term Temporary opportunities available

About you

The ideal person for this role will be someone who can demonstrate the following:

Demonstrating of high-level experience in delivering advanced level clinical expertise, knowledge and leadership in the area of midwifery care.

  • Promotes clinical and professional standards through the application of relevant legislation and frameworks which support best practice, contribute to service improvement and minimise risk.
  • Demonstrated high level of interpersonal and communication skills, including skill in general computer software applications.
  • Evidence of evolving leadership and management skills including respectful and professional challenging of behaviour and attitude and application of conflict resolution skills.

 Mandatory Requirements:

  • Vaccinated against, and remain vaccinated against, certain vaccine preventable diseases (VPD) as outlined in the Health Employment Directive No. 01/16
  • Vaccinated against COVID-19 as outlined in the Health Employment Directive No. 12/21 and the Queensland Health Human Resources Policy B70.
  • Proof of qualification and current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Certified copies of the required information must be provided to the appropriate supervisor/manager, prior to the commencement of clinical duties.
  • Under s25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (Qld) it is a genuine occupational requirement for the incumbent to be Indigenous to the Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Community.

Benefits

17.5% annual leave loading, 12.75 % employer contribution to superannuation. Other employment benefits may include: professional development, salary sacrificing options, wellness programs and the Employee Assistance Service (EAS).

To apply

For further information regarding this role please download and read the attached Role Description and Information Packages. You will need to submit your Cover Letter, CV or Resume including the names and contact details of two referees and a short response (maximum 1-2 pages) on how your experience, abilities, knowledge and personal qualities are relevant to the role.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply for all West Moreton Health vacancies.

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