Maternal Child Health Nurse (Registered Nurse/Midwife – Grade 4)

Part Time
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Maternal Child Health Nurse (Registered Nurse/Midwife – Grade 4)
Mother and Family Unit
Permanent Part Time
40 hrs per fortnight

An enthusiastic and experienced Maternal Child Health Nurse is sought to provide Maternal Child Health Nurse Services within the perinatal mental health Mother and Family Inpatient Unit (MaFU) of Ballarat Health Services.

Primary clinical responsibilities include:

  • The provision of specialist assessment, care planning of consumers with complex psychosocial needs in collaboration with the consumer and their carer/s, the multidisciplinary team and other treating health professionals.
  • Monitoring and facilitating the progress of consumers through the course of their inpatient stay from admission to discharge with a specific focus on the promotion of infant’s best interests, with a strong infant development focus.
  • A strong skill base in assessing mental health in perinatal period and awareness of importance of infant’s mental wellbeing.

You will enjoy an environment in which collaborative multidisciplinary team work is highly valued. Our inpatient and community based perinatal mental health services are committed to the provision of high quality evidence-based care, secondary consultation, networking and research. Opportunities for continuing professional development and supervision is supported.

All appointments are subject to satisfactory Police Records Check and Immunisation Clearance.

All applications must be submitted online via the Ballarat Health Services e-recruit portal.

For further information please contact Jane Campbell, NUM on 5320 8712.

BHS is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people.