Registered Midwife - Maternity Services - Wollongong Hospital - Permanent/Temporary

Registered Midwife
REQ137629 Requisition #
Employment Type:  Permanent Full-Time, Permanent Part-Time, Temporary Full-Time, Temporary Part-Time
Position Classification: Registered Midwife
Remuneration: $64,184.86 - $90,122.83
Hours Per Week: Various
Location: Maternity Services, Wollongong Hospital
Requisition ID: REQ137629
Applications Close: Sunday 17 November 2019

An exciting opportunity exists to join Maternity Services at Wollongong Hospital.


We currently have permanent and temporary vacancies in the Birthing Unit and temporary vacancies in Antenatal Services and the Maternity Ward. The temporary vacancies are up to 12 months, with the possibility of extension.

What you'll be doing

The Registered Midwife is responsible for the provision of person centred; evidence- based nursing care that promotes positive health outcomes. The Registered midwife will assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care in collaboration with individuals and the multidisciplinary healthcare team. The Registered Midwife will assist in the provision of supervision and support for less experienced clinicians and will maintain their professional accountability and development in accordance with the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Council Competency Standards. Further to this the Registered Midwife will align their professional conduct with those of the NSW Health CORE Values.

Where you’ll be working


Wollongong Hospital is the Illawarra and Shoalhaven’s major referral and teaching hospital and has bed base of more than 500. The campus, which incorporates the Illawarra Regional Cancer Care Centre, provides a comprehensive range of inpatient, outpatient and community-based services.


Wollongong is located an hours drive south of Sydney on a narrow coastal strip bordered by the Royal National Park to the north, Lake Illawarra to the south, the Tasman Sea to the east and the Illawarra Escarpment to the west.  Learn more about the lifestyle benefits of living and working in Wollongong.


Wollongong Hospital is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.


The values of the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District guide the behaviour and professional standards of our staff and underpin the ways in which we engage with our patients and consumers.  Our CORE Values are Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment.


Visit our ISLHD Youtube Channel to see our people and location in action and follow us on Twitter to stay up to date @IllaShoalHealth.


Successful applicants to the role must provide certified documentation of vaccination history and pathology as part of their recruitment documentation. The applicant must be certified as compliant with before employment can commence.


An eligibility list will be created for future Temporary and Permanent Full-Time and Part-Time positions. 

Please note: Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

Criminal record checks will be undertaken on successful applicants. This position is designated as child-related employment and you will be required to obtain a Working With Children clearance from the Office of the Children’s Guardian. To apply, please go to



Selection Criteria

  1. Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a Registered Midwife (Division 1).
  2. Recent clinical experience working in a Post Natal/ Antenatal Ward, Labour Ward and Maternity setting.
  3. Demonstrated high level verbal and written communication skills.
  4. Demonstrated ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  5. Demonstrates an understanding of the Continuous Quality Improvement concepts.
  6. Demonstrated computer literacy and understanding of relevant health related information systems.
  7. Demonstrated understanding of person centred care and NSW Health Core Values.

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