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Maternal and Child Health Team Manager

Employer: Indigenous Workforce Consulting
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Family Services, Health Care & Allied Health, Indigenous, Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Adelaide

Job posted on: 06 May, 2019.
Applications close: 17 May, 2019. (Expired)

Rewarding opportunity for experienced Registered Nurse in a team leader role

  • Make your mark leading an exciting new program for Aboriginal Mums and Kids
  • Advance your nursing management career in Aboriginal maternal, infant and child health
  • Full time position
  • Based in Wakefield St, Adelaide

The Organisation

Nunkuwarrin Yunti aims to promote and deliver improvement in the health and wellbeing of all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their families in the greater metropolitan area of Adelaide and to advance their social, cultural and economic status. The Organisation places a strong focus on a client centred approach to the delivery of services and a collaborative working culture to achieve the best possible outcomes for clients.

The Women Children and Family Health Unit aims to support safe nurturing environments for pregnant women, infants and children, increase uptake and utilisation of services with an emphasis on early intervention and prevention, provide streamlined coordinated care and positive experiences for clients to encourage continued engagement with services.

About the Opportunity

Leading the Strong Mums Solid Kids (SMSK) program the Team Manager, Maternal and Child Health will focus on the line management, leadership and coordination activities of team of 7+ staff. With limited professional and management supervision, the Team Manager, Maternal and Child Health will achieve continuity and quality of client care and be primarily accountable for the outcomes of practices in the practice setting.

What you need to succeed

Our ideal candidate will:

  • Be registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Authority (AHPRA) Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia; and bring the following:
  • Demonstrate knowledge and an understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander societies and culture and the issues which may impact on maternal child and family wellbeing
  • Have proven experience leading a multi-disciplinary team within a professional practice framework, and of a broad range of health professionals
  • Have demonstrated experience coordinating and managing service level operations within a comprehensive primary health care context and effectively oversee clinical governance in the area of midwifery and/or child and family health

Previous experience working in an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service and/or dual registration as a Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife will be highly regarded but is not essential.

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About the Benefits

An attractive remuneration is on offer and you will also have access to salary sacrificing options to further increase your take home pay. For further remuneration details for an RN3 please refer to the Nunkuwarrin Yunti of South Australia Inc Enterprise Agreement 2017:

Nunkuwarrin Yunti is committed to nurturing ongoing professional development and career advancement with training, mentoring and guidance provided.

Please note: It is a requirement of this role that successful candidates are willing to undergo a National Police Check and DCSI screening prior to employment with Nunkuwarrin Yunti. Additionally, you must have a current driver’s licence with the ability to travel as required.

Should you have any queries or for further information please contact HR via email to

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