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Koori Maternity Services Midwife - Bairnsdale

Gippsland & East Gippsland Aboriginal Co-Operative Ltd

We are looking for a motivated and dedicated team member to join our Koori Maternity Services team here at GEGAC Medical. We are a progressive and Team orientated workplace and we would love to hear from you if think you would fit in with us. Koori Maternity services deliver culturally appropriate maternity care for Aboriginal women or women having Aboriginal babies, and their families.

Organisational Profile

GEGAC is an Aboriginal Community organisation based in Bairnsdale Victoria. Consisting of about 160 staff, GEGAC is a Not for Profit organisation that delivers holistic services in the areas of Primary Health, Social Services, Elders & Disability and Early Childhood Education.

Position Purpose

The Role of the KMS Midwife (and Aboriginal Health Workers) is to support women and their children

In their journey through:

  1. Pregnancy and the antenatal period
  2. Educate towards labour and birth
  3. The postnatal period – (the first six to eight weeks of a baby’s life)
  4. Utilise Endorsing for Midwife Qualifications by using Medicare Provider & Prescriber number as required.

Qualifications and Registrations Requirement

Drivers Licence Essential

AHPRA Registered Nurse Division 1 practicing Certificate Essential

AHPRA Registered Midwife Division 1 practicing Certificate Essential

Endorsed Prescribing for Midwife Certificate Desirable

Completion of a Pap test course or willingness to complete same Desirable

Vaccination Certificate or willingness to obtain same Desirable

A person of Aboriginal / Torres Strait Islander background Desirable

How to apply for this job

A copy of the position description and the application form can be obtained below, at GEGAC reception 0351 500 700 or by contacting HR@gegac.org.au.

Or by following links:

Position Description - https://bit.ly/334knUZ

Application Form - https://bit.ly/2Ey3SX3

A valid Working with Children Check and Police check is mandatory to work in this organisation.

"This advertisement is pursuant to the 'special measures' provision at section 8 of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth)".

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