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Employment

Thank you for your interest in working for the South Coastal Women’s Health Services.

All upcoming and current positions open are listed below.

Remember, there are most likely some open volunteering opportunities with us as well, if you are looking to gain more experience in a field, understand our work and give of your time for a season.

Please apply for below positions by:

  1. addressing the Selection Criteria in the Role Description
  2. providing your Resume
  3. taking note of the Closing Date
  4. completing the Application Form below or emailing careers@southcoastal.org.au.

We look forward to hearing from you and all the best.

 

South Coastal Health & Community Services

 

There are currently no job vacancies for South Coastal Health and Community Services

  

 

South Coastal Babbingur Mia

 

Midwife Position Available

 

 

 

Role

This role will utilise a case management approach in providing quality primary health care using a holistic, and culturally acceptable framework to assess clients within the context of their family and within the environment in which they live. This role delivers care predominantly in the outreach setting to Aboriginal families in the local area. The role is therefore diverse, flexible, and must be responsive to the unique needs of individual women and their families.

Responsibilities

The key responsibilities of the Midwife is to work in partnership with women to give the necessary support, care and advice during the ante-natal and post-natal period. The Midwife will also offer maternal and child health guidance and support to women and their families during the perinatal period and provide linkages to services which will assist families to lead a healthier lifestyle.

Selection Criteria (This must be addressed in your application)

  • Hold a tertiary degree or postgraduate qualifications in a relevant field of practice and be eligible for registration with the related professional body. This can include:
    • A minimum three-year degree or postgraduate qualifications in Nursing and meet eligibility for registration to AHPRA
    • A Midwifery Post Graduate Certificate or the equivalent that meets eligibility for general registration as a Midwife with AHPRA
  • A Minimum of 3 years experience as a Registered Midwife.
  • Demonstrated leadership and experience in the planning, provision, management and evaluation of maternal health services.
  • Demonstrated ability to practice independently in providing health services, including emergency services, within own area of competence and professional knowledge base
  •  Particular experience and an understanding of issues affecting the health and well-being of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander families and children and willingness to seek cultural advice
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct appropriate assessments (including risk assessments) and deliver evidence-based therapeutic interventions to clients both in individual and group settings.
  • Knowledge of research, evidence based theory and clinical practice applicable to the relevant client groups.
  • Experience in developing and implementing and evaluating community based health promotion programs in cross cultural settings
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to liaise effectively with staff, other health professionals, and external agencies both on individual client management matters and on general service issues.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work both independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Sound knowledge of the laws and ethical standards relevant to this area of practice.
  • Demonstrated computer literacy, including word processing, email, and internet skills. Previous experience with client management software is desirable.
  • Current Working with Children Check (WWCC).
  • National Police Clearance (less than 3 years old).
  • 100 Point Identification Check.
  • If not an Australian Citizen: proof of Visa status.
  • Current C class driver’s licence

About South Coastal Health and Community Services

The South Coastal Babbingur Mia service is a part of the South Coastal Health & Community Services organisation, which provides health and wellbeing support to women, families and the unique communities in the south coast corridor of the Perth Metropolitan area.  We have been serving the community for over 26 years and we are passionate about bringing good skill and hope to our community.  This specific service provides outreach and in-reach services to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community in the Rockingham and Kwinana area. Services provided include maternal and child health, adult health assessments, and psychological services.

We strongly encourage people with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds to apply.

For any additional information please email HR@southcoastal.org.au

 

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