Maternal and Child Health Nurse - Casual Relievers

Maternal and Child Health Nurse - Casual Relievers

Casual relieving positions available
Base hourly rate is $50.20plus25% casual loading, applicableallowancesand 10%statutory super
Flexibility to work across six integrated MCH sites
TheMaternaland Child Health(MCH)unitareseeking Maternal and Child Health Nurse(Relievers)to join the casual pool to ensure business continuity in the MCHProgramto meetstaffbackfill and leave requirements, workingacrossoursix sites.


Casual MCH roles are required in the Universal MCH program to provide flexible,family focused serviceto maximise the health potential of all children from birth to 6 years of age and their families.The role ensureshigh qualityevidence-basedpractice with a focus on strengthening parenting capacityand empoweringfamilies to make optimal decisions related to their children’s health and development.

The role is guided by the standards and frameworks of the Victorian MCH program (Dept. Of Health), and includes home visiting, first parent groups, KAS assessments and flexible service options. MCH nurses deliverhealth promotion through evidence-based education and information relating to all aspects of parenting including breast feeding, early learning, nutrition and immunization whilst contributing to relevant quality improvement and research projects within the Family, Youth and Children’s unit.


We are looking for Maternal and Child Health nurses who have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with families, colleagues,welfareand early year’sprofessionals.

You are required to have current registration with AHPRA as a registered nurse and a registered midwife, and a recognised post graduate Maternal and Child Health qualificationfor employmentin Victoria. Youwill also need a current Victorian driver’s licence andWorkingwithChildrenCheck.

For more information, please see the position description or contact BerniePeacock,Manager Community Child Healthvia0428 388 139 .


To apply for this position please click on the Apply button and submit your application including a cover letter briefly addressing the positions key selection criteria and a current resume.

Successful applicants will be required to undergo a full employment medical and police check.Covid-19 vaccinations are mandatory requirement for these positions.

Job Ref: SW000019

Submitted: 07-06-2022

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