The City of Stonnington has an exciting opening for a Maternal and Child Health Nurse on a permanent part time basis for 22.8 hours per week.
This is a great opportunity to make a difference in your community, utilising your knowledge of child development and your compassion and interpersonal skills to establish supportive relationships with families in the municipality.
In this position you’ll be responsible for providing a family centred Maternal and Child Health Service that maximises the health potential of children 0-6 years and their families within the municipality. As a universal MCH Nurse, you will monitor and promote the health, growth and development of young children by providing support, guidance, information, and intervention on child growth development, health and hygiene, nutrition, parenting and safety.
To be successful you will have a current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) as both a registered nurse and a registered midwife, with recognised qualifications in Child, Family and Community nursing and experience working effectively with a diverse range of families, groups and service providers. Additionally you will have highly developed assessment and referral skills and an understanding of families’ support needs, child protection issues and knowledge of child development and family dynamics
At the City of Stonnington, ambition and expertise will be recognised and rewarded, in an environment that fosters personal career development as part of a unique team culture. As an employee, you will have access to some fantastic benefits and be able to participate in staff wellbeing programs, previously nominated as a finalist in both the VicHealth and Worksafe Awards. Additionally, you will receive annual leave loading, ongoing training opportunities and work for an organisation with a dedicated Green Team.
City of Stonnington is an equal opportunity employer committed to an equitable, diverse and socially inclusive work environment and a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. We actively encourage applicants from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to explore the opportunity of a career at the City of Stonnington. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.
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Submitting your application
A Position Description is attached below for your perusal which includes the Key Selection Criteria. Applicants must address the Key Selection Criteria as part of their application. To be eligible to apply for this position you must have an appropriate Australian or New Zealand work visa.
For further information on how to apply contact the Council’s Recruitment Officer on Ph: 03 8290 1333.
For position related queries, please contact Liz Bruhn on Ph: 82903338