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Enhanced Maternal Child Health Nurse

Hume City Council


  • MCH salary range (Year 3-4) pa plus super
  • Permanent Full Time - monthly RDO

Hume City Council is seeking motivated Maternal and Child Health Nurses with a positive approach to service delivery to join our team. To be successful for this position you will have current registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulatory Agency as a Nurse and Midwife and evidence of completion of a Postgraduate qualification in Maternal & Child Health.

Our service is comprised of a dedicated multidisciplinary team, including Enhanced MCH nurses, Parent Support Workers, Social Worker and the Universal MCH team, with highly supportive administration staff.

The MCH Nursing team at Hume enjoy:

  • An interesting and diverse clientele
  • A great team of Nurses, Parent Support Workers and Social Workers
  • A commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Working arrangements that enable a real work/life balance
  • A comprehensive orientation program
  • Outstanding administration support

Key Skills

  • At least 3 years experience as an MCH nurse with an understanding of the contemporary practice environment
  • Demonstrated experience working with complex and vulnerable clients, including those experiencing mental health issues, family violence and clients working with Child Protection.
  • Demonstrated excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate with a wide variety of people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain accurate, confidential records of daily activities, child/family profiles/action plans and maintain other documentation as required, in accordance with relevant standards and privacy requirements.

Company Profile

Hume City Council is a leader in local government and is recognised for its innovation, initiative, leadership, service, quality and support for its people.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a safe working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion and the principles of gender equality.

Our Council recognises the value of the diversity and strength of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures to the heritage of all Australians.

We have zero-tolerance for child abuse and adhere to the Victorian Child Safe Standards and related legislation. Our people are required to observe child safe requirements and support the safety, participation, wellbeing and empowerment of children.

Our strong commitment to social justice and the environment provides opportunities for employees to participate in various programs.

We offer flexible work arrangements and a range of other employee benefits to support employees' work-life balance.

In line with directions issued by Victoria's Chief Health Officer, all roles at Hume City Council require staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Successful applicants will be required to provide COVID-19 vaccination certificate or valid medical exemption.

For further information please view position description or contact Karen Gates on 0419 740 100.

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(Job ID: 5759654)

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