Maternal & Child Health Nurse - Early Parenting Centre

Last update 2024-04-16
Expires 2024-05-16
ID #2101203338
9,010 AU$
Maternal & Child Health Nurse - Early Parenting Centre
Australia, Victoria, Geelong,
Modified April 4, 2024


Position Title Maternal & Child Health Nurse - Early Parenting Centre Employment Status Permanent Part Time Program Women, Children & Families Location Mc Kellar Centre Hours Per Fortnight 64 Position Summary Make a difference to local families.

Opening soon.

Join Barwon Health's new state-of-the-art Early Parenting Centre, dedicated to supporting families in our region Fantastic career opportunities!Permanent part-time position - 64 hours per fortnight About Barwon Health Barwon Health  is Victoria's largest regional health service and is also the largest employer in the Geelong region, employing over 8700 staff.

Barwon Health's core facilities include the University Hospital Geelong precinct in central Geelong, the Mc Kellar Centre precinct in North Geelong, the innovative Sunrise Centre, Barwon Health North; a vital service that includes child and family health support, renal dialysis, medical imaging, and urgent care, and five stand-alone community health centres.

A range of services are delivered across our sites including, aged care, mental health, drugs and alcohol services, community and allied health and rehabilitation addition to delivering high-quality healthcare, Barwon Health is home to a renowned research program and has strong partnerships with training and higher education providers.

Explore our services here.

About the Barwon Early Parenting Centre Opening in the first half of 2024, the Barwon Early Parenting Centre will provide specialist support and deliver flexible, targeted services for families with children 0–4 years centre aims to enhance the parent-child relationship and support parents with strategies for achieving their parenting goals.

These goals are often in areas such as sleep and settling, child behaviour, and parent and child health and wellbeing.

These goals are achieved through structured programs that vary from residential, day stay and in-home support.

Programs include:psychosocial, physical and developmental assessmentsparenting educationcounsellingskills developmentplay-based activitiesmodelling effective Barwon Early Parenting Centre is located within the Mc Kellar Centre precinct on Ballarat Road in North learn more about the Victorian Government's expansion and upgrade program to the early parenting centre network, click here.

About the role The Maternal and Child Health Nurse (MCHN) position at the Early Parenting Centre (EPC) entails providing expert clinical practice support and education on child and family health nursing for both clinical staff and families throughout the triaging, assessment, and intake process.

This role involves supporting the multidisciplinary team in delivering evidence-informed, therapeutic models of child and family health nursing in alignment with Barwon Health's MCHN will play a key role in supporting Allied Health clinicians in Triage – Assessment & Intake, ensuring that families are appropriately allocated to the most suitable program within the EPC.

This position involves a blend of direct client care, offering advice and education related to child and family health nursing, as well as providing secondary consultations, education, and support for clinical staff.

What we offer Excellent working conditions with a high sense of job satisfaction. Geelong and Barwon Health is an attractive destination with a sunny climate, laidback lifestyle and great pay rates. Attractive salary packaging benefits!  Living Expenses capped at $9,010 which includes repayments on mortgages, credit cards, personal loans and rental payments and Meal Entertainment & Accommodation capped at $2,650 which includes food and drink consumed in a social or entertainment settings and some accommodation expenditure.

From out of town? To find out more about the Geelong region visit Moving to the Region  Located in  North Geelong just off the Geelong Ring Road, the Barwon Early Parenting Centre is an easy commute from all suburbs.

Flexible working arrangements – speak to us about hours, days or shifts that suit your lifestyle.

Access to employee wellness program.

A genuine community feel - we look after each other. Wide range of professional development that enhances your career.

Ability to take leave without pay and purchase additional leave.

Close to the Surf Coast and Bellarine Peninsula.

Diversity and Inclusion At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person's uniqueness.

We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual are strongly committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.

Click here for further information on the Victorian Government's Child Safe Standards: About Child Safe Standards | Victorian Government () we are also proud to be Totally Smoke we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments to submit your application for this role, please contact   noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

This role must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and influenza and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health immunisation policy.

Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?Essential: Tertiary Qualifications in Maternal and Child Health Nursing.

Essential: Experience in working with families who have multiple and complex issues including relationship difficulties.

Essential: Strong clinical knowledge, in particular, contemporary early parenting practices and understanding of infant mental health and attachment Desirable: An understanding of, or ability to identify, the range of services available in the community sector to support families Essential: I agree, to commence employment, I am required to meet Barwon Health's immunisation requirements (including full Covid-19 and Influenza vaccination) set out in the Staff Immunisation Policy.

I acknowledge that meeting this requirement is mandatory and a condition of employment subsequently offered.

Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on closing date.

Please ensure your application is added before then as we do not accept late applications.


Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Maternal & child health nurse - early parenting centre

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