Clinical Midwife [B176]

Clinical Midwife [B176]

21 Sep
Government of Western Australia

21 Sep

Government of Western Australia


We are seeking to appoint a suitably experienced and motivated person to the position of Clinical Midwife.

This is for Permanent and Fixed Term Full Time appointments.

Position Profile: To manage, coordinate and provide competent, evidence based midwifery care within the scope of practice of a Midwife, using leadership and advanced midwifery skills and knowledge relevant to the practice setting. To provide clinical supervision for midwives, registered nurses, enrolled nurses, unregulated care workers and students.

About the Region: If you are an adventurous individual who loves nature and outdoor living, the Pilbara is just for you.

The Pilbara Health Region of the WA Country Health Service covers the Pilbara Region of Western Australia. It is Western Australia's second most northern region, defined by the Indian Ocean to the west and the Northern Territory border to the east. The Kimberley region lies to its north across the Great Sandy Desert and the Pilbara's southern reaches border the Midwest and Goldfields regions. The region covers a total area of 507,896 square km (including offshore islands). Most of the inhabitants are located in the western third, whereas the eastern third is largely desert with few inhabitants. The Pilbara came to national and international prominence during the 1960s when the go-ahead was given to extract iron ore deposits in the region. It hosts the Warlu Ways through the Karijini and Millstream Chichester National Parks, one of the most spectacular natural phenomena of colour rock contrasts and vegetation beauty in Australia.

WA Health is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our service. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

WA Health supports flexible working practices within the context of a quality health service. WA Health is committed to a smoke free environment across all buildings, grounds and vehicles.

Other Conditions: WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour.

This vacancy is subject to a Western Australian Working With Children (WWC) Check. For further information please refer to the WWC website at:

Please note this recruitment process requires completion of satisfactory Pre-Employment Health Assessment (PEHA). Any offer of employment with WA Country Health Service (WACHS) is conditional on satisfactory PEHA to ensure you are able to perform the inherent requirements of the position. An unsatisfactory PEHA will result in the offer of employment being withdrawn. Please see the attached WACHS PEHA Policy for further information. Employee Benefits:  In addition to the great salary our employees enjoy an amazing range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements):

- 10% employer contributed superannuation into a fund of your choice. For further information . 

- Access to generous salary packaging arrangements

- Professional Development Opportunities and Study Leave/assistance

- Flexible working arrangements

- Flexible leave arrangements

- Other professional and location based allowances

Selection Criteria:  Please see the attached Job Description Form. 

For Further Job Related Information: We encourage you to contact  Yvette Crowhurst on 08 9144 7601.

If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact Employee Services on 13 44 77 for immediate assistance during business hours.

Application Instructions : Applicants are requested to apply online.

It is preferable for your referee to be a current supervisor or manager.

Applicants are advised to write a statement addressing the selection criteria in no more than 2-3 pages and provide a detailed curriculum vitae which summarises your experience and how you are able to meet the position requirements.  These documents should be complete and ready to attach prior to applying online. Please ensure you allow sufficient time to complete the online application process as you will be required to answer various questions and attach your documentation.

Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions on, or after, 4:00pm will not be accepted.


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