Registered Midwife (524389)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jun 19, 2024
Medicine Flexible

Job Description:


Launceston is the perfect launchpad for all of your Tassie adventures. Gorgeous wineries on your doorstep, along with magnificent experiences. Add to that the magical natural landscapes for you to explore are endless. When it’s time for work and not play the Women and Children's Department comes into its own. An incredibly supportive and friendly team who leave you feeling appreciated. A well resourced unit who clearly invest in their best asset- their midwives. Collaborative relationships that fulfil our ultimate role, to be “with woman”

The Maternity Unit, Launceston General Hospital:

What others have to say about the team:

The Role:

The Registered Midwife strengthens health outcomes through the provision of safe quality, clinically appropriate midwifery care in partnership with women, their families and other health professionals.

Note: - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.

Details of Appointments

Multiple permanent, full time and part time, shift work (fully rotational), commencing as soon as possible.

*notwithstanding hours to be negotiated with the successful applicant

Salary: $75,902 - $102,908 pro rata per annum + 11% superannuation + access to salary packaging


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

  1. Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Midwife
  2. Current Working with Children Registration

*Registration/licences that are essential requirements of this role must remain current and valid at all times whilst employed in this role and the status of these may be checked at any time during employment. It is the employee’s responsibility to ensure that registration/licences remain current and to advise the Employer if their circumstances change. This includes notifying the Employer if a registration/licence is revoked, cancelled or has its conditions altered.

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

  1. Conviction checks in the following areas:
  1. Identification check
  2. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide, Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

Statement of Duties

Applicant Guide

How to Apply

Apply Online. Please click the "Apply" button on this screen. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete a 1-2 page application detailing your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

Please note:

For more information

Jennifer Pople

Position: Nurse Unit Manager (NUM) Maternity Unit
Phone: (03) 6777 8948

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