Associate Nurse Unit Manager - Postnatal Ward

Location: Melbourne
Job Type: Full time
Reference: WMH 56
Werribee Mercy Hospital is seeking experienced Midwives to join our team as Associate Nurse Unit Managers in Postnatal.
• Grade 3A, option for Full Time or Part Time, 6 month fixed term contract
• Lead and support a diverse, motivated team in a fast growing and progressive environment
• Utilise your advanced clinical and management skills to provide effective leadership and support the strategic direction within Maternity Services
• Join a team that provides holistic care in a modern, well equipped environment
• Position does include rotation onto night duty

If you are looking to take the next exciting and challenging step in your career, we would love to hear from you.
• Registered Midwife with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
• Minimum of 3 years’ experience and demonstrated expertise in antenatal and postnatal care
• Ability to work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team to build good working relationships thereby fostering a collaborative approach to care
• Ability to prioritize, adapt and offer mentoring and supervision to midwifery students and graduates
• Able to manage the day to day operation of the ward in the absence of the Unit Manager
• Knowledge of OH&S responsibilities
• Commitment to ongoing professional development
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Werribee Mercy Hospital is a general hospital located in the rapidly growing western suburbs of Melbourne. Our services include surgical, medical, maternity, newborn, renal dialysis, emergency, mental health, rehabilitation, aged and palliative care. The hospital is currently undergoing significant expansion with a number of exciting capital projects currently underway, including an $85 million State Government funded redevelopment that will deliver a new critical care unit and take the total number of beds to 298. Join us now and be part of our team as we expand to serve our community.

Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation employing over 8500 people who provide compassionate and holistic care through our acute hospitals, aged care facilities, mental health programs, palliative and respite services, maternity and women’s health services, early parenting services and home care services.Mercy Health is proud to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA).

• Values driven culture
• Salary packaging benefits
• Leadership Capability Framework to support your career progression and development
• Camp Australia School Holiday Program
• Thrive @ Mercy – our health & wellbeing hub supporting you to be the best you can be
• Stepping Stones – our flexibility framework supporting your growth and work life balance
• Fully funded childcare referral service
To find out more about these exciting initiatives, please visit Mercy Health Careers homepage (

At Mercy Health we embrace diversity and foster an inclusive culture where individual differences are respected and valued. Mercy Health encourages Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples to apply.

To be the successful candidate you must meet the position requirements as well as provide a current Police Record Check and Working with Children Check.

Enquiries to: Nurse Unit Managers - Louise Thompson (03) 8754 3408 or Kate Brown (03) 8754 3449 Quote Ref No: WMH 56
Applications Close: Monday, 14 May 2018