15 July, 2022

Community Midwife

Community Midwife

Full time until June 2025, and then subject to ongoing funding

About Maari Ma Health

Maari Ma Health is an Aboriginal community-controlled health service that has been providing a quality service to the Aboriginal people of far western New South Wales for more than 20 years and employs over 120 people within the region.

About the role

The Community Midwife provides care that is equitable, safe, woman-centered, informed and evidence- based. The midwife acknowledges that women are the decision-makers in their care and maternity care should reflect their individual needs.

The midwife works in partnership with GP’s and Aboriginal Health Practitioners to implement the NSW Aboriginal Maternal Infant Health Strategy integrated within the Child & Family Health Service.

The position manages a cohort of pregnant and post-natal women in Broken Hill and collaborates with the 2nd midwife to provide midwifery care in Wilcannia. Weekly travel and overnight stays in Wilcannia will be required at times.

Travel within the region with occasional overnight stays is a requirement of the position.

Salary up to $108,700 gross per annum (Depending on qualifications and experience)

A great range of benefits including:

  • Generous salary packaging (which can increase your take home pay by several thousand dollars)
  • 5 weeks annual leave plus additional paid leave over Christmas period
  • Accrued Days Off (up to 12 per year)
  • Excellent professional development opportunities
  • Relocation assistance

Please view our website and see the Strategic Plan, Chronic Disease Strategy and Annual Report at www.maarima.com.au

APPLY ONLINE – please go to the “Working with uspage of our website. www.maarima.com.au/employment

TO DISCUSS the role please contact Claire Allan or email claire.allan@maarima.com.au

All Maari Ma Aboriginal Health employees are required to have three doses of a COVID-19 vaccination or provide an approved medical contraindication certificate. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians are encouraged to apply for this position. Maari Ma acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land in which we live, and we pay our respect to their Elders both past and present and emerging.