Maternal and Child Health Nurse - Sleep and Settling

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Work type: Contract
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Community, Services

Maternal and Child Health Nurse - Sleep and Settling Program

Temporary Part Time Opportunity (7.6 hours per week) for 12 months

Nurse 4B Year 2 $114,836.78 (pro rata) + Super + Qualification Allowance

The City of Yarra's Family, Youth and Children's Services Branch is seeking an enthusiastic Maternal and Child Health Nurse - Sleep and Settling to join the team.

Are you a Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Nurse that is looking to make a positive difference in family's lives and work within a dedicated team of vibrant professionals? We are seeking an enthusiastic, collaborative and inclusive MCH Nurse to join the Family, Youth and Children's Services Branch.

As part of the state-wide Maternal and Child Health Sleep and Settling initiative, this role will support the planning, delivery and evaluation of the evidence-informed Sleep and Settling model of care within the City of Yarra. 

About The Position

The Maternal and Child Health Nurse will provide a high quality, family-centred health care service that promotes and protects the health of families with children 0 – 6 years in the municipality.

The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively work with a diverse range of parents, children, family services team colleagues, allied professionals, other council employees and the local community.

This is a rare opportunity to join an innovative team working in City of Yarra that works in an integrated model with Family Support and Playgroups Service.

You will

  • Deliver the Sleep and Settling program within the guidelines and policies of the Department of Health and Human Services
  • Provide Support and guidance, information and intervention to families via outreach consultations and, or facilitated group information sessions
  • Demonstrate commitment and enthusiasm in providing child focused, family centred care in the community setting
  • Provide quality customer service to internal and external customers seeking to understand and meet needs
  • Contribute to the team effectively, add value to team activities and encourage a supportive team environment
  • Hold oneself accountable for achieving results; constantly measure, monitor and evaluate outcomes
  • Effectively communicate verbally and in writing, seeking clarification of messages being communicated
  • Set high standards, take action to rectify problems, go above and beyond to achieve business objectives
  • Hold a current driver’s license.

To understand the physical requirements of this position, please see the Position Description or contact the MCH Team Leader, Hannah Castles, on 9205 5457.  

Download File 100542 Maternal and Child Health Nurse - Sleep and settling.pdf

How to apply

As part of the online expression of interest application form, you are required to:

  • Upload your resume
  • Upload your cover letter
  • Submit a response to the key selection criteria

Applications close at HR to affix deadline of two weeks after advertisement is published.

The selection panel will assess your CV against the technical skills, ability and qualifications of the Position Description as well as your separate responses to the Key Selection Criteria.

*This position is subject to satisfactory Police Check, Pre-employment Medical Assessment and Working With Children Check prior to commencement. Pre-employment checks are not used by Yarra City Council to prevent any applicant from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

Yarra City Council supports flexible and accessible working arrangements for all. This includes people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer. We draw pride and strength from our diversity, remain open to new approaches and actively foster an inclusive workplace that celebrates the contribution made by all our people.


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