Maternal & Child Health Nurse - Express interest to join the casual pool

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

Maternal and Child Health Nurse - Join our casual pool of Maternal and Child Health Nurses 


Nurse 4B Year 2 - $75.02 (inclusive of 25% casual loading) + Super + Applicable Allowances

Are you a Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Nurse that is looking for flexibility in your workplace, more hours, or to register your interest for work in the future with City of Yarra?

About The Position

As a Maternal & Child Health Nurse you will join our casual pool and provide support to the team with high quality, family-centred health care service that promotes and protects the health of families with children 0 – 6 years across the municipality.

The successful applicants will be a registered Maternal and Child Health Nurse, 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 wonderful opportunity to join a passionate, supportive and innovative team that works closely alongside Integrated Family Services, Immunisation and Family Programs and Inclusion Teams.

You will

  • 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 if necessary 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


  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of working with Child First/Orange Door and Child Protection

Yarra city council is an exciting and flexible Organisation. We pride ourselves on inclusive culture and diversity. We aim to make a positive difference in people’s lives and continually improve service to the community.

Our benefits include opportunities for learning and development, a focus on wellbeing including a world-class EAP offering, wellbeing initiatives and very generous leave entitlements together with the support of a progressive team.

For further information see the position description or contact the MCH Coordinator via

Download File Position Description 702480 - MCH Nurse.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

Please note: This is an ongoing recruitment drive for positions as they become available. Yarra City Council endeavours to contact you within a month of your application and reserve the right to close the advertisement when all the vacancies have been filled. We encourage newly graduated MCH nurses to apply, as well as those due to graduate in 2022.

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, Working with Children Check, proof of COVID-19 triple vaccination and a pre-employment medical assessment 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 is committed to being a child safe organisation and 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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