Clinical Development Midwife | Full-Time Temporary

Closes: 22 May 2020

Classification: Registered Midwife Level 2
Salary: $94,409 - $100,061 plus superannuation
Position No: 12860 - 01PON
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 06 May 2020
Contact Officer: Fiona Cameron on ************* or (02) 5124 7***

Our Vision: Creating exceptional health care together.
Our Role: To be a health service that is trusted by our community.

Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT)—a catchment of approximately 400,000 people. It also services the surrounding Southern New South Wales region which includes the Bega Valley, Bombala, Cooma-Monaro, Eurobodalla, Goulburn, Mulwaree, Palerang, Queanbeyan, Snowy River, Upper Lachlan Shire and the Yass Valley.

CHS administers a range publicly funded health facilities, programs and services including but not limited to:

  • The Canberra Hospital: a modern 600-bed tertiary hospital providing trauma services and most major medical and surgical sub-specialty services.
  • University of Canberra Hospital Specialist Centre for Rehabilitation, Recovery and Research: a dedicated and purpose-built rehabilitation facility, with 140 inpatient beds, 75-day places and additional outpatient services.
  • Four Walk-in Centres: which provide free treatment for minor illness and injury.
  • Six community health centres: providing a range of general and specialist health services to people of all ages.
  • A range of community-based health services including Early Childhood Services, Youth and Women’s Health, Dental Health, Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Services.

Overview of the work area and position

The Clinical Development Midwife position supports all midwives within the Centenary Hospital for Women and Children. This position also provides support for newly graduated midwives, through an intensive orientation program and provide extensive educational and clinical support throughout the Maternity Unit for all staff through department wide in-service and education activities. The Clinical Development Midwife will be supported by the Clinical Support Midwife and Clinical Midwife Managers to work within their full midwifery scope of practice across all areas of Maternity.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:


  • Be registered or be eligible for registration as a midwife with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Eligibility for membership of the Australian College of Midwives.
  • Extensive experience as a Registered Midwife across the full scope of practice.
  • The successful applicant will be required to undertake "Train the Assessor" training through Capabiliti if they do not hold a similar qualification such as Certificate 4 in Training and Assessment.


  • Postgraduate qualifications in relevant field e.g. Midwifery, Child and Family Health and/or Clinical Leadership

Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:

  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police check.
  • Comply with CHS Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination policy, (OMU).


This is a temporary position available for a period of 12 months with the possibility of extension. This position is full-time however part-time hours will be considered. Clinical Development Midwives are required to work a rotating roster with morning and evenings shifts, 7 Days per week.

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This is a temporary position available for a period of 12 months with the possibility of extension. This position is full-time however part-time hours will be considered.

Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services