Registered Midwife

This vacancy was added on 24 March, 2022

Permanent and Fixed Term Positions –Full time or part time hours available.

Are you an enthusiastic and passionate Registered Midwife? Work in a supportive team environment in a beautiful seaside location?

Portland District Health is looking to build on our midwifery team, with positions available either permanent or fixed term. In this role you will provide a high quality midwifery care to our patients recognising the needs and acknowledging the dignity, culture and values of our patients and their families and / or carers.

You will have highly developed interpersonal skills as well as sound communication skills both verbal and written. This role requires you to be available to work all shifts on a monthly roster including, morning, afternoon, night shift and weekends.

The successful applicant will:

  • Be currently registered with AHPRA as a Registered Midwife
  • Recent Midwifery experience
  • Demonstrated commitment to the provision of care, which focuses on the patient and their family
  • Commitment to flexibility and innovation in practice including an evidence-based approach to care
  • Ongoing training and professional development in a supported work environment

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing
  • Ongoing training and professional development in a supported work environment

Who we are

Portland District Health provides an integrated health service for the community. The hospital, established in 1856 on the current site, provides a comprehensive range of services that include:

  • Acute general medical and surgical care, midwifery, emergency, oncology, dialysis, subacute care, sleep studies, palliative care plus a range of specialist surgical services delivered by visiting surgeons.
  • Emergency care, provided from the Urgent Care Centre with an onsite emergency helipad to facilitate rapid transfer when needed.
  • Residential aged care program for 30 residents of Harbour Side Lodge.
  • An extensive range of primary and community services for the local community, this includes: Health Independence Program, Rehabilitation, Community Palliative Care, District Nursing, Allied Health, Visiting Specialist services, Medical Imaging, Pharmacy, Counselling, and Alcohol and Other Drugs treatment services.

 Portland District Health delivers services from a single campus, employs around 470 staff with an EFT of approximately 290, and has additional 113 community members in an active volunteer workforce.

How to apply

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Nurses and Midwives (Victorian Public Health Sector) Enterprise Agreement, with the appropriate Enrolled Nurse classification.

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Working with Children Check
  • Current Immunisation status. This role must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and meet the requirements of the Portland District Health Immunisation Policy.

Applications are to be directed to HR Coordinator via email to and need to include an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of two (2) referees.

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Director of Nursing on (03) 5521 0333.

Portland District Health Service is committed to EEO, OH&S, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity.  As such, we strongly encourage people of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent to apply for the advertised positions. We encourage ATSI applicants to contact the ATSI Workforce Officer on 0355 210381 or via email:

All successful applicants are expected to abide by the Code of Conduct.