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Registered Midwife / Lactation Consultant


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Full job description
  • $1500 sign on bonus plus a $1500 retention payment after 12 months employment
  • Secure undercover parking at a flat daily rate
  • Challenging, inspiring and rewarding role
  • Help with further study and education, professional and personal development

Norwest Private Hospital

Come and join our expert team of surgeons, specialist doctors, dedicated nurses and allied health professionals at Norwest Private Hospital.

Norwest Private Hospital is one of the largest private healthcare providers in NSW, providing an extensive range of surgical and medical services to those in The Hills Shire and surrounding suburbs. We offer state of the art equipment in a world class facility, diverse and friendly teams, as well as flexible shifts so you can achieve work/life balance.

With the culture of a small hospital and the scale and strength of a large hospital, Norwest Private Hospital provides an environment for its people like no other.

The Role

To succeed in the role as a Registered Midwife/Lactation Consultant, you will need to bring a genuine interest in caring for women and their family through the various stages of pregnancy, childbirth and postnatal care. You will be an experienced midwife with excellent communication skills and enjoy working in an inclusive and vibrant environment that values and supports our diverse families.

While the Lactation Consultant will focus specifically on the breastfeeding experience for the family, the lactation consultant will be responsible for providing Breast feeding education, guidance and support to staff working within the Postnatal Ward, Birthing Unit and Special Care Nursery.

The Department

Our Women's Health Unit is a 43 bed post/antenatal/gynecology ward with 7 birthing suite rooms. Supporting this service is a 7 bed level 2 Special Care Nursery. An opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Registered Midwife/Lactation Consultant to join our team on a full-time/part time basis. We are looking for an expert midwife/LC, who is committed to excellence, has extensive skills in post-partum care as well as a passion for delivery of woman centered care.

Essential qualities:

  • Current registration with AHPRA as a Registered Midwife
  • Minimum of three years' relevant post registration qualifications
  • Demonstrated experience working in the provision of antenatal and post-natal midwifery services.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of quality improvement initiative using research principles to support evidence-based practice, including development of policies and guidelines.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a supportive team.
  • Demonstrated ability to advocate for and implement individualised patient centred care;
  • Demonstrated professional manner when working with complex situations;
  • Advanced communication skills as part of a multi-disciplinary team with a willingness to learn new skills;
  • Flexibility to a seven-day roster including night duty;

Desirable qualities:

  • IBCLC (lactation) certificate or working towards.
  • Experience in Private Health Care

What you'll get in return

  • Diverse career pathways
  • Professional and personal development
  • Help with further study and education
  • A supportive work environment
  • Challenging, inspiring and rewarding roles
  • The opportunity to make a difference

We are sure that you will enjoy working here as much as we do. Successful candidates will receive a sign on bonus and a bonus on completion of 12 months' employment. Conditions apply

Why Healthscope?

We care about your career at Healthscope.

No matter where you go within our community of care, you'll be supported by great team leaders, be part of strong, innovative teams who always strive for better and have the opportunity to flourish and grow.

Our people are at the heart of our organisation - no matter the role, every day our people make a difference to the lives of our patients and their families. We work together to create positive, memorable experiences, alongside our quality care, in every moment of every day.

We are the only national private hospital operator and healthcare provider in Australia. But why does that matter? Our team is made up of over 19,000 highly experienced people working across a range of roles and specialisations. Supported by some of the best doctors in Australia, we come together to strive for better, sharing learnings, supporting each other, celebrating successes and facing challenges together.

Joining us opens the door to endless opportunities. We encourage the pursuit of continuous professional development, specialisation and education, and support our people to grow and flourish.

Applications close: 22 August 2022

To Apply: Please click on the 'Apply' button to be taken to our online application form.

For any questions, please reach out to

If you are successful in the role, you will receive a salary based on your years of relevant registered nursing experience against the current Healthscope and NSWNMA/ANMF - NSW Nurses and Midwives' - Enterprise Agreement 2020- 2024, a salary ranging from $33.91 - $47.62 per hour.

More Information: Our commitment to quality and safety for our patients, staff and visitors is our highest priority. Applicants will be required to provide a current National Police check, WWCC (where applicable) and Evidence of right to work in Australia prior to appointment. Staff in patient contact roles will be required to provide proof of immunity to specified infectious diseases as a Category A Healthcare worker.

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Job details
Date posted
28 Jun 2022
Healthcare & Medical
Maternal, Midwifery & Obstetrics
$75k ~ $84k
Contract type
Work type
Full time
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours
Health care providers & services
Private business

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