Maternal & Child Health Outreach Team Leader

Job No: CSC361
Location: Officer

Cardinia Shire Council is a growing municipality located in the South East growth corridor of the Melbourne metropolitan area. We welcome applications from qualified Maternal and Child Health Nurses seeking to join a motivated team of professionals providing innovative, client centred services. Maternal and Child Health is comprised of a dedicated Home Visiting team, a Key Ages and Stages Outreach at Home program, Early Years Parent Support Facilitators, as well as the Enhanced MCH team and the Universal MCH team.

Cardinia Shire Council aspires to create a working environment that empowers employees to reach their potential as leaders, to help drive continuous improvement to meet the needs of the community and organisation, and to work collaboratively to make a positive difference in the lives of our present and future communities. Council also promotes being connected and cohesive, mobile, dynamic and engaged, so as to strive for excellence. This is an environment where the harmony of the workforce is valued, and where your professional experience will be enhanced through working in both rural and metropolitan communities within the shire, with a growing number of families from diverse backgrounds.

To be successful you will need to possess:
• qualifications as a MCH Nurse
• current registration with AHPRA
• current Working with Children’s Check
• current driver’s license and have access to own vehicle

In addition, we are seeking someone with the following skills, abilities and qualities:

• demonstrated leadership, coordination and management skills
• demonstrated understanding of diversity and vulnerabilities experienced by families
• the ability to remain positive when faced with challenges
• the belief in the ability of families to grow and change even when faced with adversity
• the ability to support a team of nurses to build the capacity of families to make positive change
• have the ability to work well within a team
• authentic values and behaviour
• strong emotional intelligence
• well-developed reflective practice and awareness of self
• ability to develop and maintain respectful and cooperative relationships
• ability to be a change agent
• sound understanding of the principles and practice around diversity and inclusive services
• commitment to quality customer service and improvement

All applicants will need to address the key selection criteria listed on the Position Description


Applications close Sunday 2 July 2107, you can apply using the online application form below


Enquiries to Cathy Massoud 1300 787 624

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