Registered Nurse or Registered Midwife Level 1

Tresillian QEII Family Care Centre

Base pay $70k - $95k
Temporary Full time Standard business hours
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Registered Nurse or Registered Midwife Level 1 up to 30 June 2026 with the possibility of a further 5 year extension depending on funding

Reference Number: Tresillian98/21

Vaccination Category: Category A

Employment Status: Various Temporary Full time or Temporary Part-time Positions- up to 30 June 2026 (27/7 rotating roster)

Location: Tresillian Queen Elizabeth II (QEII), 129 Carruthers Street, Curtin, ACT 

The Royal Society for the Welfare of Mothers and Babies, trading as Tresillian, was formed in 1918 to coordinate early child and maternal health care services in New South Wales (NSW). Tresillian is now the largest early child and family health and parenting service in Australia, operating from four sites in metropolitan Sydney and numerous regional and rural sites supporting service provision to families across NSW, VIC and ACT.  

Tresillian is a Certified Child Safe Leader and is dedicated to creating a workplace environment where children’s rights are recognised and championed.   Tresillian provides local and state-wide services including: health and parenting assessments; parenting advice; education; and, support to families via a range of service delivery models including centre based day programs, home visiting, telephone, internet and residential services. In addition, Tresillian provides education, training and consultancy across a range of sectors including within the health care service and higher education.  For further information on Tresillian, please visit our website https://www.tresillian.org.au  

Tresillian is pleased to offer the opportunity for motivated Registered Nurses and Registered Midwives to join the Tresillian QEII Family Centre (QEII) team within our ACT facility.    Successful applicants must hold postgraduate qualification in Child and Family Health or be willing to undertake.  

The Residential Unit provides care 24 hours per day, 7 days a week.  Applicants will be required to work on a rotating roster.  Tresillian will consider applicants who have a preference in working mostly night duty shifts.   The Registered Nurse and/or Midwife will provide a standard of excellence according to the individual’s level of experience and education for all clients and families by implementing and maintaining high quality primary health care within a safe environment.  

The Registered Nurse and/or Midwife will create an environment that facilitates working in partnership with clients and families in decision making, provision of care and the maintenance of quality primary health care services. They will analyse current trends and grow in professional awareness by being aware of developments locally, nationally and internationally, specifically in child and family health.


1.  Current authority to practice as a Registered Nurse or Midwife with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

2.  Postgraduate/post registration qualifications in Child and Family Health or working towards the same.

3.  Demonstrates effective communication and interpersonal skills.

4.  Demonstrates commitment to evidence based primary health care practice and continuous quality improvement.

5.  Demonstrates commitment to working in partnership with clients and families to ensure client participation in decision making about care options and the delivery of primary health care.

6.  Demonstrates commitment to maintaining competence and continuing professional development.

7.  Works within the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia’s professional standards.

Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to: 1) Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check. 2) Comply with ACT Health Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination clinical procedure. 3) Provide evidence of COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption before commencement of employment. 

What We Offer: 1) Generous salary packaging up to $15,900 per FBT year and Meal & Entertainment on  top of this amount utilising an additional $2,650 (as a Not-for-profit and registered Health Promotion Charity). 2) Opportunity to access a large range of clinical and non-clinical education programs, including access to study leave, extended child and family health practice skills for clinicians and a biannual Tresillian conference. 3) Access to our free and confidential Employee Assistance Program.   

How to apply: Interested applicants need to email the following documentation directly to the contact person provided:   1. Cover letter addressing the selection criteria. 2. Curriculum Vitae. 3. Name and contact details of two referees (phone and email).  For further enquiries regarding the position or a copy of the job description please contact: Ms Sharlene Sheenan or Ms Sally Muddiman on (02) 6205 2333.   Please send applications directly to Ms Trudy Wynne, Centre Manager via email: Trudy.Wynne@act.gov.au  

Closing Date: Midnight 30 June 2022 


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Job details
Date posted
3 May 2022
Expiring date
2 Jul 2022
Healthcare & Medical
Base pay
$70k - $95k
Contract type
Work type
Full time
Job mode
Standard business hours
Work Authorisation
Australian citizen / Permanent resident

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