Relieving Maternal & Child Health Nurse

Applications closing on 10 October 2022, 09:00 AM

CASUAL (LEVEL 1/2/3 - $51.79 - $54.39 PER HOUR + 25% CASUAL LOADING + SUPER)

Pyrenees Shire is a progressive municipality and supportive organisation that serves a population of approximately 8000 people.  The Shire’s administration is based at Beaufort, a 30 minute drive from Ballarat and Ararat and 90 minutes from Melbourne. The Shire is renowned for its natural environment, beautiful landscapes, agricultural production, charming character-filled towns and developing tourism industry including the renowned Pyrenees wine area.  It is supported by health, education and community services.

We are looking for an energetic and experienced Relieving Maternal & Child Health Nurse who is seeking an opportunity to contribute to the work of our dedicated team.

In this role, you will be responsible for the Provision of Maternal & Child Health activities (Universal and Enhanced Home Visiting) as outlined in the MCH Service Guidelines to Pyrenees residents, including appropriate and timely referral and support for the early intervention and prevention of physical, emotional and social issues affecting young children and their families. 

The successful applicant will possess:

  • Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a Division 1 General Nurse and Midwife and have postgraduate qualifications (or equivalent) in Maternal & Child Health.

  • Commitment to deliver an excellent standard of client service

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to demonstrate flexibility, innovation and initiative

  • Ability to positively contribute to team development and outcomes

In return, this role provides a supportive work environment as part of a small, professional and progressive team, with scope for genuinely flexible work arrangements. Oh, and did we mention the beautiful Pyrenees that will become your backyard?!

Further information may be obtained by telephoning Mareeta Dyer – Team Leader Early Years on (1300 797 363)

Interested applicants should obtain a position description outlining the relevant duties and other documentation via the links on this page and/or by contacting Mr Norman Prueter at or on 1300 797 363.

Applicants must provide:

  1. application cover sheet
  2. a covering letter identifying your interest in the position
  3. a statement addressing your relative experience and the key selection criteria as outlined in the position  description and
  4. Curriculum Vitae (including phone referees).

Applications should be forwarded to Mr Norman Prueter, Manager People and Culture, 5 Lawrence Street, Beaufort Vic 3373 or email: by 9am Monday 10th October 2022.

The Pyrenees Shire Council is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a safe, healthy, and flexible workplace. Our employment practices include the provision of reasonable adjustments/flexible working arrangements as required, particularly for staff with disability or carer responsibilities.

We welcome applications from First Nations people and people of all cultures, abilities, sexualities and genders.

J. G. Nolan
Chief Executive Officer