First listed on: 18 February 2021

Maternal and Child Health Nurse

  • Casual Positions
  • Salary - $62.37 ph + 25% loading + Qualification allowance and Super
  • Supportive Team Environment


At Moreland our diverse community is vibrant and full of energy. We are a progressive cosmopolitan council with 180,000 residents and with ambitions for environmental sustainability, social justice and community wellbeing. Moreland's Civic Centre is located in Coburg, just 8 kilometres north of Melbourne’s CBD, with excellent public transport options, great food and cafés, providing Moreland to be a great place to live, work and play.

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This is a rare opportunity to join the Moreland City Council’s dynamic, innovative and passionate Maternal and Child Health & Immunisation Team. Moreland City Council is an outwardly focussed, modern and progressive council.

We are highly committed to innovative practice. The council provides excellent employment conditions and offers flexibility to meet staff needs to achieve work/life balance.  Our people and community are the heart of all that we do and ensuring that our staff work in safe and supportive workplace is a high priority to us.

We seek Casual Maternal and Child Health Nurses to join our team 

You will:

  • Be responsible for providing a high quality, family-centred health care service that promotes and protects the health of families with children 0 - 5 years in the municipality.
  • Showcase your ability to work in a team to solve problems and achieve outcomes in a constructive and co-operative manner.
  • Attend regular Team meetings and planned professional development.
  • Enjoy our supportive mentoring program for all new staff. 
  • Be a team player with a strong customer service focus.
  • To be successful in this role you will have to hold AHPRA registration in General Nursing and Midwifery and hold a Tertiary qualification in Maternal & Child Health.

You will need to provide evidence of your right to work in Australia, copies of your qualifications, and a current Driver Licence & Working with Children Check and be willing to undertake a National Police Record Check.


  • You will demonstrate your extensive knowledge of current issues in child health, development and behaviour.
  • You will provide guidance and advice, support and education on a wide variety of health, parenting and family issues
  • You will assess the physical, social and emotional health of children and their families and monitor and promote the healthy growth, development and behaviour of children 0 – 5 years
  • You will demonstrate your awareness of state policy directions.


  • The opportunity to work alongside a professional and supportive team
  • Extensive opportunities for training and career development
  • Wellness programs

For further information please contact Lisa Auchettl - Coordinator Maternal and Child Health & Immunisation on 92401220.

Applications close: 11.30 pm, 5 March 2021. (*in the case that we receive a high volume of applications we may close this advert before the closing date).

Before submitting an application please view the Position Description. Please note that when applying for this role, you will be required to attached your valid Drivers Licence, AHPRA Registration and WWCC. Please have this ready when completing your application

Moreland City Council is proudly diverse and an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, people with disability, and people from every culture, gender and sexuality identity, age and ethnic background. Moreland City Council is committed to being a Child Safe organisation and has zero tolerance for child abuse.

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