Refresher Program for Registered Midwives

St Vincent’s Private Hospital has partnered with the Australian College of Midwives (ACM) to offer Midwives who possess current Nursing Midwifery Board of Australia registration the opportunity to re-enter the hospital and domiciliary midwifery workforce
Places are available on Vincent’s Private’s Midwifery Refresher Program commencing July 2021.

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    Position Summary

    Midwifery Refresher Program:

    • Are you looking to revive your midwifery career?
    • Central location, close to public transport
    • Excellent Employee Benefits, salary packaging

    We will provide you with a supported program of education, clinical teaching, hospital-based learning and additional support whilst regaining confidence, experience and skills in the clinical setting. Prior to commencement of the clinical component at St Vincent’s Private, Fitzroy, you will be required to complete the theoretical element of the program online through the ACM. This is comprised of 41 CPD hours of study. More information can be found: https://www.midwives.org.au/shop/refresher-program-midwives. Successful applicants will be required to incur the cost of this part of the course themselves.

    The clinical component of the refresher program include 120 hours to refresh in a supernumerary capacity, where you will work alongside and be supported by our midwives on staff. A preceptor will be allocated to work with you across a variety of shifts. 
    This can be undertaken in a full-time capacity over six weeks (five days per week) or part time over eight weeks (three or four days per week). It includes access to clinical educator support, professional development study days. There is no requirement to work weekends, public holidays or nights. The FSEP study day is included in this program.
     
    On successful completion of the program you will be offered an ongoing contract to work as a Registered Midwife at St Vincent’s Private Hospital. 
    This course is designed for Registered Midwives registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia 

    To be successful in your application for this refresher program; you will have:

    • Current midwife registration with the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia
    • The right to live and work in Australia
    • Professional indemnity insurance
    • A commitment to complete the program of study and clinical placement hours
    • Willingness to undergo pre-employment screening, including reference checks, immunisation status and a police check