Brimbank Council Careers – MCH Nurse Reliever

Website Brimbank Council

Job Description:

We seek people with community-first values who want to make Brimbank an even better place to live and work.
Exciting opportunity to join the second largest municipality in Melbourne’s metropolitan west. Located about 20 kms from the central business district Brimbank City Council is culturally diverse with a rich Indigenous history.
We are currently seeking a Strategic Advocacy & Engagement Advisor to join our progressive team on Casual Basis

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide Maternal & Child Health activities as outlined in the MCH Service Guidelines 2011,
  • Maternal and Child Health Service: Practice Guidelines 2009 and Maternal and Child Health Service Program Standards 2009.
  • Make contact and offer an initial home visit to all families, upon receipt of birth notifications.
  • Monitor and promote the health, growth and development of young children, which includes physical, social, emotional and intellectual development through centre consultations and home visits.
  • Provide support, guidance information, intervention on child growth development, health and hygiene, nutrition, parenting and safety through individual and group consultancy discussion.
  • Fulfil the requirements and targets set by the State Government related to child health Key Age and Stage consultations.
  • Provide up to date, timely and relevant information, support, advice and appropriate referrals on issues relating to women’s health, including antenatal and postnatal care.
  • Provide a Maternal and Child Health service that meets local goals and priorities defined in the Maternal and Child Health strategic plan.
  • Council officers to communicate appropriate and positive information to the general public, other professionals and community services/organisations regarding Maternal and Child Health Services.

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge and skills necessary to maintain professional competency standards of M&CH nursing practice
  • Knowledge of current Maternal and Child Health evidence-based practices and policies.
  • Knowledge of current immunisation requirements for children 0-6 years.
  • Ability to assess the health status of the child and family.
  • Highly developed assessment and referral skills and the ability to make appropriate referrals to early intervention services for children and relevant support services.
  • Ability to assess

Job Details:

Company: Brimbank Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Brimbank City, Victoria, AU

Application Deadline: N/A

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