Western Health is seeking registrations form public rural Health Services to engage in the Maternity Connect Program. This programs supports public rural Health Services to identify key priorities for their maternity service workforce and assist professional development through clinical exposure placements. This usually occurs at the Health Services next referral path or within a metropolitan Maternity Health Services.
5 day clinical exposure placement
Clinical support from the hosting Health Service
5 days wages
Travel allowance (if required)
Accommodation (if required)
Midwives must hold a current AHPRA registration and have actively participated in maternity clinical service delivery in the last 6-12 months.
Valid Hand hygiene certificate
Current Working with Children's Check
* Please note - A police check is only needed once a placement has been organised. Maternity Connect will cover this cost upon application. Results are emailed to Maternity Connect. Please click on the below link.
Police Check Application
Pre-placement surveys. Please complete the relevant pre-placement survey to help us understand your learning needs:
Prior to your placement, you can view the relevant orientation package for your placement Health Service. This package includes useful information to ensure you are prepared for your Maternity Connect Placement. You can book mark these mobile friendly links as an easy refer to guide on the go.
* We are in the process of developing orientation packages. If the orientation package for your placement health service isn't available online, don't worry, we will contact you with everything you need to know prior to your placement commencing.
1 month post placement