About the job
Accommodated in purpose-built teaching facilities, incorporating fully equipped practice based nursing, midwifery and bioscience laboratories and research areas, the School offers undergraduate, postgraduate and research programs in the areas of nursing, midwifery and mental health at the City East, Mount Gambier, and Whyalla campuses.
The School’s Simulated Horizon Hospital and Health Service (SHHS) provides students with a range of practical learning and simulated experiential activities to develop the practical skills required for professional nursing practice.
An opportunity currently exists for a casual Midwife with a demonstrated passion for teaching and a desire to impart their clinical expertise to the next generation of nurses. You will join a high-performing team of like-minded colleagues and will work closely with students in new, state of the art facilities. You will also be encouraged to maintain the currency of your skills by continuing to work in a clinical setting external to UniSA.
Skills and Experience
To be successful you must hold current registration as a Midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and have significant clinical experience. Previous experience of delivering structured learning activities will be highly regarded.
This is a unique opportunity to educate the students of today to become the clinical nurses of tomorrow.
A University of Enterprise
The University of South Australia is an enterprising and dynamic, outward-looking institution established in 1991, but built on more than 150 years of teaching, learning and research excellence of our antecedent institutions. We are South Australia’s largest university, and continue to enjoy a strong upward trajectory across a number of key indicators and global rankings. As a dynamic and agile University, UniSA continues to be ranked among the top 3% of more than 10,000 institutions worldwide, according to the QS World University Rankings. UniSA are also ranked 35 in the 2015 Times Higher Education Top 100 under the age of 50.
The largest in South Australia, the University of South Australia’s School of Nursing and Midwifery strives to provide the highest quality education to nurses and midwives, preparing graduates for the challenges facing the nursing profession and the health arena.
For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. Applicants are required to upload a cover letter and resume only. For further information, please contact Carolyn Field, Manager: Horizon Hospital and Health Service on (08) 8302 1544 or via email at Carolyn.Field@unisa.edu.au.
Applications close: 9.00am Monday 12 December 2016
Pursuant to the Children's Protection Act 1993 (SA), this position has been deemed prescribed. It is a condition of appointment that the successful candidate provides the University with a Criminal History Assessment determining them fit to work with children.
In addition to your salary, the University will make employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% of salary on your behalf. The amount of superannuation you are entitled to will depend on the nature of your employment. This can be clarified during the recruitment process. You will also be entitled to annual leave loading. See more benefits of working for UniSA
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