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Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Nurse (Universal)

Job no:973759
Work type:Permanent Full Time
Location:39a Clow Street Dandenong

$105,822 pa - $106,840 pa (plus super)

Permanent Full Time


The City of Greater Dandenong is an organisation of exceptional character. We invest in the development of our people and the community and we strive to be a workplace that is respectful, engaged, accountable, creative and honest. We are a progressive organisation, in a city that is on the move and we offer a dynamic and rewarding work environment.


We offer exceptional working conditions and are focused on providing a workplace that values diverse contributions, cares for your health and wellbeing and fosters a positive work culture. We ensure all people have an equal opportunity for employment and advancement within our organisation.


We embrace our diverse community and work environment and encourage applications from everyone including people of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander background, people of diverse sexual orientation and gender, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and people of varied age, ability, and faith. Council will give due consideration to any workplace adjustments to accommodate the needs of any prospective or existing staff member.


The diversity of our community excites and rewards everyone when working with the families and their children.


We are looking to appoint a Maternal and Child Health Nurse to improve outcomes for children and families in the Greater Dandenong community.  In order to provide a range of MCH service activities across the Universal and Enhanced MCH programs, to CALD and vulnerable families with children 0-school age, the successful applicants will need to provide:

  • a flexible approach in response to delivering the Universal MCH program
  • direct service delivery as per DET MCH Framework to families across the City of Greater Dandenong
  • knowledge and understanding about cultural diversity and community needs.


The successful applicant must hold a current Victorian Registration as Division 1 Nurse and Midwifery Endorsement, MCH qualifications and have specialist knowledge and experience working with families with children 0-school age in the Victorian MCH program.


Applicants must adequately meet the requirements of the role and fully address the selection criteria contained in the position description. To view a copy of this position description, please click on the link below.


Download File Maternal and Child Health Nurse (Universal) - October 2017 (A4631733).pdf


You may be required to undertake practical testing, work preference profiling / psychometric testing, functional capacity assessment (physical) or aptitude testing.


The successful candidate will be asked to produce a clear Working with Children Check and will be asked to consent to a national police check (and where relevant an ‘international criminal history check’), subject to the operation of spent conviction laws. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

We offer a range of benefits for staff including a friendly team environment, salary sacrificed child care (where available), discounted gym membership and a vibrant social club.

Further information: Bernie Harrison, 8571 1809