Monash Health - Melbourne, VIC
About the Role:
Applications are now open for applicants applying for the 2019 Monash Health Aboriginal Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Cadetship Program. The role of the Aboriginal Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Cadet is to provide support to the Nursing/Midwifery/Allied Health teams in the delivery of safe quality patient care at all Monash Health sites. This program commences June 2019. All cadets will be required to attend the Monash Health Corporate Induction study day plus receive a local orientation period to their allocated ward/unit.
Monash Health is uniquely positioned to integrate primary, secondary and tertiary health services, supported by world-renowned research and teaching facilities. We provide access to public health care services available to over 1.3 million people, representing 32% of the population of greater Melbourne. Monash Health is committed to delivering high quality patient centred care to fulfil our vision of "Exceptional Care, Outstanding Outcomes". As a cadet, you will participate in a twelve month structured program designed to consolidate and expand your skills supporting your growth both personally and professionally.
About the Cadetship Program
The Aboriginal Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Cadetship Program offers an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student in their 2nd or 3rd year of a bachelor degree in nursing or midwifery or 3rd or 4th year of a combined Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Midwifery/Other combined or 2nd or subsequent year of an allied health degree the chance to undertake their studies whilst working at a Victorian public health service.
These positions are designed to work around your studies and introduce you to the important work you will do in your chosen health care field. With cultural mentoring plus supervision provided to you by a Registered Nurse/Midwife or Allied Health Clinician, you will grow your knowledge and confidence whilst working within the hospital or community setting creating a broader scope of possibilities upon graduation.
A cadetship is a fixed term position, with a required minimum of eight (8) weeks full time (equivalent to 40 paid supernumerary shifts across a12 month period) worked flexibly around your studies and other commitments with the potential for extension of your contract for subsequent years of study. Cadetship work rotations will be developed in consultation with the successful cadet to match rosters to individual learning goals and preferences where possible.
The Cadetship program offers:
- Salary for a minimum of 40 shifts of work placement
-Clinical support and mentoring
-Subject to availability the possibility of ongoing employment in a graduate program
To be eligible you must be an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander student currently enrolled in Nursing and/or Midwifery or Allied Health and live in Victoria.
Rewards and Benefits:
- We can offer you a diverse program supported by an experience collaborative team
-Our retention rates of cadets following their program is high
-As Victoria's largest public healthcare provider we foster a diverse learning environment which can only further develop your skills and enhance your knowledge
The first step in applying to the Monash Health cadetship programs includes:
Create an account/login on the Monash Health eRecruit page and submit your application via the careers page on the Monash Health website.
As part of the application process you will need to complete and upload the following documents only:
- Provide a one (1) page Cover letter
-An up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV)
-A recent passport-sized photograph may be imported with the CV (Optional)
-In the Clinical Referee section of the CV, please provide details of two (2) references. One of the references should be someone who has worked directly with you during your clinical placement, i.e.Clinical Ungergraduate educator/facilitator/preceptor or senior nurse who can describe your clinical practice. Please ensure that contact details for both referee's are current.
Monash Health Fit2Work Form and Working with Children's Check:
The ‘Monash Health Fit2work’ form and 100 points of certified identification must be scanned and uploaded.
We cannot accept existing Fit2Work certificates or Police Checks. The Monash Health Fit2Work will be processed at no cost to you
A current Employee Victorian Working with Children Check (WWCC) is required for all cadets. If you are successful in obtaining an interview you will be required to bring evidence of your Employee WWCC.
For further information about htis position, please refer to the Position Description attached or go to the Employment for Aboriginal &Torres Strait Islander People which can be accessed by clicking on the link provided: https://bit.ly/2TAly75
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If you are looking for a workplace environment that will provide you opportunities to develop and consolidate your skills in a supportive environment, then the Monash Health Aboriginal Nurse/Midwifery Program is for you! You can also access further information on our website:
Any offer of employment will be confirmed on the successful outcome of a police check and Working with Children’s Check (WWC).