Registered Midwife/Nurse (HEO 5)

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 27 Jan 2022

  • Based in UniSA Clinical and Health Sciences at the City East Campus
  • Part-time (0.8FTE), fixed term contract until April 2023
  • Attractive Salary plus 17% superannuation

About the Role

In collaboration with the Clinical Academic Lead: Horizon Hospital and Health Service, Program Directors, Clinical /Midwife/Nurses and Course Coordinators, this position is responsible for providing clinical support to the Academic Unit’s Horizon Hospital and Health Service (HHHS), in the conduct of simulated / situational clinical learning for students enrolled in undergraduate and postgraduate programs primarily to the Midwifery program, as well as supporting the Nursing program as required.

Drawing upon your current clinical expertise, you will work in collaboration with HHHS staff and the academic teaching teams, assessing student performance in alignment with course objectives and competency standards in the simulated HHHS environment.

About UniSA

The University of South Australia is Australia’s University of Enterprise. Our culture of innovation is anchored around global and national links to academic, research and industry partners. Our graduates are the new urban professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change. Our research is inventive and adventurous and we create new knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity.

About UniSA Clinical and Health Sciences

One of seven Academic Units, UniSA Clinical and Health Sciences offers a wide range of degrees and conducts world-class research in the fields of nursing, midwifery, pharmacy, pharmaceutical science, medical sciences, laboratory medicine, and food and nutrition science with a strong focus on creating positive health outcomes for communities.

The Horizon Hospital and Health Service (HHHS) provides students with an authentic simulated healthcare environment to support a range of learning and simulated client care experiences to develop the skills required for contemporary evidence-based nursing care.

Core Responsibilities

  • In liaison with the Clinical Midwife and Clinical Nurses, contribute to the development and ongoing review of clinical scenarios for Nursing and Midwifery students, this will include preparation of case notes and other clinical documentation
  • Participate in teaching clinical skills within the simulated HHHS environment to meet the teaching and learning objectives of the Academic Unit’s programs in Nursing and Midwifery
  • Participate in continuous quality improvement strategies within the HHHS to maximise student engagement by sharing up-to-date and relevant knowledge and offering suggestions and ideas for improvements
  • Prepare, maintain and utilise simulation and biomedical healthcare equipment, adhering to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Health Safety and Injury Management (HS&IM) guidelines
  • Provide feedback regarding students’ competency in the clinical units, ability to adhere to safe operating procedures and utilising clinical assessment tool

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor of Nursing/Midwifery and a relevant postgraduate qualification along with current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Midwife and Registered Nurse
  • Significant post registration experience, along with recent clinical experience ideally within a midwifery and nursing setting
  • Experience providing clinical leadership, supervising staff and working with university students
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards, along with high level problem solving and analytical skills to interpret information and make specific recommendations to senior staff
  • Commitment to outstanding customer service with demonstrated cultural sensitivity


Getting a great job working with the best is just the start. UniSA rewards its staff with a wide variety of benefits such as:

  • Access to great personal development opportunities
  • Employee assistance and development programs
  • Various on-site services available at our campuses which may include on-site gym membership
  • A variety of leave arrangements


As a University of Enterprise, we offer a dynamic and agile workplace culture, one that embraces challenges and thrives on breaking new ground. Our staff are creative and innovative thinkers, communicating with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm. We embrace diversity and inclusion in a vibrant, engaging environment. Our people are authentic, resilient, and influential, and we deliver results.

How to Apply

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA . The online application form will list the specific selection criteria that you need to address.

Please address your cover letter to Sara Heidrich, Recruitment Consultant. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or via email at  using job reference number 3825.

Applications close: 11.30pm Thursday 27 January 2022

Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment.

Appointment is subject to a satisfactory National Police Check (NPC) being obtained and maintained.


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UniSA is committed to developing a diverse workforce and a constructive enterprising culture in which everyone can thrive.

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