Maternal and Child Health Nurse Employment Pathways

No matter where you are in your Nursing journey – if MCH is your end goal – Wyndham City can help.

What is MCH?

The Victorian Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Service is a free universal primary health service available for all Victorian families with children from birth to school age. The MCH Service consists of three components: the Universal MCH program, the Enhanced MCH program and the 24-hour MCH Line.

The Maternal and Child Health Service is designed to give parents support, advice and information about child and family health issues and monitor growth, health, development and behaviour in infants and young children. The service provides a comprehensive and focused approach to the promotion of physical, emotional and social health and wellbeing of families.

How can I become a Maternal and Child Health Nurse at Wyndham?

Wyndham is one of Australia’s fastest growing and most diverse cities. Wyndham’s Maternal and Child Health Service offers professional nursing support and advice for parents and caregivers of children from birth to school age.

To become a Maternal and Child Health Nurse at Wyndham City Council, you must hold a current registration with AHPRA in General Nursing and Midwifery and additional qualifications in Maternal and Child Health.

Apply for the MCH Nurse Scholarship Program

The Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Nurse Scholarship Program aims to offer a scholarship to eligible registered nurses and midwives intending to undertake study that leads to qualification as a Maternal and Child Health Nurse in Victoria. Applications open every February and July.

To check if applications are open, please visit the MCH Scholarship page.

Apply for the Maternal and Child Health Clinical Placement Program         

Wyndham City Council regularly takes applications for prospective Child and Family Health University students to undertake their clinical placement.

Students have access to clinical supervision time, supportive team meetings, professional development opportunities, preceptors and mentors.

To check if applications are open, please visit the Maternal and Child Health Clinical Placement Program.

Apply to become a Maternal and Child Health Nurse

To become a Maternal and Child Health Nurse at Wyndham City Council, you must hold a current registration with AHPRA in General Nursing and Midwifery and additional qualifications in Maternal and Child Health.

Wyndham City Council is regularly recruiting for Maternal and Child Health Nurses. To view our latest vacancies, please visit Job Vacancies.

 

For more information, please contact the MCH team on 1300 023 411.

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