• Part Time Permanent Position - 30.40 hours per week
  • Salary $125,828 per annum pro-rata + 11% Super + 5 Weeks Annual Leave

Melton City is Australia’s fastest growing local government area and is experiencing high demand for Maternal and Child Health (MCH) services.

Council recognises the benefits that MCH can provide to children and families, and the important role that the service plays to improve the early identification of children who need more support. We are incredibly proud of the service we offer and are working to increase our capacity to meet the needs of Melton City’s growing and diverse community.

That is why we are significantly increasing the support provided to our MCH team through the recent establishment of a dedicated MCH department and increased employment conditions and benefits. We are working to ensure the Melton City Council is a place where MCH nurses can grow their careers, we are recruiting more nurses and we continue to advocate for a stronger MCH system in Victoria.


We offer:

  • Five weeks paid Annual Leave*
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • 4th Year for MCH Nurses, Immunisation Nurses and Lactation Consultants
  • Reimbursement of AHPRA Registration if we are your primary employer
  • Clinical Supervision Program for all nursing staff
  • MCH nurse Graduate Program (2 years)
  • Mentorship, peer support and opportunities to build essential skills and leadership capacity
  • 16 weeks Paid Parental Leave (Super is paid during parental leave) 
  • 3 weeks Paid Secondary Carer Leave
  • Affirmation and Transition of Gender Leave
  • Cultural and Ceremonial Leave
  • Emergency Management Leave
  • Subsidised uniforms
  • Wellbeing initiatives

*Pro rata

Most importantly, we offer a great multidisciplinary team of colleagues working together to build service capacity for Melton. 

To read more about our benefits visit https://meltoncity-staff-benefits.applynow.net.au/ 

About you

To be successful in this role you will be able to satisfy the requirements to work as a Maternal and Child Health Nurse in Victoria and have:

  • Current registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse (division1) and Midwife.
  • Experience with use of CDIS IT program or a willingness to learn.
  • A current Victorian Driver’s licence
  • A current Working with Children Check

To view the Position Description, click here.

Culture and Values

Our vision for our community is to be: "A vibrant, safe and liveable city accessible to all" and that means there’s a place here for you too. Our organisational values represent us as an established growth Council and the values are reflected in everything we do; our decision-making, our actions and our service provision to the community. Council has a diverse and vibrant organisation and we’d love to have you join us to help shape a city for the future.

We are Vibrant MELTON. Our values are:

  • Motivate
  • Empower
  • Lead
  • Trust
  • Open
  • Nurture

How To Apply

For further information about the position, please contact Amy Walker, MCH Program Team Leader, 0498 349 688.

Applications must include a Resume and address the Key Selection Criteria outlining your suitability to the role. To address the Key Selection Criteria, you will need to write short statements explaining how you meet the criteria, or how you demonstrate the capability. We encourage you to keep your responses concise. 

To be eligible for employment at Melton City Council you must be legally entitled to work in Australia.

All successful applicants will need to undertake pre-employment requirements including but not limited to a satisfactory criminal history record check. All applicants must be able to comply with any COVID-19 Public Health Orders applicable to Local Government employees and Council’s COVID-19 vaccination policy which require employees to provide documentary evidence of their vaccination status before attending the workplace.

We strongly encourage job applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, LGBTIQA+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. If selected for an interview and you require any additional support or adjustments regarding interview arrangements, please advise the contact listed above in advance.

Melton City Council is committed to being a child safe organisation and has Zero tolerance for child abuse. Melton City Council is committed to creating and maintaining a child safe organisation where protecting children and preventing and responding to child abuse is at the centre of our everyday thinking and service delivery. 




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City of Melton,Victoria,Australia

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